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  • Martin Fowler asks "Are more expensive programmers actually cheaper?"

The Years of Experience Myth

  • Everyone’s heard of the posting asking for 5-8 years of Java experience when Java was only 3 years old, right?

The Immutable Laws of Web Design and Development

  • Ignoring these laws always comes back to bite ya…!

Pure CSS 3D Boxes

  • My designer coworkers loved this…
  • They dissected the code to figure out the diagonal lines. It turns out the ‘secret sauce’ is a 20-pixel border with a different colors on horizontal versus the vertical. It seems the border bevels itself when given these parameters.