't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability

Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition


Five years and more than 100,000 copies after it was first published, it’s hard to imagine anyone working in Web design who hasn’t read Steve Krug’s “instant classic” on Web usability, but people are still discovering it every day.  In this second edition, Steve adds three new chapters in the same style as the original: wry and entertaining, yet loaded with insights and practical advice for novice and veteran alike.  Don’t be surprised if it completely changes the way you think about W…

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MySQL is done. It’s the Postgres Age.(r/programming)

It is stupid because it is incompatible with “modern computing” and “rockstar programmers”. Relational theory requires studying and thinking; rockstar programmers don’t need to study math ‘cos math is a shitty topic for nerds only and we rockstar programmers are too cool for that.

You want us to sit down and think about schema and normalization and all that crap? You’re “stupid and impractical”! You’re behind the times. It’s all about this now through and through

We are “rails developers” here. You’re telling us that your Dr. J. Edgar Codd was onto something, and we’re telling you he’s stupid and you’re stupid and you don’t “get” it. We don’t care if you’re linus fucking torvalds, we’ll call you an asshole if you suggest we’re technically incompentet and blogpam about getting you fired!

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