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ignore the code: 10/GUI

R. Clayton Miller's 10/GUI is probably one of the most dramatic reimaginations of the desktop user interface I’ve seen in a long time. This concept proposes a multitouch interaction system that does not require a multitouch screen (and thus does not have to deal with all the problems such a screen causes), but instead uses a multitouch area near the keyboard.

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Kanban vs. Iterative Development — Agile Web Operations

If you need big synchronization points, e.g. for big marketing campaigns, you might be better off using an iterative development approach. If you want to ensure a continuous flow of features, which are optimized for time to market (cycle time), Kanban might work better for you.

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tbuser's acts_as_pradipta at master - GitHub

What Pradipta Archiputra (aka "MAX ARCHIE") uses to send his recruitment emails. This plugin pretends that CC and BCC

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CSS Differences in Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 « Smashing Magazine

If I ruled the world, IE would not be used by people. Since that is not the case, we need to put these rules to memory.

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Browsera - Automated Cross Browser Web Application Testing Service

Browsera automatically detects cross-browser layout problems and scripting errors on your website.

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The DevIL Image Library For Ruby « Like Dream of Banister Fiend

DevIL is a fast and lightweight image library that supports the loading and saving of images in almost any graphics format. It also provides some basic image manipulation functionality.

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Codaset // joelmoss / Rails Concerns

Concerns is a simple Rails plugin that provides you with a simple way to organise your Controllers, Models and Mailers, and split them into smaller chunks of logic. It is especially useful when you have lengthly models, and you get fed with having to scroll through several hundred lines of code.

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iPhone App Store roulette: A tale of rejection | Mobilize - InfoWorld

Apple's random rules for iPhone app approval are a recipe for trivial apps and alienated developers

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Validatious 2.0 - Easy form validation with unobtrusive JavaScript

validate( "email".is("required").andIsAn("email") );

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Google Chrome Frame - Google Code

Google Chrome Frame is a plugin for Internet Explorer that embeds the entire Chrome web rendering engine inside IE.

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SecureRandom -- Stop writing your own random number and string generators - Momoro Machine

Stop writing your own random string generators. Rails does this for you.

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has_many :bugs, :through => :rails: Make your shoulda tests faster with fast_context

decided to go fixtureless with Shoulda + Factory Girl. All good, except one problem. Slow as fuck tests. So here’s fast_context as a solution for it. fast_context compiles all the ‘should’s within a context into a single test.

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aanand's deadweight at master - GitHub

Deadweight is RCov for CSS, kind of. Given a set of stylesheets and a set of URLs, it determines which selectors are actually used and reports which can be "safely" deleted.

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ActiveRecord Optimization with Scrooge - igvita.com

The idea behind scrooge is both surprisingly simple and powerful: instead of forcing the developer to manually specify each attribute column, simply observe and record for some period of time all of the attribute accesses and then reuse this knowledge in the future to automatically optimize your subsequent query requests.

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Ruby Metaprogramming: Dynamically Inherited Methods™ | upstream agile - software

All methods generated by string_attr_reader are now added to that new module instead of the class. The result is that when overriding those methods you can now call super because they’re are inherited from the new module.

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