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Editing Images in CSS: Combining Techniques

In last two tutorials of this series, we have discussed how filters and blend modes can completely change the appearance of images.

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Create a Custom Caching Adapter in OpenCart

No matter the web framework you’re working with, caching is an important tool to have in the kitty to improve the overall performance of your website.

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♥ / Canopy

Big thanks to Canopy for sponsoring my RSS Feed and blog this week. Amazon is a great place to shop, but it’s not the best place to discover new, beautiful things.

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Building a WordPress-Powered Front End With the WP REST API and AngularJS: Bootstrapping, Routing, and Services

In the previous part of this series about building a WordPress-powered front end with the WP REST API and AngularJS, we analyzed project requirements, assessed wireframes, downloaded and compiled t

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Simplicity

I used to love live model drawing at university. Frédéric Forest’s Instagram feed makes me want to pick it back up.

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Uniquely Unique

“… Because, while we’re each unique, we have far more in common than we’re comfortable admitting.

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New RancherOS Offers Lean Linux Functionality Within Docker Containers

RancherOS is a lean Linux distribution aiming to offer "the minimum necessary to get Docker up and running," and tucking many actual Linux services into Docker containers.
An anonymous Slashdot reade

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Floating home in Seattle by Vandeventer + Carlander features water-level bedrooms


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Android From Scratch: Google Play Services

The Google Play Services library allows Android developers to easily connect to and use Google-powered features, and provides backwards compatibility for new features.

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20 Awesome WordPress Social Media Plugins—For Social Sharing

Looking for some WordPress social media plugins for social sharing?

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Toilet Night Light

This Toilet Night Light made me giggle.

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New eBooks Available for Subscribers

Do you want to learn more about building web apps with React? How about learning Go, mastering Git, or using D3 for data visualization?

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Linux Trojan Mines For Cryptocurrency Using Misconfigured Redis Servers

An anonymous reader writes: In another installment of "Linux has malware too," security researchers have discovered a new trojan that targets Linux servers running Redis, where the trojan installs a c

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Digital Adaptation with eZ Systems

Last week, I sat down with the guys from eZ Systems to discuss a variety of topics on digital adaptation, including my upcoming presentation, Disney’s MagicBand, and the business value of Snapcha

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Quick Tip: How to Make Changes to Multiple Files Within a Directory Using Python

Say that someone is familiar with British spelling and has decided to complete his degree in the US. He is asked to write a paper about Python for the class.

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Editing Images in CSS: Blend Modes

In the previous tutorial of this series we discussed how to use CSS filters

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Do Not Be Intimidated by Glamorous People

I get intimidated all the time. ALL THE TIME! Looks like an interesting read: Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps.

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'Mayhem' Wins $2M In DARPA's AI Hacking Contest, Draws EFF Scrutiny

Here's the highlight reel from the DARPA-sponsored "Cyber Grand Challenge" competition.

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Hayhurst and Co creates "hanging-basket roof" for designers' home and studio


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Take a Free Course on JavaScript Refactoring Techniques

We all read more code than we write. Naturally we should be doing something to optimize the reading experience.

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RSpec Testing for Beginners, Part 1

Are you new to Rails? New to coding? Curious about RSpec and how you can start testing? If so, this article should be a good starting point for you to get into test-driven development.

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RSpec Testing for Beginners, Part 2

The second article in this short series teaches you how to use various matchers that come with RSpec.

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Explore the Himalayas

Woah! Explore Google Maps’ beautiful 3D imagery of the Himalayas alongside a 500 foot Yeti named Verne.

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7 Popular React Courses for JavaScript Developers

React is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces that has taken the web development world by storm.

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How to Start a Telegram Bot With PHP

If you are reading this, you know that chat bots are one of the biggest tech trends of 2016.

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Create a Custom Plugin in OpenCart 2.1.x.x: Part Two

If you haven’t gone through the first part of this series, I would recommend you do so as that’s something essential to go through before you develop the files in this article.

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Top DNC Staffers Leave Following WikiLeaks Email Scandal

An anonymous reader writes from a report via USA Today: Following the leak of nearly 20,000 Democratic National Committee emails and the resignation of DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, several

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Developer Oriented Project Management

As project managers we need to think about how developers work rather than expecting them to adapt to our mindset.

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Friday Link Pack

For reals. I am with her. – Yay, balloons! – Interesting read: Five things that can make you a better parent right now Agreed.

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UK Judge Calls For An Online Court Without Lawyers To Cut Costs

mi writes from a report via The Times: A senior judge has called for the establishment of an online court (Warning: source may be paywalled) that does not have lawyers and can deal with claims of up t

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Getting Practical With Microcopy

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What Are WordPress Plugins?

Not long ago, we finished a series on How to Get Started With Wo

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Create a Custom Plugin in OpenCart 2.1.x.x: Part One

As a developer, it's always exciting to build custom stuff in any framework, and the same is true for OpenCart plugins as well. 

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Building a REST API With AWS SimpleDB and Node.js

SimpleDB is a remote database offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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An Introduction to Loopj

Loopj is an Android library for making asynchronous HTTP requests. I like it for its ease of use and simplicity.

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11 Sites to Help You Find Material Design Inspiration

A list of sites that will give you a near-endless supply of material design examples that you can draw inspiration from.

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Vintage Slotted Menu Board

I totally want one of these Vintage Slotted Menu Board to tell my kids whats on the menu this week, or to send subliminal messages to my team. But yikes, #expensive.

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How to write a better job advertisement

Writing a job description for a digital professional requires a unique approach. That is because demand outstrips supply.