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Douglas Crockford on Javascript

Published on 2014-04-04 by Raul
A great 5 series of talks by one Douglas Crockford on the history of javascript, history of the browser and the future of both. Even though it's a bit old, from 2010, it's still accurate and applicable.

Ember JS vs Angular JS

Published on 2014-03-25 by Raul
A very good comparision on Ember vs Angular javascript frameworks

Javascript date library

Published on 2014-03-06 by Raul
I've started working a lot with javascript recently; one of the issues that I regularly encountered was that the Date object was incomplete. I couldn't add a day to it and there were plenty of other things I thought missing.

New operator in C#

Published on 2014-02-27 by Raul
The popular language, which I am a fan of, is getting a new operator: ?.

Replace all occurences if a substring in a string

Published on 2014-02-24 by Raul
Using javascript's replace method will only replace the first occurence of a substring in a string. To replace all occurences, you'll need to use regular expressions

Modern css framework

Published on 2014-02-11 by Raul
Css frameworks have become hugely popular. There are few developers that haven't heard to Bootstrap CSS framework, which can elegantly handle tablets and mobile devices, without a need for horizontal scroll.

Unique Value Proposition for Your SaaS Product

Published on 2014-02-02 by Raul
A unique value proposition(UVP) is a short sentence that makes your product stand out from your competitor's. It describes best it's unique features.

Website grader tools

Published on 2014-02-01 by Raul
From time to time, I check the score of my website through different grader tools, to find out what can I improve on it. I thought it would be a good idea to share this list here:

You might not need jQuery

Published on 2014-01-31 by Raul
I've come across a great site recently: It makes you wonder wheather you really need it.

Becoming an expert

Published on 2014-01-29 by Raul
Becoming an expert in customer aquisition, with links to each domain to get basic knowledge on

StackOverflow architecture

Published on 2014-01-15 by Raul
A nice video presentation of how things work at StackOverflow. It's impressive the small number of servers they're using for such a huge network of sites (SO is ranked #54 in most popular websites).

Dapper - simple object mapper for .NET

Published on 2014-01-14 by Raul
Looking at a presentation for StackOverflow, I got curious on the in-house ORM they're using: it's called Dapper .NET and the say it's FAST

Growth Hacking Tactics

Published on 2014-01-13 by Raul
A list of 21 growth hacking tactics by Jon Yongfook

Turn off IIS8 custom errors

Published on 2013-12-17 by Raul
Since IIS8, it's not enough to change customErrors=Off to show the error content. There's an extra step to do that.

UX details mostly forgotten by developers & designers

Published on 2013-12-10 by Raul
Some UX tips that are often overlooked, but are easy to implement and important

Social Meta Tags for Twitter, Google+, Facebook and More

Published on 2013-12-08 by Raul
Learn how to optimize sharing of your pages to social media platforms

Windows 8.1 pinned live tile from website

Published on 2013-10-21 by Raul
2 simple ways to add support for live tile image for your website in Windows 8.1

VS 2013 released

Published on 2013-10-19 by Raul
Visual Studio 2013 and .NET Framework 4.5.1 are released with tons of improvements in ASP.NET. ASP.NET MVC, EntityFramework and others

Simple and fast sharing buttons explained

Published on 2013-10-09 by Raul
After having a lot of speed issues with ShareThis plug-in, I've decided to digg a bit into the way social sharing works.

Getting beta users - list of websites to present your idea to

Published on 2013-10-05 by Raul
Inspired by a thread on HackerNews, I've compiled a list of websites where you can post your project to get some initial feedback from beta users.

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