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tend to write software in the opposite direction of their language's history. That is, people using bottom-up languages tend to write their software top-down. And people using top-down languages tend to write their software bottom-up.
Thankful to be warm and dry this morning.
Bootstrap 2.2.0 released - With new examples, bug fixes, bells and whistles.
Rails 3.2.9.rc1 has been released! - to test again.
Ruby Under a Microscope - into internals with this new ebook.
Crumble - Build interactive tours for your web .
Bootstrap - WYSIWYG editor for Editor sites.
Bootstrap Resources - Big list from the Bootsnipp folks.
But there's risk and Risk with a capital "R." Big "R" risk is not doing any research into the market, learning whether your product bridges a needed gap in a market/user fit problem. Or assuming someone will buy your product just because you build it. Like how didn't figure out who would actually use and pay for his first project , which failed completely. That's foolhardy.
We have to take chances, be allowed to fail every once in awhile. …
The Verge: Windows Phone 8: What's the Big Secret?
IsIts Own Phone?
The new Surface — the tablet, not the big-ass table — was a necessary act of "tough love". Microsoft had to take the reins and make their own tablet as a way of saying to all the"Okay you idiots, this is how it's done".
was a different story. In the beginning, all the Windows Phone hardware vendors — , , and …
If you own an iPhone 4S and especially if your carrier won't let you upgrade yet at the $ 199 price, you may be content with just upgrading to the new software, which gives you a lot. But you'll be stuck with the smaller screen, bulkier size and pokier cellular speed. If you own an older model iPhone, or are switching from another phone, however, the iPhone 5 is an excellent choice.
has taken an already great product …
Adobe - Big announcement for the mobile developer space, but I don't know that I'll ever be able to bring myself to trust 2.0 Released .
the_role - authorization gem for .
The Profound Programmer - Best I've seen in a while.
RailsLookup - Interesting approach to maintaining normalized lookup tables in Rails.
ActiveAccess - to make automatically generated Active methods …
…register for the domain name manually on the day it became available. So I dutifully registered on the Big 3 backorder services. The domain backorder market is a rigged game, where those companies have deals with registrars that give them the first crack at registering domains the millisecond they expire. And when multiple people register a backorder on the acquiring backorder service, there's an auction held for a few days and the domain goes to the highest bidder.
It's capitalism …
…aren't standards, they're proposals. They say, "come see why I'm different than everyone else" . And that's exactly what you want.
Designing for Emotion is a great book that looks at this concept and many others in much more depth. It's highly worth the read.
The Little Big Details collects examples of these details from all over the web.
Attention to detail Litle Big Details , inspirational tumblog about the little details in well designed software.
Double down Using . tag to support retina displays
To the cloud Netflix Operations: Part I, Going Distributed .
But is it? Betteridge's : of Headlines
Any headline which ends in a question mark can be answered by the word ‘no'
QotD Chris Powers :
Writing DRY code is not a goal unto itself — the real …