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Speed Links: Architect Resources for the New Year!

Since the new year is for new beginnings, new techniques, and new programming habits, it's time to start refactoring your applications and documenting your apps better.

Even though there are multiple definitions for a software architect, each discipline requires a certain knowledge level of software patterns, programming techniques, and a solid understanding of business needs.

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Speed Links: Architect Resources for the New Year!

Since the new year is for new beginnings, new techniques, and new programming habits, it's time to start refactoring your applications and documenting your apps better.

January 4th, 2010 at 10:30am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Speed Links

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Even though there are multiple definitions for a software architect, each discipline requires a certain knowledge level of software patterns, programming techniques, and a solid understanding of business needs.

After cleaning some bookmarks for the new year, I've organized them into architect-based categories. The following are some bookmarks and web resources on how to make a more robust and manageable application (and also make you a better developer):

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Speed Links - Sep-24-2008: .NET

A quick list of useful .NET routines.

September 24th, 2008 at 6:00am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Speed Links

GridView Tips and Tricks using ASP.NET 2.0
A great collection of tips for GridViews including adding and editing of rows, popup confirmation, and paging and sorting techniques.

Generic Collections and Filtering
Here's a technique if you've been using Collections before generics.

250+ ASP.NET Interview Questions
If you want to gauge how much a candidate knows, here is a great list of questions that range from beginner to advanced.

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Speed Links - Feb-11-2008: Developers

Quick Speed Links for Developers

February 11th, 2008 at 7:00am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Speed Links

  • Mr. Attwood over at Coding Horror has a great post about The Years of Experience Myth and what programmers really excel at in their job.
  • The Immutable Laws of Web Design and Development is a list of Murphy's laws that apply to the designer and development community. Great read!
  • If you're undecided about a particular web framework, jump over to Solving IT Problems for the post entitled Choosing a web framework for rich internet enterprise application development and see for yourself how your web application should adjust to what users are used to.

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Speed Links - Jan-10-2008: Developers

Developer speed links for the day

January 10th, 2008 at 8:00am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Speed Links

  • How to handle large file uploads in ASP.NET
    Every once in a while, you come across a project where they need numerous large files uploaded. Here are some tips to help with that process.
  • 4 Guys from Rolla have two really great articles about Using ASP.NET 3.5's ListView and DataPager Controls: Grouping Data with the ListView Control and Two Common Pitfalls When Submitting a Web Form Using the Enter Key.
  • Developers should always be honing their SQL Skills. SearchSQLServer.com has a list of the Top 10 SQL Server tips of 2007.
  • In addition to the Top SQL Server tips, they also have the Top 7 SQL Server Backup and Restore tips of 2007.
  • If you have roles in your software that require different privileges and permissions, Pedro Santos has a good post about Hierarchical Roles in ASP.NET.
  • Looking for a speedier ASP.NET application? Check out these ASP.NET Performance Tips.

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Speed Links - Nov-6-2007: Programming

Speed Links for Programmers

November 6th, 2007 at 6:00am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Speed Links

  • Live coverage of Google's Android Gphone mobile OS announcement (Engadget)
  • Install Gutsy Gibbon 7.10 of Ubuntu on a 1GB USB stick.
  • Software Development in the Real World talks about what makes Version 1.0 software hard. Good article and it's what I'm going through right now.
  • This article from the Journal of Object Technology is a must read for JavaScript-ers. Real Men don't do JavaScript, Do They?
  • The post, Holding a program in one's head, talks about how even the best programmers can't envision an entire program in their head (but we still try). :-)
  • If you've been wondering how site tracking and metric services (such as ClickTale) track mouse movments, you may find the Record mouse movement with JavaScript and AJAX post quite useful.
  • Everyone tries to program a business layer, but doesn't put any business logic into the business layer. Worse than Failure posted a great article on The Mythical Business Layer.
  • If you're looking for a C# API for OAuth (Open Authentication), you're in luck. Check out the Yedda Dev Blog for the code.
  • And finally, The Pros and Cons of using an Online Blog Software or a Content Management System (CMS).

