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  An ex-Mozilla employee's view about Chrome


Chrome now becomes the most popular web browser on the planet because it provides excellent user experience. As a general user, we think it's fast and easy to use. How about those who develop web browsers? How do they think about Chrome? Abhinav Sharma ,an ex-Mozilla employee and now Facebook employee, shared his opinion about Chrome. Mozilla fights an uphill battle given Google's advertising budget and capacity to have some incredibly good engineers and designers work on Chrome. They also came ...

   Chrome,Mozilla,Firefox     2013-07-28 23:09:19


  Show Bootstrap tooltip in AngularJS ng-repeat elements


In contemporary web application development, many front-end frameworks have been used to accelerate the speed of development and circumvent browser compatibility issues. Among them, AngularJS and Bootstrap are two frequently used.  AngularJS is a MVC JavaScript framework developed by Google to provide easy synchronization between user view and data model. While Bootstrap is developed by Twitter and it eases the work of designing a simple and concise UI without much manual design work ...

   BOOTSTRAP,ANGULARJS,TOOLTIP,NG-REPEAT     2016-05-21 10:52:02


  PHP to Objective C, where the f**k are parameters?


Javascript, PHP, Ruby functionsI assume you are very familiar with declaring functions in any of the languages above, if not, you should not be reading this. Let’s begin with a simple function to send email in these languages:// PHP or Javascript do_send_email (recipient, cc, subject, body); // Ruby do_send_email (recipient, cc, subject, body)So it’s clear by looking at the function’s signature that it takes 4 parameters and they could be optional, depends on your implementation. Eve...

   Objective-C,PHP,JavaScript,Parameter,Function name     2012-01-16 09:46:09


  Tomcat vs. Apache: Why One Over the Other?


When determining which type of web server to use, the differences and technical details can be daunting. It can be a difficult task to compare web servers and make the decision on which is best for you and your project. Since Apache is currently the most popular web server, this article will discuss the differences between the Apache Web Server and Apache Tomcat, which are very different and fulfill different needs.The Apache Web Server, often just called “Apache” or “httpd”, ...

   Apache,Tomcat,Choice,Web server     2012-03-23 12:01:25


  Chrome overtakes IE as the No.1 browser


According to data from market research company StartCounter, by May 2012, Chrome has overtakes IE as the No. 1 web browser globally. Firefox and Safari is following IE to be 3rd and 4th most popular web browser.In May, market share of Chrome is 33%, while IE only gets 32%. Firefox is slowly dropping, which has a share of 25%.  However, with release date of Windows 8 approaching, IE 10 will also be shipped with Win8, at that time, the number of users who use IE may increase because according...

   Chrome,No.1,IE,StatCounter     2012-05-21 06:03:04


  Which one has a worse reputation, JavaScript or PHP?


There has a been a lot of criticism of PHP over being a badly designed programming language. JavaScript seems quite a similar language with loose-typing and flexible array declarations/memory management, but is widely adopted by industry leaders such as Google. Google even has a JavaScript style guide. Many people think that PHP has a worse reputation than JavaScript. Carlos Ribeiro gave his analysis on a high level which doesn't touch the language syntax. Attributing JavaScript success to it be...

   JavaScript,PHP,reputation,comparison     2014-05-03 06:26:10


  Building an iPhone application.


One of my New Years resolutions was to finally learn the iOS SDK and build a 'real' application.I am happy to report that progress is going really well and wanted to share something that I have noticed about iOS programming.It only looks scary... it's not. It's actually very easy.Now, I am not building Mail, Angry Birds or Photosynth or anything, but the core concepts of the SDK are not that bad once you spend some time learning delegation. If you don't understand delegation, iOS programmi...

   Apple,iOS,Application development     2012-01-28 07:03:36


  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...

   Quote,Software design     2012-10-13 09:13:34


  Ways to check existence of JavaScript object


The design of JavaScript is not so sophisticated. It's very easy for us to make mistakes if we are not very careful when using JavaScript. For example, to check the existence of JavaScript object.Now we want to check whether a global object myObj exists or not, if it doesn't exist, we declare it. The pseudo code for this is :    if(myObj not exist){        declare myObj;    }You may think it's very easy to write the code. In fact, ...

   JavaScript,object,existence     2012-05-03 08:40:04


  TL;DR: Beyond Mobile


In his Beyond Mobile presentation at TL;DR Conference in San Francisco CA, Scott Jenson made the case for moving beyond mobile applications and illustrated what a future without apps could be. Here’s my notes from his talk: The history of mobile phones has been copying the desktop and then realizing it just doesn’t work right.Apps are a holdover from the desktop.There are a number of trends that highlight how we can move beyond apps on mobile.App Glut: are we going to have an app for eve...

   Mobile,Beyond mobile     2012-04-01 04:20:30