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Heading off to Russia for a bit – if there’s anything you think I should see when I’m there, let me know
Saw a good presentation on TypeScript recently, which has piqued my interest – hopefully it piques yours as well. This blog post from techempower shows the results on testing more than two dozen web framework/configurations – where’s your favorite? Finally, intro.js gives you a quick way to add guided tours to your websites – clean and simple.
Ruby 2 was just released, and the new ‘refinements’ feature presents some interesting challenges for JRuby and just about anyone wanting to read Ruby code. Brief chat about the regex security affecting Rails back in January, but more broadly speaking, what does this say about regex in general? Should we embrace it, or find better alternatives? Finally, I’ve got a new blog post up about web framework security – why do (almost) no web frameworks ship with security baked-in?
I got a chance to chat with Paul about some of his experiences as a testing consultant, recommended tools, war stories and more. Have a listen
Paul is with Beaufort Fairmont, a testing consulting firm in North Carolina.
I got a chance to speak with Stella Feyman and Tim Jahn about their new service Matchist, which serves as a matchmaking service focused on the needs of freelancers. Forgive the slight hiss on my audio – I could not determine the source.
Hello all from sunny Florida Recently discovered jquery validation plugin only 6 years too late, and have found some tools that work in conjunction with it, including Pajama, a PHP library. Also have some links to font combination articles and tools, and have recently been using "parallel deployment" in Tomcat 7.
I’ve found a couple of neat infrastructure services recently and hope you find them interesting and useful. Also… what’s the deal with solo developers not using version control?
doppio is a JVM written in CoffeeScript. Yes, really. There’s a new PostgreSQL data modeler tool out that looks pretty cool, and I recently attended a developer-focused Windows 8 app writing bootcamp, and have some thoughts on that to share with you. Don’t forget – indieconf is coming up in November – register today!
I had a couple epiphanies recently that I share in this episode, and found a couple new/cool webdev things in the past few weeks.
Happy birthday to wdr! 100 episodes in only 7 years!
Topics include – plivo, a new VOIP/SMS SaaS; some ramblings on PHP framework support for legacy PHP versions, sparked by a recent CakePHP posting; some cool tools/sites I’ve stumbled on recently, and a call for papers for the upcoming indieconf conference for web freelancers.