Topics: Telecommuting tips, Heartbleed tools, the end of crapware?, Git tutorials, free education, ideas into products, humanize numbers, better Datetimes, a Git GUI.
- The Pluralsight blog has some good tips for those working from home.
- If you’ve been under a rock and haven’t heard, make sure you’ve updated OpenSSL on all your computers.
- SweetLabs is working with PC vendors to replace OEM-installed crapware with a recommendation-based app store solution, letting developers sell their apps directly.
- The fledgeling OneGet community has apparently pushed to get the repository moved to Github. (via @fearthecowboy)
- Discovered that Atlassian has a nice set of Git tutorials and resources online.
- The Free Technology Academy offers free education in “Free Software, Standards and Hardware“.
- Local developer @EliThompson passed along an interesting new guide coming out soon: How to Transform Ideas into Software Products from Femgineer. Sign up to be notified when the guide is published and you can participate in a free e-mail course to get feedback on your idea.
- Wow. Humanizer is a .NET library that provides a mind-boggling array of ways to convert “strings, enums, dates, times, timespans, numbers and quantities” into more human-friendly text. (via Scott Hanselman)
- Scott also recommends Noda Time as a better library than what’s provided with the .NET Framework.
- Looking for a GUI for Git and/or Mercurial? Source Tree is a free download from Atlassian.
- Working on something, which I hope to announce the next day or two. Stay tuned….