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Lynda Moulton12/16/11
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Making Search Play Nice with Content Solutions

In keynote sessions at the recent Gilbane Boston Conference, three speakers in a row made points about content management solutions that are also significant to selection and implementation of enterprise search. Here is a list of paraphrased comments. 

Mitch Pronschinske12/16/11
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Building a Location-Based Web App w/ MongoDB

This talk features:MongoDB data modeling, geospatial updates, queries, and MapReduceAn example using a location-based appShowing how the example works in a...

Paul Stack12/16/11
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Automated W3C Validation with TeamCity

This past week, I started experimenting with letting TeamCity create reports of CSS and XHTML Validation from the W3C website. In order to do this validation I was able to use their web URL and pass a URL to the web address. In order to do this I used...

Kin Lane12/16/11
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Jumpstarting App Development with Twitter Bootstrap

Like many other engineers I’ve worked with, Twitter engineers will use any set of tools they are familiar with to deliver the front-end of their applications.

John Esposito12/16/11
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Basics of the Semantic Web

You probably know the concept 'semantic web' and are familiar with some specific aspects (parts? features?) of emerging semantic web technologies.To fill in the gap between concept and individual parts though -- to walk you from high-level ideas to gritty...

John Esposito12/16/11
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Video: CakePHP and Node.js

 Use CakePHP, want server-side JavaScript? Use Node.js, of course. But integrate with CakePHP?Sure, why not, says Mariano Iglesias, who goes on to explain...

John Esposito12/15/11
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Video: Joomla Security - Bare essentials to serious measures

 In this thorough (50 minute) presentation, Brendon Hatcher of BrilliantWeb explains every facet of Joomla security, covering general attack and defense...

jb j12/15/11
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7 new techniques every web developer should know

Web developers always have to update their knowledges and learn new technologies if they want to stay tuned with today’s coding. Today, I’m going to show you 7 recent web development techniques that you should definitely learn, or improve if you...

John Esposito12/15/11
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Hallelujah! IE Will Now Upgrade Automatically

Remember when you had to write everything twice because zillions of non-web-savvy users were using old versions of IE? and even though IE9 supported way more web standards than earlier versions, it didn't matter because so many Windows users still hadn't...

John Esposito12/15/11
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Sencha Says: Kindle Fire Handles HTML5 OK

Does Kindle Fire really compete with the iPad? That depends on whether 'compete' means 'has near-identical functionality' (answer: no) or 'will take sales away from the iPad' (answer: probably).

Giorgio Sironi12/15/11
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jQuery plugins with jsTestDriver

In this article we're going to develop an example of jQuery plugin with the aid of jsTestDriver, a little framework for writing automated tests.jQuery pluginsPlugins in jQuery are simply functions added to jQuery.fn, which is the prototype of the objects...

Swizec Teller12/15/11
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Javascript's lack of strftime

You know that one piece of shitty code that always makes you cringe? Something along the lines of months = ['Jan', 'Feb' ....]; dateString = date.day()+’ ‘+months[date.month()];

John Esposito12/15/11
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Web Payments as a Web Standard

Give me fifty loaves of bread for that pair of shoes.Sorry, I don't want any bread. Do you have butter?No butter, sorry. But I still want those shoes.Sorry, I can't use the bread.Result: the shoemaker starves, the breadmaker loses his feet, the shoes rot, the...

Brian Swan12/14/11
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Interview: Maarten Balliauw, Main Contributor to the Windows Azure SDK for PHP

In recent months, I’ve been diving deeply into the how’s and why’s of running PHP applications on the Windows Azure Platform. That has meant becoming intimately familiar with the Windows Azure SDK for PHP, the centerpiece for PHP on Azure. In the...

Michael Crump12/14/11
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Adding Tweet Buttons to a FunnelWeb Post

Introduction I’ve been asked several times how I added the Tweet Button below to all of my FunnelWeb post. Here is a quick blog post detailing how I did it.