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Terrence Ryan

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Terrence Ryan

  • Not Commenting And The Tipping Point Of Poor Programming

    Posted on Jun 5, 2008 at 10:57 AM

    Thanks for this post, Ben. I had much the same thought. Not that anyone I will target with the next statement will see this comment but "Read the entire article it's not saying don't use comments, it's saying don't use comments to make up for bad coding practices." Brian's point, I think, was don'... read more »

  • What Does It Mean To Be A CSS Class?

    Posted on Feb 11, 2008 at 4:04 PM

    In Might this element have a contextual meaning? you say If so, it's possible that this item should not have a global class name, but rather should only be defined as a contextual class name. I would go one step further and say stick with generalized css classes like "note" "body" etc, and then... read more »

  • Antialiased Text Is Not All That

    Posted on Oct 1, 2007 at 8:57 AM

    I have to agree with Pablo on this; I personally think that Cleartext is a big plus for reading on screen text. However Microsoft and Apple handle these improvements differently. Joel Spolsky has a good artcile on it here: read more »

  • Code Assertively

    Posted on Sep 18, 2007 at 10:24 AM

    I think like many, many things in coding, that this mentality is good as a guide or a goal, but not at a rule. I have almost always been able to figure out a way to recode to avoid using evaluate. That is until the other night. I ran into a challenge that required it. Not much I could do but use ... read more »

  • ColdFusion 8 Release Date Contest!!!

    Posted on May 17, 2007 at 11:03 AM

    Crap I wanted 8/8/2007 as well. I had to settle for 8/9/2007.... read more »

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