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(English) DHH on „No more remote work at Yahoo“

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.David Heinemeier-Hansson of 37signals on how Yahoo is completely mistaken to do away with remote work. Read more

(English) Continous Integration with Circle or: Coming Full Circle

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.I've recently tried out Circle, a hosted continuous integration service, and I'm quite thrilled about it. Registration / login works via GitHub. Once logged in, Circle lets you choose a GitHub repository and starts the first build right away. Circle claims that setup is as easy as: Sign up to Circle, Give Circle permission to access GitHub on your behalf, Click on a project repository From my experience so far this claim is absolutely correct. Configuration is completely ... Read more

(English) Designing For Retina Displays

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Under http://coding.smashingmagazine.com/2012/08/20/towards-retina-web/ there's a nice article about what to consider in terms of high-resolution / Retina displays when designing your next website and how to address common issues with how websites are rendered on Retina displays. Read more

(English) The World Runs On Excel

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.There's been a lot of talk lately about the importance of Excel and that Excel is everywhere. I'd even go as far as saying that most of the world in one way or another runs on Excel. Excel in my opinion is the best piece of software Microsoft has made so far (other people seem to agree with me, by the way). While Microsoft didn't invent the spreadsheet - that credit goes to VisiCalc ... Read more

(English) Presentation on i18n and Crowdsourcing Localization in Rails

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Linguistic Potluck: Crowdsourcing Localization in Rails by Heather Rivers of Yammer is a great presentation on the intricacies of web app internationalization, its linguistic implications and some awesome solutions to the most common i18n-related issues. Read more

(English) Backgrid.js – Tool Set For Creating Data Grids With Backbone.js

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Backgrid.js is a toolset for creating data grids with Backbone.js. It simplifies creation and population of data grids as well as common data grid operations like sorting and pagination. Read more