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Tell us what you want to know!

July 30th, 2009 2 comments

We love learning. There’s nothing we like more then learning, except sharing what we’ve learned. Without teaching, there isn’t much point to learning. So, tell us what you want to know. Tell us what obscure technology, or command, or syntax you want to know more about, and We’ll write an article about it! Just leave a comment below with what you want to know.

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Use Other People’s wheels when possible…

July 30th, 2009 No comments

Week #1

    ALWAYS look for a wheel before you invent it.

I work at a software company called “Infusionsoft”. We write this kickbutt marketing software. One of our Software Engineer III’s (that’s the highest). Criticizes anyone anytime they invent something that already exists in our code. He is like a walking Google of existing code.

This is a rule that applies across all programming languages and other aspects of life. If someone else has done it, see if you can either use what they did, or learn from it. Don’t feel bad if you re-invent a few wheels along the way. Sometimes it is easier to just write your own rather then spend hours pouring through searches for someone elses.

min-height CSS Hack

July 17th, 2009 No comments

I needed a min-height hack for css that worked everywhere. I searched for a while, and found this link: http://www.greywyvern.com/code/min-height-hack. It works as advertised, just checkout the tabs on propertynut.com

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