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Linkdump for October 20th

by Rob Friesel

Photographers, embrace Instagram Richard Koci Hernandez, at Great piece on Instagram and "phone photography" more generally. Photo apps won't magically give Jane the smartphone photographer a better sense of composition, or lighting, or framing. The apps and filters only change a photo's look and aesthetic feel. That doesn't make it a better photo. If […]

Linkdump for July 31st

by Rob Friesel

Sass Tutorials A video series on YouTube re: using Sass. (tagged: video SCSS CSS Sass ) Dad and The Ten Commandments of Egoless Programming By Stephen Wyatt Bush. Good advice, no matter what field you're in. (tagged: essay advice programming ) Prismatic Architecture: Using Machine Learning on Social Networks to Figure Out What You Should […]

Linkdump for August 16th

by Rob Friesel

Exclusive: How LinkedIn used Node.js and HTML5 to build a better, faster app at VentureBeat — Interesting story here on how LinkedIn switched their mobile experience from Ruby-on-Rails to Node.js; of particular interest: the claim that this switch reduced their code complexity, shortened their development time, and reduced the amount of hardware required to service […]

Linkdump for July 29th

by Rob Friesel

The complete guide to creating widgets in WordPress 2.8 (tagged: todo WordPress widgets PHP plugin ) FeedWordPress "simple and flexible Atom/RSS syndication for WordPress" (tagged: wordpress plugin Tumblr aggregator ) Starkers "The completely naked theme for WordPress" (tagged: wordpress ) Node and Scaling in the Small vs Scaling in the Large by Alex Payne (via […]

Linkdump for December 31st

by Rob Friesel

Things 1.0rc now available at TUAW :: featuring a 20% off coupon code (tagged: Things GTD Mac OSX software todo ) Eventually Consistent – Revisited at All Things Distributed (tagged: essay scalability dev work todo ) Baader-Meinhof phenomenon (tagged: via:fogus language brain learning ) Version Control with Subversion (tagged: reference subversion ) Fairpoint Pledges To […]