Hans: things are better

Category: Quotes
#development #economics #politics

“Remember: things can be bad, and getting better.”

Hans Rosling, Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

Engineering Leadership

Category: Library
#leadership #engineering #development #management

44 engineering management lessons from a co-founder of rethinkDB →

Developing *in* the Browser

Category: TeachGeek
#development #programming #tools

For various reasons I’ve been experimenting with services that allow students to develop *and run* code in the browser.

Actually, I don’t really mean run *in* the browser – there’s Javascript for that and things that can do runtime conversion to javascript (like Objective-J or Processing.JS). Rather …

Express for Web

Category: TeachGeek
#development #html #programming #tools #web

I’ve been using Aptana Studio for teaching webby development stuff because:

  1. It’s free
  2. It’s a real IDE with auto-complete, syntax highlighting etc.
  3. It supports HTML5, CSS, JavaScript
  4. It has an integrated debugger, which even works once you’ve teased Firefox and Firebug to cooperate

But it’s …