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Chase Seibert06/23/14
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Debugging an IE7 browser crash (manual git bisect)

Every once in a while, you have to put in a heroic effort to diagnose a bug. When you finally figure it out, you want to run around the office singing “We are the champions”, even if it turns out to be a trivial issue. Because that doesn’t mean it took a trivial amount of effort.

Mike Bushong06/23/14
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The re-emergence of the Operating System

None of us should be surprised when the industry starts talking a bit more broadly about the role of the operating system going forward.

Alec Noller06/21/14
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AllJoyn: A Framework to Make IoT Universal and Accessible

What, if anything, ties IoT the numerous and varied aspects of IoT together? If you ask Tim Kellogg, it's a simple answer: AllJoyn, an open source project of the AllSeen Alliance meant to create universal and accessible interfaces for IoT development.

Benjamin Ball06/21/14
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Illustrating and Visualizing Continuous Delivery

Nhan Ngo, a QA engineer at Spotify, made a series of illustrations about visualizing Continuous Delivery that are available under a Creative Commons license. She's done an amazing job at making a concept easy to visualize that many are unable to understand even after a great deal of educating.

Mihai Dinca - P...06/21/14
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NextCharts: Playing with Widgets

Some months ago the first version of open source HTML5 NextCharts was released. You can read this article here. In the second release of the NextCharts project, it was time to add some simple widgets like alarm, indicator and display.

Raymond Camden06/20/14
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ColdFusion UI The Right Way: HTML version

Back when Adam Cameron and I launched the ColdFusion UI - The Right Way project, I mentioned that initially we would accept submissions from the community to build out the content before releasing an actual readable version. Earlier this week I got off my rear and actually built a process to make this happen.

Steven Lott06/20/14
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The Swift Programming Language

Swift lowers the bar for entry to the iOS market. Does it also lower the bar for Mac OS X?

Luis Aguilar06/19/14
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Why is Node.js so Popular?

Basically EVERYONE is talking about it right now. But, really, why has it become so popular all of a sudden? Sounds like yet another web technology like any other else, right? Well, in a nutshell... (continue reading)

Ashwin Jiwane06/19/14
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Test Your Third-Party Providers to Stay Reliable

Most businesses depend on third parties to reliably deliver products or services to their customers. E-commerce sites rely on delivery services. Broadcasters rely on cable and satellite providers. And web platforms rely on cloud infrastructure to keep their systems accessible.

Erich Styger06/19/14
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Updated Freedom Board Logic Analyzer with DMA

Question: How to build a low-cost logic open source logic analyzer for less than $15? Answer: combine the Freedom KL25Z board with OLS!

David Winterbottom06/19/14
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Continuously rebuild your project

New developers joining a project will often find that the project won't build cleanly on their machine, and hours of time will be sunk into setting up the project so work can start. Counter this by using continuous integration to build your project from scratch.

Mike Bushong06/19/14
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How networking's "per port" discussion will change over the next 3 years

When people talk about pricing and switch sizes today, answers are usually framed up in some derivative of the per-port discussion

Mark O'neill06/19/14
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Netflix Goes Private: Is This the End of the Public API Golden Age? And is that a Bad Thing?

So what is Netflix doing instead? It is focusing on the known developers who wish to use its APIs. As the ProgrammableWeb article explains, this "small group of known developers" is what is contributing mostly to the usage of the Netflix APIs. This makes perfect sense.

Chris Odell06/18/14
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Agile Decompiled: Pair Programming

Like many agile practices my personal opinion is that pair programming should be seen as another tool in your coding toolbox. When a hammer is the appropriate tool to use, use it.

Luis Aguilar06/18/14
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How to Declare Modules in Node.js

One of those aspects of Node.js that took me a while to fully understand initially is how to properly declare modules.