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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.

in NETTUTS

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.

in NETTUTS

How to Code a Navigation Drawer for an Android App

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

The

in NETTUTS

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. 

in swissmiss

Kindess > Intention

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

in NETTUTS

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.

in NETTUTS

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.

in NETTUTS

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.

in Smashing Magazine

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.

in Smashing Magazine

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

in Smashing Magazine

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.

in Boagworld

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.

in Smashing Magazine

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.

in Slashdot

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.

in NETTUTS

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.

in NETTUTS

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?

in Smashing Magazine

Designing Friction For A Better User Experience

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

in Smashing Magazine

Visual Studio Code Can Do That?

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

in Slashdot

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

in Dezeen

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.

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Rainbow Doormat

While I think it could feel wrong to wipe off my shoes on a rainbow I do love the idea of being greeted by a rainbow doormat when I come home.

in NETTUTS

Image Enhancement in Python

Let me start this tutorial by taking some theoretical jargon out of your way.

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Hazy Sun Print

This simple gradient print made me look. (You can find a LOT of interesting prints and art in my “decorate your walls” section?)

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The Sum of Your Company’s Working Environment

Your company’s working environment is the sum of these three parts: 1. The character of your employees 2. The business’s priorities 3.

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Transparency is a Spectrum

“At the end of the day, transparency is truly a positive force.

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The Universe Conspires

“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.”  — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Lip Reading

This video makes me wonder how ‘clearly’ I speak for someone that reads lips. (via Mental Floss)

in NETTUTS

New Course: The Designer’s Guide to JavaScript Optimization

Using JavaScript can help you add some wonderful features to your website, but it can also slow the site down and frustrate potential visitors.

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♥ / Miss D

A big thank you to Miss D for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week. Imagine what would happen if you let a couple of enthusiast photographers build a language app?

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Cindy Gallop

“There is a formula for success in business, and it goes like this: You set out to find the very best talent in the marketplace, and then give them a compelling and inspirational vision of what

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What it is Like to Live in Space

Dr. Cady Coleman is a NASA Astronaut, a retired Air Force Colonel, and a veteran of 3 space flights. In this talk she charmingly shares what it is like to live in space. (Thank you Lisa)

in Smashing Magazine

The Rise Of The State Machines

It’s 2018 already, and countless front-end developers are still leading a battle against complexity and immobility.

in swissmiss

Snow Day in NYC

We are having a big snowstorm here in NYC and my little Swiss alpine soul couldn’t be happier!

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Why We Don’t Have Nice Things

“Every creator that desires to fly higher needs an audience willing to cheer them on and go for the ride as well.

in Smashing Magazine

Front-End Performance Checklist 2018 [PDF, Apple Pages]

Performance matters — we all know it. However, do we actually always know what our performance bottlenecks exactly are?

in Smashing Magazine

The Front-End Performance Challenge: Winner And Results

A few weeks ago, we asked our readers and the community to use everything they could to make their websites and projects perform blazingly fast.

in Slashdot

Energy Department Permanently Closes Damaged Hanford Nuclear Reservation Tank

The Department of Energy has decided to close the oldest double-shell tank at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. The department says that Tank AY-102 has widespread damage and should not be repaired.

in NETTUTS

How to Train a Core ML Model for an iOS App

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

in Dezeen

Content furnishes Paloma nail salon in Texas with comfy blue chairs and brass details

in Smashing Magazine

Making The Transition From After Effects To CSS Transitions And Keyframes

Websites are looking more and more like mobile apps. Users are also increasingly expecting a more app-like experience.

in Slashdot

Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time

In what may be a signal of changing attitudes for Windows 10, visits to U.S. government sites via Windows 10 have surpassed Windows 7 for the first time.