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How Not To Sort By Average Rating

You are a web programmer. You have users. Your users rate stuff on your site. You want to put the highest-rated stuff at the top and lowest-rated at the bottom. You need some sort of "score" to sort by.


A successful Git branching model »

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In this post I present the development model that I’ve introduced for all of my projects (both at work and private) about a year ago, and which has turned out to be very successful. I’ve been meaning to write about it for a while now, but I’ve never really found the time to do so thoroughly, until now. I won’t talk about any of the projects’ details, merely about the branching strategy and release management.


Internationalisation Gotchas — Internationalisation Tips

The amount of work required to internationalise a website is woefully underestimated, and sometimes, the codebase is compromised to the extent that many features or capabilities are impossible to deliver with the existing code. In many cases, complete ground-up rewrites are needed to separate cleanly the business logic from the localisation requirements of countries. Mostly this requires developers and engineers of platforms to be aware of the internationalisation implications of their implementation choices. What may seem like an engineering best practice could very well be a massive barrier for localising sites to various countries.


jQuery HowTo's | jQuery HowTo's

jQuery HowTo's provides supplemental documentation to the official jQuery documentation. While the official documentation is the definitive reference for the jQuery API, the HowTo's contained in this site give short, concise, and focused instruction on the various jQuery related topics.

using xampp (apache-mysql-php-perl) for windows - Textbook

This document describes how to set up and use a XAMPP package for development on a Windows machine (all things working optimally).