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Getting Real: The bestselling book by 37signals

Getting Real: The bestselling book by 37signals
37signals The smarter, faster, easier way to build a successful web application Introduction chapter 1 What is Getting Real?A smaller, faster, better way to build software About 37signalsOur small team creates simple, focused software Caveats, disclaimers, and other preemptive strikesResponses to some complaints we hear The Starting Line chapter 2

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10 Youtube URL Tricks You Should Know About Though it has some competition, YouTube remains the premier video site on the web. With a staggering amount of videos uploaded every day, some people even make a living from the service. 10 Video Sites That Are Better Than YouTube 10 Video Sites That Are Better Than YouTube Here are 10 great alternatives to YouTube, although the "better than" is obviously open to debate... Read More No matter if you’re a casual YouTube user or go looking for the craziest channels you can find, there are all sorts of ways to tweak YouTube to make it just right for you. Let’s look at some URL tricks to get more out of the service.

Getting Real Here are the 16 chapters and 91 essays that make up the book. Introduction chapter 1 What is Getting Real?A smaller, faster, better way to build software About 37signalsOur small team creates simple, focused software Caveats, disclaimers, and other preemptive strikesResponses to some complaints we hear The Starting Line chapter 2 The Frustrated Architect Bio Simon Brown is an independent consultant based in Jersey, the founder of Coding the Architecture and either a software architect who codes or a software developer who understands architecture. Having successfully delivered a variety of projects on the .NET and Java platforms, Simon now uses his experience to train and coach teams in delivering better software. GOTO Aarhus is the enterprise software development conference designed for team leads, architects, and project management and is organized by developers, for developers. As software developers and architects ourselves, we wanted to craft the ultimate conference.

Can Flash be saved? UPDATE: for a good counterpoint to this blog, see my new post titled “Google +will+ save Flash.” Let’s go back a few years to when Firefox was just coming on the scene. Remember that? I remember that it didn’t work with a ton of websites. Things like banks, ecommerce sites, and others. How to Build a Startup Course (EP245) When does the course begin? This class is self paced. You can begin whenever you like and then follow your own pace. It’s a good idea to set goals for yourself to make sure you stick with the course. How long will the course be available? This class will always be available!

Y Combinator-Backed Rentobo Helps Landlords Fill Apartments Without All The Messy Paperwork Looked for an apartment lately? It sucked, right? You showed up and you had to fill out an application and submit all sorts of stupid paperwork — credit check, proof of employment, utility invoice (apparently to prove that you can pay a bill, like an adult), etc.

The Laziness Paradox: Embrace Your Weaknesses to Accomplish More I was recently having dinner with a friend who was telling me his plan to get in shape. He had always been on the skinny side and wanted to bulk up a bit. His plan was to gain ten pounds over the following two months. Being the good friend I am, I told him he’d probably fail. My response may seem rude or pessimistic, but it was the truth. I’ve known this friend for a long time—long enough that we can give each other blunt feedback without taking offense—and setting fitness goals only to make zero progress was so common it was practically a ritual for him.

CAP Twelve Years Later: How the "Rules" Have Changed This article first appeared in Computer magazine and is brought to you by InfoQ & IEEE Computer Society. The CAP theorem asserts that any net­worked shared-data system can have only two of three desirable properties. How­ever, by explicitly handling partitions, designers can optimize consistency and availability, thereby achieving some trade-off of all three. In the decade since its introduction, designers and researchers have used (and sometimes abused) the CAP theorem as a reason to explore a wide variety of novel distributed systems.

The Best of 2009 in Flash Web Design - Flash Web Design and Desi Posted by Paulo P. on 12/29/2009 in Web Design | ∞ The year of 2009 has seen some of the most amazing changes in science society and technology ever seen. Although we have fortunately escaped epic disaster, I can’t remember a year with so many shifts in the way the world works. The Stupid Rise Of The Subscription Condom Startup I love me some subscription commerce. Whether it be getting new underwear sent to me in the mail, or having someone pick out shirts for me, I love the idea of paying a flat fee and having shit just show up at my doorstep once a month. It’s even better if whatever’s being sent is kind of a surprise. That said, there’s a recent trend in subscription commerce that’s disturbingly popped up and recently been flagged in the TechCrunch tips line: The rise of the subscription condom service. Over the past few weeks, it’s been suggested that we (separately) look into, as well as Rubber of the Month Club.

Focus Your Ambitions with the Lifehacker Hierarchy of Goals Setting goals is easy, but prioritizing them is hard. Humans suck at properly weighing what we need to achieve our goals. We take on too much, skip steps, and often, as a result, we give up. Flash and ActionScript tutorials - flash In this quick tutorial I am going to show you how to create a nice glowing button effect using Flash and few lines of AS3 code in order to control the button. Let’s get started 1. Open a new Flash document and save it under “GlowingButton.fla”. Set the color to #000000 and the frame rate to 24 fps. 2.

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