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prism and multiple screens

OK - I am studying Prism a little because of a "free weekend" offer on Pluralsight. As this is proving too complex for me, I went to the Prism book and looked at the forward, and this is what it said: ...
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What is this kind of architecture

I have looked at the Force.com videos, I am fascinated by the way it allows one to add custom fields to forms, create new forms, with the validations built in by just marking as the required kind, all ...
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How can I be most productive in Visual Studio when limited to small screen space?

I'm a student, and I do a lot of code on a small (12.5", 1366x768) laptop screen that I carry from class to class. Most programming environments are designed with the idea that someone has large ...
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How to comfortably monitor 5 daemons while developing them?

This is the scenario: I'm on this project for which I wrote 4 Node.js scripts that act as "servers" for some service (they have to be separated). I also use Redis, that is another service to keep an ...
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Coding with laptop and external screen - neck, back, comfort

Guess I'm not the only one here coding on laptop + external keyboard + external screen. I can't really decide. Figure 1: Putting screen directly in front of (upright) my eyes and move laptop to the ...
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How do you conquer the challenge of designing for large screen real-estate?

This question is a bit more subjective, but I'm hoping to get some new perspective. I'm so used to designing for a certain screen size (typically 1024x768) that I find that size to not be a problem. ...
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Does programming in front of a projector screen work?

I'm wondering if being in front of a very large screen (say 106" instead of your usual dual 22"), with appropriate distance, has any positive impact of your work conditions. I'm thinking about the ...
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What kind of screen has the best image quality for reading/programming?

I'm thinking about buying a new laptop, and while I bought my original one oblivious to the fact that there could be different quality screens out there, after seeing the screen on my sister's netbook ...