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  Something you should know about programming even if you are not a programmer


Out daily life are deeply affected by software and web. More and more people are realizing the importance of software, For example, you want to travel to Brazil for the world cup, right? You should first book the ticket online, when you book the ticket, you should pay for the ticket with your credit card, after successfully booking your ticket, you will get a e-ticket in your mailbox. When you arrive at the airport, your identity information will checked against the immigration database system, ...

   Programming,Programmer     2014-06-11 10:06:40


  Use of @font-face


Almost all web browsers(including the dinosaur browser IE6) support the web font property @font-face. Its usage is: @font-face { font-family: 'MyWebFont'; src: url('webfont.eot'); /* IE9 Compat Modes */ src: url('webfont.eot?#iefix') format('embedded-opentype'), /* IE6-IE8 */ url('webfont.woff') format('woff'), /* Modern Browsers */ url('webfont.ttf') format('truetype'), /* Safari, Android, iOS */ url('webfont.svg#svgFontName') format('svg'); /* Legacy iOS */ } Now we...

   CSS,@font-face     2014-06-08 07:17:34


  How does Class box get 1 million users with only 4 people?


"Class box" is an app which helps students create course plan developed by 4 Chinese. This app was created in 2012. They get over 1 million users with only 4 people. How do they make this? The co-founder of "Class box" Tianfang Li explains this on Zhihu. Here is what he said: About millions of users, in the mobile Internet era what we need to do is just find a good entry point, rapid iteration and with a little luck, a small team or even an independent developer can make millions user level prod...

   class box,team size,sillicon valley     2013-04-03 08:08:21


  Stop Making Apps


There are a bunch of iPhone apps I own though I have no clue what they do. These apps include but aren’t limited to; FLUD, Apptitude, Cartoonatic, Can’t Wait!, Punch, Pah, Prize Claw, Traveler, Concur, Jajah, Fast Customer, Pimple Popper and many more whose names I can’t even remember.Occupying my valuable homescreen real estate are also a bunch of apps whose purpose I remember only because they were built by people I know or am friends with, but that I sadly never use. And in some cases I...

   App,Apple,Android,Stop     2011-11-12 10:54:42


  Why do people hate Windows?


Windows brought us into PC era, it becomes the most widely used OS in the past 20 or so years. But unfortunately there are still many people hate Windows. Is it because we may encounter the notorious blue screen issue now and then?  People hate Microsoft Windows for the same reason they hate Comcast, United Airlines, or Paypal.Once Microsoft gained a dominant market position, it completely and utterly took its customers for granted. It became arrogant and complacent, causing customers to fe...

   Windows,Hate     2013-08-02 21:13:53


  CSS box-shadow Can Slow Down Scrolling


Working on one of the Chromebooks Google lets you borrow on Virgin America flights, I noticed scrolling down the page on my airbnb.com dashboard was much slower than on my normal laptop. I chalked it up to weak Chromebook hardware, but other sites were scrolling just fine. box-shadow had caused slow scrolling on our search results page before, so I did some investigation.I used Chrome's Timeline tab to see the duration of paint events on the page. Before each test I forced a garbage collection a...

   CSS,box-shadow,performance,Timeline,Chromebook     2011-11-13 08:13:48


  Software philosophy: Release early, release often vs polished releases


Release early, release often is a philosophy where you release the product as soon as possible and rapidly iterate it to perfection by listening to your customers. A polished release, on the other hand is where your product, in its initial version is solid, lacks obvious bugs and has just enough features to satisfy a majority of your consumers. Most software companies adopt either one of this and that choice is not superficial. In fact, it roots down to the heart of the company’s ideolo...

   Design philosophy,Release early,Release often,Polished relaese     2011-11-28 09:22:17


  Google headquarter : A place of fantasy


Google is considered as the best place to work for by many people. It's famous for providing employees various relaxed work environment and attractive welfare. If you have the chance to visit Google's office or you have watched the movie Internship, you will get to know what it is like to work in Google. However, not everyone has the chance to walk in Google's walkways. So we share with you what Google's work environment is like with some images. Every car park in Google has some rows of electr...

   Google,Work place,Visit,Headquarter     2013-09-21 11:09:27


  Will HTML5 ever overtake native mobile apps?


Since now HTML5 has become a very hot topic. It can be used develop some highly functional and amazing applications on desktop and mobile devices. Also, there are many libraries which are using HTML5 to develop some native app like applications on iPhone and Android systems such as PhoneGap. Someone on Quora asked a question which many people are concerning about.: Will HTML5 ever overtake native mobile apps? It seems that the number of people who are agreeing with it equals to the number of peo...

   HTML5,Native app,Mobile     2012-05-10 06:51:46


  8 Essential Mobile Game App Development Tools


Who doesn’t love playing a game on their mobile? Temple run had caught the whole world’s attention to such an extent that right from children to elder people in the household were glued to this game. It is indeed interesting that mobile games can keep your kids occupied. In fact, they are the best stress busters available in the present times. Remember how you used to steal some hours just to play candy crush while on the break? This way you used to relieve yourself of the stress bun...

       2014-10-09 05:00:05