A Path Less Taken

Breaking with convention in a very conventional fashion.
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Seven Databases

20

05 / 2013

Sometimes you just find something interesting in the published content world. Such is the case with the compellingly titled Seven Databases in Seven Weeks: A Guide to Modern Databases and the NoSQL Movement. I haven’t read it yet, but I just might have to.

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Ruby is not Rails

20

04 / 2013

So I was reading about Discourse which is a Ruby based reboot of forum software and it occurred to me that I should install Ruby 2.0. Not for Discourse mind you, just so I could play with Ruby sands Rails now that Ruby’s not cool anymore.

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PHP Confusion

22

02 / 2013

One of the great things about Open Source tools is the wealth and variety of choices. It’s a blessing and a curse all at once. Here are some of my random thoughts on some PHP and JavaScript versus scenarios.

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Interesting jQuery Plugins

10

02 / 2013

Thanks to kippt.com and more specifically WebOlymp’s jQuery Plugins list here are some more interesting jQuery plugins.

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LESS is More with CSS

01

12 / 2012

LESS CSS Preprocessor describes itself as “The dynamic stylesheet language”. Built on JavaScript this little parser can run on the client or server side. As a precursor to modifying my blog for the mobile web I’ve switched the main Stylesheet in an effort to determine if LESS is more when it comes to CSS.

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