Practical Vim: Edit text at the speed of Thought is an intermediate to advanced book on Vim published by The Pragmatic Bookshelf. I found this a very useful Vim resource to sharpen my skills. In this post some more feedback on the book.
I like to solve common day problems, at the same time learning more coding. Learning to code is all about practice. Today I show you a Perl script to get a daily email listing all movies broadcasted by Spanish TV in the coming 24 hours.
Learning Vim takes time, but once you master enough commands (keys), you understand why it is one of the most powerful editors out there. In this post some simple tips that helped (and still helps) me improving my Vim skills.
Of course there is not one correct answer to this question. In this post I will outline 7 steps I think you can take to grow as a programmer. For myself it should be a reference to stay on track. Maybe you find it useful as well. If you have additional tactics please share them.
Facebook Apps can live inside or outside Facebook. Inside Facebook they can live in the Canvas or in a Page Tab. It is important to be able to detect these modes to provide a customized experience. Although the documentation is pretty clear, I feel it is useful to make some notes here how this works.
The anticipated new release of Sharemovies is up. It provides an easier way to browse movies and provides a lot more info. I redesigned it from the ground up, keeping the most valuable elements of the initial version. In this post an overview of the new design and features.
This is part II of the Best practices of Software Development series. If you want to know how to write quality code to become a better developer read on … Today: Good Coding Methodologies.
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from M. Schilling. He shares with us his views on the inspiring book Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age. What can we get out of this book, how to become a better programmer and some other goodies …
From time to time I install a Linux variant on one of my boxes and start fresh, good performance, lean install. I use git for all my projects now so I am building up repositories on remote hosts fast. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to clone them all to the newly installed host? …