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  Google+ doesn't support Firefox 23?


Mozilla just released a new version of Firefox--Firefox 23, but after upgrading to the new version. We cannot login to Google+ anymore, instead it will show a page which says "Your browser is no longer supported" and it gives some choices to download new web browsers. It also allows to download Firefox. But the thing is we have updated to the latest version. Also when clicking on the "Download Firefox" link, it is redirected to the download Firefox for Android page, is it weird? Is this becaus...

   Firefox 23,Google+     2013-08-10 21:46:27


  Advice From An Old Programmer


You've finished this book and have decided to continue with programming. Maybe it will be a career for you, or maybe it will be a hobby. You'll need some advice to make sure you continue on the right path, and get the most enjoyment out of your newly chosen activity. I've been programming for a very long time. So long that it's incredibly boring to me. At the time that I wrote this book, I knew about 20 programming languages and could learn new ones in about a day to a week depending on how w...

   Advice,Programming,Python,Old programmer     2012-03-08 13:51:11


  Good ways to build communities around a web product


If a product wants to be successful, there are must be a group of loyal users of the product. Though their influence, more and more people get to know and product and start to use the product and again promote the product. The most difficult thing to promote a product after building an excellent product is to find the first bunch of users. For web products, same conditions apply, but the ways to promote the product may be more abundant. Besides the advertisement, there are other ways a web produ...

   Web product,Community,Promotion     2014-03-12 07:37:05


  Friday is my new Saturday


This term I've happened to have Friday off, but I'm suppose to teach on Saturday. I might sound slightly frustrating for 9to6 folks, but It's not uncommon for University teachers, when you have a lot of holes in your teaching schedule. However, i do a lot of research without weekends, but this is only because i do love it.Nevertheless, This simple shift of working days has made me way happier and relaxed. I don't know the reasons, but here are my observations about it: You can sleep more an...

   Life,Balance,Explore,Rest,Advice     2011-10-28 10:41:22


  Chrome time machine : Chrome starts from 0 to 1


Time flies, Chrome has been around us for four years since its birth. The Chrome team launched a Chrome time machine on Google's official blog, you just need a simple click or scroll back and forth with mouse, it will show you what happened to Chrome in last four years. If you find clues hidden between the lines, type a few mysterious characters, you may also be able to find a special birthday gift prepared by Chrome team.Four years, Chrome started from scratch and now it's the No.1 web browser...

   Chrome time machine,4 years     2012-09-05 06:54:05


  Pair Programming: The disadvantages of 100% pairing


I’ve written a lot of blog posts in the past about pair programming and the advantages that I’ve seen from using this technique but lately I find myself increasingly frustrated at the need to pair 100% of the time which happens on most teams I work on. From my experience it’s certainly useful as a coaching tool, as I’ve mentioned before I think it’s a very useful for increasing the amount of collaboration between team members and an excellent way for ensuring that knowledge of the cod...

   Software development,Paring,Disadvantage     2012-01-11 12:08:47


  New Android simulator has some big improvements


Message from the Android developer blog, the Android emulator now has a number of improvements and optimizations. It allows developers to develop applications more conveniently.The Android emulator is an important tool for Android developers developing and testing applications. Due to the rapid growth of Android hardware, the simulator has been slightly left behind. The new simulator brings some new functions including support for GPU, the CPU acceleration sensor support, multi-touch input suppo...

   Android, Simulator,GPU,OpenGL     2012-04-10 13:02:31


  Microsoft's next generation OS Windows Blue may be free


In PC era, Microsoft is the world's largest software service provider, its revenue  is mainly from selling operating systems and other software services.With the advent of the era of mobile Internet, the free software service concept has been widely accepted, Microsoft has been forced to explore new business models.According to ZDNet, Microsoft's next-generation OS Windows Blue is expected to be released in mid of 2013. The biggest difference between the new version of the OS and the previ...

   Windows Blue, Pirce, Free     2012-11-29 10:54:15


  A few things Steve Jobs hates doing but his successor did


After Apple released a few "amazing/great" products on 9th September, there are tons of discussions about these new products. The impression most people have is that Apple is losing its capability of innovation and doing things that are NOT different anymore. People will bring back the good memories of Apple when Steve Jobs was still alive everytime when they feel disappointed about the new products Apple released. In this event, Apple released some products which Steve Jobs was hating including...

   Apple,Steve Jobs,Tim Cook,Stylus,Hate     2015-09-11 08:47:13


  How to Impact the User Experience by Adding Surprising Details to Your Website?


Internet is improving day by day and the competition is also increasing for every businessman. Having an online presence is a necessity but just online presence won’t work you have to do something extra to grab your potential customers. Websites that are successful online are basically because of three reasons (1) Web technologies are evolving constantly and are allowing for more unique and advanced designs. (2) Technologies have become more accessible than they were earlier, and are empow...

       2015-01-29 23:46:01