The argument that using tests is a ideologic waster of time fails when one considers how it can help to insure architectural decisions.
Professionals can be recognised by the fact that they minimize complexity. Small modules, complete isolation of modules, minimal (in number and size) interfaces. Bunglers can be recognised by the fact that they launch Visio when they plan their project.
LÖVE is an unquestionably awesome 2D game engine, which allows rapid game development and prototyping in Lua.
Following up on my previous post, this is the second installment of Java Concurrency Bugs. In this post, we’ll look at bugs that come from synchronizing on the wrong object.
Maybe I haven’t been paying close enough attention, but over the past few years an interesting variation of CSS Sprites has been getting a lot of play on large web sites that serve millions of users.
Faker, a port of Data::Faker from Perl, is used to easily generate fake data: names, addresses, phone numbers, etc. T
A while back, I had a requirement to persist a record of which email addresses were sent an email through the system. I expected to find callback support for ActionMailer, but was surprised to find that it didn't exist.
The Sexy Curls jQuery Plugin is an open-source jQuery plugin by Elliott Kember which lets you share in the beauty of the page fold.
Web performance expert Nicole Sullivan discusses a set of best practices in the creation of supremely fast, visually impactful web sites.
I was setting up a Subversion repository one year ago. Of course, I also wanted to have regular backups of my Subversion repository. As I was tired of writing bash scripts for such a task, I looked into writing a simple Ruby script for backing up my Subversion repositories.
I have been playing around with RESTful Rails recently. Below is my collection or Rails REST howtos, tutorials and other resources I have found so far.