Tag: software

Lighting Talk at CakeFest 2015: Projects Are Better When Maintained

At this year’s CakeFest I gave a lighting talk titled “Projects Are Better When Maintained”.

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CakePHP 3.0, Use It In Pieces

One of the key goals of CakePHP 3.0 as discussed recently was making CakePHP 3.0 more decoupled. CakePHP 3.0 has achieved that goal very nicely. Take a look at the CakePHP organization’s repos on GitHub and you will find a

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Meetup Talk on CakePHP 3.0: The Cake Isn’t a Lie and It Tastes Delicious

Meetup talk covering the basics of CakePHP 3.0.

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Meetup Talk on PHP: The Right Way

Talk at the Las Vegas PHP User Group on PHP: The Right Way and other tools.

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Presentation on Unit Testing Inertia

I gave a talk on Tuesday at the Las Vegas PHP Meetup Group titled Unit Testing Inertia.

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How To Make Your Open Source Project Really Awesome

If you plan on releasing a library as open source, please make sure it has Clear dependency/installation instructions At least one brief documentation guide A change log and tags in the repo Some information about supported language/runtime/tool versions and project

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Users’ Pagination Preferences and ‘View All’

When providing a choice of display options, the computer should almost always respect the user’s stated preference and employ it as the default the next time around. I am amazed at how many sites and applications don’t do this and

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Posted in Design, Programming, User Experience, Web Design
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App Cubby Blog – The Sparrow Problem

There is a real problem going to occur with regards to the App Store and desktop/mobile software in general if pure software businesses aren’t able to sustain themselves in the long term.

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DataGenetics – The Two Egg Problem

Like brain-teasers and computer science algorthims, read on indeed.

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The Word of Notch – On Patents

Notch (the guy who started Minecraft) has a really good piece on why patents are a bad idea.

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