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John Esposito01/06/12
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Interactive 3D Dodecahedron in CSS3

Thursday's CSS3 bitmaps were clever and fun, but a little counter-HTML5-cultural: the whole point of SVG, Canvas, and so forth, is that vectors are better, because simpler, than bitmaps.Today's interactive geometric CSS3 shape is just the opposite: far more...

John Esposito01/06/12
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Web-Standard Speech Recognition: W3C Report and Unofficial Spec

Nothing says 'truly modern technology' like speech recognition -- unless it's gesture recognition, but that requires more specialized, less common hardware (unless Kinect goes as far as Microsoft hopes).

Tom O'connor01/06/12
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Monitoring with Munin

One of the things I’m massively fond of when it comes to systems administration, is logging and monitoring.  I love munin, and still prefer it over Cacti and Zabbix.  I think the main reason is that it allows plugins to be configured with absolutely no...

Mitch Pronschinske01/06/12
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Improving Solr's Update Chain

Solr features a little known internal document processing pipeline called the UpdateRequestProcesssorChain or simply the UpdateChain. In this talk we'll...

Antonio Santiago01/05/12
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Crop image on the client side with JCrop and HTML5 canvas element

Suppose you are working on a nice web application where the user can upload images to, for example, a shop catalogue (mmm… that makes me think on something :p ) but wait… you don’t the catalogue uses the whole image you upload instead a piece of it....

Stoimen Popov01/05/12
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PHP Performance: Bitwise Division

Recently I wrote about binary search and then I said that in some languages, like PHP, bitwise division by two is not faster than the typical “/” operator. However I decided to make some experiments and here are the results. Important Note It’s very...

Hasin Hayder01/05/12
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Getting comfy with PhpStorm - one of the best IDEs so far!

Beside the frequently asked question “Which Framework is best?” this one is the top in category – “Which one is the best IDE”. People asks this question in morning, afternoon and evening. Every-time, everywhere. I am a big time fan of Netbeans...

Terrence Ryan01/05/12
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CSS Tables and Responsive Design

It's been more than a decade since the call to abolish table-based layouts was started. Many, if not most, designers and developers have come over to the CSS way of doing things (or at least doing it most of the time while occasionally resorting to a table...

Bas De Nooijer01/05/12
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Solr Delay Component

First of all, why would you want to slow Solr down? After all, it’s great speed is one of the main reasons it’s become so popular. Well, I need to slow Solr down for testing load balancing timeouts / failover and to test parallel execution. Both are...

Karthikeyan Anb...01/05/12
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Installing and Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Application

Introduction: In this article we are going to see how to install required tool for ASP.NET MVC 4 and develop a simple MVC 4 application using the Visual Studio 2010. Asp.Net MVC 4 framework is used for developing reliable application using the Model View...

Giorgio Sironi01/05/12
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Web application in Clojure: the starting point

Ring is a basic tool for executing your Clojure code into a web server environment, by satisfying HTTP requests and producing responses. In scope, Ring is similar to the Servlet API, but it's not as standard and diffused; by the way, servlets are always used...

Mitch Pronschinske01/05/12
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DZone's Top Web Builder Articles of 2011

This week, DZone has gathered together its top articles in every major topical area.  These HTML, CSS, and JavaScript articles were chosen by popularity and quality of content.Top 10 HTML/CSS/JavaScript articles of 2011 HTML5 Zone - A Dojo for Web...

Mitch Pronschinske01/05/12
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DZone's Top 10 Solr and Lucene Articles of 2011

This week, DZone has gathered together its top articles in every major topical area.  These Open Source Search articles were chosen by popularity and quality of content.Top 10 Lucene/Solr Articles of 2011Lucene's FuzzyQuery is 100 times faster in 4.0Solr +...

Andrey Prikaznov01/05/12
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CSS3 Optical Illusions

Today I have prepared something interesting for you. This is a demonstration of several optical illusions in CSS3 (without using any images or javascript). Enjoy the results.Here are samples and downloadable package:

John Esposito01/04/12
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Bitmaps (and Mario) in Pure CSS3

Let's get the awesome out of the way: yes, Tom Giannattasio did create an animated, running Mario in pure CSS3: (Go ahead and click through: the screenshot doesn't do the smooth keyframes justice.) So that's fun, and nostalgic, and neat. But you've seen...