Showing posts from July, 2011

RIF Notes #7

"The president of the United States has claimed, on more than one occasion, to be in dialogue with God. If he said that he was talking to God through his hairdryer, this would precipitate a national emergency. I fail to see how the addition of a hairdryer makes the claim more ridiculous or offensive."  - Sam Harris The last minute (a case against brinksmanship) MVVM and jQuery: Designing Maintainable, Fast and Versatile Sites – Looks like an alternate similar implementation to knockout.js. Announcing the Web Standards Update - HTML5 Support for the Visual Studio 2010 Editor – HTML5 Support within Visual Studio Performance is a feature -Good discussion of the importance of site performance. Understanding the N+1 Problem – So it seems one of our major performance issues finally has a name (well it always had a name I just didn’t realize it). This is a post basically explaining the N+1 problem, which should sound familiar. IIS 7 Compression. Good? Bad? How much? – Us