I read too much content. It sometimes hinders my productivity. But it also helps me perform better. Makes me a better thinker. And I’m addicted to learning. The Game of All Games is Must Read & Listen | Brad Nix
Yesterday we introduced Google Instant, a change to make search fast and interactive by showing you results instantly as you type. With Instant we’ve turned search from a static HTML page into an AJAX application, just as we did with Google Maps and Gmail. You can learn more about Google Instant in yesterday’s blog post, but we also wanted to share a peek behind the scenes into some of the engineering challenges we faced in design and infrastructure. The design challenge: relevant, not distractingOur key design challenge was to make sure people would notice relevant results without being distracted. Google Instant, behind the scenes
0. Getting Started When you program a computer, you have to "speak" in a language your computer understands: a programming language. There are lots and lots of different languages out there, and many of them are excellent. In this tutorial I chose to use my favorite programming language, . Aside from being my favorite, Ruby is also the easiest programming language I have seen (and I've seen quite a few).
Can Your Programming Language Do This? - Joel on Software by Joel Spolsky Tuesday, August 01, 2006 One day, you're browsing through your code, and you notice two big blocks that look almost exactly the same. In fact, they're exactly the same, except that one block refers to "Spaghetti" and one block refers to "Chocolate Moose." // A trivial example: alert("I'd like some Spaghetti!")
Web browsers are the most widely used software. In this primer, I will explain how they work behind the scenes. We will see what happens when you type google.com in the address bar until you see the Google page on the browser screen. The browsers we will talk about