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Wednesday, 28th December 2011

What are the most popular conferences and events for digital publishers to attend?

The O’Reilly TOC (Tools of Change for Publishers) events look very good (I haven’t been myself)—they publish a lot of video so you can watch some talks to decide if it looks like the right event for you to attend:

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What are the ways to create custom jQuery effects?

You don’t need any extra tools or code, you just need to master jQuery’s built-in .animate() API:

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Is it better to do Python development on an SSD, or on a mechanical disk?

SSDs are faster than regular drives for every application—Python is no different. That said, unless the Python code you are developing does a huge amount of disk IO you probably won’t notice the difference.

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