Archive for June, 2007

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A Good Idea to Limit Spams sent by Robot

June 27, 2007

If you have a form on your web site like feedback or suggestion form and if you are in the mail list, you won’t be surprised to get hundreds of spams from those forms. To avoid this some web sites ask users to copy letters from an image. Here is another good but simple idea to get this done. It uses CSS to play a trick with the spam robot. Please read.

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An Open Letter to the Software Managers of the World

June 26, 2007

Dear Software Managers of the World:

We, the Software Developers of the World, realize that our two factions have had many disagreements over the years. Through this letter we would like to extend our hand in a gesture of reconciliation.

This letter contains two lists: the first list describes responsibilities we are willing to accept wholeheartedly, assuming you are willing to accept the second list with an equal amount of zeal and commitment. These lists are not intended as indictments of either side, rather glimpses of an ideal world where developers and managers work together in harmony. Read More

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Check Your Personality on Programming

June 25, 2007

Below is the programmer’s personality test.  It is based of the Myers-Briggs Personality Test and has been changed to relate to your programming personality type.  This is not a joke test and is really only relevant to programmers, however anyone is welcome to take the test.  There are 12 questions with 2 answers for each question and you must choose one answer from each and every question.  There are no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ answers, your answer will simply show what type of personality you have. Read more

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In Programming, One Is The Loneliest Number

June 24, 2007

“Is software development an activity preferred by anti-social, misanthropic individuals who’d rather deal with computers than other people? If so, does it then follow that all software projects are best performed by a single person, working alone?” Read more

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A Good Source of AJAX

June 21, 2007

“Web-developers can create amazing web-applications with AJAX. Stikkit, Netvibes, GMail and dozens of further web-projects offer a new level of interactivity we’ve used to give up the idea of. Modern web-applications can be designed with enhanced user interfaces and functionalities, which used to be the privelege of professional desktop-applications….” Read more at link

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The Gmail Author

June 21, 2007

If you are a Gmail user, you should know this guy.

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No hardcoding like this

June 20, 2007

What do you think about this story? Link