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Entries tagged softwareengineering in Jan, 2012

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Which web frameworks should I focus on to make myself the most well rounded and to be able to solve the most problems as a web application developer/architect?

Being an expert web developer isn’t about which framework you know, it’s about the fundamentals. It’s important that you know how the tools you are using work, so you can fix things when they break—Joel Spolsky’s law of leaky abstractions is a great essay about this: http://www.joelonsoftware.com/ar...

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How does Linkedin use Node.js?

They use it for the backed for their mobile app. Here’s an article with more information: http://venturebeat.com/2011/08/1...

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