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Scott Chacon on the Interwebs - GitHub Flow

32 month ago

philgyford : Scott Chacon on the Interwebs - GitHub Flow - How GitHub manage their own git workflow. Sounds good to me. (via Tom Taylor)

nelson : github's workflow - A simple way to use git in a group

Ghost cities of China

41 month ago

nelson : Ghost cities of China - Overhead photos of empty overdevelopment

philgyford : And Now Presenting: Amazing Satellite Images Of The Ghost Cities Of China - I skipped this link the first couple of times seeing it, but I'm glad I finally looked. Amazing, stunning amounts of development, largely uninhabited. (via BERG)

Anil Dash on the cultural implications of forking

44 month ago

Andy Baio : Anil Dash on the cultural implications of forking - and Sippey forked his article  [via]

nelson : Forking is a Feature - Great reflection on how git has changed open source development

Anil : Forking is a Feature - While Linus Torvalds is best known as the creator of Linux, it's one of his more geeky creations, and the social implications of its design, that may well end up being his greatest legacy. Because Linus has, in just a few short years, changed the social d

Responsive web design.

48 month ago

Greg Storey : Responsive web design. - Brilliant. Must read for those who code visual sites. #

philgyford : A List Apart: Articles: Responsive Web Design - Good description of making more flexible, multi-device HTML/CSS structures. For those of you not caring about IE support.

Flash CS5 will export to HTML5 Canvas

49 month ago

Simon Willison : Flash CS5 will export to HTML5 Canvas - Flash CS5 will export to HTML5 Canvas. This looks pretty awesome—Illustrator CS5 and Flash CS5 can export to a new “FXG? format, and Adobe are providing a JavaScript library to load that format via Ajax and render the contents (including Flash ani

Andy Baio : Flash CS5 to support limited HTML5 canvas export - outputs in Adobe's SVG-like FXG format, with a JS library to display in a canvas element  [via]

Greg Storey : Flash CS5 will export to HTML5 Canvas. - Is this enough to save Flash? #

Vagrant

50 month ago

Jeremy Zawodny : Vagrant - Vagrant: Vagrant is a tool for building and distributing virtualized development environments.

joshua : Vagrant - Welcome

nelson : Vagrant - Virtual development environments made easy

A successful Git branching model

52 month ago

Simon Willison : A successful Git branching model - A successful Git branching model. This looks eminently sensible. The master branch is used for production-ready code, and is only updated by merging from either release branches or emergency hotfix branches. A develop branch is used for integration (fro [via]

deusx : nvie.com » Blog Archive » A successful Git branching model - "In this post I present the development model that I’ve introduced for all of my projects (both at work and private) about a year ago, and which has turned out to be very successful. I’ve been meaning to write about it for a while now, but I’ve

Jeremy Zawodny : A successful Git branching model - A successful Git branching model: good explanation of a very sane looking release and branching model

The pushbutton Web

58 month ago

nelson : The pushbutton Web - Anil breaks down some of the recent work around realtime messaging

Simon Willison : The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real - The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real. Anil Dash is excited by the potential for PubSubHubBub and Webhooks to make near-real-time scalable event publishing accessible to regular web developers. So am I.

jimray : Anil's thoughts on the "pushbutton web" are really smart - And really well written, to boot. This is the future.

Andy Baio : Anil Dash on the Pushbutton Web - the best articulation of the current real-time web trend I've seen

Greg Storey : Pushbutton. - Forgot to link to this earlier. Go. Read. Now.

Anil : The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real - tweetcount_url = 'http://dashes.com/anil/2009/07/the-pushbutton-web-realtime-becomes-real.html#comment-661209'; tweetcount_title = 'The Pushbutton Web, about realtime messaging getting real'; tweetcount_src = 'By @anildash:'; tweetcount_

Javascript framework survey

58 month ago

nelson : Javascript framework survey - Interesting view into how developers look at their JS libraries

deusx : Survey Results: JavaScript Frameworks | Kyle Hayes | Proficiency by Derivation

Kindle formatting for web geeks

60 month ago

Eric Meyer : Kindle formatting for web geeks - Hey, cool.

Greg Storey : Kindle formatting for web geeks. - Saved for later.

"Jesus needed my help."

62 month ago

Greg Storey : "Jesus needed my help." - Brilliant!

Jeremy Zawodny : Noah Stokes - Front End Developer and Other Crap - Noah Stokes - Front End Developer and Other Crap: best resume ever

Continue.

62 month ago

Greg Storey : Continue. - If you live for web standards then you will want to continue.

Cameron Moll : Ethan Marcotte, A List Apart, Fluid Grids. - Ethan Marcotte's article for A List Apart, Fluid Grids, is technically and conceptually fantastic. I needn't say more.

Communicating with code

64 month ago

Jeremy Zawodny : Communicating with code - Communicating with code: agreed!

