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Miscellaneous
General
Posted: 30 Aug 2012   Updated: 30 Aug 2012   Views: 2,379   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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This built-in feature provides lock down controls for an app.
Shell and IE programming
IE / Explorer plug-ins
Posted: 6 Dec 2012   Updated: 6 Dec 2012   Views: 2,334   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.20
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When ostracizing older versions of Internet Explorer isn't an option, it's important for developers to educate themselves about the pitfalls.
IE Programming
Posted: 14 Dec 2013   Updated: 14 Dec 2013   Views: 2,942   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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The topic of perfection is a common discussion at the programming dinner table. Is it good? It is bad? It is healthy? Is it possible? Is it realistic? As expected, a topic with this many questions has a wide variety of entrenched opinions. Some advocates state perfectionism incubates higher code qua
Applications & Tools
General
Posted: 29 Aug 2012   Updated: 29 Aug 2012   Views: 7,352   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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Paint.NET is a free open source project that helps bridge the gap between the low fidelity and high cost options currently available.
Posted: 16 Jan 2013   Updated: 16 Jan 2013   Views: 3,678   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Over the past year Google decided to partially ignore the robots.txt file in an attempt to increase the effectiveness of its results.
HTML / CSS
CSS
Posted: 19 Feb 2013   Updated: 19 Feb 2013   Views: 2,759   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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A Crash Course In CSS Sprites
iPhone
General
Posted: 30 Aug 2012   Updated: 30 Aug 2012   Views: 3,387   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Feature wrap up of Apple iOS6 releasing this fall.
Posted: 30 Aug 2012   Updated: 30 Aug 2012   Views: 3,776   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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My experience installing iOS6 beta on my iPhone 4S and trying out the new turn-by-turn navigation.
Mobile Development
General
Posted: 30 Aug 2012   Updated: 30 Aug 2012   Views: 5,509   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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The time has come for Apple to embrace the idea of custom widgets on iOS.  It should be a a no-brainer but currently there are only three static widgets on iOS; they are Stock, Weather, and Share.  There are no additional widgets available in iOS6 beta except for an expansion of the Share widget to
General Graphics
Barcodes
Posted: 11 Feb 2013   Updated: 11 Feb 2013   Views: 3,841   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Scanning the nuances in barcodes.
Libraries
General
Posted: 16 Nov 2012   Updated: 16 Nov 2012   Views: 3,219   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Scrum is a popular incarnation of the Agile principles.
Algorithms & Recipes
General
Posted: 22 Feb 2013   Updated: 22 Feb 2013   Views: 3,534   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Deductive reasoning.
Programming Tips
Design and Strategy
Posted: 28 Jun 2013   Updated: 28 Jun 2013   Views: 5,198   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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In the world of enterprise development, interacting with a database can become a daily occurrence. Although the range of knowledge and responsibility varies, skilled expertise in this area has moved from a "nice to have" to a "must have." SQL databases have a unique set of requirements and constrain
Posted: 21 Feb 2014   Updated: 21 Feb 2014   Views: 3,236   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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When to flex or stand firm in programming
Usability
Design
Posted: 6 Nov 2012   Updated: 6 Nov 2012   Views: 4,768   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Learning, experiencing, and becoming an expert at web development is not difficult.
General
Posted: 18 Sep 2012   Updated: 17 Sep 2012   Views: 1,488   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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The goal of any website is to clarify, then build interest. Interest drives return visits and recommendations.
Posted: 3 Apr 2013   Updated: 3 Apr 2013   Views: 3,068   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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The contour bias only works on objects which are emotionally neutral. Objects which already have an emotional association are not easily swayed.
Posted: 11 Jul 2013   Updated: 11 Jul 2013   Views: 6,069   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Happy visitors make happy customers!
