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Tentsile Treehouse Tents Provide a Safe Haven in the Treetops! | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World

Tentsile Treehouse Tents Provide a Safe Haven in the Treetops! | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World: "Tentsile is a portable habitation unit that can be suspended amidst trees to provide accommodation for three people. With three anchor points and the use of tension instead of poles, the Tentsile is part tent and part hammock. The structure is made from a collapsable frame of webbing straps with fire retardant, UV PU and water resistant polyester fabric infill panels. The three points serve as sleeping chambers and the middle is held in suspension and serves as a vestibule and gathering space. Access is gained via a rope ladder in the middle. It comes in a wide variety of colors and each tent is made by hand and there is also an option to hang the tent with a stand if no trees are available.

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Syndicated 2012-03-26 18:30:00 from sness

A Large Collection of Useful jQuery Utils | Websanova

A Large Collection of Useful jQuery Utils | Websanova: "jQuery.stop()
This is another little shortcut to prevent event propagation. It accepts options for preventDefault and stopPropgation.
$.stop(event, preventDefault, stopPropagation);

$("#container").click(function(e)
{
$.stop(e, true, true);
});"

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Syndicated 2012-03-26 18:26:00 from sness

Kendo UI Mobile

Kendo UI Mobile: "Build HTML5 Apps that Look Native on Any Device.

Kendo UI Mobile features a revolutionary adaptive rendering, which automatically transforms mobile apps to the native look-and-feel of iOS, Android and BlackBerry. Rich HTML5 widgets and a single codebase will target multiple phone and tablet platforms."

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Syndicated 2012-03-26 18:25:00 from sness

A Shiny New Me • Bridging The PhoneGap: ChildBrowser Plugin

A Shiny New Me • Bridging The PhoneGap: ChildBrowser Plugin: "PhoneGap wraps your application in a mobile Safari window. But what if you want to open a new window? While we are doing HTML/JavaScript development in PhoneGap, some things do not work. For instance, you cannot simply call…

window.open("http://google.com")

or

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Spawning new windows or redirecting to other content is not OK and doesn’t work they way it does on the web. The reasons for spawning a new window in a web application vary, but consider the following scenarios…

You want to let a user browse a link in your application without actually having to leave your app.
You want to popup a window so they can login to a 3rd party (read Facebook, Twitter) without having to leave your application.
You want to display a PDF document for them to read."

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Syndicated 2012-03-26 18:24:00 from sness

What should every programmer know about security? - Stack Overflow

What should every programmer know about security? - Stack Overflow: "Never trust user input!
Validate input from all untrusted sources - use whitelists not blacklists
Plan for security from the start - it's not something you can bolt on at the end
Keep it simple - complexity increases the likelihood of security holes
Keep your attack surface to a minimum
Make sure you fail securely
Use defence in depth
Adhere to the principle of least privilege
Use threat modelling
Compartmentalize - so your system is not all or nothing
Hiding secrets is hard - and secrets hidden in code won't stay secret for long
Don't write your own crypto
Using crypto doesn't mean you're secure (attackers will look for a weaker link)
Be aware of buffer overflows and how to protect against them"

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Syndicated 2012-03-26 18:23:00 from sness

Understanding the bin, sbin, usr/bin , usr/sbin split

Understanding the bin, sbin, usr/bin , usr/sbin split: "Of course once the split existed, some people made other rules to justify it.
Root was for the OS stuff you got from upstream and /usr was for your site-
local files. Then / was for the stuff you got from AT&T and /usr was for the
stuff that your distro like IBM AIX or Dec Ultrix or SGI Irix added to it, and
/usr/local was for your specific installation's files. Then somebody decided
/usr/local wasn't a good place to install new packages, so let's add /opt!
I'm still waiting for /opt/local to show up..."

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Syndicated 2012-03-26 18:22:00 from sness

My SysAd Blog -- Unix: Z Shell for loop -- UNIX zsh

My SysAd Blog -- Unix: Z Shell for loop -- UNIX zsh: "Using the Bourne shell for loop
# sh
# for i in 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
do
rcp -p /etc/hosts esoftclient$i:/etc
done"

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Syndicated 2012-03-26 17:09:00 from sness

machinelearning123 [licensed for non-commercial use only] / FrontPage

machinelearning123 [licensed for non-commercial use only] / FrontPage: "starting 4/22 at 7pm at Hackerdojo.

This class is based on the Stanford cs229 material developed by Professor Andrew Ng. We have permission to use his materials from the course.

We are trying something things differently to emphasize the work related nature of the student population. We have sponsorship from Amazon for Elastic Map Reduce and AWS so students can implement versions of the algorithms presented in class on a cluster. We should have something to report back to Professor Ng at the end of class. We have a wide variety of people from industry, the goal is SHDH with some structure so people can meet other people to do some cool  machine learning projects. Free compute time"

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Syndicated 2012-03-24 00:09:00 from sness

Object-orientation and inheritance in JavaScript: a comprehensive explanation » The Log Book of Manuel Kiessling

Object-orientation and inheritance in JavaScript: a comprehensive explanation » The Log Book of Manuel Kiessling: "Let’s talk about object-orientation and inheritance in JavaScript.

The good news is that it’s actually quite simple, but the bad news is that it works completely different than object-orientation in languages like C++, Java, Ruby, Python or PHP, making it not-quite-so simple to understand.

But fear not, we are going to take it step by step.

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Syndicated 2012-03-23 21:14:00 from sness

Blast Aliens in Your Browser with Your iOS Trigger Device | Mobile Zone

Blast Aliens in Your Browser with Your iOS Trigger Device | Mobile Zone: "The guys over at WebDigi, a London-based web application development company, has released a demo of Space Invaders Spaceship Pilot, a pretty amazing application that uses iOS devices as the controller for a web browser-based game on your desktop or laptop.  No application is required on the iOS device, you simply scan the QR code with the device and the controller code reads the accelerometer values and sends the movements to the node.js server.
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Syndicated 2012-03-23 21:13:00 from sness

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