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How to keep up to date with Programming Blogs Aggregators [closed]

Last week I read a great post of Jeff Atwood Keeping Up and "Just In Time" Learning that speaks about how to keep update. The blog post reports Kathy Sierra list, the first item 'Find the best ...
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Why do developers need to keep up to date with technologies and methodologies? [closed]

I am always given the advice that developers need to stay up to date with the latest in technology - things like webrtc, updates on html5 and css3 and new js libraries, software methodologies like ...
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Optimal communication pattern to update subscribers

What is the optimal way to update the subscriber's local model on changes C on a central model M? ( M + C -> M_c) The update can be done by the following methods: Publish the updated model M_c to ...
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interpreted languages vs compiled languages (from deployment point of view) [closed]

I many times read that if you keep updating your website you may consider an interpreted language to be better for this case. I want to understand why interpreted server side language is better if I ...
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Handling Deprecated Methods

As many of you already know Apple released a new OS last week so I installed it on my system to see if the project I'm working on works. Well, absolutely nothing works! There are a lot of deprecated ...
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How to keep your third party libraries up to date?

Let's say that I have a project that depends on 10 libraries, and within my project's trunk I'm free to use any versions of those libraries. So I start with the most recent versions. Then, each of ...
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What do you do to convince your boss to update your development environment? [closed]

I've barely succeeded in this, I'm just wondering how you convinced your boss to update and if you're faring better than me. Here's where I stand: I'm using Delphi 7. We've bought Delphi 2009 for ...