Windows 8 Design
Design
Posted: 24 May 2014   Updated: 24 May 2014   Views: 2,086   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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In 1957, C. Northcote Parkinson proposed in his book Parkinson's Law that "organizations give disproportionate weight to trivial issues." This statement later became known as Parkinson's Law of Triviality, or PLOT. Parkinson spoke of a story contrasting the trivial cost of building a bike shed to an
Design and Architecture
Application Design
Posted: 28 Aug 2012   Updated: 28 Aug 2012   Views: 2,720   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.20
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All other things being equal, the simplest solution is the best.
Posted: 29 Aug 2012   Updated: 29 Aug 2012   Views: 4,945   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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The Gestalt Principles are based on the observation that people actively and subconsciously organize things into patterns and objects.
Posted: 4 Sep 2012   Updated: 4 Sep 2012   Views: 4,577   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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The Gestalt Principles are based on the observation that people actively and subconsciously organize things into patterns and objects.  These principles are organized into Proximity, Similarity, Closure, Good Continuation, Common Fate, and Good Form.  They can be applied to all avenues of life.
Posted: 9 May 2013   Updated: 9 May 2013   Views: 3,363   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Writing software is a team effort and everyone helps to make it possible.
Design Patterns
Posted: 30 Aug 2012   Updated: 30 Aug 2012   Views: 3,056   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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The Gestalt Principles are based on the observation that people actively and subconsciously organize things into patterns and objects.  These principles are organized into Proximity, Similarity, Closure, Good Continuation, Common Fate, and Good Form.  They can be applied to all avenues of life.  Web
General
Posted: 28 Aug 2012   Updated: 28 Aug 2012   Views: 2,134   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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The internet brought about a new age of consumerism. With this new approach, a new foundation for purchasing goods and services was developed. The online cart and secure payments are two examples. As the internet expanded, a growing need for validation of products/services developed. This void was f
Posted: 30 Aug 2012   Updated: 30 Aug 2012   Views: 4,103   Rating: 4.73/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.89
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The article decsribes two design principles at the core of design and interaction.
Posted: 10 Sep 2012   Updated: 10 Sep 2012   Views: 2,513   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Technical debt has been compared to credit card debt. It should not be ignored but is impractical to tackle all at once.
Posted: 1 Oct 2012   Updated: 1 Oct 2012   Views: 2,890   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.20
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Inattentional blindness is a failure to notice stimulus directly in one's perceptual field. Many refer to it as "looking without seeing." It is also referred to as perceptual or change blindness. This concept was discovered by Arien Mack and Irvin Rock while studying the relationship of attention to
Posted: 10 Jan 2013   Updated: 10 Jan 2013   Views: 2,992   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Finding lost time in software development.
Posted: 22 Mar 2013   Updated: 22 Mar 2013   Views: 2,845   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Understanding the reason behind a decision is vital in making the right decision the first time.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013   Updated: 11 Apr 2013   Views: 4,008   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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The concept of embracing failure put under the microscope.
Posted: 24 May 2013   Updated: 24 May 2013   Views: 4,360   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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What do we do about technical debt? How does it fit within Agile? Does Agile eliminate or encourage technical debt?
Posted: 19 Jul 2013   Updated: 19 Jul 2013   Views: 1,863   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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"Beatures" fall into a gray area and come from a variety of sources, including customers, sales people, developers, QA analysts, or anyone with a bit of tinkering knowledge.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013   Updated: 31 Oct 2013   Views: 3,609   Rating: 4.63/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.84
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When a project starts to feel heavy, don't be afraid to stop and ask the question, "Am I seeing too many nails?"
Methodologies
Posted: 28 Aug 2012   Updated: 28 Aug 2012   Views: 3,313   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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The core tenants of Agile provide a sound foundation for effectiveness.
Posted: 15 Oct 2012   Updated: 15 Oct 2012   Views: 3,045   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Agile's short programming cycles often promote a common question. What about the long-term focus of a project or product?
Posted: 12 Sep 2013   Updated: 12 Sep 2013   Views: 4,060   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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There are two potential pitfalls to avoid.
