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Dr. Dobbs India Debrief

My plane touched down in Bangalore at around 4:30 in the morning. I made my way out of the terminal to a driver waiting to drive me to the conference hotel where I’d be staying for the first leg of the conference. An hour’s drive later, I walked into my hotel room. The conference started in […]

My Thoughts On Steve Jobs’ Thoughts On Flash

Steve Jobs just released an open letter to the mobile community explaining why Apple refuses to put Flash on any of its mobile devices. It’s an informative read. But if anything stands out, it’s this: we’re at a technology crossroads and Flash as a rich internet application delivery medium is facing extinction (whether proponents of […]

An Untapped Gold Mine for Apple

I don’t think Apple fully appreciates how OCD their clientele can get about the look of their products. The moment an iPhone gets dinged, or a Magic Mouse gets scuffed it loses its … magic. Wouldn’t it be great if Apple offered a service where you could drop into an Apple store and for a […]

Twitter FTW: or how after 10,543 tweets Twitter actually came in handy

For those who may not know, I work for Yahoo! remotely. As such, my development box is 4,795 km (2,980 miles) to the west of me. Now, this isn’t normally a problem, except for today when my box decided to stop responding. And if you don’t believe in Murphy’s Law, today was also Presidents Day […]

Stoyan’s Performance Advent Calendar And Me

Stoyan Stefanov decided to release a post a day during the advent season in an effort to bolster our budding performance community. He was kind enough to let me participate, not once but twice! My first contribution was called, JavaScript Loading Strategies and my second, which is out today is called, Extreme Performance Optimization. I […]

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