Generally, I want to tell all these people the same thing. If you really enjoy the work and want to be successful in the business for a long time, you should try to make decisions, think like, and become an engineer’s engineer.
I plan to focus on a series of posts on the small but handy improvements – changes and bug corrections – in MySQL 5.6 that can make our lives easier and have passed almost unnoticed by most (not all) DBAs.
I seem to be always looking for information about building resilient, high-scale services in Windows Azure. Over the last year a number of individuals and teams at Microsoft have done us all a great service by documenting their experiences in this area.
In WebKit world, preload scanner refers to a side parser which kicks in if the main HTML parser is halted by a blocking script loading. Now, what about speculatively loading dependent resources on a stylesheet instead of the main HTML file? Fortunately, WebKit has something called CSS Preload Scanner.
I was exploring Github for some image effects/filters and I found some but I kept exploring and found an interesting plugin called face-detection. This plugin uses HTML5 getUserMedia to use your web camera only if your browser supports it.
New Relic for .NET is designed to be the perfect complement to Windows Azure. Azure is Microsoft’s open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage web applications.
I still remember the heated arguments I’d have with my high school professors about dynamic languages. What do you mean python isn’t a real language? What’s wrong with you!? Dynamic languages are the coolest thing ever!
In this talk, Paul Gerrard discusses continuous delivery, particularly as it pertains to long-term requirements. Testing up front, he says, helps to deliver "front-door quality, not back-door quality."