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Mitch Pronschinske06/17/13
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Links You Don't Want To Miss (June 18)

German parliment may be preparing to end future software patenting, and Subversion 1.8 is live! Plus, learn how to speed up your site with Redis and watch the funniest JavaZone parody trailer yet!

Eric Genesky06/17/13
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Get DZone's Definitive Guide to Cloud Providers

Today, DZone Research released its Definitive Guide to Cloud Providers, which you can pick up for free here.

Johanna Rothman06/14/13
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Estimating the Unknown: Projects or Budgets, Part 3

You have options for estimation, once you have met the preconditions. If you don’t have the feature set in a ranked order, you are in trouble.

Paul Underwood06/13/13
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PHP Debug In Browser Console

When debugging in PHP there are a few techniques you can use, you could use something like Xdebug which will allow you to step through your code at run time and you can see exactly what the code is doing

Tom Howlett06/12/13
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The Blamer

I blame others and they blame me. The more difficult the problem, the more I need the help of others, the more I blame others and push them away.

Johanna Rothman06/12/13
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Estimating the Unknown: Projects or Budgets, Part 2

So now that you know why it’s so difficult to estimate what do you do when someone asks you for an estimate?

Wille Faler06/11/13
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Software is the Central Nervous System of Modern Business

Software is the Central Nervous System of modern business, this is something that Bill Gates asserted way back in 1999 in his book “Business @ the Speed of Thought”, and it is even more true in 2013 than it was in 1999.

Jurgen Appelo06/11/13
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5 Reasons for Writing a Blog - Reason 1

The original purpose of my blog was to pave the way for my first book. But 5 years later I have realized that NOOP.NL has become more than just a vehicle for my book projects.

Allen Coin06/11/13
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Links You Don't Want to Miss (June 11)

Today: JDK 8 is almost feature-complete, Is Wikipedia's front page for sale?; how to encrypt your GChat from the NSA, the new Mac Pro and iOS from Apple, and why is embedding HTML5 still so difficult?

Justin Bozonier06/11/13
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Algorithm of the Week: Genetic Algorithms, Pt. 2 - Making It Run

Because we can find the value of the definite integral at any points we want, we can use another technique to turn that data into a formula. The technique we’ll be using is known as a genetic algorithm.

John Cook06/11/13
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The Weight of Code

Bjorn is discussing the ferrite core memory of the Apollo guidance system: "These are very, very robust memory systems. … But the problem is that they actually have weight to them."

Giorgio Sironi06/10/13
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Selenium screenshots for rendering tests

Selenium tests catch any issue that hampers real users from accessing your application, with a special focus on rendering problems and cross-browser issues. When creating screenshots with them take into account this advice to avoid false positives and always-red test suites.

Dustin Whittle06/10/13
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PHP Performance Crash Course, Part 1: The Basics

In this series I’ll tell you about the strategies and technologies that (in my experience) have been the most successful in improving PHP performance. To start off, however, we’ll talk about some of the easy wins in PHP performance tuning.

Andy Hawthorne06/10/13
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CentOS 6.4 and PHP 5.3

In the first article, I described how I set up CentOS 6.4 including with Apache to get ready for web development. In this article, I’ll describe what I did to get CentOS and PHP 5.3 up and running.

Mitch Pronschinske06/09/13
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Create your First Personal Kanban

See this common approach to creating your first personal Kanban board. All you need is a board or paper canvas with divisions and sticky notes.