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May
23
2008

Articles and links worth checking out – 23 May 2008

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More good reading…enjoy! Technology Why Startups Fail Writing Maintainable Code Considered Harmful CakePHP: Using scaffolding for rapid application building Is Michael Arrington One of the World’s Most Influential People? Guide to Uncommon Startup Advice Life Secrets to smart decisions when you graduate from college The Worst Jobs in the World. Period. Running with The Wolves [...]

May
19
2008

Articles and links worth checking out – 19 May 2008

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A new week, a new set of links. Enjoy! Life What the hell is the point of Facebook? 5 Vacation Planning Tips (According To Horror Movies) 7 cool Bluetooth gadgets Perfection does not exist Why Worrying Gets You Nowhere, and How to Get a Handle on That Destructive Habit Technology The 7 Most EVIL Things [...]

May
14
2008

Teach your child to program with scratch

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There is a programming language that has been available from MIT for quite a while now called scratch that is aimed at children from the ages of 8 and up. Here is the description from the website: “Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, [...]

May
14
2008

Articles and links worth checking out – 14 May 2008

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More links…enjoy! Technology Comparison of Microsoft SQL Server 2005, MySQL 5, and PostgreSQL 8.3 User Interface Design Patterns Session variables without cookies Being Young Life 8 College Courses That Will Make You Rich 100 Must-Read Books: The Essential Man’s Library Don’t Live In Your Past The Myth of “Someday” Snow man monster (Picture)

May
11
2008

KISS Development

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I’ve been a programmer for about 5 years now and only recently have I discovered what I believe is the most important aspect of software development that every developer should be aware of, and that is to keep-it-simple-stupid! It is such a simple and widely used statement yet not many people follow it. I’ve been [...]

May
8
2008

Articles and links worth checking out – 08 May 2008

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Here is another set of articles I’ve come accross that I thought were interesting and wanted to share. Some are old, some are new, but they are all worth your time. Technology Workaholics fixate on inconsequential details Top 10 Tools to Get Blogging Done What makes programming so difficult – and can we make it [...]

May
6
2008

Articles and links worth checking out – 06 May 2008

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Here are some blogs and links to cool stuff that I thought that I thought were worth sharing. It might not be all techie stuff but hey…sometimes its nice to take a break from that. Enjoy! Technology 5 Sources for Free Computer Technology Education Online How to Become a Professional Web Designer and Programmer Understanding [...]

May
4
2008

Snippet Compiler for .net Developers

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Ever wanted to test out an idea or write a quick POC without having to fire up the old Visual studio? Well here is a cool little tool I found, its called snippet compiler. Its a lightweight text editor that allows you to write and compile your code without having to create a new test [...]

May
2
2008

What is the software development capital of South Africa?

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I wanted to find out what is the software development capital of South Africa? To answer that question we would need to ask the following questions: In which city is there the most work for developers? In which city does a developer earn the most money? Which city has the best Universities/Colleges where you can [...]

May
1
2008

Never forget to read an article or blog again

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If you use stumbleupon, you will know how brilliant it is. If you’ve never heard of it I’d recommend downloading the toolbar asap. There is so much content that you will find that you will not know what to do with all of it! And that becomes a problem. There is never enough time to [...]