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Beware of future creep - (37signals)
At best, your “foresight” can result in wasted time, where you spun your wheels for a few hours (or days!) playing “what if” and “let’s pretend”, trying with too little information to think of how best to architect your code to accommodate that future feature.
Bookmarks  tips  programming  management  development  37signals  design  agile 
october 2008 by andyhky
Lifehacker Top 10: Top 10 iTunes Smart Playlists
My pick is not listened in the last week or skip count = 0.
Bookmarks  music  itunes  playlists  ipod  tips  howto  smartplaylists 
february 2008 by andyhky | study | nix | commands | find
i almost always forget how xargs works. this is good.
Bookmarks  linux  unix  bash  find  howto  commands  tips 
march 2007 by andyhky
Wow, grammar hammer on the grammar hammer!
Bookmarks  grammar  english  language  writing  reference  usage  tips 
february 2007 by andyhky
How to find duplicate rows with SQL - Xaprb
select day, count(*) from test group by day HAVING count(*) > 1; i love xaprb
Bookmarks  mysql  SQL  database  duplicate  tutorial  tips  howto 
february 2007 by andyhky
Surviving (and thriving) on $12,000 a year - MSN Money
Make no mistake: I'm poor by choice, because I needed to change my life. I chose to leave my marriage, and I chose to become a student. I can live this way because I know it won't be forever. I'll have my degree in two more years, and I'll go back to work
Bookmarks  finance  inspiration  money  frugal  tips  articles  toread 
january 2007 by andyhky
Download Youtube Videos Via Command Line (Cross Platform) - CyberKnowledge Blog
awesome way of grabbing youtube content to keep. there's also a comment to convert their flv to mpeg.
Bookmarks  python  youtube  linux  download  video  howto  tips 
january 2007 by andyhky
Typies: 15 tips to choose a good text type
"For a text with a good legibility, we need typographies with a simple ductus, without complex details which could distract the reading process." -- lots of good tips and mesmerizing images
Bookmarks  Typography  fonts  design  tips  font  webdesign  reference 
january 2007 by andyhky
Vitamin Features » The Importance of Maintainable JavaScript
some cool tips here... "One really easy trick is a class name to communicate with the CSS designer that you apply to the body of the document. This will allow the CSS designer to distinguish between styles that are applied to the non-JavaScript version an
Bookmarks  javascript  development  programming  tips  ajax  webdev  webdesign 
december 2006 by andyhky
Enable Smooth fonts on Ubuntu Linux :: the How-To Geek
doing this when i get home. looks almost os-xish... yay.
Bookmarks  ubuntu  linux  fonts  howto  smooth  font  tips 
december 2006 by andyhky
Learn 10 good UNIX usage habits
lots of good tips here; xargs, mkdir -p tmp/a/b/c and some grep tips.
Bookmarks  linux  shell  unix  reference  tips  bash  tutorial 
december 2006 by andyhky
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