• submit to reddit
Mike Bushong06/17/14
3469 views
0 replies

IT resellers: Disruptive or Disrupted?

When good enough becomes better than enough, the key purchasing criteria shift from performance and features to price and convenience. This is a huge part of why there is so much energy around merchant silicon and white box.

Andy Hawthorne06/16/14
3858 views
0 replies

Coding Can Make You Fat

Writing code for a living can make you fat. That’s because coders work long hours behind a computer and don’t have much time for exercise. Here’s what you can do about it.

Biju Kunjummen06/16/14
4302 views
0 replies

Thymeleaf: fragments and angularjs router partial views

One more of the many cool features of thymeleaf is the ability to render fragments of templates - I have found this to be an especially useful feature to use with AngularJs.

Lorna Mitchell06/13/14
3032 views
0 replies

What Got You Involved in Open Source?

I did a very unscientific twtpoll recently regarding what brought each of us into open source. Plenty of people took the time to vote or retweet, so I thought I'd loop back around and let you know how it looked overall when the poll closed.

Mike Bushong06/13/14
3138 views
0 replies

The Five Dysfunctions of a Network

“The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni outlines 5 critical failures of teams, key areas for any leader to address. While a network is not a team, it may have just as many dysfunctions that impact its ability to provide the service it is created for.

Venkatt Guhesan06/13/14
4889 views
0 replies

Getting started with vertx, an alternative to node.js

The VertX solution is built upon (and requires) a JDK/JRE under the skin. But then because Java supports other languages under its skin, you can leverage the benefits of languages such as JavaScript, CoffeeScript, Ruby, Python, Groovy or Java.

Raymond Camden06/13/14
4602 views
0 replies

Browser slowdown? SVN failing? Read this.

For a few months now, I've experienced an odd issue with Chrome. I'd go to a URL and get nothing but a white screen while something tried to load.

Paul Reed06/12/14
3906 views
0 replies

The Ship Show: Extinguishing Burnout

As tech companies implement all sorts of ways to increase their output, the often-undiscussed tradeoff is how it impacts employees.

Mike Bushong06/12/14
6145 views
0 replies

The Third Epoch: Re-verticalization of IT

If you believe that buying patterns will shift more towards a re-verticalization of IT, then individual constituents in the current IT stack will ultimately align to a relatively small number of overarching IT providers.

Chris Odell06/12/14
5558 views
0 replies

Embrace Difference, Embrace Innovation

In my opinion, when we see things from another persons point of view our minds go down a different path, and who knows where that new path will lead and what innovation it might inspire.

Mike Bushong06/10/14
3510 views
0 replies

Bad role or bad circumstances

We have all probably found ourselves at some point in a position that seemed a whole lot better on paper than it actually is in real life. What do you do?

Henrik Warne06/09/14
5124 views
0 replies

Antifragility and Software Development

I recently finished the book Antifragile – Things that Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. I liked it a lot, and I think the ideas in it are quite useful when examining various systems and phenomena. What especially struck me when reading it was how much of it applies to software development.

Tom Brander06/07/14
1582 views
0 replies

Python for Finance

I received a copy of the e-book for review from the publisher. Audience: This book is aimed at Finance professionals and/or students with an interest in options trading and portfolio...

Chris Odell06/06/14
8930 views
5 replies

Agile Decompiled: Stand-up Meetings

In the end as long as the meetings you have are clear and focused and relevant to all parties then, for me, it doesn’t really matter if you are standing up or sitting down.

Paul Underwood06/06/14
6239 views
0 replies

Checking Media Queries With jQuery

The best way of changing your display depending on screen size is to use media queries to find out the size viewport of the screen and allowing you to change the design depending on what screen size is on.