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Graeme Bodys07/09/14
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Transparency

What I am going to say is radical – this will put you outside your comfort zone and challenge your thinking. I will share the how, the why and the benefits.

Lorna Mitchell07/09/14
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View Only Headers with Curl

When working with curl, it can give lots of excellent and detailed information, but sometimes it is too much! Today I'm fiddling with the caching headers on a client's application, so I'm only interested in seeing the headers and not the body of the response.

Alexander Beletsky07/09/14
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Lessons Learned Working on a Startup

One of the most significant books on startups, defines startup as temporary organization aims to find sustainable business idea. It’s not about coding, testing or anything related to development. It’s all about the search.

Mike Bushong07/09/14
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Is the Enterprise Datacenter a Dying Breed?

There is no question that many of our applications will move to the cloud. Pure economics will drive that. But at the same time there will continue to be resistance for a long time to come to move certain applications and data into the cloud.

John Sonmez07/08/14
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Do Software Developers Really Need Degrees?

Just because you have a college degree doesn’t mean you have learned anything. That is the main problem I have with most traditional education programs today. School has become much more about getting a degree—a piece of paper—than it has about actually learning something of value.

Abby Fichtner07/08/14
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Why "Hacker?"

As a self-taught programmer, the most inspirational book for me in my early years, what really made me want to be a coder and never look back, was Steven Levy’s Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution.

Jens Schauder07/08/14
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Scaling Agile Beyond Your Project- What Can We Do?

But for me as a developer there seems to be a wall around our team. Behind this wall the management dragons roam. Sometimes balls of flame fly over the wall in our direction, setting our little project on fire, by dictating rules that just don’t make sense, and we can do nothing but putting out the flames, or can we?

Mike Bushong07/08/14
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Explicitly-defined failure domains in the datacenter

While the bulk of the networking industry’s focus is on CapEx and automation, the two major trends driving changes in these areas will have a potentially greater impact on that which matters most: availability.

Ariya Hidayat07/08/14
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Extracting Parts of Git Repository and Keeping the History

For maintenance purposes, it is often beneficial to separate projects into their own projects. Furthermore, the commit history for the extracted project should not be lost. With Git, this can be achieved using git-subtree.

Vijay Narayanan07/08/14
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Don’t Implement Reusable Assets Unless Necessary

Resisting the temptation to implement a story is very hard for a dev team – it is all too easy to get carried away in introducing a new idea as a reusable asset.

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Erich Styger07/07/14
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Snake Game on the FRDM-KL25Z with Nokia 5110 Display

So I have another nice usage for my boards and the joystick shields :-). I need to admit that I’m not very good at the game. My daughter reached level 4 in the first attempt, while my max level is 2, maybe it is just the age ;-)

Jeremy Likness07/07/14
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Video: Quick Tip for Debugging AngularJS Applications

In this video I'll show you how to quickly determine where the source code bound to a function in the UI is so you can set a breakpoint to step into the code directly.

Bojan Tomic07/07/14
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Spring Security Run-As example using annotations and namespace configuration

Two examples of Spring Security's authentication replacement feature, often referred to as Run-As, that can replace the current user's authentication (and thus permissions) during a single secured object invocation.

Steve Smith07/07/14
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Continuous Delivery Pipeline Pattern: Analysis Stage

The entry point of a Continuous Delivery pipeline is its Commit Stage, and as such manages the compilation, unit testing, analysis, and packaging of source code whenever a change is committed to version control.

Mike Bushong07/07/14
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Network cost and complexity: As simple as changing the y-intercept?

Architects and operators should ask this question to see what kinds of answers come back. An honest answer should lead to follow-on questions.

Whitney Baker07/06/14
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The Best of the Week (June 27): Agile Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Agile Zone (June 27 to July 4). This week's topics include pair programming, agile vs. real life, collective ownership, product owners and the pursuit of empowerment.

Shane Willerton07/05/14
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I.T. Managers need this book to foster an Agile transformation!

There is a plethora of books on Agile methodology and processes. These methodology books outline the tools and mechanics of implementing Agile transformations from the bottom of an organization to...

class WeatherController < ApplicationController
  
  def home
    @report = nil
  end
  
  def find
    @city = params[:q]
   @weather = WeatherModel.get("http://api.worldweatheronline.com/free/v1/weather.ashx?q=#{@city}&format=json&num_of_days=1&key=KEY")
  
  respond_to do |format|
    format.js { render 'find.js.erb'}
  end
   
   
  end
  
  
end
Paul Underwood07/04/14
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Dynamically Create CSS Classes With SASS

One of my favourite features of SASS is the ability to use loops to dynamically create your CSS classes. A good example of this is when you want to make a set of classes to use for changing the text colours and background colours of elements you would normally have to write CSS like this.