Why Slack may live to regret its smarmy letter to Microsoft

 Posted by on 2016-11-03 at 12:38  microsoft, Reblog, slack, software, tech  Comments Off on Why Slack may live to regret its smarmy letter to Microsoft
Nov 032016
 


Slack has always been easy to like. The fast-growing team communication startup had a classic underdog story, with its founders falling ass-backwards into enterprise software following a failed effort to build a video game.

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If it ain’t broke, break it: Why putting off software upgrades can make things worse

 Posted by on 2016-04-22 at 23:50  best practices, business, cloud, Reblog, software, tech  Comments Off on If it ain’t broke, break it: Why putting off software upgrades can make things worse
Apr 222016
 

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” has been an aphorism that’s been with us for a very long time. In many ways, it’s been a guiding principle for me and many other tech folks.

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How-To: Create a free Apple developer account for sideloading apps

 Posted by on 2016-03-27 at 23:41  apple, developer, ios, iphone, mac, Reblog, software, tech, xcode  Comments Off on How-To: Create a free Apple developer account for sideloading apps
Mar 272016
 

Starting with Xcode 7, Apple made it possible to sideload apps on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV using a free Apple ID. Although a paid developer account is still required to deploy apps to the App Store, users wishing to sideload open source apps on a personal device can do so with relative ease.

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How one programmer broke the internet by deleting a tiny piece of code

 Posted by on 2016-03-27 at 13:59  hackernews, javascript, open source, programming, Reblog, software, software development, tech, web, web development  Comments Off on How one programmer broke the internet by deleting a tiny piece of code
Mar 272016
 

The story of how 28-year-old Azer Koçulu briefly broke the internet shows how writing software for the web has become dependent on a patchwork of code that itself relies on the benevolence of fellow programmers.

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Every new programmer should know these 7 things about coding

 Posted by on 2016-03-27 at 00:08  code, coding, computer science, programming, Reblog, software, software development, tech  Comments Off on Every new programmer should know these 7 things about coding
Mar 272016
 

  
If you have recently ventured in the world of professional software developers, you should probably be aware about the business of writing code for a living that you even can’t learn from a university course or a coding academy.

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The animation software behind Futurama and Studio Ghibli’s films is going open source

 Posted by on 2016-03-20 at 10:39  animation, anime, art, film, japan, movies, open source, oss, Reblog, software  Comments Off on The animation software behind Futurama and Studio Ghibli’s films is going open source
Mar 202016
 

  
Toonz creates software you’ve probably never heard of but you’ve likely seen countless TV shows and movies made using its products. The company’s main product is a piece of enterprise animation software that helps with scanning and cleanup of drawings, editing, animation and compositing.

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