Category Archives: Software

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csscss will parse any CSS files you give it and let you know which rulesets have duplicated declarations.

Microsoft to acquire Nokia’s Devices & Services business

Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will pay EUR 3.79 billion to purchase substantially all of Nokia’s Devices & Services business, and EUR 1.65 billion to license Nokia’s patents, for a total transaction price of EUR 5.44 billion in cash. Microsoft will draw upon its overseas cash resources to fund the transaction. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2014, subject to approval by Nokia’s shareholders, regulatory approvals and other closing conditions.

On Asana’s onboarding process

We have a rule at Asana that all new engineers must ship something on their first day. It could be a tiny product improvement, or a fix to a bug or a typo—anything. But it has to get out to production.

WordPress.com Connect

Today, we’re announcing a new feature for developers called WordPress.com Connect, a secure and easy way for millions of WordPress.com users to log in to your website or app.

I’m guessing a plugin for self-hosted WordPress blogs will arrive shortly.

Cobbler

Cobbler is a Linux installation server that allows for rapid setup of network installation environments. It glues together and automates many associated Linux tasks so you do not have to hop between many various commands and applications when deploying new systems, and, in some cases, changing existing ones. Cobbler can help with provisioning, managing DNS and DHCP, package updates, power management, configuration management orchestration, and much more.

I’ve update my shortcode WordPress plugin — version 0.6 should be available for download any time now. This update adds one shortcode, totalwordsbr (total number of words in published posts, with British-style grouping).