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Wednesday: October 14, 2009

Seven things I wish I had known about jQuery.Seven things I wish I had known about jQuery.

A great writeup with a list of jQuery tips and tricks ranging from chainability to callback functions.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:45 AM | Tags (6) | jquery | programming | web | development | designers | javascript |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

NYC BigApps contest officially under way - start your programming.NYC BigApps contest officially under way - start your programming.

The task is to create some sort of meaningful kind of application (be it for web, desktop, iPhone, etc) while utilizing at least one data source available on the NYC.gov Data Mine. There are cash prizes as well as chance to have dinner with New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg. Swanky.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 5:02 PM | Tags (10) | application | bloomberg | contest | data | design | development | nyc | prizes | programming | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 1, 2009

How to write your very own Facebook application in under five minutes.How to write your very own Facebook application in under five minutes.

I'll have to try this one out today so if you see a lame GLM app on Facebook later today don't be surprised. Maybe people would comment more if I integrated directly with Facebook Connect. Yay or nay?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:49 AM | Tags (7) | app | application | development | facebook | labnol | minutes | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 28, 2009

Twenty-five excellent tips for improving your jQuery skills.Twenty-five excellent tips for improving your jQuery skills.

A good list of tips with some valuable resources for anyone looking to hone in on their jQuery skills. I'll be adding these cheat sheets to the office wall at some point today.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:58 AM | Tags (6) | jquery | javascript | programming | development | web | tips |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Seventeen ways that search engines judge the value of a link.Seventeen ways that search engines judge the value of a link.

A fun read for all my fellow developers out there who have to deal with SEO headaches.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 10:42 AM | Tags (6) | search | engines | google | value | links | development |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 8, 2009

An informative writeup on what the world was like before Apple introduced the iPhone.An informative writeup on what the world was like before Apple introduced the iPhone.

This list too could go on. But it’s sobering to remember that a single device by a company with zero experience in the industry and against all odds caused such a tidal wave of change.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:23 AM | Tags (9) | iphone | carriers | phones | cell | handsets | apple | sdk | development | appstore |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 2, 2009

Twenty-five incredibly useful CSS tricks you should probably know about.Twenty-five incredibly useful CSS tricks you should probably know about.

The whole 'position:relative;' thing on missing IE6 elements makes me chuckle every time. I love you, IE6.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:27 AM | Tags (5) | css | tricks | development | web | programming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 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


Friday: August 21, 2009

Five advanced Photoshop techniques for all of you web designers out there.Five advanced Photoshop techniques for all of you web designers out there.

A great set of five quick tutorials ranging from button creation to 3D depth effects.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 11:37 AM | Tags (8) | design | development | graphics | interwebs | photoshop | psd | tutorials | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 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


Monday: August 3, 2009

Sole tenant in Florida development would like a refund.Sole tenant in Florida development would like a refund.

Thirty-one floors all to himself, sounds like the plot for a 'Home Alone' movie.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Scary @ 7:27 AM | Tags (5) | development | florida | realestate | tenant | refund |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 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


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