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
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
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
Here’s the video… Other talks of this same conference can be found here http://events.jquery.org/2014/san-diego/
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.
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
Jawbone is THE headset sold on Apple store. https://jawbone.com/. This is its CEO/founder talking. Worth watching: Foundation: Jawbone’s Founder Hosain Rahman On How to Build Meaningful Hardware Prototypes
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?
The ugly truth… from Balaji Viswanathan, Ex-Developer at Microsoft Redmond at quora. 1 ) Cut your spending to a bare-minimum. Learn how to live frugally (even if you don’t want to start living like that right now). In a startup life, a lot of times you have to figure out ways to cut down spending,… Continue reading What is the best way to prepare yourself for entrepreneurship?