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How to Determine What to Build With WordPress

As an application, WordPress is in a unique position. 

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How to Create an Xcode Source Editor Extension

Final product imageWhat You'll Be CreatingIntroduction

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Introduction to Google DFP: Optimizing Revenue

Final product imageWhat You'll Be CreatingOptimizing Your Google Advertising Revenue

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Hand Painted Found Items

Loving this series of handpainted found items by Dirty Bandit. Long live puns!

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Building a Welcome Page for Your WordPress Product: Introduction

Right after you update WordPress, you are redirected to view a welcome page. This welcome page helps you better understand the new features and bug fixes in the current update.

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EFF Delivers 210,000 Signatures Opposing Trans-Pacific Partnership

An anonymous Slashdot reader writes:
"The TPP is simply bad for tech users and innovators," writes the Electronic Frontier Foundation, arguing the proposed trade agreement for the Pacific Rim "export

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TBD uses contrasting materials to define his-and-hers art studio in the Hamptons


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What to Expect From Swift 3

You probably know that Swift 3 is coming later this year. It is the first release that incorporates the hard work of a fantastic community.

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Securing ASP.NET Web API

Once you have your Web API developed, before exposing it to your clients, based upon your needs you may need to secure some or all parts of your API Service so that only verified users can access y

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Rake 101

This article explains the basics of Rake. It’s a super popular build tool that is written in Ruby. It offers a lot of flexibility and is used to manage all kinds of tasks.

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Quick Tip: What Is a Metaclass in Python?

This quick tip gives a brief overview of what we mean by a metaclass in Python and shows some examples of the concept.

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Shut | Sit

It took me a moment, but the Shut up and sit down poster by Playtype made me laugh.

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The Internet Doesn’t Forget

Carolyn Sewell said it. Chris Piascik illustrated it. And I am trying to teach it to my kids.

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Entire Federal Government Exempt From Robocall Laws, FCC Rules

An anonymous reader writes from a report via The Hill: Late Tuesday night, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that the entire federal government is exempt from consumer protection laws that l

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Good Finds: Escapes from New York City

Good Finds/NYC is a curation of super chill vacation rentals a few hours outside of NYC, updated regularly. You’ll only find good design and tasteful interiors here. SO GOOD!

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The Seven Deadly Sins of User Experience Design

Are you doing all you can to create a great experience, or are you just paying lip service to it? In this post, I share with you the seven deadly sins of user experience design.

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Staying Human in the Machine Age

“Instead of looking at technologies programmed to enable human beings to better navigate the world I see technologies optimized to help corporations better navigate and manipulate human behavior

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This art installation

This art installation made me look. I wouldn’t mind doing this in my apartment, painting half way and over my art.

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Names For Things You Didn’t Know Had Names

In this MentalFloss video you learn names for 48 things you might have not known had names. I just learned that a Semordnilap is a word that reads one way forward and another way back.

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Henry the Slug

How can you not fall in love with this slug?

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An Introduction to Android Firmware

Android phones and tablets are generally a lot more open than their counterparts running operating systems such as iOS,

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20 Useful PHP Frameworks Available on CodeCanyon

"There's no reason to reinvent the wheel."

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Mixed Emotions Club

Uhm, yeah, I am definitely member of the Mixed Emotions Club.

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How To Roast the Perfect Marshmallow

Roasting a marshmallow over a fire is a volatile task. If you’re not careful, you can burn it to a crisp, or get an undercooked center with a charred shell.

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Still-Lifes by Amanda Ringstad

These still-life by Amanda Ringstad made me look!

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Migration to Magento 2: Migrating the Site

In the previous article of this series, I gave an
overview of the Magento migration process and discussed some of the pros and
cons to consider while planning your migration.

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Seasick Every Day

Working hard on becoming the ocean.

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♥ / Squarespace

Big thanks for Squarespace for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed continously. Over the years, they have become a loyal and supportive partner in my labor of love. So much gratitude! Needs vary.

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Landlords, ISPs Team Up To Rip Off Tenants On Broadband

"Network operators like Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and ATT, in cahoots with [real estate] developers and landlords, routinely use a breathtaking array of kickbacks, lawyerly games of Twister, blunt t

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Cutler Anderson builds wooden Newberg Residence over an Oregon pond


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Quick Tip: How to Read Extremely Large Text Files Using Python

Let me start directly by asking, do we really need Python to read large text files? Wouldn't our normal word processor or text editor suffice for that?

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FUEL

Hat tip to Jalabert Camille for this beautiful short. This is next level student work!

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Android From Scratch: How to Use Resources In an Application

Any app that you develop will have to include some sort of local resources and values, such as strings, image assets (even if it's just the app icon) and colors.

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Foot-Powered Washing Machine

Yirego created a foot-powered, mobile washing machine. Smart.

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Being Different

“Being unafraid of being different comes from realizing and knowing that it is all you can really be.” – John Maeda

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3D-Printed Light-Based Zoetrope

Media artist Akinori Goto designed this 3d-printed zoetrope that when lit from the side reveals dancing or walking people. AMAZING! See more images and videos here.

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360° Book: Mt. Fuji

Drawing on both art and architecture, the award-winning 360° book allows the reader to get a 3D, panoramic view of Mt. Fuji, illustrated by Yusuke Oono. Lovely!

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Pink Peony

Summer is in full swing here on my side of the planet. All I want to do is cover myself with this Pink Peony Tattly and lay in the grass! (Did you know it this Tattly set is scented?

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The Problem With The World

“The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.” – Charles Bukowski

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Volkswagen Agrees To Record $14.7B Settlement Over Emissions Cheating

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNNMoney: Volkswagen's deliberate cheating on emissions tests will cost it a record $14.7 billion. And that's just the start of its problems.

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Jad Abumrad on the Function of Music

My office neighbor and über-talented friend Mac Premo sat down with Jad Abumrad, of Radiolab fame and talked about sound, music and the function of music.

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Weird, or just different?

“There’s a flip side to everything,” the saying goes, and in 2 minutes, Derek Sivers shows this is true in a few ways you might not expect.

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Bob Dylan at 20 on Freak Shows

Dylan was just 20 years old when he appeared on the Folksingers Choice radio program on WBAI FM in New York City.