Archive for the Developing Category

7 Open Source Version Control Systems Reviewed

Posted in Developing on September 22, 2008 by v1ruz

This article reviews some of the top open-source version control systems and tools that make setting up a version control system easy.

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8 CSS Techniques for Charting Data

Posted in Developing on September 21, 2008 by v1ruz

There are many ways you can present numerical, chartable data by styling elements using CSS. Using CSS to style your data prevents you from relying on static images and increases your content’s accessibility.

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5 Tips for Debugging Java Code in Eclipse

Posted in Developing on September 17, 2008 by v1ruz

5 tips you can use while debugging your Java code in Eclipse. Logical structure, conditional debugging, exception breakpoint, step filtering, evaluation of expressions…

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Working with jQuery

Posted in Developing on September 13, 2008 by v1ruz

jQuery is emerging as the JavaScript library of choice for developers looking to ease their creation of dynamic Rich Internet Applications.

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5 rules of variable naming

Posted in Developing on July 28, 2008 by v1ruz

“When I was at uni some 10 years back now, I remember one of my lecturers telling me not to make variable names too long because you would get “pain in your fingers”.”

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Top 10 Concepts That Every Software Engineer Should Know

Posted in Developing, Software on July 24, 2008 by v1ruz

Beyond the basic methods, there are concepts that good software engineers know about. These transcend programming languages and projects – they are not design patterns, but rather broad areas that you need to be familiar with. The top 10 concepts are:

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CSS-Styled Lists: 20+ Demos, Tutorials and Best Practices

Posted in Developing on July 8, 2008 by v1ruz

Different methods to format nice CSS-Styled Lists. In this article, we
’ll have a look at how such lists can create a whole new look, feel, and effect of a site.

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