Programming & Barriers to Entry

A fellow learner has posted “Programming & Barriers to Entry”. Cori has much to say in this article concentrated around command line tools, vim and Ruby. I’d like to comment on some of the perceptions and share my own opinions.

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treetrim: Trims source code trees

Treetrim:

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EF Code First & AppHarbor

Since my employer, Improving lined me up a new gig that uses Entity Framework Code First, I thought I kick off a learning side project with MVC3 and deploy it to AppHarbor. Everything seemed simple enough. Use Nuget to install the code first bits, hammer out a couple of model and a datacontext and BOOM! data goes into a database.

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Javascript Programming Patterns

Javascript Programming Patterns

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Css for Developers from Dallas TechFest

Here are some of my take aways from Eric Sowell’s presentation at the Dallas Tech Fest

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The Flat Tire Principle for Source Control

The Flat Tire Principle for Source Control

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Why Johnny can’t build a decent user interface.

Why Johnny can’t build a decent user interface.An interesting read by Jeffrey Ellis that I picked up from a @shanselman tweet. It is a reminder of why I write software -> for end users to get something done. There’s a list of questions that I need to keep top of mind when developing applications:

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