- SaveTheDevelopers.org :: Making The Web A Better Place – Say no to IE 6! Our current campaign focuses on assisting users in upgrading their Internet Explorer 6 web browser. This campaign will result in former IE 6 users having a more enjoyable experience on the web while (hopefully) creating a less stressful an
- Save the Developers! Stop Using Internet Explorer 6 – There is a scourge on the Web. It is called Internet Explorer 6. Even though IE7 has been around for more than two years, IE6 still represents 31% of all browsers out there (versus only 22 % for IE7 and 36.5 % for Firefox).
- Amazon’s cloud computing service fuels startup’s launch | InfoWorld | News | 2008-03-25 | By Jon Brodkin, Network World – A startup called Elastra is launching Tuesday with software that helps customers build database management systems and other applications that can be deployed on top of Amazon's EC2 cloud computing service.
- Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments to Grow 11 Percent in 2008, Market Could Fall Victim to Weaker Global Economy – Worldwide PC shipments are forecast to total 293 million units in 2008, up 10.9 percent from 2007 shipments of 264 million units, according to Gartner, Inc. However, analysts warned that growth could fall into single digits if global economic headwinds st
- Microsoft partners with open source Jaspersoft, Sourcesense | Open Source | ZDNet.com – Microsoft and Jaspersoft are working together to ensure that Jasper’s business intelligence software suite runs well on the latest editions of Windows and SQL Server.
- The ’80s Video That Pops Up, Online and Off – New York Times – For rickrolling, the duck was replaced with the 20-year-old Astley video, and in the last year it has become a hugely successful “meme,” the Internet’s word for an idea repeated across the Web. The video from yougotrickrolled.com has been viewed mor
- Roundtable: The state of open source | InfoWorld | News | March 24, 2008 | By Jason Snyder – Any endeavor rooted in community is bound to spark passionate debate. After all, without contention, how else to determine the best way forward? Since its emergence, open source has embodied this spirit. Part defiant, part self-reliant, and often outspoke
- ETL for Free-Form Data – SQL Server Central – Would you like to learn a handy little process for extracting, transforming and loading data fields from a free-form source like a web page or word processing document into something structured like a staging table?
- Asynchronous HTTP and Comet architectures – Java World – In this article, Gregor Roth takes a wider view of asynchronous HTTP, explaining its role in developing high-performance HTTP proxies and non-blocking HTTP clients, as well as the long-lived HTTP connections associated with Comet.
- Ext.ux.grid.RowActions – RowActions Plugin for Ext 2.x – Beta1 by Saki – RowActions plugin allows you to add icons in a grid that you want to bind actions to: delete row, edit row, whatever. It displays an icon and fires two events: beforeaction (return false to cancel) and action (here you put the action you want to execute)
- Coding Horror: Paul Graham’s Participatory Narcissism – Loved this comment 🙂 – I hadn't realized how unhappy I was until I watched Office Space and my wife said, "That seems like your job". I soon switched jobs
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