Linkorama : Paul Buchheit: Communicating with code - showed that the idea and product had real potential. The point of this story, I think, is that you should consider spending less time talking, and more time prototyping, especially if you're not very good at talking or powerpoint. Your code can be a

gridr buildrrr

65 month ago

jonhicks : gridr buildrrr - Awful name, great utility

Cameron Moll : Gridr Buildrrr - Gridr Buildrrr, with defaults based on the unstoppable 960. Seems to be solely a visual tool, might be nice if there were export options (e.g. PSD).

Greg Storey : Gridr Buildrrr. - I'd like to buy an 'E' and sell a few 'R's.

How To Launch Software

69 month ago

Jeremy Zawodny : How To Launch Software - How To Launch Software: I wish more people understood this!

deusx : How To Launch Software (Aaron Swartz's Raw Thought) - "Instead what happens when software developers try the Hollywood Launch, and I've seen this many times, is that users indeed do flood to your site on launch day but... Tomorrow, hardly any of those users come back. Your traffic graphs look like

Queue everything and delight everyone

71 month ago

Simon Willison : Queue everything and delight everyone - Queue everything and delight everyone. Les Orchard explains why I’ve been getting interested in queues recently: “One of the problems it seems most modern web apps face is the tendency to want to do everything all at once, and all in the same code t

Rod Begbie : Queue everything and delight everyone - Good thoughts from Les Orchard -- Your webapps don't have to do all your work the second a user clicks the button on a form. Queue up tasks and respond quickly, and everyone wins. #

Linkorama : Queue everything and delight everyone - The idea here is that the social structure can help you scale, while still delighting people.

Building a dynamic website with Expression Engine.

72 month ago

Greg Storey : Building a dynamic website with Expression Engine. - It's like painting with Bob Ross only Ryan doesn't have an afro.

jonhicks : The Pragmatic Bookshelf | Building a Dynamic Website with ExpressionEngine - This has come at a good time for me, just when I'm evaluating EE again as a CMS for client sites. There are 2 free videos to watch, but I've got the others and will post a review soon

Paver: Build, Distribute and Deploy Python Projects — Paver v0.8 documentation

72 month ago

jcgregorio : Paver: Build, Distribute and Deploy Python Projects — Paver v0.8 documentation - Looks interesting, must investigate.

deusx : Paver: Build, Distribute and Deploy Python Projects — Paver v0.8 documentation - "Paver is a Python-based build/distribution/deployment scripting tool along the lines of Make or Rake. What makes Paver unique is its integration with commonly used Python libraries. Common tasks that were easy before remain easy. More importantly, d

What to understand about new products and startups

75 month ago

Linkorama : What to understand about new products and startups - What is the humble approach to product design? Pay attention. Notice which things are working and which aren't.

veen : Paul Buchheit: The most important thing to understand about new products and startups - Be humble. Pay attention.

Silverback app coming soon!

75 month ago

jonhicks : Silverback app coming soon! - A Clearleft production on the way. Yeah I know it's another one of those mysterious signs up pages with no hint of what it's all about!

Rod Begbie : Silverback: guerrilla usability testing - Pretty damned nifty usability-testing app for OS X. With an *awesome* icon. Similar to (and considerably cheaper than) the Windows app Morae. [via#

joshua : Silverback — guerrilla usability testing

Greg Storey : Spontaneous, unobtrusive usability testing software for website designers. - And it works to save the ape population. Nice.

Will it fly?

77 month ago

Linkorama : Will it fly? - I've been thinking about a number of new product ideas lately. In doing so, I've been trying to come up with a way more structured way of evaluating them. Here's a first attempt at defining that.

Andy Baio : Ev's guide to evaluating new product ideas - for me, "personally compelling" is the only one that matters, since I can't build something I won't use myself

WillPate : Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea

Email Standards Project

78 month ago

Ethan Marcotte : Email Standards Project - Love the handy client reference. Brought to you by a small army of talented folks. ∞

Greg Storey : The Email Standards Project. - Wonderful.

43folders : Home | Email Standards Project

Cameron Moll : Email Standards Project - Email Standards Project. A noble effort to create some consistency among mail clients for standards and accessibility (HTML emails).

Khoi Vinh : The Email Standards Project - “The Email Standards Project works with email client developers and the design community to improve web standards support and accessibility in email.”

Jesse has somehow made Spaces more manageable.

78 month ago

Greg Storey : Jesse has somehow made Spaces more manageable. - Now, what can be done about the lack of a good hovercar?

factoryjoe : Spaces 'Application Assignments' and Applescript - Great collection of scripts for working more effectively with Leopard's Spaces. Saved By: Chris Messina | View Details | Give Thanks Tags: spaces, applescript, quicksilver

Google's OpenSocial API docs go live

79 month ago

Andy Baio : Google's OpenSocial API docs go live - the Orkut sandbox is moderated, so Plaxo Pulse is the only live implementation so far

joshua : OpenSocial - sn

Greg Storey : OpenSocial. - Saved for an upcoming project.

Flat input buttons in Leopard? Here's why.

79 month ago

Eric Meyer : Flat input buttons in Leopard? Here's why. - Remember what I said about messing around with form input styling? Here's why.

Greg Storey : Flat button syndrome. - Thanks Safari 3.

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