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Jeremy Likness07/07/14
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Video: Quick Tip for Debugging AngularJS Applications

In this video I'll show you how to quickly determine where the source code bound to a function in the UI is so you can set a breakpoint to step into the code directly.

Mike Bushong07/07/14
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Network cost and complexity: As simple as changing the y-intercept?

Architects and operators should ask this question to see what kinds of answers come back. An honest answer should lead to follow-on questions.

Paul Underwood07/04/14
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Dynamically Create CSS Classes With SASS

One of my favourite features of SASS is the ability to use loops to dynamically create your CSS classes. A good example of this is when you want to make a set of classes to use for changing the text colours and background colours of elements you would normally have to write CSS like this.

Chris Odell07/04/14
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De-registering a WordPress Custom Taxonomy

You know how to register a custom taxonomy and how to register terms for that taxonomy. However what do you do if you want to de-register a taxonomy?

Lorna Mitchell07/04/14
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Video: Git Remotes and Tracking Branches

 Here's a little demo video that I put together to explain pushing/pulling with multiple remotes and how tracking branches make this easier. It's one of the chapters from my "Git Adventures" talk, but it didn't make it in to the talk in Amsterdam...

Mike Bushong07/04/14
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Converging your storage network without fear

We are collectively making the step into network based storage. We should also make the step to run this effectively with maximum performance and minimal interference on a single network. It really can be pretty simple…

Trisha Gee07/03/14
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Readable, Succinct, or Just Plain Short?

Which is more readable? releaseVersion = version.substring(0, version.indexOf('-SNAPSHOT')) or releaseVersion = version[0..-10] ? I'm going to go with the first one because it’s easier to understand if/when something goes wrong.

Mike Bushong07/03/14
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UX is the new orange

If networking really is on the cusp of changing over, user experience has to be an input into the design process. This is a radical change in how products are conceived, built, and ultimately brought to market.

Zemian Deng07/03/14
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Getting Django Started on Windows 7 with Python 3 and MySQL 5.6

Django is a Python web framework library and it works on both Python 2 or 3. In this article, you will learn how to get Python 3 set up in Cygwin environment and connected with MySQL 5.6.

Maarten Ectors07/02/14
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Software Defined Everything

5 smart programmers can bring down a whole multi-billion industry and change people's habits.

John Cook07/02/14
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Classical programming

It would be interesting to see a classical approach to teaching programming. The goal would be to write code that is testable, maintainable, and even occasionally eloquent.

Mike Bushong07/01/14
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How and When SDN Rolls Out

Software Defined Networking (SDN) has quickly spawned what appears in some respects to be a cottage industry of would-be disruptors to the more traditional networking approaches.

Sagar H Ganatra07/01/14
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AngularJS: Resolving data services before instantiating the Controller and Template

Look at a scenario where you are using a Search service to get a collection of objects that contain the search string. You can specify the route which will display the search results.

Luis Aguilar07/01/14
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CSS3 Pseudo-headache

Since what I wanted to do was merely style-related, I thought of only using CSS for it. After all, how hard could it be!? RIGHT!?

Ravi Kiran06/30/14
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Using Promises in Node.js Apps

To separate logic of accessing data from the routes, we create separate modules to handle the task of data access. When I started learning Node.js, a common pattern that I saw in some samples to separate the data access logic from routing was as follows: