Printing Code

September 25, 2007

I don’t normally print out the code I write on paper … but nenscript is the last word in printing out lines of code.

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Potential dangers of Sprign IoC

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Rails naming gotcha

September 25, 2007

More convention over configuaration or a little bug?

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No… More… Jars…

September 25, 2007

Beware of frameworks bearing gifts.

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Extremely clever way of seeing where the web surfer has been using Javascript.

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Have you ever used the Rails console? I’d love to see a show of hands (or comments, really). If not
—boy, are you in for a treat. This article has something for everyone from beginners to experts. Learn, laugh, cry, and become a more effective Rails developer.

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Just another useless agile acronym…

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Until recently, Java tools have been employed for server applications but have been overshadowed by the popularity of Microsoft’s Visual Studio.net toolset for end-user interfaces. The Eclipse Foundation has been attempting to counter that, given its strong, Java tool constituency, by setting standards and making available tools for an Eclipse RCP.

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Jason Rudolph wrote a nice guide on how to develop applications with grails. It’s a free eBook (pdf), including code samples. Of cause you may also support his work, by buying the printed copy …

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On December 3, 2005, developers of the Django and Ruby on Rails Web frameworks (for Python and Ruby, respectively) met in Chicago for a friendly discussion of rapid Web-application development. Now video and audio is available.

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Django 0.95

September 25, 2007

The very hot Django framework, a web site development framework for the Python language, has released a new version containing many new improvements. The overall theme is: slicker, faster, easier, better.

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A MySQL Cheat Sheet

September 25, 2007

“The MySQL cheat sheet is designed to act as a reminder and reference sheet, listing useful information about MySQL. It includes a list of the available functions in MySQL, as well as data types. It also includes a list of MySQL functions available in PHP, and a list of useful sample queries to select data from a database.”

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This week: Java wasn’t the only thing open-sourced, what’s going on with .NET and mono? What is Fortress? Project Phobos and JMaki updates, Ubuntu, Eclipse, JPA, Spring, Java EE 5, Sun Utility Grid Apps winners and more

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Simple 3d Engine in Javascript

September 25, 2007

A proof-of-concept page shows that arbitrary triangles can be rendered using Javascript+DOM+CSS (no use of images, canvas tags, flash or java applets). What better way to celebrate the acheivement than with a rotating cube rendered in real time?

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Colorful, downloadable PDF cheat sheet for the Scriptaculous (http://script.aculo.us/) visual effects library. Site also has cheat sheets for various aspects of Ruby on Rails.

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Just by searching for “keygen”, “serial”, “name”, and some well known cracker groups you can come by the keygen sources (how serial numbers are generated) to some very popular programs. I found WinZip, Photoshop, mIRC, and a few others.

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AJAX and its kin are empowering developers, but with great power comes great responsibility.

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Google is about to launch a service for the open source community. The question is, what could it be? Garret Rogers thinks it might be a competitor to Source Forge and Krugle. Greg Stein (the Googler who started this whole thing) has worked on projects like SVN and WebDAV and is currently also the Chairman for the Apache Software Foundation.

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Guido van Rossum, the creator and BDFL of Python programming language says that YouTube is almost entirely written in Python. Oh! think of the scalability of a Python based system.

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Come Learn Ruby with

Satish Talim

Satish Talim
My interest in Ruby was aroused after I read an article Ruby the Rival in November 2005. I decided to learn Ruby myself and started making my study notes. What’s presented here is a result of that.

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