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Clojure Made Simple – John Stevenson
Great first step into Clojure, a pleasure to read – Sisu **** 4 Stars
I’m new to Clojure, and rather than coming to grips immediately with functional programming for large projects, I wanted to get familiar with...
on Jul 29, 2013
How did you first get into developing / coding?
My first encounter with a computer was in 1987 during a physics class. This particular one (a Commodore C64) went immediately to my Xmas wish list. When I teared away the gift wrapping, I found the datasette broken. A datasette was a tape drive using audio cassettes for storage – without it, there were no chance to play any of the bundled games;...
on Jun 24, 2013
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I would say that a JS noob should use MVC, just because it’s widely spread pattern used across different programming languages. I think they would enjoy...
on Jun 14, 2013
Test Driven Development (TDD) has become a cornerstone of modern software craftsmanship. Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) takes it to the next level; it provides easier to use and a more readable syntax as well as many other improvements. If you haven't used Test Driven Development before, start with BDD, you will reap the benefits much faster.
This book is a hands-on introduction on BDD. Using...
on Jun 12, 2013
HTML5 brings new opportunities – for developers and for attackers.
Here you will see two examples of how an attacker could abuse HTML5 and how you as a developer could prevent this (or not).
These are only two of many new or improved attacks on web clients. I chose them for two reasons: the first is a new attack, first described in December 2011 and not widely known to developers. The second...
on Jun 4, 2013