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Zend_Date, default time zones and DST

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Zend_Date, default time zones and DST

Is your application prepared to support different locales? Do you provide translations and different number formats based on a user’s regional conditions? If so, how about time and calendar dates? Do you keep track of the UTC Offset and the Daylight Saving Time (DST) relative to the time zone your users live in, and are you able to convert dates properly to different time zones? This article will ...

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How conjoon migrated quickly from Trac to JIRA

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How conjoon migrated quickly from Trac to JIRA

conjoon is currently being migrated to the Atlassian’s software suite: Jira, Confluence, Crowd, Fisheye… you name it. While the Trac importer that comes with Jira worked out of the box, I had to do some work to set all previously by Trac defined relations properly up. I also had to add dates to the ticket workflow by hand, but I’m pretty sure it was worth it: Jira is ...

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Bookmark of the day

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Isis Information Architects Inc.

Though updates to this site happened somewhen around 6 or 7 years ago, the authors give lots of examples on how to not design user interfaces. You should not miss the Hall of Shame – lots of nerdy slash geeky controls, but definetly nothing you want to sell your customer as highly intuitive.

The shovel analogy comes in mind. Check Continue Reading →

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