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Interesting view point, and for corner-stone "hero" apps it is quite compelling:
http://www.quirksmode.org/blog/archives/2015/05/web_vs_native_l.html
The expense involved in developing and maintaining multiple or many activity-focused "soldier" apps doesn't seem to be addressed, however. Still, there's definitely wisdom in identifying and exploiting the strengths of any given technology, whilst avoiding the pitfalls.
I feel it's time to revisit the web vs. native debate, and concede defeat — or, at least, concede that the web cannot, and should not, compete with native when it comes to complex, app-like structures. I feel we've gone too far in emulating native apps. Conceding defeat will force us to rethink ...
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Despicable and desperate. If I had anything on SourceForge right now I'd be moving immediately to GitHub, GitLab or BitBucket.
SourceForge says account was abandoned; they were just giving it some (revenue-enhancing) love.
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LNP blocks conscience votes RE: same-sex marriages for years, but conveniently opens a discussion now that they can take the credit.
#auspol   #marriageequality  
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Well, it is politics, after all. :p
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"You don’t need functions, if statements, extends, and other extension-language-specific features in your CSS. Shut up, no you don’t."
Submitted for your approval: many of us designers and front-end developers haven’t written a line of real CSS in years. Instead, we’ve been using pre-processors to write abstractions of CSS. This has gotten us into a lot of...
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Yes. Thankyou. Finally some proof that security questions are a terrible idea. I'm tired of depending upon questions where the answers are likely to be easily deduced from a social network profile.
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It appears that +SourceForge took over the control of the 'GIMP for Windows' account and is now distributing an ads-enabled installer of GIMP. They also locked out original owner of the account, Jernej Simončič, who has been building the Windows versions of GIMP for our project for years.

So far they haven't replied to provide explanations. Therefore, we remind you again that GIMP only provides builds for WIndows via its official Downloads page.
Source for version 2.8 (Stable). GIMP releases available from gimp.org and its mirrors contain the source code and have to be compiled in order to be installed on your system. For instructions, how to build GIMP from source code, please see this page.
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Myopic and weak. :(
#TTIP
Despite promises that the TTIP trade deal would not lower EU standards.
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Many of the technical founders I have the opportunity to work with are well-versed in the architecture and features of their products (and products in general), but when it comes to possessing a si...
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It'll be very interesting to see how much this applies to Android 5 and newer:
http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/05/flawed-android-factory-reset-leaves-crypto-and-login-keys-ripe-for-picking/
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In Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge we’ve made a lot of performance advances in the Chakra JavaScript engine. All with the goal of letting your JavaScript code run faster, taking as much advantage of the underlying hardware as possible, so that the web you create and experience in Microsoft Edge provides consistently delightful user experiences... <a href="http://blogs.windows.com/msedgedev/2015/05/20/delivering-fast-javascript-performance-in-micros...
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JavaScript jockey, Google fan, Android apologist
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I'm a technology enthusiast, and I believe fiercely in open source.
I describe myself on Twitter as a "JavaScript jockey, Google fan, Android apologist". I admire hardware designed by Apple and Sony, although Google and Microsoft tend to have much better online services.

I find software development very satisfying, with web technology being particularly fast-paced and exciting.
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