Globalize 1.3.0 announcement

On July 3rd, we released Globalize 1.3.0. It is a special release, because it includes some very useful feature enhancements to support advanced date, time, timezone manipulation, and other long due fixes. We wanted to share more details on these improvements. IANA/Olson Time Zone Support This change was contributed by Kandaswamy Manikandan @rajavelmani (PayPal) and… Continue reading Globalize 1.3.0 announcement

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TC39: Ecma-402 updates

This Tuesday (March 21), we had a TC39 meeting (the committee responsible for evolving the ECMAScript language, the browsers’ programming language) where several JavaScript topics were discussed, including Ecma-402 (the Internationalization API Specification). If you are an i18n engineer, this post might interest you… Basically we had 4 proposals. 3 about new API (Intl.ListFormat, Intl.UnitFormat,… Continue reading TC39: Ecma-402 updates

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Nick Hanauer controversial yet interesting plutocrats talk

Capitalism does not work by effectively allocating existing resources. It works by effectively creating new solutions to human problems. The genius of capitalism is that it is an evolutionary solution finding system. It rewards people for solving other people’s problems… The more people we include both as entrepreneurs and as customers the best it works.… Continue reading Nick Hanauer controversial yet interesting plutocrats talk

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A story of jQuery, CLDR JSON and the Community at the Unicode Conf, Santa Clara – CA

On November, I gave a talk at the Internationalization & Unicode Conference #38, Santa Clara – CA. There’s no video this time. But, here are the slides, a picture thanks to John Huân (#paypal) and its transcription (slightly changed to sound better for a post). jQuery is very popular for its core project create by… Continue reading A story of jQuery, CLDR JSON and the Community at the Unicode Conf, Santa Clara – CA

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Talking about Globalize at W3C – Sao Paulo

The first time I had the opportunity to talk about the work in progress Globalize 1.x was at the W3C conference held in São Paulo on 2013. At the same conference, Kris Borchers gave a keynote about the jQuery Foundation.

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jQueryUI 1,000,000 custom downloads every quarter

I’ve been helping jQueryUI to port its DownloadBuilder into node.js. The rewrite is actually live and serving downloads since Oct/2012. Today, I wrote my very first post in the jQueryUI Blog with insights into what we’ve built, and the trends we’ve noticed so far. Good reading… (original at http://blog.jqueryui.com/2013/04/1000000-custom-downloads-in-four-months/) We surpassed the millionth download of… Continue reading jQueryUI 1,000,000 custom downloads every quarter

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I want to become an entrepreneur, where do I start?

Oliver Emberton, Founder of Silktide has been top voted in Quora for his stunning answer. Echoing it below. You don’t need qualifications, money, a planet-sized-brain or even a particularly good idea. All an entrepreneur ever does is create something that consistently makes money. Think of a company as a machine you design and build. Here’s… Continue reading I want to become an entrepreneur, where do I start?

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