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Egghead IO

Egghead IO: "README

I've never been satisfied with video tutorial sites, so I'm doing something about it. Egghead Videos aims to provide the best experience for teaching with video tutorials on the web.

I'm currently focusing on videos/content, so this first release will have very limited functionality. Once the AngularJS course is complete, then I'll switch the focus to site design and features."

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Syndicated 2013-02-03 00:39:00 from sness

Fastersite

Fastersite: "Mono-what-ic?
Perhaps less often considered is that Date, based on system time, isn't ideal for real user monitoring either. Most systems run a daemon which regularly synchronizes the time. It is common for the clock to be tweaked a few milliseconds every 15-20 minutes. At that rate about 1% of 10 second intervals measured would be inaccurate.

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Syndicated 2013-02-02 22:24:00 from sness

Fastersite: How (not) to trigger a layout in WebKit

Fastersite: How (not) to trigger a layout in WebKit: "As most web developers are aware, a significant amount of a script's running time may be spent performing DOM operations triggered by the script rather than executing the JS byte code itself. One such potentially costly operation is layout (aka reflow) -- the process of constructing a render tree from a DOM tree. The larger and more complex the DOM, the more expensive this operation may be."

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Syndicated 2013-02-02 22:23:00 from sness

URL dispatcher | Django documentation | Django

URL dispatcher | Django documentation | Django: "Any URLconf tuple can have an optional third element, which should be a dictionary of extra keyword arguments to pass to the view function.

For example:

urlpatterns = patterns('blog.views',
(r'^blog/(?P\d{4})/$', 'year_archive', {'foo': 'bar'}),
)"

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Syndicated 2013-02-02 00:43:00 from sness

Michael Feathers: The Framework Superclass Anti-Pattern

Michael Feathers: The Framework Superclass Anti-Pattern: "As a framework designer, you have many other choices: eventing, listeners, and object composition."

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Syndicated 2013-02-02 00:22:00 from sness

Vivek Haldar : Computer Science PhD trends

Vivek Haldar : Computer Science PhD trends: "7% of new PhDs got into tenure-track faculty positions.
47% of new PhDs went to industry."

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Syndicated 2013-02-02 00:21:00 from sness

Ditching responsive design — GoCardless Blog

Ditching responsive design — GoCardless Blog: "What did we do instead?

For our new design, we decided to stick to a fixed grid of 980px. This gave us a canvas that comfortably rendered on almost all desktops as well as on tablets.

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Syndicated 2013-02-01 19:07:00 from sness

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