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Company Picnic

The Lab49 picnic was a blast.  Sun, lake, beach, food, beer and volleyball.  Some cute kids came too.  I highly recommend the bus and my son keeps talking about the ski trip, but he gave this one a big thumbs up too.

Quote of the Week

MejerTShirtOn Erik Meijer:  “I disagree with …(insert RX duality criticism here)… but of course, he’s right.”

I wish I could be so confident to find a disagreement, but I bet I’d come to the same conclusion.

Architecture, Architecture, Architecture

Six glowing reviews for Release It! A couple Lab49ers, including who has met the author, think the book is worthy.  And it has a Jolt Award.  Interestingly, more than one Lab49er pans the Pragmatic Bookshelf in general.

Of couse GoF and PoEAA are must reads.  IMHO anyone who hasn’t read these yet must be a bit wet behind the ears.  After that Domain Driven Design is highly recommended, with an interesting critique on “Who should drive paradigms”.

On Agile:  Practices of an Agile Developer, Ship It!

Also, Continuous Delivery.

My reading list just got longer.

Lady Java

Great to see that JAVA now has its own anthem.

AC_Run_Content javascript wrapper used to load Flex applications

I don’t know what it means either, but there’s a few people @Lab who do.  It has something to do with Flex and Wmode, whatever that is…

HTML5

Boilerplate or Reset.

Misc

Flex: UML for Flex/AS, Saffron

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August 23, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , ,

2 Comments »

  1. Well, Reset or Boilerplate?

    They both look great! Anybody care to weigh in on that?

    Comment by Eric Weinschenk | August 23, 2010 | Reply

  2. Well, digging in a bit, i’ve got to recommend boilerplate. the addition of htaccess, robots, qunit tests, a great demo and a cutesy 404 page are some of the additions missing from reset. Now, if they could only write my website for me automatically….

    Comment by Eric Weinschenk | August 23, 2010 | Reply


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