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I want to describe how I like contact(s) information on the Net to work.

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I usually love books by Kent Beck. I wasn't impressed with this one. Here's my review.Collapse )

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Current Mood: disappointed disappointed

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The Rails framework and culture offer a well-developed set of plug-ins and patterns for the authentication of users and the authorization of their actions. These are great for more sophisticated enterprise and social applications - but as a hobbyist, my own apps don't tend to need a database full of users and roles. Typically the only user I care about authenticating is me, for write access to content that everyone else should view read-only without any hassle. I want something very lightweight.

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Review of Doctorow's latest, just published as a paperback in the UKCollapse )

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Current Mood: rejuvenated rejuvenated

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A strongly positive review of Uncle Bob's latest bookCollapse )

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Positive review of this guide to the art of robust CSSCollapse )

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"As a long-serving test-driven developer, I want to understand how behavior-driven development differs, so that I can decide whether or not to join the revolution."
An e-mail conversation with Liz Keogh exploring BDD from a TDD perspective.Collapse )

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(A piece about TV credits on Mongoose World caused in turn by this piece from the BBC provoked a rant from me on that subject and particularly how it relates to machinima. Read more...Collapse )

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Independent film outfit Strange Company have released their feature-length machinima movie, the "punk fantasy" BloodSpell. My reviewCollapse )

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Since DRM doesn't work, neither will technology solutions to privacy problems.Collapse )

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