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ZigZag City Guides for Kids

I just got my hands on a ZigZag City Guide New York. It’s a guide made for kids. It comes with beautifully designed cards filled with fun facts, history, and activities to do.

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Using PHP CodeSniffer With WordPress: Installing and Using the WordPress Rules

If you're just joining the series, we've been discussing the topic of code smells, how to refactor them, and tools that are available to help us automate some of the monotony that comes with doing

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Create a Custom API in OpenCart

You'll need to create custom APIs for unique requirements in your project development at some point in time, and that's what we'll cover throughout the course of this tutorial.

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Why you aren’t getting the best digital staff and what you can do about it

The chances are you are making mistakes in how you recruit digital staff. The result is you aren't getting the best people possible.

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JAM – Online Courses for Kids

I am continuously impressed by what Zach and his team are coming up with. First DIY and now JAM: online courses for kids.

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4 Practical Laravel Courses for PHP Developers

Laravel is a PHP framework for modern web apps. Recently upgraded to version 5, Laravel is a mature system that continues to win support due to its elegance and stability.

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Fortune Cookie Necklace

Who doesn’t love a fortune cookie? Here’s one you can wear around your neck, made out of gold. Thumbs up!

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Free SSL For Any WordPress Website

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New York Senate Passes Bill That Bans Short-Term Apartment Listings On Airbnb

An anonymous reader writes: The New York Senate passed a bill on Friday that makes it illegal to advertise entire unoccupied apartments for short-term rentals on Airbnb.

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So So Tasty

In need of some cooking inspiration?

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Creation

“Creation is in large part of merely the business of forgoing the great and small distractions.” – E.B. White (Taken from this CreativeMornings talk by Jocelyn K Glei)

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Beliefs Are Infectious

“Beliefs are infectious, so choose your friends carefully.” — Steve Pavlina (via Jocelyn)

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Broken Image Tote Bag

This tote bag had a cool image, but the file got corrupted. Please try refreshing your tote or try again later.

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♥ / Squarespace

Big thanks to Squarespace for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed. To our newly-engaged friends and those who are “just thinking about it”: Weddings are exciting and beautiful.

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Golden Ratio Finder

Perfect proportions observed in nature often follow the theory of the golden ratio.

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Work in The Age of Distraction

In this CreativeMornings/Los Angeles talk the impressive Jocelyn K Glei Jocelyn talks about work and creativity in the age of distraction. (She curates my all-time favorite newsletter.

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Free Wi-Fi Experiment

Imagine if free Wi-Fi was the key to getting strangers to talk with each other! Wonderful little experiment by Michael Reiner and Ivan Cash.

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Pool Rug

This lovely rug was inspired by the historic making technique of colonial American braided rugs. It is made to order from natural undyed wool in Rhode Island.

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Friday Link Pack

Impressive work by MethodStudios. – Not a new read, but still timely: Why Is It Hard to Make Friends Over 30?

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Microsoft Open-Sources 'Checked C,' A Safer C Version

An anonymous reader writes from a report via Softpedia: Microsoft has open-sourced Checked C, an extension to the C programming language that brings new features to address a series of security-relate

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Queries in Rails, Part 3

In this last piece, we are going to look a bit deeper into queries and play with a few more advanced scenarios.

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Templating With Jinja2 in Flask: Essentials

Jinja2 is a template engine written in pure Python.

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Swift and Regular Expressions: Syntax

1. Introduction

Simply put, regular expressions (regexes or regexps for short) are a way of specifying string patterns.

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Feelings

Nobody told me but apparently being in your 40s means all of the feels all the time. So, I am proudly wearing my Adam J.K Feelings Pin.

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Definition of a Designer

“A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.” – Bruno Munari

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♥ / Kosmosphaera – Giant Glass Marbles

Big thanks to Kosmosphaera for sponsoring my blog and RSS Feed this week.

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How ISIS Finally Hacked the Arkansas Library Association

An anonymous reader shares this story from earlier in the week:

"ISIS hacking crews aren't the most talented hackers you'll find," reports Softpedia, noting that the terrorist group had finally succe

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Scorebot

Use Slack with your teams? Have a sense of humor? Then you might want to consider using Scorebot: It turns your everyday Slack conversations a competition.

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Kid Lessons

In this CreativeMornings talk Dallas Clayton shares what he calls ‘kid lessons,’ bite-size lessons that make your life and the lives of the people around you better.

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Roovice transforms wooden warehouse into bagel shop with see-through walls


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How to Create a Face Detection App With React Native

Are you a hybrid app developer wanting to include face detection into your app, but you don't have any idea where to start?

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Professional Error Handling With Python

In this tutorial you'll learn how to handle error conditions in Python from a whole system point of view.

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Quick Tip: How to Create a Universally Unique Identifier in Python

Before going ahead and describing how we can use Python to create a universally unique identifier (UUID), one might ask, what is the UUID anyway?

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File and Directory Operations Using Python

In a previous tutorial, I discussed how we can read, open, close, and write to fil

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New eBooks Available for Subscribers

Do you want to learn more about programming with Python? How about mastering React, or getting started with SpriteKit?

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Opportunity = People

“Every opportunity is attached to a person. Opportunities do not float like clouds in the sky. They’re attached to people.

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Super shiny perfect customer service or you’re dead!

Marcus argues that the user experience extends way beyond your site and that even the smallest failing in customer service undermines your digital offering.

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Yahoo Preps Auction For 3,000 Patents Worth $1 Billion

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The Wall Street Journal reports that bids are being accepted for nearly 3,000 Yahoo patents and pending applications.