Updates: They happen.
Rails is happy to release for your testing delight: Rails 3.1 Beta 1.
We’ve taken our first release step towards the final version of Rails 3.1 today with the unveiling of beta 1. This is a release mostly for people who’ve already been following along with the development of Rails 3.1 and want to try a version that’s close to feature complete.
It can be difficult to find programming books that don’t assume you have some sort of prior programming background. If you’re a beginner, then this can be incredibly frustrating because you’re missing some of the foundations that the literature assumes.
But Learn Python The Hardway is not one of those books.
Having a sweet URL shortener like bit.ly is definitely the “in” thing to have right now.
If you are looking to code your own URL shortener here is a cool tutorial in how to generate unique alphanumeric codes with PHP.
Let us know if you develop anything cool as a result!
This is pretty cool! If you watch the screencast you will see how easy this rack server is to setup!
This is got to be a must have for anyone developing multiple apps, and especially for those who are running a business with multiple developers.
Pow was actually created by 37signals the people behind Basecamp and other cools apps, specifically for their staff internal use, but have also, very kindly released it open-source to the world!
I like! I think you will too! Get it here.
But with the maturity that we’ve seen in most modern browsers especially with respect to CSS, we’re able to achieve much more.
The WordPress API does a great job of exposing many of the WordPress settings via convenient functions but there are a few that are so similar that it can be easy to select the wrong function to use.
Case in point: bloginfo(‘wpurl’) vesus bloginfo(‘url’).
Richard Rabins at Tech News World recently published an interesting op-ed piece regarding developer burning.
Specifically, he brings up the case that we – now more than ever – have more operating systems, platforms, and applications from which to choose and, as such, are placing demands on developers as never before.