Binary log or web log. Blogs are web-based postings. They can be quick random thoughts or structured articles but are generally regarded as a place for authors to put their musings.

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WebSite Design Knowledge Base Vs Blog

I'm currently developing a knowledge base for my company and we have already built a blog using a third party solution. However, going through it, the functionality is a lot like the blog. We have ...
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How to display/clarify the licence for code in a blog

Let's say I have a blog available under one of the Creative Commons licences. Such type of licence would be displayed at the bottom of each page with a link to the actual licence, etc.. However, ...
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How can I get my team excited about writing a blog [closed]

My team has all agreed that writing a company development blog is a good idea. There are a lot of documented benefits to blogging, both for the individuals and the company. However, while everyone ...
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Which timezone is used for permalinks of posts [closed]

I wanted to add timezone support to my blog app but got stuck with a design problem. Every post has a published_on field which stores the publication date in a timezone aware format (UTC converted to ...
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how do you remember programming related stuff? [closed]

How do you remember programming related stuff? Have you had the feeling that you've encountered the error you have before you right now, a few years ago and you could swear you knew the cause then but ...
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What can I put in my software development blog to make it a good showcase of me? [closed]

I have been itching to write a software development blog for some time now. The best advice I've received about blog writing is "Write the blog you would have want to read". Its good advice but its ...
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Should I update blog posts or rewrite them as technology (and me) changes? [closed]

I started a programming blog earlier this year, and since I started it some things have changed. Some changes are due to technology changing, some changes are due to my code libraries improving, and ...
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Creating a blog for software changes [closed]

I work for a small company where I maintain a number of project all at once. I would like to create a blog and note software changes/update so that I can keep track of things. Plus it will also serve ...
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Does writing a programming blog reduce your learning speed, compared to reading other people's blogs only? [closed]

If I want to concentrate on improving my skill or knowledge, should I be writing my own programming blog in order to consolidate my knowledge or I should I just concentrate on reading other people's ...
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Best time to start writing technical blogs [closed]

I want to know how much time I should wait until I start writing a blog since, IMO, a newbie does not have that skills to write something substantial. I'm talking about technical blogs like writing ...
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Should I blog about specifically about programming in English or in my native language? [closed]

I had a blog which was written in my native language, but now I'm wondering if I should switch to english because of a wider audience given that the technical field's default language is English. For ...
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Perception of a developer that uses a pre-packaged web implementation for their personal site? [closed]

Lets say you're a web developer/programmer and you want to set up a personal portfolio site. Unfortunately, like most people with a full time job and a family, your time is hard to come by. You make ...
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How important is blogging/tutorial generation to career development? [closed]

Lately I've seen a number of application developer job postings with a dedicated field for personal blog site. I was wondering how important keeping a blog and generating tech related content is for ...
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Does your company have a written policy about personal (technical) blogging? [closed]

Does your company have a written policy about personal (technical) blogging? Care to share? We encourage our developers to keep personal blogs and talk about technical problems they've encountered ...
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Should I have a blog to be a better programmer? [closed]

I read a few questions about how you can benefit from reading blogs, but I wonder what is really the impact of writing one. I had mine, but I neglected it (not having the time, not having fun with it ...
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Programmer, not a blogger [closed]

I need advice from people who might understand where I'm coming from. I'm the lead engineer on a software product. The company I'm working for recently expressed serious interest in having me blog ...