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Speed Links - Oct-1-2007: Designers

Speed Links for Designers

October 1st, 2007 at 5:30am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Speed Links

  • 40 Great Open Source Graphic Programs
  • Image Mosaic Generator
    Create your own mosaic by uploading a picture and let the generator build it for you.
  • Creating Light Motion Trails and Glowing Sparks
    Veerle has a great post on creating those light motion trails.
  • 11 Super Awesome Photoshop Movie Effects
    Ever wanted to be part of a movie? Here is your chance to make yourself a star.
  • Reducing 5 O'Clock Shadow And Beard Stubble In Photoshop
  • Use GIMP to create Shiny Glossy Buttons

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Speed Links - Aug-17-2007: C#/.NET

Quick C#/.NET links for Friday

August 17th, 2007 at 11:30am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Speed Links

  • The Art of Currying
    I had to read this article a couple times to wrap my head around it. Definitely an advanced technique that needs more "study time".
  • How to Disable Selected Dates dynamically from the Calendar Control
    Another great technique on disabling certain dates in your calendar control.
  • Create an ASP.NET AJAX Toolkit Extender Control to Extend a GridView
    One of the great things about inheritance is the ability to infuse your own controls with AJAX.
  • .NET Future Directions
    Want to know where .NET is going? This post at Dr. Dobb's Journal is one of the most thorough articles I've seen on what Microsoft is cooking up.

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Speed Links - Aug-3-2007: CSS

Just thought I'd add a couple CSS Links for a quick Friday

August 3rd, 2007 at 9:00am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Speed Links

  • 5 CSS Speech Bubbles
    Looking for a great way to spice up your comments on your blog?
  • Optimizing Your Website Structure For Print Using CSS
    Just because users view posts on a web site, that doesn't mean they don't want to print the long posts. :-)
  • How to stay A-Float in CSS
    Creating a CSS layout almost definitely requires that you have basic knowledge of a float object in CSS.

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Speed Links - Jul-30-2007: .NET

Speed links for you dot-netters out there.

July 30th, 2007 at 4:30am — Comments: (1) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Speed Links

  • Display Data Updates in Real Time with AJAX
    Want a chance to create something similar to Digg Spy with AJAX?
  • AJAX-Style Folder Browser
    Matt Berseth posted a cool article on how to create an explorer-style folder browser with .NET.
  • .NET 3.5 Language Enhancements
    This is one article that I've been looking for in the lines of what the new 3.5 enhancements are in .NET.
  • Implementing Wait Pages in ASP.NET
    Here's another great article from SimpleTalk.
  • SQL Server 2000/2005 function to calculate distance in miles between 2 latitude/longitude points for zip radius search, etc.
    This isn't part of .NET, but it does deal with SQL Server 2000/2005 and can be easily converted to .NET since maps are such a common thing nowadays.
  • Convert ASP.NET DataTable to JSON, to use datatable in JavaScript
    Interesting routine since developers are starting to use JSON more than XML.
  • Storing and Retrieving Images from SQL Server using Microsoft .NET
    A good article on how to store any kind of image into SQL Server and provide the ability to retrieve it using .NET.

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Speed Links - Jun-25-2007: Ubuntu

Speed Links for you Linux Ubuntu techies!

June 25th, 2007 at 5:00am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Speed Links

  • Free Online Ubuntu Linux Books
    Good reference if you're a intermediate or advanced user, or if you're just starting out with Linux.
  • How to get Fiesty performance from Ubuntu Fiesty Fawn 7.04
    Speed up Ubuntu Linux with these quick tips.
  • Turn your Linux box into a PDF printing machine
    I'm sure this would work with Ubuntu as well.
    UPDATE: LifeHacker has a better Ubuntu PDF Printing post.
  • How to create a user account in Linux
    There's even one at ArsGeek.com for creating a user in Ubuntu using the GUI way.
  • How to edit video in Linux
    Lifehacker, again, reports with a great post on how to edit video on Linux machines.

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