If you’re developing web sites or web applications today, there’s a good chance you have data to communicate, and that data may be begging for a good visualization. But how do you know what kind of visualization is appropriate? And, even more importantly, how do you actually create one? Answers to those very questions are the core of this book. In the chapters that follow, we explore dozens of different visualizations and visualization techniques and tool kits. Each example discusses the appropriateness of the visualization (and suggests possible alternatives) and provides step-by-step instructions for including the visualization in your own web pages.
Faster Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Upgrades for Developers
Your Yosemite upgrade may take many hours if you’ve got anything non-Apple in your /usr folder (Homebrew, Texlive, or Mactex for example).
I don't think the solves the problem I had with the Yosemite install, but this article has good suggestions for anyone using Homebrew, etc. Note that this also applied to Mavericks so this might be useful advice again in a year.
I started experimenting with React in February or March, blogged about my experiments starting in May, committed to landing a Brackets feature in September and the latest release of Brackets now ships with React. Here are my three posts on the subject, in reverse chronological order:
I will likely be talking more about simplifying code soon, especially given my 1DevDay Detroit talk coming up next month.
John Gruber spoke about his site, Daring Fireball, at XOXO. Daring Fireball looks almost the same as it did when it launched in 2002, but the way Gruber makes a living has evolved a good deal and the story behind that transition is well worth the listen.