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Moto X press shots leak ahead of August 1st announcement

The Moto X is set to be revealed very soon, but it's already far from being a well-kept secret. Thanks to prolific phone leaker @evleaks and <i>The Unlockr</i>, the phone's basic colors, contours, and stock Android operating system are now all but confirmed thanks to leaked press shots. (Lo and behold, the …

Slices of Golf Balls Reveal Colorfully Abstract Designs

Golf balls all look generally the same on the outside–a textured white surface with a tiny little logo on the side. However, did you ever consider what material makes up the interior? Out of curiosity, Ohio-based photographer James Friedman decided to cut a ball in half and when he did, he was …

Interior Design

The Making of Prixing #1: Fly-in App Menu

<i>Note: Everything I published on this website in the past had nothing to do with what I was doing at work. But now for Prixing I’m changing that,</i> …

Time Warp in Animation

<i>fillMode</i> is really badly documented. I can figure out kCAFillModeRemoved and kCAFillModeForwards but have no idea what kCAFillModeBackwards and …

Faster Rails 3 deployments to AWS Elastic Beanstalk ← Vinicius Horewicz

Web applications deployments cannot be slow. The definition of <i>slow</i>, of course, is relative. I like to think <i>slow</i> is anything that breaks the flow, …

DevOps

self = [stupid init]

Ok, much as these things tend to, my last post caused a flurry of controversy amongst a select few, who felt that the more traditional metho...

Git vs. Mercurial: Please Relax

Everyone’s up in arms to embrace distributed version control as the new must-have tool for the developer in the know. Though many people have not yet …

Lawsuit: "Happy Birthday" is not in copyright, and Warner owes the world hundreds of millions for improperly collected royalties

Copyright scholars have long been pretty certain that "Happy Birthday to You" is in the public domain, despite the fact that Warner/Chappell claims …

Loading Images on Demand with Pure CSS - Modern Web

by <b>Brian Rinaldi</b> on June 10, 2013<p>The modern web is always changing, and this article is more than two years old.<p>The brain is a muscle, and as all …

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Some Jekyll Hacks

<b>UPDATE: 3 February, 2012</b> <i>All this work really isn’t necessary, now that Octopress exists. I’ve switched to using Octopress.</i><p>Introduction<p>I use Jekyll to …

Blog home

We recently rolled out a new feature in Widgetfinger that allows you to quickly build navigational menus<p>The above tags will create the following …

JavaScript

Generating Jekyll pages from data

I wrote a Jekyll-generated site for Botanic Organic that sells products and includes product and ingredient pages that are generated from data. …

Static blogging the Jekyll way

In building the new site, I decided to take the opportunity to try out something new. I’ve been using WordPress to power my blog for about 5 years, …

The Apprentice Programmer

I dropped out of school when I was 16 years old. School was not for me. To me, computers were so much more interesting. Right or wrong, I felt like I …

Education

iOS 7

Earlier this week, Apple announced and previewed iOS 7. As widely expected, it sports a new interface aesthetic characterised by strong, simple …

Apple’s confidence

It’s been an interesting few years for Apple. Despite high sales numbers for its products, Wall Street has been beating on the company and analysts …

Why does the design of iOS 7 look so different?

If you caught Apple’s iOS 7 presentation on Monday or have followed any of the numerous bits of coverage, then you know that the home screen icons have quickly become a point of contention. They’re certainly a radical departure from the deep and allegory-heavy icons of iOS 6 and they contribute to …

Rails 4: What's New

03 January 2013<p>A special thanks to Andy Lindeman for proofreading this article (and of course, for putting these together in his presentation. Check …

JavaScript

A week with Node.js -- or, why I jumped on the Node bandwagon

Here's Why Ruby On Rails Is Hot

Many companies have asked the questions "What's the fastest way to develop my web apps?" and "Should I use Java, Ruby, Python or something else?"<p>These companies range from start-ups to established enterprises, and many have come to the conclusion that when creating apps that are designed to be …

Software Engineering

Henrietta Kekäläinen's Rails Girls: from startup to multi-city global network

<i>This article was taken from the March 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Robert Frost's answer to What are the last things an astronaut does before going into space?

For several days before launch astronauts and cosmonauts are quarantined to ensure they don't get sick with a cold or other communicable disease …

Space Exploration

What was bowling like before automation?

Automation saw the virtual demise of a low-wage job typically performed by teenage boys. Before automatic pinsetters became standard in the late …

Automation

Reverse-Engineering Twitter To Solve An Advertising Mystery

By Michael Schonfeld, Head of Developer Relations at Dwolla 5 minute Read<p>Recently I opened the Twitter app on my Mac and noticed something very …

Does The Venture Model Make Sense For Gaming Anymore?

Just about eight weeks ago or so, I was on a call with Zynga’s COO David Ko following the company’s first quarter earnings report. Zynga was trying to manage expectations for the coming two quarters by saying it had paused its game slate to re-evaluate every upcoming title on the table.<p>I can’t …

WTF Is Waze And Why Did Google Just Pay A Billion+ For It?

The tech industry has seen its fair share of acquisition whoppers lately, with Salesforce acquiring ExactTarget for $2.5 billion this month, and Yahoo putting the icing on its acquisition spree by snatching up Tumblr for $1.1 billion. But the news today that Google is buying popular iOS map and …

iOS 7 borrows heavily from its competition, but should we care?

If you were online at all yesterday, you probably heard at least a little bit about Apple’s latest iOS 7. The new UI is completely redesigned and transforms the aging platform into something modern and fresh. At the same time, it also looks very familiar.<p>Some of this is because at it’s heart it is …

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