Testing and QA
General
Posted: 2 Feb 2013   Updated: 2 Feb 2013   Views: 3,234   Rating: 2.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.30
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Code reviews help developers focus on larger concerns such as architectural issues and provide a forum to offer other coding suggestions. Performing intermittent code reviews covers the key aspects of coding standards while avoiding most of their pitfalls.
Posted: 8 Nov 2013   Updated: 8 Nov 2013   Views: 2,610   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Time is precious and when a QA analyst feels that his/her time was wasted, respect towards developers can be diminished.
UI Testing
Posted: 27 Mar 2013   Updated: 27 Mar 2013   Views: 3,996   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Unit testing is not a "one size fits all" solution. It's important to have the necessary conversations to find a happy medium.
Work Issues
General
Posted: 28 Nov 2012   Updated: 28 Nov 2012   Views: 4,345   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Placing the five brightest or fastest developers on a team does not guarantee a "dream team" with unbounded productivity.
Posted: 28 Jan 2013   Updated: 28 Jan 2013   Views: 2,640   Rating: 1.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Strategic vs. Non-Strategic technical debt.
Posted: 2 May 2013   Updated: 2 May 2013   Views: 2,682   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Having fun at work can re-ignite that spark and change a person's focus and perspective.
Posted: 16 May 2013   Updated: 16 May 2013   Views: 3,837   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Leadership is a continuous journey of learning, teaching, and growing. Knowing this, how does one gain those abilities?
Posted: 13 Jun 2013   Updated: 13 Jun 2013   Views: 2,482   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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An Open Source initiative.
Posted: 3 Oct 2013   Updated: 3 Oct 2013   Views: 3,167   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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And without proper recognition, software development can accidentally slide into the driver's seat. When does this happen? When developers start making decisions and recommendations that stray too far from a company's vision.
Posted: 9 Jan 2014   Updated: 9 Jan 2014   Views: 2,255   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.07
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Meet Jim. Jim is the development manager in charge of a very important software project. He and his team of developers are responsible for seeing this high priority project to completion. After a few months of development, the sales team asks for a few changes to the application. Jim promptly reorga
Pro Developer
Posted: 30 Aug 2012   Updated: 30 Aug 2012   Views: 5,850   Rating: 1.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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The short answer is, "Yes."
Posted: 2 Aug 2013   Updated: 2 Aug 2013   Views: 2,664   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Discovering the business side of development.
Posted: 20 Nov 2013   Updated: 20 Nov 2013   Views: 4,665   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Over time some programmers will start to develop a sixth sense of skepticism.
Recruiting and Job hunting
Posted: 2 Oct 2012   Updated: 2 Oct 2012   Views: 2,980   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Jobs within the software industry come with even higher expectations than most. This increased scrutiny can be overcome but it requires additional attention.
Posted: 9 Aug 2013   Updated: 9 Aug 2013   Views: 4,143   Rating: 4.71/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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The true caliber of a company is not how they treat their employees day-to-day; it's how they let them go.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013   Updated: 25 Oct 2013   Views: 4,103   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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About hiring developers.
The Developer's Life
Posted: 24 Sep 2012   Updated: 24 Sep 2012   Views: 5,917   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Salary and promotion opportunities aside, sometimes it's the small things that add up.
Posted: 9 Oct 2012   Updated: 9 Oct 2012   Views: 2,897   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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The difference between an average and good developer is time management.
Posted: 4 Nov 2012   Updated: 4 Nov 2012   Views: 4,046   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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A list of tips and tricks for a successful first week.
Posted: 5 Jul 2013   Updated: 5 Jul 2013   Views: 4,261   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Is there value in attending Build?
Posted: 5 Sep 2013   Updated: 5 Sep 2013   Views: 3,329   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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A series of realizations (in no particular order) about working for a business and developing.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013   Updated: 11 Oct 2013   Views: 2,227   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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When too many competing needs arise, seeking guidance on priority is a simple, yet smart decision.
