Monthly Archives: June 2014

Visualizing Algorithms

Visualizing Algorithms

This is some cool stuff!  Visualizing how some algorithms behave.  Gives you some insight into what good/bad algorithms can do!

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Google Cardboard

Google Cardboard

Virtual Reality with some cardboard and your Android device!

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PerfMatters – HTTP Flushing in MVC

PerfMatters – HTTP Flushing in MVC

Nifty library that will assist in flushing HTTP responses early.

The Hex Clock

The Hex Clock

This is a nifty idea.  Creating a clock utilizing Hex and CSS!

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There are 18.5 million software developers in the world.

There are 18.5 million software developers in the world.

18,500,000 developers in a world of 7,170,000,000 people.  This means 0.258% of the population can develop.  Billions of people using websites, applications, etc every single day.

We are in the “golden era” of developers right now.  I foresee the next 5-10 years being the most pivotal in a lot of our careers.  I also foresee a huge shift in interest over the next few decades, with more and more young people taking an interest in software development.  Especially as languages and tools evolve, making it easier and easier.

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Google Has Started Hiring More People Who Didn’t Go To College

Google Has Started Hiring More People Who Didn’t Go To College

After years of looking at the data, Google has found that things like college GPAs and transcripts are almost worthless in hiring. Following these revelations, the company is hiring more and more people who never even went to college.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/google-hiring-non-graduates-2013-6#ixzz34LCBbiz3

Git 2.0 is here

Git 2.0 is here

Looks like some decent fixes and additions in this release!

OpenSSL’s ChangeCipherSpec processing has a serious vulnerability

OpenSSL’s ChangeCipherSpec processing has a serious vulnerability

OpenSSL’s ChangeCipherSpec processing has a serious vulnerability. This vulnerability allows malicious intermediate nodes to intercept encrypted data and decrypt them while forcing SSL clients to use weak keys which are exposed to the malicious nodes.

There are risks of tampering with and exploits on contents and authentication information over encrypted communication via web browsing, E-mail and VPN, when the software uses the affected version of OpenSSL.

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Card – Make your credit card form better in one line of code.

Card – Make your credit card form better in one line of code.

  • Animations for 4 different card types
  • An intuitive experience for your users
  • Pure CSS, HTML, and Javascript (no images)
  • 100% free and open source
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