Issue: 2014 Jul/Aug

  • Rod takes a look at how to evaluate the winners and losers when it comes to new technologies.
  • Words aren’t the only aspect of good communication. Mike teaches us that the code should stand on its own, now, next week, next year, and for the next decade.
  • If you’ve ever wondered why SharePoint is so slow and if there was anything you could do about it, you’ll want to read Sahil’s exploration of this common problem.
  • You might have heard about Node.js and always wanted to try it. With Ben’s guidance, you can get a simple Node.js app up and running, and learn about some other useful tools as you go.
  • Michael compares Python to .NET and C#, and shows us why you’d want which one and when.
  • Rick illustrates the benefits and shortcomings of using NodeJS, and also builds a handy tool for making shortened URLs while he’s at it!
  • Ruby is a very popular programming language. Ben explains why it’s so popular and helps us build our first app. And he helps us find beer.
  • Markus shows us why virtualization gets a bad reputation and how to clean it up.
  • There are a bunch of hot new tools in CODE Framework that you’ll want to explore, including a new theme, new View Actions, List improvements, a Flow Form layout, support for n...
  • 13 Things Mentally Strong Programmers Avoid