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Allan Kelly07/14/14
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What we forget about the Scientific Method

Lets have less talk about “The Scientific Method” and more talk about “Tidying up the Kitchen” - or is it better in French? Mise en place…. come to think of it, don’t the Lean community have Japanese word for this? Pika pika.

Adi Gaskell07/14/14
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Why 10,000 Hours Isn’t Enough to Make You Great

It’s been quite the summer for debunking widely held beliefs. Last month there was a broohaha over an article in New Yorker from Harvard academic Jill Lepore that attempted to poo poo Clayton Christensen’s widely heralded thesis from The Innovator’s Dilemma.

Matt Butcher07/14/14
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Start an Interactive Shell from Within Go

Looking around the web for information on creating a new shell from Go, I kept finding the same answer: "You can't do it." Actually, you can do it, and it's not hard.

Brian O' Neill07/14/14
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The Life(Cycles) of UX/UI Development

It recently occurred to me that not one of the dozens and dozens of user interfaces I've worked on over the years, had the same methodology/lifecycle.

Dalip Mahal07/14/14
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Seriously. The Devil Made me do It!

Your angelic nature tells you to do the right thing; the reality is that your darker side will take over in certain situations...

Peter Butkovic07/14/14
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Kindle for offline html docs reading

Summer is here. While laying on the beach, you can use the time to learn new programming language or get some overview on the framework of your interest. I bought myself Kindle, my beach holiday is just a day away, so it’s time to fill the reader with content.

Mike Driscoll07/14/14
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wxPython: How to Create a Login Dialog

I’ve been using wxPython for quite a while now and I see certain questions come up on a fairly frequent basis. One of the popular ones is how to ask the user for their credentials before loading up the rest of the application.

Erich Styger07/14/14
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Multi-Drive Support with FatFS

I admit: I’m sometimes a lazy person. In my projects, I only needed one ‘disk drive’ with the FatFS Processor Expert component: either a SD card or a USB MSD drive.

Robert Diana07/13/14
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Geek Reading July 11, 2014

These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques.

Max Katz07/13/14
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Learn How to Build a Complete HTML5/PhoneGap App with the Appery.io in Atlanta

I will be in Atlanta July 16 showing how to build a complete HTML5/PhoneGap App with Appery.io. The event is sponsored by Atlanta HTML5 User Group and Atlanta Mobile Developers Group. Hope to see you there.

Whitney Baker07/13/14
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The Best of the Week (July 4): Agile Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Agile Zone (July 4 to July 11.) This week's topics include scaling agile, dev of the week, the bystander effect, whether developers need degrees and kanban.

Matthias Marschall07/13/14
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3 Reasons Why Your Team Needs Rituals

Rituals act as social glue, help pace your work, and foster discipline. Like your regular morning coffee, they give your team structure and stability in an ever changing environment.

Chris Odell07/11/14
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No Script: Everybody Uses JavaScript These Days!

Or do they... The argument over progressive enhancement continues to rage both for and against the use of advanced JavaScript features to provide a more enhanced User eXperience.

James Betteley07/11/14
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Stop Comparing Software Delivery With Manufacturing!

Ok, so if software delivery isn’t like manufacturing, then what is it like? There must be some analogous model we can endlessly compare against and draw parallels with, right? Well, maybe…

Theodore Ravind...07/11/14
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5 Quick Points about Threads for Java EE

Here are five quick points that developers should be conscious of when their code is running in a multi-threaded (usually Java EE) environment. We all write code where we don't create threads ourselves but our code is still being executed in multi-threaded environment. Here are some tips focused on helping you write code that is thread-ready and thread-safe.