Chrome… It has taken some time. I have tried to follow all the changes made since the first version. I have decided to give it a try from time to time. Each time new major version was released I promised my self to spend at least few days with Chrome as my default browser. Till version 3.0 or 4.0 Chrome was far far behind Firefox - lack of extensions made web browsing a little bit annoying.
Have You ever had such a moment when the most stupid and trivial solution turns out to be the ONLY ONE that is logically suitable at the moment? When I had such a feeling today…. I am working on a module for one of huge web portals (not to mention which one). Part of that module is only accessible to users with administration permissions - as typical as it can be.
How I have started my adventure with Entity framework Some of you may refer to one of my previous entries, when I was discussing tool I would use for my new web project. Look for (2. Database and ORM). I made a “brave” decision to choose Entity framework as my Object Relational Mapping tool. Well, I must say, i slightly regret this. To be honest, I would consider choosing other tools - or at least wait a little until more mature version of EF arrive (looking forward to play with it in .
Everyone knows what CAPTCHA is. This few weird letters/word that you write down to prove that you are a human. There are ton’s of them all around. Here and there. Often people (or developers) overuse them on web sites, which can be really annoying. I was trying to register on one of the web sites today. After filling 16 (literally: sixteen) required fields on some really strange wizard I finally come up to form submission.
f You haven’t seen or did not follow how world most popular social network changed over lat couple of years just take a break and spend next 4 minutes watching movie below. And wow, just look at those numbers! RESPECT to Mark Zuckerberg! After that I feel like an ant in today’s world. I also recommend visiting web site: CheckFacebook. Where you can get some up to date stats about popularity and growth of Facebook user’s all over the world.
I have just read that It looks like Microsoft employees are already playing with beta 2 of Visual Studio 2010. Nice, very nice. We want it too! Especially that it sucks to use beta 1 on old machine! And because You promised to fix some performance issues in next beta I desperately need that. Like now! Read here blog entry from Misfit Geek. Hope to download this version soon…
Have You ever heard about Kevin Rose? No? He is known for his internet start-ups, like: Revision3 - internet television network, micro-blogging platform Pownce, and probably most known - social bookmarking Digg. Some of you might recognize wefollow.com project, especially If You are heavy twitter users. I have just watched his excellent presentation at FOWA (The Future of Web Apps London) - found on the Carsonified’s Blog. He shares some ideas how to “take your site from one to one million users”.
It has been a while since my last entry in this series. In previous one i made decision: what i would like to make and why. To sum up, I want to make something simple, something about travelling, for travellers, something that may follow idea of websites like: Yahoo Answers or StackOverflow. The next step is to choose appropriate tools, that will help me to build start-up. 1. Choosing technology Choosing the right technology for web development is crucial.