RegularGeek

Where programming, the internet and social media collide.

When you are on the internet, acronyms rule. If you frequent some of the social media sites, the acronyms become more prevalent. More importantly, the acronyms become the backbone of some of your favorite sites. Some of the acronyms that you will see are JSON, RSS, and Atom. These things are important because they are […]

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I have been writing a lot about Twitter and Facebook lately. This is because I have started to see some trends in the way people are using the sites, and Facebook has been in the news lately. Sometimes, you write a post that makes a lot of sense, like my Twitter data mine post, and […]

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Social news sites were some of the first social sites that were not a pure social network. The poster child of social news is Digg. As the king of social news, Digg sees almost 33.5 million unique visitors per month according to Compete. The bigger question is how other social news sites are doing, and […]

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Image via Wikipedia In a continuation of the idea behind my “What Programming Language Should I Learn” post, people always ask how to learn a language. These are people who have not learned a programming language yet, so we have to start at the beginning. The following is some simple advice on how to get […]

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Sun Microsystems is all over the news today. They have not been in the news much as there have not been many interesting developments from them for a while. Java is in the hands of the JCP, and their hardware business gets chipped away by low cost Windows server farms and the new cloud services. […]

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