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Comment Re:Its too bad.. (Score 1) 357

too bad these games end up being more about your tech than your personal ability

Indeed, let's be totally fair:
- too bad these games are more about your country's wealth than your personal ability
- too bad these games are more about your country's education system than your personal ability
- too bad these games are more about your country's climate than your personal ability
- too bad these games are more about your ancestors genetics than your personal ability
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Comment Re:I agree (Score 1) 279

systemd is as good as init daemons management system - the problem is how the transition is going to be performed? Hopefully it won't be like the gnome-classic => Unity mess. Init and systemd will both have to be available, giving time to administrators to migrate what could not be automatically transferred and specific applications.

Submission + - Flappy Bird Story, Overall Success & What's The Reason App 'Died' (creativeshory.com)

creativeshory writes: Dong Nguyen, the mysterious developer of the world’s most popular free app, who drew global attention on this past weekend when he suddenly tweeted "I cannot take this anymore" and pulled the game from the app stores. In an interview with Forbes, Nguyen said the app is 'gone forever’ because it was becoming too addictive for people. It was also causing him a lot of stress.
Nguyen told Forbes reporter Lan Anh Nguyen, "I just wanted to create a game that people could enjoy for a few minutes. But it happened to become an addictive product. I think it has become a problem. To solve that problem, it's best to take down Flappy Bird. It's gone forever. Nguyen also said the app was disturbing his personal life.”

Submission + - Google's Java Coding Standards (infoq.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Google uses Java extensively to develop its products. The firm has recently released their complete definition of coding standards for Java source code. These are hard-and-fast rules that are clearly enforceable, and are followed universally within Google. It covers not only formatting, but other types of conventions and coding standards.

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