I am watching the Design course provided by Code School. Here are my notes from watching the course. Whenever designing something new you need to take into account 3 things: 1. Audience. Age? Race? Gender? Culture? 2. Tone. Casual? Formal? Scary? 3. Purpose. Informational? Conversions? Font Theory The designer first
I have used NHibernate quite extensively in the past and here is a quick cumulation of tips to put you on the happy path with NHibernate. Managing the NHibernate Session in MVC Ayende has several great blog posts about managing the NHibernate session [http://ayende.com/blog/4805/refactoring-toward-frictionless-odorless-code-limiting-session-scope] in
Recently I made a free Windows 8 Application, Pixel Hero [http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-us/app/pixel-hero/8742b5e0-0d30-4cb1-90fc-0a9010fb6023] , and as part of this process I needed to use file and image APIS throughout the app. These APIS are modern C# 4.5 APIs so they expose Async methods throughout.
Octave [http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/] is a great language for prototyping machine learning algorithms. It is recommended to use Octave to prove out your algorithms and then implementing your machine learning algorithm in C++ or Java. Other common languages for prototyping machine learning algorithms are Matlab, R, Python,
Getting Started with Ghost on Digital Ocean I was able to get my Ghost blog up and running in under 10 minutes using a fantastic service provided by Digital Ocean [https://www.digitalocean.com/] called Droplets. There is a very detailed guide [https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-use-the-digitalocean-ghost-application] provided
I have personally tried almost all of the popular blogging platforms out there. Polyglot Programmer has been hosted on WordPress.com, self hosted on WordPress, Tumblr, Posterous, and Blogger. The only platform that supports Markdown 100% is Tumblr. Tumblr doesn't have any good analytics. Tumblr lacks the ability