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DZone Links You Don't Want To Miss (2/27/13)

02.27.2013
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A Definitive Developer's Guide To Images 
This is a good one to save and read later when you start building that app that works with a myriad of image types.

Mobile Holding Patterns 
These researchers did some interesting data collection by people-watching in many different settings and seeing how 1,333 people held their phones.  The results are useful when you are considering how to layout your mobile app's UI.



NEWS


The Story of How Stuxnet Really Worked 
Although the news of Stuxnet broke over a year ago, there were still some unsolved mysteries around the program.  Today some new research has given us a much clearer picture.

Sails: Real-Time MVC for Node.js 
Think Rails for Node.js.  Although, I think a lot of the Java devs here would disagree with the term "enterprise-grade Node.js apps".

Here's their theme song  (or what I think it should be)

What do Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, a Basketball Player, and a Hip-Hop Artist Have in Common?
They have coded before and they want to show their support for code.org



Django 1.5 Unchained 
Django users ought to take a look and consider updating to this beautiful new version.

HUMOR


IT Buzzwords According to Urban Dictionary  
My favorite is the definition for the cloud computing:

1. CLOUD COMPUTING
cloud com·put·ing, noun.
“Utilizing the resonance of water molecules in clouds when disturbed by
wireless signals to transmit data around the globe from cloud to cloud.
‘I use cloud computing so I don’t have to worry about viruses, I
only have to worry about birds flying through my cloud.’”