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Famo.us Guitar Tuner

by on April 14, 2014

The Famo.us JavaScript library was released on 4/10/2014. The idea behind it is simple yet powerful: make HTML5/JavaScript/CSS web pages perform and feel like native mobile apps. There have been many companies that tried and failed to use HTML5 to build apps. Facebook famously decided to ditch HTML5 for its apps in favor of true native code to drastically improve […]

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Five Funny Moments in Developer History

by on March 31, 2014

I’ve been working in development environments my whole career, over 30 years. I started out sharing an office that actually had a door on it; yes, that was a really long time ago. I’ve gone from offices to cubes to open spaces. I’ve worked on really large teams, very small teams, and lots of medium-sized […]

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Vacuole Encapsulation

by on March 24, 2014

Before you Google “Vacuole Encapsulation,” let me introduce you to my totally-made-up programming idea called a Vacuole. I was working on a problem where a single user had potentially 200 identical address objects (4 per US State). This overwhelming data load ultimately brought me to a solution where beans use maps for portable data storage, […]

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The Importance of Unit Testing

by on March 17, 2014

I’m currently working on an enhancement to an existing insurance premium rating algorithm. Anyone who has done work in insurance (whether it be in IT or on the business side) is probably well aware of how complex this can become. Consequently, any significant enhancement to such a system is quite likely to be fraught with […]

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Things Twitter is Talking About
  • .@befamous was released publicly 4/10 & we've been tinkering with it since. What we've learned so far via a POC app - http://t.co/S77TSKHDKd
    April 17, 2014 at 8:33 AM
  • Famo.us' main idea is for HTML5/JS/CSS web pages to feel like native mobile apps. So, @zachagardner tried it out - http://t.co/S77TSKHDKd
    April 15, 2014 at 6:40 PM
  • @JKFeldkamp Thanks for your RT! Such a neat technology. We're so excited @zachagardner is getting involved. Have a great day!
    April 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM
  • .@zachagardner has been tinkering with Famo.us (@befamous) released 4/10. What he's learned so far with a POC app - http://t.co/1jMqBfZURn
    April 15, 2014 at 2:29 PM
  • Tutorial: create #RabbitMQ Template to send msg to an exchange & listen for msgs with a routing key pattern - http://t.co/qDbq6TrxtW
    April 11, 2014 at 10:02 AM
  • There's a great #KC conference coming up on April 23rd - @KCITP's Mobile Midwest http://t.co/CuQGby6kvD Shift into a “Mobile First” mindset!
    April 10, 2014 at 3:59 PM
  • Interesting - 6 #programming paradigms that change how u think about coding: http://t.co/QpRdx76Sn2 & its discussion: http://t.co/DVBRstecba
    April 10, 2014 at 10:11 AM
  • DYK? When we share/RT/blog/etc, it doesn't mean that Keyhole endorses it - we just like variety of opinions! Info: http://t.co/MXhB9lE9tV
    April 9, 2014 at 2:13 PM
  • Developers, need a chuckle? 12 Problems Only Programmers Understand - http://t.co/8PxJSYg0FA #funny
    April 9, 2014 at 2:00 PM
  • Immediately looking to add to our team a Sr. C# developer with knowledge of #NodeJS, #Marionette & #MongoDB. Details: http://t.co/Yyq0b6iza3
    April 9, 2014 at 1:27 PM
  • A huge welcome to Vince Pendergrass who joins the Keyhole team this week!
    April 8, 2014 at 2:37 PM
  • We have 5 Keyhole folks with birthdays this week! Happy birthdays to @Judyj5, @zachagardner, @bmongar, @brianletteri & Mark D!
    April 8, 2014 at 12:22 PM
  • RT @tomonezero: #MongoDB 2.6 is out – Our Biggest Release Ever http://t.co/7iIDYU3CKF
    April 8, 2014 at 9:02 AM
  • @kcjobseekers Thank you for the RT! Have a fantastic day.
    April 7, 2014 at 2:16 PM
  • Immediately looking to add to our team a Sr. C# developer with knowledge of #NodeJS, #Marionette, #MongoDB. Details - http://t.co/Yyq0b6iza3
    April 7, 2014 at 2:10 PM
  • Need to get up-to-speed fast? We train dev teams. Here's one of our newest courses covering UI dev with #AngularJS: http://t.co/Bf3UuClj4Z
    April 7, 2014 at 9:20 AM
  • “Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand.” - Martin Fowler
    April 4, 2014 at 11:36 AM
  • No better cure for IT stress than friendly humor. Here are 6 funny moments from Keith Shakib's development career - http://t.co/m7qX9q98EB
    April 4, 2014 at 10:21 AM
  • This could come in handy - 75 Essential Cheat Sheets for Designers & Programmers: http://t.co/ST9YnSqdHD #HTML5 #Java #JavaScript #SQL etc.
    April 3, 2014 at 4:43 PM
  • No better cure for stress than friendly humor. Use itwisely & it can be one of your most important #softskills - http://t.co/m7qX9q98EB
    April 3, 2014 at 10:32 AM