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Ariya Hidayat04/14/14
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Supersonic JavaScript

The topic is on changing the way we think about optimizing JavaScript code.

Rob Galanakis04/14/14
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The "Year of Code" Director is Your Boss

There was some hubbub a few months ago when it was revealed the Executive Director of the UK’s Year of Code initiative can’t code. Apparently a number of people don’t agree with the idea that competency in a domain is a requirement to manage that domain. I find this idea infuriating and it can only end poorly.

Craig Matsumoto04/14/14
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SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup — April 11, 2014

Here’s our gathering of the week’s news bits around software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and related topics.

Max Katz04/14/14
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Creating a Tip Calculator Mobile App in Appery.io with jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap

Smashing Magazine published an article on how to build a Tip Calculator app using mobile technologies including jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap. As Appery.io is based on jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap, the author figured he would show that it is even faster and easier to build exactly the same app in Appery.io.

S M Sohan04/14/14
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AngularJS: Refresh or Die

I think AngularJS is an amazing framework for building JavaScript apps. But oh boy, the barrier to entry is brutal to say the least. Their terminology makes it frustrating and very hard to compose a mental model of the framework. Instead of just complaining and ranting, I wanted to suggest a few concrete refactorings.

Benjamin Ball04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): Enterprise Integration

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (Apr. 4 to Apr. 10). Here they are, in order of popularity:

Benjamin Ball04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (Apr. 4 to Apr. 10). This week's topics include Continuous Delivery and PaaS, an update from the DZone Research team on the cloud industry, switching cloud-based solutions, the Cloudcast, and the DZone link roundup.

Benjamin Ball04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): DevOps Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the DevOps Zone (Apr. 4 to Apr. 10). This week's topics include the Heartbleed SSL bug, Continuous Delivery vs. Continuous Integration, two very different introductions to continuous delivery, and perfect test automation.

Bill Jones04/13/14
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Review: Extending Bootstrap

I've been using bootstrap for awhile and I do feel that all the sites that use bootstrap have similar features and functionality, this book has really helped me with breaking the mold and setting out...

Subhash Chandran04/12/14
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StaGen: Static Site Generator in Java 8

StaGen is a static site generator written in Java 8 that supports Markdown for content, StringTemplate for template rendering, and JSON for storing configuration. This is a quick tutorial on the tool.

Nikola Poša04/12/14
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Subdomain Linking in a Zend Framework 2 Web Application

Recently, at work, the author had a requirement for serving part of the ZF2-powered website from a different, non-www sub-domain. The problem was that such a requirement meant the he needed to make all the other routes absolute.

Chris Odell04/11/14
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Everybody Fails Sometimes.

Everybody makes mistakes, otherwise we would all write bug free code. For most of us a mistake can be fixed and doesn’t have too serious consequences.

Dave Bush04/11/14
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What Not to Test

There is code in your application that you shouldn’t bother to write a test for.

Ariya Hidayat04/11/14
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Tracking JavaScript Annotations

One of the interesting features of Esprima is to retrieve every comment inside a JavaScript source. Even better, each comment can be linked to the related syntax node. This is very helpful since any additional information regarding the program can be provided via the comment serving as a form of annotation.

Hirvesh Munogee04/11/14
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Layers CSS: A Lightweight, Unobtrusive, Style-Agnostic CSS Framework

The framework comes with inbuilt CSS normalization, a fluid grid, layout tools, by default maintains native form styles, has no px definitions, no colors, no borders and no rounded definitions, and no dependencies at all.