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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.

Mitch Pronschinske09/17/14
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The Greatest Programmers Who Ever Lived

I've seen a few of these types of posts that rank the greatest programmers throughout history, and in many of these posts I often see a lot of comments that disagree more vehemently than your average programming post's comments.

Alec Noller09/17/14
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Dev of the Week: Chanwit Kaewkasi

This week we're talking to Chanwit Kaewkasi, Assistant Professor at the Suranaree University of Technology’s School of Computer Engineering in Thailand, co-developer of a series of low-cost Big Data clusters, and featured author in DZone's upcoming 2014 Guide to Big Data.

Gil Zilberfeld09/17/14
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The Code Kidnapper

We’ll get the smart developers, and they can just put their thoughts on paper. Now we’ll take the not-so-smart ones and hand them what the architect has thought of, and they will do the work. And get this, we’ll pay them less, because they just need to type!

Juri Strumpflohner09/17/14
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Node, Grunt, Bower and Yeoman - A Modern Web Dev's Toolkit

This article aims at introducing you to some of the currently most popular tools when developing modern web applications with JavaScript. These are totally not new at all and have been around for a couple of years now. Still, I found many devs still don't use or know about them (as you might), wherefore this article tries to give you a quick, concise intro to get you started.

Chris Odell09/17/14
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Why I will Always Try And Find A Ready-Built Library

By the time you have developed something and fixed any issues with it, your version is simply not going to be as tested as a ready built component that is used by thousands of people.

Dmitry Sheiko09/17/14
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Fancy Modal Windows without JavaScript

What we are going to do is a modal window that opens in the center of the screen by pressing a link while everything that underlies the window becomes blurred. It can be done by `Dialog` element, but these day we don't need any JavaScript really to solve this task.

Alec Noller09/17/14
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The Best of DZone: September 10 - 16

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include Java 9's ultimate feature list, how NuoDB's stored procedures can help you maximize Hibernate performance, 17 wearables killed by the Apple Watch, and more.

Mike Cottmeyer09/17/14
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Acceptance Criteria

Acceptance criteria are an important yet, in my experience, often overlooked or undervalued aspect of the iterative planning process.