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  Let Your Programmers Be Silly


6Share You’re in the middle of a crazy startup development sprint. Pressure is sky high as you might have to fire everyone if you don’t generate significant traction over the next 4 months. Make it or #fail situation. The guys (I wish we’d have girls but … wait we have a student, anyway) are killing tickets and you’re pretty much on the target you’ve set with your investors. Not comfortably confident but ok. And you catch your guys debating, for multiple days, whether the...

   Programmer,Style,Management,Work     2012-01-29 04:31:56


  4 Reasons Why We are NOT in a Post-PC Age


Sales of desktop PCs and laptops are falling. It’s impossible to read any technical media without hearing about the “death of the PC.” And both Apple and Microsoft are soon to release operating systems that seek to merge the features of the computer operating system with those available on tablet devices. All this evidence mounts up to suggest that the Steve Jobs-coined “post PC era” is upon us. Well, I’m going to stick my neck out on this: I don’t buy it. Don’t get me wron...

   Post PC,Reason,PC     2012-03-26 15:24:46


  10 Secrets of Successful Leaders


Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.” But, becoming a great leader isn’t easy. Successfully maneuvering a team through the ups and downs of starting a new business can be one of the greatest challenges a small-business owner faces.Leadership is one of the areas that many entrepreneurs tend to overlook, according leadership coach John C. Maxwell, whose books include The ...

   Leader,Skill,Calm,Trust,Involvement     2011-11-03 03:36:56


  Coder or Clown?


That’s the challenge. Sit down with someone you’ve never met and try to work out if they are a coder or a clown. I don’t mean to insult anyone, of course, and I’m the first to acknowledge the years of training and effort that goes into being a professional clown. But some coders, oh boy. Like the time I interviewed a recent graduate. I’ll call her Ada. Full of sympathy for the novice programmer I started with a gentle warm-up, a soft-ball question to break the ice. I asked Ada to write...

   Coder,Clown,State,Profile,Category     2011-08-28 23:04:46


  From College To Silicon Valley: Tips From A Veteran


Editor’s note: Pedram Keyani has been an engineer at Facebook since 2007. He is a manager on the Site Integrity team, the inventor of Keg Presence and a Hackathon enthusiast. Looking for internships and jobs after college can be exhilarating, especially for people with engineering and other technical expertise. In an otherwise tough job market, demand for software engineers is higher than ever right now. You may find that companies are actually competing to pay you for the knowledge you wo...

   Career,College,Silicon valley,Transition,Experience     2012-02-20 05:34:24


  Are You a Zen Coder or Distraction-Junkie?


What you do when compiling can ruin your life. And not just when compiling, but when waiting for any short computer operation to finish. That time is ridiculously tiny compared to the rest of your workday, yet it can have a huge impact on your productivity and well-being overall. Yes, that’s a big fat claim. And by the way, this article is not just about coders or programmers. It’s about any smart people working with computers. And there will be pictures! Let’s rock and roll - Why am I w...

   Programming.Net,ASP.NET,Platform     2012-02-23 07:14:11


  Best “must know” open sources to build the new Web


Here the dump of my ultimate collection of online Web development resources and directory, oriented for the Front-End user Interface (UI). HTML5 and all related open standards are moving fast, but for now, building a whole Website/WebApp on top of that can be very inconsistent, especially across various browsers experiences.   So… how to embrace new awesome web technologies ? Now, as Web Developers and Designers, we have to build on top of more stable framework. It’s here that co...

   Open source,Wbesite,Web application,HTML     2011-06-09 03:10:24


  Top 25 Must Have Wordpress Plugins for 2016


There are nearby 30 thousand WordPress plug-ins available in the market. But you must know the plug-ins, that are worthy for you according to your business & requirements. Here is the list of top 25 WordPress plug-ins according to me & my team that may helpful for you.   1. WordPress SEO by Yoast - Best SEO plugin:   Yoast SEO, previously known as a WordPress SEO by Yoast, specially used to boost search engine traffic on your WordPress website. Just install this plug-in and be...

   WORDPRESS PLUGIN DEVELOPMENT,MUST HAVE WORDPRESS PLUGINS,BEST WORDPRESS PLUGINS FOR WEBSITE,WORDPRES     2016-03-10 05:04:26