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Ariya Hidayat04/14/14
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Supersonic JavaScript

The topic is on changing the way we think about optimizing JavaScript code.

Rob Galanakis04/14/14
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The "Year of Code" Director is Your Boss

There was some hubbub a few months ago when it was revealed the Executive Director of the UK’s Year of Code initiative can’t code. Apparently a number of people don’t agree with the idea that competency in a domain is a requirement to manage that domain. I find this idea infuriating and it can only end poorly.

Craig Matsumoto04/14/14
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SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup — April 11, 2014

Here’s our gathering of the week’s news bits around software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and related topics.

Benjamin Ball04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): DevOps Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the DevOps Zone (Apr. 4 to Apr. 10). This week's topics include the Heartbleed SSL bug, Continuous Delivery vs. Continuous Integration, two very different introductions to continuous delivery, and perfect test automation.

Nikola Poša04/11/14
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Subdomain Linking in a Zend Framework 2 Web Application

Recently, at work, the author had a requirement for serving part of the ZF2-powered website from a different, non-www sub-domain. The problem was that such a requirement meant the he needed to make all the other routes absolute.

Chris Odell04/11/14
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Everybody Fails Sometimes.

Everybody makes mistakes, otherwise we would all write bug free code. For most of us a mistake can be fixed and doesn’t have too serious consequences.

Dave Bush04/11/14
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What Not to Test

There is code in your application that you shouldn’t bother to write a test for.

Hirvesh Munogee04/11/14
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Layers CSS: A Lightweight, Unobtrusive, Style-Agnostic CSS Framework

The framework comes with inbuilt CSS normalization, a fluid grid, layout tools, by default maintains native form styles, has no px definitions, no colors, no borders and no rounded definitions, and no dependencies at all.

Gonzalo Ayuso04/10/14
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Yet Another Database Abstraction Layer with PHP and DBAL

The author is not a big fan of ORMs. He feels very comfortable working with SQL, and because of that, he normally uses DBAL (or PDO in old projects). He's got one small library to handle his daily operations with databases, and today I’ve written this library.

Mitch Pronschinske04/10/14
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Mobile App Development Platforms: What Features Should We Compare?

We want to know what information you evaluated about Mobile Application Development Platform solutions in order to choose the best one for your use case.

Lukasz Szyrmer04/10/14
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Not Sure About Priorities? Clear Your Big Bottleneck

There is a simple heuristic, which you can use to determine the top priority activity you can engage in-at any given moment.

Ayende Rahien04/10/14
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Sorting with Lucene

How do you do sorting on a field value? The answer is, not easily.

Mike Bushong04/10/14
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Different shades of invisible

The network needs to cease to exist as a separate entity, it needs to become an integrated part of the application infrastructure that uses its services. That’s the kind of invisible we need to achieve.

Rob Galanakis04/10/14
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The manager’s responsibility to review code

I believe any technical leader has a responsibility to review all the code that goes into a codebase.

Allan Kelly04/09/14
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Software Developers: prototype of future knowledge workers?

We work with our brains rather than our brawn. We generate value because of what we know and what that knowledge allows us to do.