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Summary In this talk, recorded at QCon London, Mark Nottingham explains how Yahoo! leverages Web technologies, specifically HTTP-based caching using Squid, to create a high-performance architecture for integrating multiple Yahoo! properties, concluding that the Web provides sophisticated techniques without using SOA tooling such as ESBs. Bio Mark Nottingham is a Principal Technical Yahoo!, putt...
John Bresnik discusses the ruby library for the Facebook API, Facebooker, based on his production experience building Facebook applications. Presentation includes general overview of the Facebook API, Facebooker specifics, as well as code examples.
Happy April Fools' Day!In this episode of Quicktips I show you how to create "The Look" on your digital photographs. It's very hard to explain exactly what "The Look" is, but it seems to be a very popular technique amongst digital photographers today. This may or may not be the exact method that the photographers use to get their "look" but I think this tutorial se...
This episode continues with the meta class concepts and builds on top of the previous episode. You will learn how and why sometimes you may want to extend a specific object with a method.
Summary Carl plays guest this week with our good friend Richard Campbell being the gracious host. Carl gives us his own architecture that allows your .NET application to be extendable by third party plug-ins. Bio Carl Franklin has been a figurehead in the VB community since the very early days when he wrote for Visual Basic Programmers Journal. He authored the Q&A column of that magazine as...
This is a fairly wild concept. Sometimes you want to link to an external Excel file, but you run into the limit that your formula can not refer to more than 10,000 cells in the external file. As an alternative, use Microsoft Query to retrieve records from the closed Excel file. Episode 295 shows you how.
Rather than copy and paste data from your browser to Excel, set up a simple web query in Excel to automatically pull your data into Excel. Episode 296 shows you how.
Instead of creating Pivot Tables, create your summary as a flexible chart. Episode 294 shows you how to create a pivot chart.
Unlike the calculated field in yesterday's podcast, calculated items are a horrific feature that should be avoided at all costs. Episode 293 shows why this feature does not work and offers a workaround.
Create a simple data form to help when entering data. Episode 300 shows you how.