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xing's flag_shih_tzu at master - GitHub

A rails plugin to store a collection of boolean attributes in a single ActiveRecord column as a bit field.

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Railscasts - Embedded Association

Learn how to set up a one-to-many or many-to-many association which is entirely embedded into a single column through a string or bitmask.

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hatful of hollow - Reading Code: In praise of superficial beauty

Good programmers know that a lack of superficial code quality and consistency is the best indicator of deeper systemic problems in a project. If you ever need a quick estimate of the quality of a codebase, this is what you should look at first.

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Limelight

Limelight is a rich client GUI framework unlike any other. With a unique angle on GUI development, Limelight harnesses the power to develop a wide range of applications from business tools to games.

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thumblemonks's riot at master - GitHub

Riot differs primarily in that it does not rerun setup for each test in a context.

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Bokardo – Social Design by Joshua Porter

But Twitter is not playing at the $1.00 blackjack table. They’re playing at the $1B blackjack table. Forget for a moment that Twitter has smart investors and they’re very aware of what’s going on at the company and that if they wanted revenue over growth right now things would be different.

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Beta Blog: Kill Your Signup Form with Rails

Even though the gradual engagement meme has been around for a while, and everyone just hates signup forms, they just seem to keep popping up like a bad habit.

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Alex Miller - Unit tests are a drop cloth

Unit tests are to refactoring like a drop cloth is to painting. Both feel like more work at first but ultimately save you time by allowing you to move faster.

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Connection Subgraphs in Social Networks

In this paper, we address the problem of

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hatful of hollow - A Farewell to ORMs

In the end, the structure of data is something fundamental that can't be simplified or abstracted away. The ORM doesn't resolve the impedance mismatch, it just postpones it.

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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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