Archive for April, 2011

Valio.fi deep dive #2: Code review policy

In this second episode of my postings on valio.fi, I’ll look deeper into the concept of code reviews in the project. Pre-post note: No, I’m not following a logical order with these. Rather, I’ll try to answer the asked questions as soon as I can while still maintaining a readable approach to the project details. […]

April 28, 2011 · Jouni Heikniemi · 2 Comments
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Valio.fi deep dive #1: Understanding our JavaScript philosophy

In this first part of my series of postings on the Valio.fi project, I’ll discuss some design aspects of our use of JavaScript. We outlined these principles in the TechDays presentation, but the guidelines are worth repeating in print as well. What drove us to this? First, let us reiterate the project background and goals. […]

April 18, 2011 · Jouni Heikniemi · 2 Comments
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MIX’11 keynote summary, day 1

It’s time for MIX again! Microsoft’s number one conference for web and phone enthusiasts kicked off in Las Vegas. The first keynote day covered web development, the second one will zero in on phone thingies. Here are the highlights from the first day’s keynotes. Internet Explorer Dean Hachamovitch kicks off the keynote – and he’s […]

April 12, 2011 · Jouni Heikniemi · One Comment
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Out of the dark

It’s been a silent couple of months. Offbeat Solutions has been heads down programming, debugging, optimizing – and then, finally shipping. Now it’s time to look back. In TechDays Finland 2011 we finally talked about our latest customer project, the www.valio.fi web site (slides available, in Finnish). In case you’re not from around here, Valio […]

April 8, 2011 · Jouni Heikniemi · 6 Comments
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