- Turbo-Charging Agile Software Development with Lean Methods – Satish Thatte introduces Scrum, Agile and Lean, then explains how Lean can be used to enhance Agile practices.
– Disables the default browser behaviour (moving to the next input box)
– Enhances the existing textbox to capture the "tab" key and replicate behaviour similar to that found in editors. (Inserting a tab character, intentation
- The Case for Drinking as Much Coffee as You Like – The most recent findings that support coffee as a panacea will make their premiere this December in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Coffee, researchers found, appears to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
- 5 APIs that will transform the Web in 2013 | Alex MacCaw – The reason why the future is so bright is evergreen browsers, or browsers that automatically update in the background. It takes about 18 weeks for a new feature in Chrome’s Canary to be rolled out to its ~350 million users. That’s an incredibly fast adoption rate, and innovation is happening quicker than ever before
- Chatting with Obama For America’s Director of Frontend Development: Daniel Ryan | Nettuts+ – Recently, we had the opportunity to interview Daniel Ryan – the Director of Frontend Development for “Obama for America” – about the strategies, technologies, and experiences that were a part of the race to November 6.
- The Release Windows Archaism | Monday Note – Even taking in account the unavoidable piracy (which also acts as a powerful promotional channel), with two billion people connected to the internet outside the US, the math heavily favors the end of the counter-productive and honest-viewer-hostile Release Windows archaism.
- Redline Smalltalk – because nothing is as productive as Smalltalk, and the App has to run on the Java Virtual Machine. – a couple of major barriers keep Smalltalk out of reach for many developers. I want to bring Smalltalk to everyone, so I created Redline, a thoroughly modern version of Smalltalk that runs on the Java Virtual Machine.
- The Legacy of Linus Torvalds: Linux, Git, and One Giant Flamethrower | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com – Linus Torvalds created Linux, which now runs vast swathes of the internet, including Google and Facebook. And he invented Git, software that’s now used by developers across the net to build new applications of all kinds. But that’s not all Torvalds has given the internet.
- The RedMonk Programming Language Rankings: September 2012 – tecosystems – while there may be a few surprises on this list – the continued traction of Java, as an example, is unexpected for some – by and large this list seems like nothing more or less than a reasonable representation of programming languages in use today
- Keynote: The New Application Architectures – Adrian Colyer discusses the application architecture emerging these days defined by a departure from server-side apps to a model characterized by smart clients and services.
- Keynote: Spring 2012 and Beyond – Adrian Colyer, Juergen Hoeller, Mark Pollack and Graeme Rocher present SpringSource’s Unifying Component Model, current developments regarding Big Data, and betting on Grails.
- Changing times for web developers – 6 Tips You Should Read to survive – Think about crafting your web applications properly. Use commonsense to mix and match based on scenarios. Here we go with 6 Tips to be a responsible web developer, and to stay on top of what you do.
- 18 Useful Twitter Boostrap Goodies You Should Know | Queness – In this post, I have found many useful tools, plugins and themes created specifically for Twitter Bootstrap. If you love using Twitter Bootstrap, I'm sure you will love all these resources.
- 50 Tricks for Faster Web Applications – Jatinder Mann, an Internet Explorer PM at Microsoft, held the session 50 performance tricks to make your HTML5 apps and sites faster at BUILD 2012, providing many tips for creating faster web applications. The advice provided by Mann was organized around six principles outlined below.
- Apple and Twitter – Almost anything Apple does which involves the internet is a mess – My friend and co-worker Tom has a thesis about Apple’s biggest problem: Google is getting better at design faster than Apple is getting better at web services.
Links for November 22nd through November 30th