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  Mozilla releases an online editing tool --Popcorn Maker

Firefox developer Mozilla has been sparing no effort to promote the development of HTML5 and Web App They officially released a product: Popcorn Maker 1.0. It lets people edit video online and produce video with interactive features. Popcorn Maker video editing website page is similar to the ordinary video editing software, but the interface is simple and easy-to-use. You can edit the video content with simple select and drop and drag options, including inserting text, links, maps, Twitter infor...

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  Some lovely software design quotes

  Every time when I read technical books, I like reading the quote of a famous person at the start of a chapter(if any), usually they are very interesting. Here is a collection of famous quotes. Life’s too short to build something nobody wants – Ash Maurya, Running Lean author Give someone a program, you frustrate them for a day; teach them how to program, you frustrate them for a lifetime. – David Leinweber There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is...

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  GitHub launches a separate training page

Code hosting community Github has much proud data: 55 employees, Andreessen Horowitz promised a $100 million investment, $750 million valuation, a place developers stay longest since its launch in 2008 ... Github announced the official launch of a separate teaching page, to teach developers collaborative programming through various forms. Github announces the detail about the training program on its official blog, the entire training project has two modes : free and paid. The content of their t...

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  HTTP Server development resource summary

This article summarizes some materials, articles and books I used when learning HTTP Server development. Hope this will help you. RFC and standard documents RFC2616 – Hypertext Transfer Protocol — HTTP/1.1 HTTP protocol standard document, it's an essential reference document for all personnel engaged in the development of the HTTP-related projects, careful study is recommended. RFC793 – TRANSMISSION CONTROL PROTOCOL TCP Protocol standard document The WWW Common Gateway Interfac...

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  How deep should unit test go?

There is a question on Stackoverflow which says "How deep are your unit tests?". It is asked by a guy named John Nolan. The question is not too new, but what catches me is the Best Answer given by Kent Beck, who is the creator of Extreme programming(XP) and Test Driven Development(TDD). Let's look at the question first. The thing I've found about TDD is that its takes time to get your tests set up and being naturally lazy I always want to write as little code as possible. The first thing I seem ...

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  GitHub : Code is the most direct way for programmers to communicate

If not invested by Andreessen Horowitz, GitHub might not be noticed by Forbes, CNN, New York Times. People didn't know this tool because it was very far away from the world -- GitHub is a project hosting service used by programmers.But to some programmers, it is not just a place for project hosting, it is`also the hub for open source projects, a place for programmers improving themselves and a social network for programmers.There are around 3.26 million projects hosted on GitHub currently, inclu...

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  Embrace open source

In past few days, there are many tech news which are related to open source. For example, Microsoft enables Linux on its Windows Azure cloud, Facebook open sourced its C++ library Folly and Samsung joined Linux foundation. Now more and more big companies realize the power of open source and are willing to contribute to the open source community. It will benefit not only developers but also these big companies as well.By providing some open source libraries or projects, developer may reduce their...

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  What are some popular myths in software development?

This article is summarized from a question on Quora .The question is         What are some popular myths in software development?Here is the answer which received most votes given by a guy named Lee Semel,. Some of the most prevalent myths are:The Waterfall Method of design, the idea that it is both possible, efficient and good practice to completely specify a system before building it, and to execute the steps of a software project sequentially rather than iter...

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