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Johanna Rothman09/17/14
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Cost, Value & Investment: How Much Will This Project Cost? - Part 1

You need to think about cost, value, and investment, not just cost when you think about about the project portfolio. If you think about cost, you miss the potentially great projects and features.

Ajitesh Kumar09/17/14
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Sublime - AngularJS - Useful Auto-complete Snippets

This article presents code samples and instructions to configure your Sublime editor to include ng (angular) scripts in auto-complete fashion. I found it important to get quickly started with my new angular apps. Based on following, you could define custom autocomplete snippets for all angular scripts.

Mateusz Haligowski09/16/14
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A new way of extracting values in AssertJ collections assertions

The old extracting function in AssertJ utilized reflections and did not allow the arbitrary extractions. The new approach addresses the issues.

Paul Underwood09/16/14
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HTML5 Download Attribute

In this tutorial we are going to look into another HTML5 feature with the download attribute. The download attribute is a way of telling the browser that to download the file it is linking to, this can be a media file or a PDF document or a webpage etc. This is something you used to have to do with a server-side code.

Yuexiang Zhang09/16/14
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Static File Best Practices on Nginx-Clojure

Nginx-Clojure make it possible to write HTTP services by Clojure/Java/Groovy on Nginx which is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. All benefits from Nginx can be used together with Nginx-Clojure. This article will discuss static file best practices on Nginx-Clojure.

Ariya Hidayat09/16/14
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JavaScript and V8 TurboFan

Recently, Google engineers landed a new optimizing JavaScript compiler for V8, codenamed TurboFan. As the name implies, this is supposed to further improve JavaScript execution speed, likely to be better than its predecessor, Crankshaft. While TurboFan is still in its early stage, that doesn’t mean we can’t take a look at it.

David Catuhe09/16/14
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JavaScript: Returning This or Not Returning This, This Is the Question!

While designing Babylon.js API, I recently found that some API may required to be more fluent. A fluent API as stated by this Wikipedia article is an implementation of an object oriented API that aims to provide for more readable code. jQuery for instance is a great example of what a fluent API allows you to do.

G. Ryan Spain09/16/14
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A Dashboard Confession: On Design and Utility

Paul Cothenet over at Attack with Numbers came out with a list recently which he titled "The Laws of Shitty Dashboards," in which he gives his opinion on the state of software dashboards today. In short, he's not a fan.

Rahul Rajat Singh09/15/14
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BackBone Tutorial – Part 6: Understanding Backbone.js Views

In this article, we will try to look at the View classes in Backbone.js and see how view classes help us in updating the relevant parts of the application easily.

Michael Sahota09/15/14
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Stop Agile Initiatives!

I am sick to death of Agile Initiatives because they usually fail. The core problem is that the typical approach used to initiate Agile is inconsistent with Agile goals of empowerment and engagement.

Raymond Camden09/15/14
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Proof of Concept: Live HTML checking for a textarea

Of course, from time to time I screw up and forget to close a tag or make some other mistake. For a while now I've wondered - is there an easy way to check for that and potentially catch those mistakes before I save the form?

Gil Zilberfeld09/12/14
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The Hidden Cost Of Estimation

“Why would you want a rough estimate, when I can do a more precise one?” And really, if we can do something better, why do it half way? There’s a simple answer, but I’ll give it after the long detailed one.

Rob J Hyndman09/12/14
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Generating quantile forecasts in R

A “quan­tile fore­cast” is a quan­tile of the fore­cast dis­tri­b­u­tion. Still assum­ing nor­mal­ity, we could gen­er­ate the fore­cast quan­tiles from 1% to 99% in R using...

Ajitesh Kumar09/12/14
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Quick Reference to Jasmine – Javascript Unit Testing Framework

The article represents the fundamentals concepts and code samples around Jasmine, a popular Javascript unit testing framework. This blog is written primarily to act as a quick reference to key concepts of Jasmine framework.

Andrew Pielage09/12/14
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Alternative Logging Frameworks for Application Servers: WebLogic

Welcome to the second in the blog series of using alternative logging frameworks with application servers. This entry will focus on WebLogic, specifically 12c, and configuring it to use Log4j and SLF4J with Logback.