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  Apple's new patent for non-programmers


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this week announced a new Apple patent called  "Content Configuration for Device Platforms" which they applied in December 2011. This patent describes a new border software that allows users who do not understand code to create applications  .The patent mentioned that computer programming language has become the obstacles to creating applications, because a lot of content writers and designers do not have knowledge of computer programming.Thi...

   Apple,New patent,Authoring tool     2012-04-15 01:16:17


  Open Source (Almost) Everything


When Chris and I first started working on GitHub in late 2007, we split the work into two parts. Chris worked on the Rails app and I worked on Grit, the first ever Git bindings for Ruby. After six months of development, Grit had become complete enough to power GitHub during our public launch of the site and we were faced with an interesting question:Should we open source Grit or keep it proprietary?Keeping it private would provide a higher hurdle for competing Ruby-based Git hosting sites, givin...

   Open source,Benefits,Popularity,Advertisement,Advantage     2011-11-23 07:58:15


  Format JSON data on Ubuntu


JSON now becomes a very popular data format because of its simplicity and light-weight. Nowadays many RESTful APIs will offer a choice of exchanging JSON data between the server and client. Sometimes the data may not be formatted and it cannot be easily read by human beings. It's frequently desired that the unformatted JSON data should be formatted before read. Today we will show a few ways to format JSON data on Ubuntu. Assume we have a json file test.json with below content. { "title": "Test"...

   RUBY,PYTHON,NODEJS,JSON,JQ,PERL,LINUX,UBUNTU,YAJL     2016-08-17 11:05:09


  Google open sources Leak Finder for JavaScript


Google recently open sourced a tools for finding memory leaks in JavaScript programs. In JavaScript you cannot have "memory leaks" in the traditional sense, but you can have objects which are unintentionally kept alive and which in turn keep alive other objects, e.g., large parts of DOM. Leak Finder for JavaScript works against the Developer tools remote inspecting protocol of Chrome, retrieves heap snapshots, and detects objects which are "memory leaks" according to a given leak definition. The...

   Google,Open source,JavaScript     2012-08-15 13:45:34


  “Experience says it all”- Pentaho ETL Developers’ Comment on the Use of ETL Tools


Since months Pentaho ETL developers have been juggling with three distinct tools- Pentaho DI, SSIS, and PowerShell. Their experience has provided them new perspective on the cons and pros of every tool. In this post, they are sharing their experience with these tools and explain their significance. Before getting started, they first would like to explain ETL in brief and how the tools suits ETL landscape. ETL is Extract Transform Load. Informatica was the initial ETL tool introduced in the mid n...

   Pentaho BI ETL tools     2015-05-13 01:14:57


  Use Memory Analyzer Tool in Eclipse


When developing applications, we often encounter memory issues of an application. To analyze how much memory each class takes, we need to have some specific tools to assist us. One of them is Memory Analyzer Tool on Eclipse. The Eclipse Memory Analyzer is a fast and feature-rich Java heap analyzer that helps you find memory leaks and reduce memory consumption. To use the Memory Analyzer Tool, you first need to install it on Eclipse. You can go to Help -> Install New Software.... Paste  h...

   Memory analyzer tool, Eclipse,heap dump, HPROF     2014-10-28 07:22:35


  User experience distance


Good user experience can narrow the gap between product and users, it can also improve the user efficiency and increase satisfaction and comfort of users. Here we talk about user experience distance with different examples: 1. Floating bubble layer When users need to delete one picture,they click on the "Delete" button, then the floating bubble layer appears to prompt the user to confirm the deletion, users only need to focus on the picture which reduces the visual burden, and also no need to mo...

   User experience, Design,Detail     2012-12-20 13:20:16


  10 habits of 10x developers


Last week, I discovered The Rise of Developeronomics via Brad Feld. As long as I’ve lived, it has always been a great time to be a software developer. The economics keep getting better for us. My favorite quote: The one absolutely solid place to store your capital today — if you know how to do it –  is in software developers’ wallets. If the world survives looming financial apocalypse dangers at all, this is the one investment that will weather the storms. It doesn’t matter ...

   Developer,Efficiency,Advice,Rest,Focus     2011-12-26 02:54:06


  5 Great Hacks to Learn Before Launching a Startup


Maybe months or years have gone planning for a startup and finally you are ready to enter into the world of small business.  Excited enough to hit the “Launch” button. As the bulk of your business is good, so the rest of it must be the same. You think like that, right? But hey, you are wrong there. You may be selling the next big thing, but it does not matter until you have frozen your brand name in the niche market and gained a decent amount of credibility. But you can do that...

   SOFTWARE,STARTUP, ENTREPRENEUR     2016-06-21 09:33:05


  JShell -- The command line tool to run Java code in Java 9


Java 9 is currently a work-in-progress and is planned to be GAed in March 2017. Quite a few new features will be introduced in the new release. The coolest feature is project Jigsaw which is to modularize the Java packages so that a customized JDK can be built and shipped with only the necessary modules to fulfill their project requirement. Apart from this feature, another big new feature is project Kulla -- JShell. In simple, JShell is a command line tool which can be used to run...

   JAVA 9,JSHELL,KULLA     2016-04-01 21:46:48