chancegarcia: Mongo DB is web scale
Pragmatic Guide to Git →
My latest book on Git, Pragmatic Guide to Git goes on sale today! I’m really excited about this new book. It’s the culmination of a year’s worth of work on an entirely new format for Pragmatic…
What is the history of the Django web framework? -... →
What is the history of the Django web framework? Why has it been described as “developed in a newsroom”? 3 Answers %
Rapid prototyping as burnout antidote - Gabriel... →
Keep a list of small < 2 day projects (< .5 day even better) to tackle when you’re starting to feel burnt out.
David McCandless gave an excellent TED talk on visualization of data. The take-away quote from this was: Data is the new soil I love that line. Data gives rise to new ways of understanding…
Razors and Development →
A few years ago I switched to an old fashion safety razor and haven’t looked back. The latest entry into the razor market has reaffirmed my decision as the right one. The new Pro Glide from…
Artificial intelligence: Riders on a swarm | The... →
Do you Suffer from the Urgency Addiction? It’s... →
Our Git Workflow: Private Development, Public... →
I want to come back to this post and write up how to do a workflow the way I think it should be done instead of this style.
Startup Book | Start Small, Stay Small: A... →
Balsamiq Mockups Home | Balsamiq →
The Gamepocalypse →
Good, or bad? Jesse Schell envisions a future where every aspect of our daily lives are rewarded by corporate gaming overlords. Honestly, how different is this than the current frequent shopper…
abyssoft - teleport →
Yesterday (essentially), I woke up and decide to stir the pot a little bit. I had come across this post while looking into the company behind MapBox. As I noted, I do this to get a feel for what…
Telecommuting Culture →
A few years back, I’m not even sure when, I started looking at job postings of companies I found interesting. The point wasn’t to find a new job, but to understand the company a bit more. You can…
I make a mean omelet.
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Foundation Six Web Design - See Our Work. →
Really dig the sticky metadata. Cool idea.
WallStats - Death and Taxes & Taxes →
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality... →
Designing Style Guidelines For Brands And Websites →
putorti: A website is never done. Everyone has worked on a project that changed so much after it launched that they no longer wanted it in their portfolio. One way to help those who take over your projects is to produce a style guide. Edward Tufte once said: “Great design is not democratic; it comes from great designers. If the standard is lousy, then develop another standard.” Although there’s...
Critical Thinking →
By now, I hope we’ve all read Is Google Making Us Stupid from The Atlantic. Here’s the quick version, which ironically makes the author’s point: People are changing the way they interact with…
Enough Complaining →
I’ve spent a lot of time working on a lot of different code. I’m fortunate in that I’ve been exposed to all three of the modern scripting languages and their communities. All of them, to varying…
Show me the Code →
I’m lazy when it comes to code. Not in a bad way, but in an efficient way. I want to get to the crux of the matter quickly and move on. Truth be told, that’s why I like TDD—I don’t have to remember…
Proposition 8 is "unconstitutional under both the... →
manspeaker: savagemike: lemdi: (via andshesback) Not over! But another big step.
Old code, new home →
Finally got around to converting some old code from SVN to Git and getting it up on GitHub. It’s like looking back through a time-warp actually, as most of the code hasn’t been touched since the…