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Paul Underwood09/19/14
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HTML5 Form Validation

Since HTML5 came into webpages it brought a bunch of new features, the most useful features it brings is the functionality that you would normally use JavaScript for. An very good example of how HTML5 can help us with forms is client side form validation.

Priya Darshini09/19/14
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Resources That Inspire To Learn AngularJS

There are a lot of tutorials, write ups and interesting articles around the web on AngularJS. Some of them which I came across, really inspired me to go for it and hence I am writing an article here to share the same believing it will inspire or be useful for my readers as well.

Jim Hirschauer09/19/14
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Top 5 Mobile APM Myths: Myths 1 & 2

There is a lot of confusion in the market today. So in this blog post, I’d like to dispel some key myths around mobile apps. And how, with the right mAPM tool, you can nail your mobile app experience — both interactivity-wise and performance-wise — and thereby win the market.

Johanna Rothman09/19/14
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Cost, Value & Investment: How Much Will This Project Cost? Part 2

Delivering working software builds trust. Trust obviates many needs for estimates. If your managers or customers have never had trust with a project or program team before, they will start asking for estimates. Your job is to deliver working software every day, so they stop asking.

Mark Needham09/19/14
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R: Calculating rolling or moving averages

I’ve been playing around with some time series data in R and since there’s a bit of variation between consecutive points I wanted to smooth the data out by calculating the moving average.

Mark Needham09/19/14
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R: ggplot – Plotting a single variable line chart

I’ve been learning how to do moving averages in R and having done that calculation I wanted to plot these variables on a line chart using ggplot.

Paul Hammant09/18/14
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Throughput Over Backlog (an Agile Value)

The initial signatories of the Agile Alliance sat and hashed out 4 key values in their Agile Manifesto in 1998. Colleague Paulo Carroli, a few years ago, socialized a thought that 5th value could be added to the manifesto: Team throughput over detailed work backlog

Josh Begleiter09/18/14
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Why I'm Afraid of Systemd

Over the last two months or so it’s become apparent that systemd is taking over the Linux world. Many have expressed their reservations about systemd (including Linus Torvalds himself). Is systemd a reasonable alternative to sysvinit; are there favorable alternatives to systemd?

Rahul Rajat Singh09/18/14
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BackBone Tutorial - Part 7: Understanding Backbone.js Routes and History

In this article, we will try to look at Routes in Backbone.js. We will try to understand how routes can be useful in a large scale single page applications and how we can use routes to perform action based on requested URL.

Rob Galanakis09/18/14
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Japanese vs. Western models of decision making

I was reading a book about The Toyota Way last year and something that stuck with me was a section on Japanese versus Western decision making.

Tousif Khan09/18/14
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ExtJS Customized QuickTip Example

ExtJS comes with a singleton class Ext.QuickTips (alternate name: Ext.tip.QuickTipManager) which provides attractive and customizable tooltips for any element. The QuickTips singleton is used to configure and manage tooltips globally for multiple elements in a generic manner.

Cal Evans09/18/14
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Announcing NomadJS

I am pleased to announce that Kathy and I, along with our good friend Jordan (@jakerella) Kasper, are starting up NomadJS next month. Like NomadPHP, NomadJS will be a virtual event. Each month we will host a session. Our goal is not to replicate NomadPHP in the JavaScript community, but to give Jordan the infrastructure to build something great in that community. Something that lives up to our goals of helping developers.

Gil Zilberfeld09/18/14
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How To Waste Estimations

The point is: the effort put into estimation should be small enough to provide the numbers to management.

Mike Bushong09/17/14
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Playing politics and self-defeating behavior

If you take an informal survey about the characteristics of dysfunctional organizations, you will probably hear the word politics rise to the top of most peoples’ lists. But what is really behind office politics?

Jeremy Likness09/17/14
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Revisiting AngularJS with TypeScript

TypeScript works very well with AngularJS. The definition files help with exploring the API and ensuring it is used correctly at development time.