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Matt Watson Software developer, product visionary, and master of #dadops October 2012 Entries
Getting developers and support to work together

Agile development has ushered in the norm of rapid iterations and change within products. One of the biggest challenges for agile development is educating the rest of the company.

Posted On Monday, October 15, 2012 9:01 PM

Mozilla Persona to the login rescue?
A lot of websites now allow us to login or create accounts via OAuth or OpenID. We can use our Facebook, Twitter, Google, Windows Live account and others. The problem with a lot of these is we have to have allow the websites to then have access to our account and profile data that they shouldn't really have. Below is a Twitter authorization screen for example when signing in via Technorati. Now Technorati can follow new people, update my profile and post tweets? All I wanted to do was login to ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 2, 2012 10:36 PM

JavaScript Sucks. TypeScript Makes it Suck Less?
JavaScript Sucks. Yes, I said it. Microsoft's announcement of TypeScript got me thinking today. Is this a step in the right direction? It sounds like it fixes some of problems with JavaScript development. But is it really just duct tape and super glue for a programming model that needs to be replaced?I have had a love hate relationship with JavaScript, like most developers who would prefer avoiding client side code. I started doing web development over 10 years ago and I have done some pretty cool ......

Posted On Monday, October 1, 2012 9:09 PM

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