21 April 2014

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 1 year ago.
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Windows 8 Dev Tutorials on Channel 9

If you want to learn how to develop apps for Windows 8, take a look at Microsoft's Channel 9. They've got "85 videos and 17 hours of free developer content", with most of the tutorials covering Windows 8 development in both C# and JavaScript (that's right, you can do Windows development in JavaScript now).

iOS 5 By Tutorials Updated

The excellent ebook iOS 5 by Tutorials has been updated for …

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On The Majestic Sea Creature almost 3 years ago.
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Mailing List and IRC Channel for Ruby Mendicant Supporters

I have been promising for weeks now that I'd open up some communications channels for my paying supporters so that they can reach me in a more personalized setting. I have set up a mailing list and IRC channel for these purposes, and you should have received an email with info for how to access them if you're currently subscribed as a Ruby Mendicant Supporter. Please do make good use of these channels! I may be very …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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One of the highlights of the Day Two keynote at the MIX conference was the Kinect presentation, where we showed off a number of things that were possible with the upcoming Kinect API for Windows. One of the projects was Clint Rutkas' Jellybean , a Kinect-controlled lounge chair (pictured above) that can be driven and reclined using only hand motions.

Later that day, Scott Hanselman interviewed Clint on Channel 9 Live and asked if he could take Jellybean for a …

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By Adam of Transcending Frontiers over 3 years ago.
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…Nearmap, which will hopefully see their business continue to flourish and provide this service. It does help to be responsive!

Links:

Queensland flood donation information

Nearmap (website)

Nearmap in the Sydney Morning Herald (smh.com.au)

Nearmap on Geek Speak (video)

Nearmap on Channel 9 News (video)

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Ruby on Rails stack, access to a managed MySQL cluster and our 99.95% SLA . The Brightbox deployment gem will help you get up and running in a matter of minutes!

Brightbox also provides management and support for large scale Rails deployments and Dedicated Clusters for companies such as MTV Networks, Channel 4 and ASDA .

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By DigitalHobbit of DigitalHobbit over 4 years ago.
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…point out that due to the mixed (4GB + 2GB) memory configuration, you lose the Dual Channel capability . But based on what I read, this only affects certain types of apps and makes little difference in practice. I definitely didn't notice any lower performance after the upgrade.

The increased memory means that my system rarely (if ever) has to swap. Now I can run my whole development stack as well as two virtual machines ( Windows and Linux) and the machine is still very responsive. …

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On DigitalHobbit over 4 years ago.
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…point out that due to the mixed (4GB + 2GB) memory configuration, you lose the Dual Channel capability . But based on what I read, this only affects certain types of apps and makes little difference in practice. I definitely didn't notice any lower performance after the upgrade.

The increased memory means that my system rarely (if ever) has to swap. Now I can run my whole development stack as well as two virtual machines ( Windows and Linux) and the machine is still very responsive. …

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…CS106A at Stanford Unversity: http://www.stanford.edu/class/cs106a/

Stanford Center for Professional Development: http://scpd.stanford.edu/

Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu

Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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Nothing good can come from this. Here are Scott Hanselman , Miguel de Icaza and Phil Haack , hanging out right by the Channel 9 Live soundstage at the MIX conference , working away on something so very wrong that Scott can't conceal the guilty look on his face.

The Channel 9 soundstage is where they're holding interviews all through the day at MIX - tune in to live.visitmix.com to see them!

This article also appears in Canadian Developer Connection .

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 3 years ago.
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Here's Larry Larsen talking about Pirates Love Daisies on Channel 9 :

Can't see the video? You can get Silverlight or download it in the following formats: high-quality WMV , high-quality MP4 , regular-quality WMV , regular quality MP4 or MP3 (audio only) .

Pirates Love Daisies was the first HTML5 project by Grant Skinner , a Flash developer, and was commissioned by Microsoft, who asked him to build …

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