Top Ten Data Crunching Tips and Tricks (4 tags)
Every day, programmers perform unglamorous but necessary data crunching: recycling legacy data, checking configuration files, yanking data out of web server logs, and more. Knowing how to crunch data with the least amount of effort can make the difference between meeting a deadline and making another pot of coffee. Greg Wilson, author of Pragmatic's Data Crunching, offers ten tips for crunch time.
Rolling with Ruby on Rails, Part 2 (3 tags)
Curt Hibbs introduced Ruby on Rails by building a simple but functional web application in just a few minutes. Does the ease of use continue? He thinks so. In the second of two parts, Curt completes his example Rails application in merely 47 lines of code.
iPod shuffle Tips and Tricks (2 tags)
The iPod shuffle is the easiest-to-use iPod to date. But that doesn't mean you can't customize how you listen and upload music. Scott Knaster shows you some very handy tips and tricks for the shuffle and iTunes 4.7.1.
Implementing REST Web Services: Best Practices and Guidelines (2 tags)
Hao He offers guidelines and best practices for implementing REST web services.