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Submission + - AJAX-Solutions For Professional Coding: Reviewed (

Vitaly Friedman writes: Web-developers can create amazing web-applications with AJAX. Netvibes, GMail and dozens of further web-projects offer a new level of interactivity we've used to give up the idea of. Modern web-applications can be designed with enhanced user interfaces and functionalities, which used to be the privelege of professional desktop-applications. AJAX makes it possible to create more interactive, more responsive and more flexible web-solutions. The article 80+ AJAX-Solutions For Professional Coding presents over 90 useful AJAX-based techniques. Auto-completion, instant field editing, menus, calendars, interactive elements, visual effects, animation, basic javascripts, as well as an extensive develope's suite.
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Submission + - How Top Designers Work Their Magic

Patrick G. writes: "If you are a web-developer, it's interesting to know, how best web-developers work their magic. It's interesting to know what you can actually learn from them. In the article "35 Designers x 5 Questions" 35 professional designers disclose their favorite CSS technique, how they prioritize their designs, their favorite font, their most read design-related book and the design magazine that they read religiously. From the article: "35 designers. 5 questions. 5 precise answers. Result: 175 professional suggestions, tips and ideas from some of the best web-developers all around the world."

You can learn more in the Design Process Survey and in the article Design Workflows at Work: How Top Designers Work Their Magic."

Feed A beginner's guide to IRC (

If you have questions about Linux or open source projects, real-time help is often just a keyboard away -- if you know where to look online. Forums, mailing lists, and Googling are all useful when you have questions, but if you really want answers fast, Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is the place to look. If you've never ventured into IRC, here's all you need to get started.

Submission + - Heisenberg-like Observation Created the Universe?

Tablizer writes: Did the laws of physics think themselves into being? Observing may not only force quantum resolving of atomic particle features, but perhaps the universe's very laws themselves. Paul Davies states: "In that manner, what we must imagine is that the origin of the universe is an amalgam of realities, and only those realities that lead to observers who can resolve those ambiguities are going to be selected for. So the universe can engineer its own bio-friendliness, because the very observers who arise at a later stage are those who project out from the bio-friendly histories". (Sorry, no mention of cats)

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