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Tetris Is Hard To Test

New submitter JackDW writes: Tetris is one of the best-known computer games ever made. It's easy to play but hard to master, and it's based on a NP-hard problem.

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Laura Tarrish: Hunter | Gatherer: Illustrators' Sketchbooks, Pt. II

In this second installment of Hunter | Gatherer, Laura Tarrish opens the sketchbooks of three more illustrators


Basic Functional Testing With Symfony 2's Crawler

Testing your web applications is one of the best things you can do to ensure its health, safety, and security, both for the app and your app's visitors.

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Victoria Solan: Victoria Solan visits an unusual hackathon

A design problem in dire need of reinvention


Creating Dummy Text in WordPress

When developing a new WordPress site, you'll often want to add some dummy text to your posts and pages so you can see what the site will look like before the content is published.


Unit Testing Succinctly: Other Purposes

This is an extract from the Unit Testing Succinctly eBook, by

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Respectful Communcation

“Respectful communication under conflict or opposition is an essential and truly awe-inspiring ability.” - Bryant McGill


Securing Your Server Login

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Thanks to the growing abundance of useful se


Using AlterEgo to Add Two-Factor Authentication to Your WordPress Site

While WordPress does a good job at handling basic security, its login is still only as secure as your username and password — just like the login on pretty much every

in You the Designer

Zombie Effect Tutorial in Photoshop

Good day, artists!

in Dr. Web

SkitterPhoto: Täglich ein neues kostenloses Foto für den kommerziellen Gebrauch

SkitterPhoto bietet kommerziell nutzbare Fotos hoher Qualität und Auflösung. Die Betreiber geben auf Nachfrage sogar die RAW-Formate raus. SkitterPhoto ist ein Projekt aus den Niederlanden.

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Rumor: Lenovo In Talks To Buy BlackBerry

BarbaraHudson writes: The CBC, the Financial Post, and The Toronto Sun are all reporting a possible sale of BlackBerry to Lenovo.

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Which Android Devices Sacrifice Battery-Life For Performance?

MojoKid writes: A couple of weeks ago, Futuremark began handing out copies of PCMark for Android to members of the press, in an effort to get its leaderboards filled while the finishing touches were b

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China Staging a Nationwide Attack On iCloud and Microsoft Accounts

New submitter DemonOnIce writes: According to The Verge and an original report from the site that monitor's China's Great Firewall activity, China is conducting a large-scale attack on iCloud and Micr

in You the Designer

Freebie: 5 Halloween-Themed Labels

Halloween is nigh! Are you folks ready? We sure are! Anyway, last time we gave …

in Dr. Web

E-Mail und ihre Aufbewahrung im Unternehmen: Wie sind die datenschutzrechtlichen Anforderungen?

Die E-Mail gehört immer noch zu den meist genutzten Kommunikationsmitteln und hat in den Unternehmen den Großteil der Briefpost ersetzt.

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Beautyretusche von A bis Z: So arbeiten Sie wie die Model-Agenturen (Teil 2)

Ist die Nase etwas zu groß, sollte Ihr Weg nicht gleich zum Schönheitschirurgen führen. Dank Photoshop müssen Sie nur einen Filter einsetzen, um die Nase zu verkleinern.


Signals and Microinteractions for Smartwatches: Hands-On

In the previous article, I've introduced two desig

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Rob Walker: Spawn of Gerrymander: Jennifer Daniel's Texas 35th

Illustrator Jennifer Daniel reimagines Texas’ 35th congressional district: If you can read this, you’re in range.On August 11th, the open source blogging upstar

in Smashing Magazine

CSS-Only Solution For UI Tracking

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10 ways your website is more than a marketing channel

The web is often reduced to just another marketing channel. In this week’s show we explore 10 ways it can be used to transform your entire business.

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Organisiert bleiben: Die besten plattformübergreifenden Kalender (nebst Apps)

Eines der wichtigsten Dinge im täglichen Arbeitseinsatz für Webworker ist ein guter Kalender.


New Course: Building Multitenant Apps in Laravel

Multitenant apps are all over the web, but tackling your first one can be challenging.

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Wahnsinn: Inky verschleudert Ressourcen für Designer im Wert von über 31.000 für 99 Dollar

Es gibt Angebote, die sind so gut, dass sie unmöglich wahr sein können. Das dachten wir in der Redaktion auch erst, als wir von InkyDeals "kolossalem Geburtstagsbundle" hörten.

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Live in the Magical 3D World of Vinicius Costa

When the YTD team first came across these 3D works, we thought they were built by …

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Worcester Mass. City Council Votes To Keep Comcast From Entering the Area

First time accepted submitter _AustinPowell writes Comcast wants a cable television license in Worcester, Mass..

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Stack: Neuer Task- und Projektmanager der Bugherd-Macher auf Basis der beliebten Kanban-Boards

Die Macher der beliebten Bugtracker-Lösung Bugherd aus Australien treten mit einer neuen Lösung an, um den Alltag vernetzter Teams weiter zu optimieren.