Scrapbook
General
Posted: 12 Oct 2012   Updated: 12 Oct 2012   Views: 3,421   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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Curing web zombies can be a challenge but it is a worthy cause.
Uncategorised Technical Blogs
General
Posted: 30 Aug 2012   Updated: 30 Aug 2012   Views: 2,136   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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In general, developers do not like to give presentations. In fact, they dread it. This is unfortunate because presentations can be a powerful asset. Most individuals cannot survive a long career without presenting on occasion. Others may have the courage but lack the proper guidance to present effec
Posted: 30 Aug 2012   Updated: 30 Aug 2012   Views: 5,059   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.15
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Have you heard about the new web technique called SignalR?  It's a new endeavor by Microsoft to enable real-time updates to websites.  Companies such as Google and Apple have implemented some of these techniques into their products.  The GMail website is a excellent example of a service that does no
Posted: 30 Aug 2012   Updated: 30 Aug 2012   Views: 3,966   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.20
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This is a topic that hits close to home.  I have witnessed individuals and entire programming teams burnout.  The drive to deadlines, profit and/or promotion can have unintended personal costs.  Combinations of overbearing ownership, drive, pride and a fear of failing cause many in the IT industry t
Posted: 30 Aug 2012   Updated: 30 Aug 2012   Views: 3,434   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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This fall Apple will release its annual update to the mobile operating system called iOS.  It features a new app called Passbook which aims to declutter the keychain and eliminate the paper trail of tickets and coupons. Apple did not invent this idea but is attempting to sweep in and take control of
Posted: 9 Jun 2013   Updated: 9 Jun 2013   Views: 2,766   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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About hiring developers
Posted: 20 Jun 2013   Updated: 20 Jun 2013   Views: 3,105   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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About the subtlety of building a presentation
Posted: 27 Sep 2013   Updated: 27 Sep 2013   Views: 4,059   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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About building trust as a developer
Posted: 19 Dec 2013   Updated: 19 Dec 2013   Views: 2,823   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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How to successfully build team confidence
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Agile's secret sauce
Posted: 24 Jan 2014   Updated: 24 Jan 2014   Views: 2,635   Rating: 4.71/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.76
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A question that arises if one works in programming long enough
Posted: 31 Jan 2014   Updated: 31 Jan 2014   Views: 1,377   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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This post discusses the hidden secret to prioritizing workload
Posted: 11 Feb 2014   Updated: 11 Feb 2014   Views: 2,551   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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How Developers Gain Perspective: The Forgotten Approach
Posted: 19 Mar 2014   Updated: 19 Mar 2014   Views: 2,094   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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The accidental standard is a pervasive issue in software development circles. As groups and products grow in size and complexity, it's common for people to use their best judgment when making decisions. This trust is a vital olive branch in team building and group dynamics. But as time marches on, a
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Defining Done: When to Crawl, Walk, or Run
Posted: 8 May 2014   Updated: 8 May 2014   Views: 3,046   Rating: 4.29/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.91
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If you are stumped by a problem, try coding less
Posted: 15 May 2014   Updated: 15 May 2014   Views: 1,825   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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The elements needed to build a successful, mature software development team can keep most managers up at night. Without it, the programming suffers and it can ultimately influence the success of a project/product. At times it can feel like an unachievable goal situated in the ether just beyond reach
Product Showcase
Development Tools
Posted: 10 Oct 2013   Updated: 10 Oct 2013   Views: 2,099   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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A post about how product support is important
Reviews on Third Party Products and Tools
General
Posted: 12 Dec 2012   Updated: 12 Dec 2012   Views: 3,008   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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The phrase "code review" can evoke a negative or emotional response from many programmers. The negative undertone stems from the perceived judgment of their work. It transports them back to the grade school stress before a final exam. Why is this? Like other professions during the industrial age, pr
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This post discusses about focusing on commitment over deadlines.
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Software Developer, Mentor, Architect and UX/UI craftsman. Also, a psychology nut that loves curling.
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