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Knowledge for every web developer: Performance optimization

We got a great introduction to Yahoo’s experience of performance optimization on their homepage by Nicholas Zakas (Yahoo! Frontend Engineer, @slicknet) at the 2010 Velocity Conference. This is a must read for every Frontend developer: The Cost of …

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what happens if Google buys Twitter?

Today Twitter isn’t mass media. It is still a niche communication platform outside US. But what happens if Google will buy them? It will create a direct competitor to all journalists and existing media channels, like Fox News, CNN or

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Cebit 2009 Ticketverlosung

Auch zur diesjährigen (noch) weltgrößten Computermesse Cebit gibt es wieder Ticketverlosungen. Siehe zum Beispiel hier die Aktion von Milchrausch (Blog von Hauke Leweling), wo 20 Tickets verlost werden 🙂

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interesting web projects around the world

There are a lot of interesting web projects growing around the world, outside US and Europe. Barcamp Vietnam was the first event in Saigon, showing activities from Vietnam to Singapore as well as Cambodia. Another presentation from Barcamp Bangkok show

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Building better web and mobile applications

The mobile Web is having its time in the limelight. There are mobile applications with us for quite some time. You can send text messages to check your remaining prepaid minutes, you can send Twitter messages from mobile or can

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OpenId for the mass and what about privacy?

End of October Microsoft announced they would be supporting OpenID with Microsoft Live. Google followed with its own announcement, that Google accounts would serve as OpenID accounts. We know, Yahoo has supported OpenID for a while now, anyone using Gmail,

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getting news about Gustav earlier than on TV

It is amazing how to get latest information about worldwide news. The mixture of ning and twitter made it possible to get recent news on Gustav (gustav08.ning.com). I read on Twitter, that Gustav is now a category 5 storm before

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