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Kartika Angkawijaya

A blogger, an Apple fan, a photography enthusiast, a movie lover, a web developer

Lessons about Personal Strengths from Cal Ripken, Jr. Baseball legend Cal Ripken, Jr., spoke last week-end at the Glazer-Kennedy InfoSummit in Baltimore.

Lessons about Personal Strengths from Cal Ripken, Jr.

What an amazing life story he shared! I was lucky enough to get this photo with him after his talk. Cal’s 21-year career with the Baltimore Orioles included playing 2,632 consecutive games. That’s nearly 17 straight years without missing a game. An astonishing feat. What kind of person does it take to achieve that kind of record? Many rookies asked Cal that same question in his later years. Cal covered these eight traits in his presentation to our group and illustrated them with fascinating stories from his career.

Be consistent. Build physical and mental strength. Cal’s talk resonated with me at a deep level because the traits he described are exactly the kinds of personal strengths we’re helping people develop with our new online self-development service, ProStar Coach. Cal’s last slide summarized his approach to baseball and life. How to Build a Successful Blog: Must Have Resources. If you’re looking for resources to take your blog to help you create a successful blog – you’re in the right place.

How to Build a Successful Blog: Must Have Resources

In addition to the daily blog tips that ProBlogger has provided since 2004 we have also produced six great downloadable resources to help your blog reach its potential. 31 Days to Build a Better Blog If you have big dreams for your blog but have been putting improving it in the ‘one day’ basket – you’re not alone. 31 Days to Build a Better Blog is a downloadable e-book designed to help you revitalize your blog by giving you 31 tasks that will all help to turn it into the page view powerhouse you’ve always dreamed of. Each day in the project contains: A Task – something to DO that day.Teaching – each day you’ll be given great instruction on both the WHY and HOW of the task of the day. 31 Days to Build a Better Blog has been downloaded by many thousands of bloggers and has been recently updated into a 2nd edition for 2012 – discover more about this best selling eBook here. Someone pisses you off? CSS Lint. Apple continues to blur the line between pro and consumer — Apple News, Tips and Reviews.

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Help. HTML5 fundamentals, Part 3: The power of HTML5 APIs. So, what is an API?

HTML5 fundamentals, Part 3: The power of HTML5 APIs

An application programming interface is a collection of programming instructions and standards for accessing a software application. With an API, you can design products powered by the service the API provides. HTML5 has several new APIs. For example: A 2D drawing API used with the new canvas element for rendering graphs or other visual images An API caching mechanism that supports offline web applicationsAn API for playing video and audio used with the new video and audio elements A history API that makes the browsing history accessible and allows pages to add to it A drag-and-drop API to use with the draggable attribute An editing API to use with the contenteditable attribute Client-side storage with JavaScript APIs for key-value pairs and also embedded SQL databases This article concentrates on two APIs: Geolocation and Web Worker.

Back to top Business is everywhere: Geolocation You use the Geolocation API to determine and share geographical positions. Figure 1. <!