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How to Code a Bottom Navigation Bar for an Android App

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Gold File Cabinet

Whoa! This gold file cabinet is something else.

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The Capacity To Be Alone

“The capacity to be alone is the capacity to love. It may look paradoxical to you, but it is not.

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Why We Travel

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Can You Hear Me Now?

(via This Isn’t Happiness)

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Net Neutrality Explained with a Whopper

How would you explain the repeal of Net Neutrality? We did it with the Whopper.

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As Long As you Live

“As long as you live, keep learning how to live.” – Seneca

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Calm

Thank you Nayyirah Waheed! (via)

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A GraphQL Primer: Why We Need A New Kind Of API (Part 1)

In this series, I want to introduce you to GraphQL. By the end, you should understand not just what it is but also its origins, its drawbacks and the basics of how to work with it.

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Cheers

People from around the world say cheers in their respective native languages.

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Angst Is Easy

“Angst is easy. Doing anything, really doing anything, is harder. Nihilism offers nothing, and yes, I do realize that is its point. This is a time for sharp edges.

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Massive Suspended Tape Structure

Visitors at the Des Moines Art Center are invited to crawl and slide inside this massive suspended tape structure. I would love to experience this!

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Björk on Work Relationships

“I think my blocks more have to deal with interacting with the world, or keeping sure that all my work relationships are flowing… you try to understand people and listen.

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You would never know…

This illustration made me giggle. It’s taken from Shirley Glaser and Milton Glaser’s Childrens Book called If Apples Had Teeth.

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Optimizing Sketch Files: Lessons Learned In Creating The Reduce App (Case Study)

Sketch had brought totally new standards for file sizes. You no longer see 10 GB Photoshop files all over the place. Nevertheless, huge Sketch files exist, and they slow down Sketch.

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Are You Approaching Prototyping All Wrong?

Too often our prototypes are constrained by politics, legacy technology, and company culture. As a result, nobody gets to see what a good user experience would look like.

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Work-Life Balance: Tips From The Community

In order to encourage web professionals to consider some of the key points of their working lives in this still nascent industry, we asked folks on Twitter and Facebook to share their best work-life b

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Tesla Owner Attempts Autopilot Defense During DUI Stop

It turns out driving drunk is still illegal, even with a driver-assistance system active.

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Pita bread shop interior by Studio Roselyn is based on bad food photography

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Facebook's Latest Fix for Fake News: Ask Users What They Trust

Facebook said it will prioritize news sources by surveying users about their trust in media brands.

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Building Games With Python 3 and Pygame: Part 5

Overview

This is part five of a five-part series of tutorials about making games with Python 3 and PyGame.

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How to Code a Navigation Drawer for an Android App

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Android Things: Adding Google Assistant

With the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), developers and engineers have had to rethink how users interact with devices on a day-to-day basis. 

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Kindess > Intention

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” – Oscar Wilde

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Design Patterns for Cocoa: MVC and MVVM

Design patterns make your app's code more modular and forgiving when it comes to bug fixes and changes.

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Building Games With Python 3 and Pygame: Part 4

Overview

This is part four of a five-part series of tutorials about making games with Python 3 and Pygame.

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Introduction to Forms in Angular 4: Writing Custom Form Validators

This is the third part of the series on creating forms in Angular. In the first two tutorials, we used Angular's template-driven and model-driven approach to create forms.

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Understanding And Using REST APIs

There’s a high chance you came across the term “REST API” if you’ve thought about getting data from another source on the internet, such as Twitter or Github.

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A Comprehensive Guide To UX Research

(This is a sponsored article.) Before embarking upon the design phase of any project, it’s critical to undertake some research so that the decisions you make are undertaken from an informed posi

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How Big Is That Box? Understanding Sizing In CSS Layout

A key feature of Flexbox and Grid Layout is that they can deal with distributing available space between, around and inside grid and flex items.

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What is Success? How To Define Key Performance Indicators

How do you know your site is succeeding? How do you know if that redesign was worth it? How can you justify your work to clients or management? You need a way of measuring success.

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Free Online Event On Building And Maintaining Design Systems

(This is a sponsored article.) Everybody's talking about design systems, but they are more than just a trend.

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Google's Museum App Finds Your Fine Art Doppelganger

The latest update to the Google Arts & Culture app now lets you take a selfie, and using image recognition, finds someone in its vast art collection that most resembles you.

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Quick Tip: Create a Custom Quick Settings Tile for Android

The quick settings panel needs no introduction to Android users. They use the switches it offers all the time to turn services such as WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS on and off.

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Aji Stone Doorstop

This doorstop gets my two thumbs up.

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How to Download Files in Python

Python provides several ways to download files from the internet. This can be done over HTTP using the urllib package or the requests library.

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New Course: Build a Web App With the Flask Microframework for Python

Want to learn how to use a full-featured Python microframework?

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Designing Friction For A Better User Experience

In experience design, friction is anything that prevents users from accomplishing their goals or getting things done.

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Visual Studio Code Can Do That?

About two years ago, I begrudgingly opened Visual Studio Code (VS Code) for the first time.

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Trump Pushes To Expand High-Speed Internet In Rural America

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday to make it easier for the private sector to locate broadband infrastructure on federal land and buildings, part of a push to expand high-spee

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RISD students use standard greenhouse parts to build outdoor performance venue

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Friday Link Pack

(via) – Dots on trees. – Do your Apple Earphones not fit? Try EarBuddyz.

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You Got Soul

I know you got soul.