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Tuesday: September 1, 2009

How to build a popularity algorithm that you can be proud of.How to build a popularity algorithm that you can be proud of.

After reading this article I am not so proud of my lame 'recently popular' list over on the right side of the page.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:25 AM | Tags (5) | algorithm | coding | popular | popularity | programmingafter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 135 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 27, 2009

Five habits that will help you complete your development project in record time.Five habits that will help you complete your development project in record time.

An excellent post for those of us who can get a little deadline-crazy. I'd like to add that checklists (in addition to sketching and outlining) are also a great way to keep yourself ripping through a project.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 3:50 PM | Tags (6) | habits | programming | development | websites | deployment | deadlines |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 24, 2009

The top ten tips that working developers should know about Windows 7.The top ten tips that working developers should know about Windows 7.

Article contains lots of useful links and resources.  Now get to coding.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 2:18 PM | Tags (6) | developers | development | dotnet | microsoft | programming | windows7 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


See how well you fare at a programming IQ test.See how well you fare at a programming IQ test.

Some of these questions are just flat-out evil. Good luck.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 11:28 AM | Tags (5) | infoworld | iq | programming | quiz | test |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Five things clients say and what they really mean.Five things clients say and what they really mean.

Anyone who has done freelance work should be quite familiar with a few of these.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 11:09 AM | Tags (6) | clients | development | meanings | programming | web | work |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 11, 2009

Twenty SEO tips that every web developer should follow.Twenty SEO tips that every web developer should follow.

Another helpful resource for my development friends out there. Validate, validate, validate.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:41 AM | Tags (7) | programming | seo | tips | tricks | development | validate | w3c |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 10, 2009

Eight regular expressions you should probably know about.Eight regular expressions you should probably know about.

A good refresher for my fellow development nerds who have to dive into the world of regex every now and again.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 2:09 PM | Tags (5) | regular | expressions | programming | regex | development |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 57 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A neat tutorial on how to create an animated postcard using jQuery.A neat tutorial on how to create an animated postcard using jQuery.

This is quite neat, even seems to work pretty well in IE6 (if you disregard the lack of PNG support that is). I heart jQuery.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 12:10 PM | Tags (7) | animate | animation | javascript | jquery | plugin | postcard | postcard |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 7, 2009

Some signs that you may be a bad programmer (and shouldn't be programming at all).Some signs that you may be a bad programmer (and shouldn't be programming at all).

The following may not have any remedies if you still suffer from them after taking a programming course in school, so you will stand a better chance of advancing your career by choosing another profession.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 10:24 AM | Tags (4) | signs | programming | mediocre | occupation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 66 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 30, 2009

Thirteen ways to browser test and validate your work.Thirteen ways to browser test and validate your work.

A good writeup for those of you who don't regularly practice the art of cross-browser compatibility.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 3:30 PM | Tags (6) | browsers | coding | compatibility | programming | testing | validation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 28, 2009

Microsoft opens up their mobile app store to developers.Microsoft opens up their mobile app store to developers.

Developers will also be charged $99 annually to submit applications to WMM. The first year's fee will cover submitting up to five applications to the app store, and every program after that will cost $99 per submission.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:48 AM | Tags (6) | microsoft | developers | mobile | apps | store | development |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 22, 2009

An emergency iPhone development guide just for you.An emergency iPhone development guide just for you.

One of the best guides I've read on jumping into iPhone development. Good luck.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 1:53 PM | Tags (4) | development | emergency | iphone | programming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 20, 2009

Fifty new CSS techniques to attempt for your next web design.Fifty new CSS techniques to attempt for your next web design.

An extensive writeup that's sure to inspire all types of web coders. Have at it!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 11:38 AM | Tags (9) | ajax | css | css3 | html | internet | jquery | json | programming | smashing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 16, 2009

Ten hilariously bad elements of old-school web design.Ten hilariously bad elements of old-school web design.

Ah, those were the days.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:32 AM | Tags (7) | html | old | tags | blink | marquee | bad | elements |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 82 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

Adobe looking to give ColdFusion a shot in the arm with new release.Adobe looking to give ColdFusion a shot in the arm with new release.

Adobe went for three simple categories of improvement with this release: Increase user productivity, improve integration with popular enterprise software, and simplify the workflow between Adobe products.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 3:43 PM | Tags (8) | adobe | beta | coldfusion | database | enterprise | integration | productivity | software |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


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