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How to track conversions using Wordpress

Are you using Wordpress for your blog? Who isn't :-) But a fairly simple sounding task like tracking conversions for Adwords campaigns actually requires a bit of work.

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How to measure code quality

This comic perfectly captures that elusive but all-important question: what are the universal hallmarks of good quality code.

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Featured, News, Startups

Take homes from Best Tech Entrepreneurs 2009

From the recent BusinessWeek article, I found the 'lessons learned' snippets at the end of these finalists very insightful

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IPhone Sync Nirvana

It's taken quite a while and a combination of apps but I finally have a really good sync setup between the iPhone and my contacts and calendar.

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Using jQuery and Forms

Some great jquery form tips from Laszlo, I also used the jQuery form plugin in the recent comment2 module.

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In this video we see Hitler castigating his core dev team for failing to to be true to Agile methodologies and cutting corners on their testing.

via David Heinemeier Hansson at Startup School 08. David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of the Ruby on Rails framework and Partner at 37Signals gives insight into creating a profitable startup company.


Check out the whole Startup School ‘08 Series.

News

10 Most Important Open Source Projects of 2011

Posted on 24 December 2011

Great article over on linux.com, here are the results: Hadoop   Hadoop Logo Without a doubt, Hadoop has had a fantastic year. The distributed computing platform from Apache has seen massive uptake and industry support.   Hadoop is being used and/or supported by almost every enterprise player. Naturally it’s big with Yahoo, the company that started the project, but it’s also being [...] Continue Reading

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Best practices, Design, OOP, PHP, Programming

How to tell if you’re a bad programmer

Posted on 21 October 2011

A great read: Bad Programmers Continue Reading

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PHP

PHPstorm version 2 is out

Posted on 15 February 2011

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Open Source

Come on Sourceforge

Posted on 29 January 2011

Sourceforge  has been crap for years now.  I opened my account in 2000.  Emails like this convince me that it’s a trend set to continue for a while to come. Continue Reading

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Programming

PHP frameworks vs iPhone dev

Posted on 21 January 2011

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News, PHP

Importing Delicious tags into MarsEdit

Posted on 09 January 2011

For some time I’ve been wanting to move my blogging efforts over a desktop app, to be able to control multiple blogs from one place, and to search through and manage the content more easily. The 2 main contenders that I could find for the Mac platform were Ecto and MarsEdit.  The latter seems to be considerably [...] Continue Reading

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