§ CAP has a FAQ :
16. Have I ‘got around' or ‘beaten' the CAP theorem?
§ Interesting study of small : large, open vs closed source projects
In other words, if you're looking for bug-free apps, look for a small open source project or a large proprietary piece of software, because those have the best chance of having few defects and high overall code quality.
§ Coding, : and Slow: Developers and the of Overconfidence
But here's where it gets interesting. Every programmer who's been working in the real world for more than a few months has run into the problems I'm describing above.
And yet... we keep on making these just spectacularly bad estimates.
One of the ways that I avoid the pitfall of giving superficial reviews is with checklists. I have a bunch …
Above anything else a responsible programmer values clarity. Not only does she value clear code, but also clear documentation, clear communication and a clear vision of where she and her project is going.
§ What you need to know about : O and paging
What good is an O(log2(n)) algorithm if those operations cause page faults and slow disk operations? For most relevant datasets an O(n) or …
§ Tools for debugging and profiling . apps
§ How to foster creativity by suggesting the worst possible idea: McDonald's Theory :
I use a trick with co-workers when we're trying to decide where to eat for lunch and no one has any ideas. I recommend's.
An interesting thing happens. Everyone unanimously agrees that we can't possibly go to McDonald's, and better lunch suggestions emerge. Magic!
§ Best of Fluent 2012 : . by Nicholas Zakas
§ This Picture Sums Up What . is All About
§ Is It the Time?answers:
§ Pinboard :
Let me tell you a story about this one time a friend used anecdotal data, and it worked out great for them
Answer the following questions:
Why is this change necessary?
How does it address the issue?
What side effects does this change have?
§ The : of Positivity, In Moderation: The Losada Ratio
The Losada ratio is the sum of the positivity in a system divided by the sum of its negativity. A ratio of 3.0 to 6.0 has been found to be highly correlated with high performance, with 2.9 the dividing line between normal performance and flourishing performance.
§ Creating Intrinsic Ratios for Video : styling an element with variable width and auto-scaling height.
I have found that return and ridicule are highly correlated over the years. We have made more money on things that were highly ridiculed than on any other cohort. When I see people laughing at ideas and companies we have backed, I smile. It means we are going to make a lot of money on that investment.
§ HipChat . and for the User
§ High . Yes. Quite possible. with for and Profit
§ shame.css :
The idea of shame.css is that you have a totally new stylesheet reserved just for your hacky code. The code you have to write to get the release out on time, but the code that makes you ashamed.
is an outlook for software development, not any specific technical development in software. It is an ideal to reach …
This can feel like 1998, but the web development community has learned a lot since then. Strategies like progressive enhancement and modern tools likecan help us build emails suited for today's of inconsistent desktop clients, various web clients, tablets, smartphones, and high resolution displays.
§ "Point free concatenative functional programming" sounds way better …
§ Finally an accessible resource (to The Accessibility Project — A community-driven effort to make web accessibility easier .devs) about accessibility (in Web Dev).
§ Yummy cookies across domains : mitigating cross-domain cookie attackes from hosted content.