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♥ / Squarespace

Big thanks for Squarespace for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed. These days, there are many ways to create an online identity. Setting yourself apart online, however, that’s a different story.

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Ruby/Rails Code Smell Basics 02

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This is part 2 of a small series about code smells and possible refactorings

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Kiddle

Kiddle is a visual search engine for kids, powered by editors and Google safe search.

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Cloud Security Startup ProtectWise Creates Network DVR To Analyze Threats

MojoKid writes: A Denver-based security startup called ProtectWise has a rather interesting twist on a security as a service platform that also incorporates an innovative threat detection and manageme

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Flower Kindergarten by OA Lab features curvy classrooms and colourful corridors


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A Smooth Refresher on Python's Classes and Objects

Python comes with many built-in data types, such as dict,

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Making an Original Corporate Theme in WordPress: Designing Other Page Types

Let's recap: My claim is that the reason of the magnitude of WordPress's market share is because it's so darn easy to create corporate websites with WordPress, and this is also the exact reason why

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Monstera Print

I am developing a slight obsession with Monstera leaves. This print is totally fueling it.

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Egg Ninjas

These Egg Ninjas made me laugh. So unnecessary but funny.

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A New Like Button

Watch this on The Scene. Facebook redesigned the like button and introduces six emotion emojis.

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Popular Open Source Projects for Swift Developments

On December 3 2015, Apple officially open sourced the Swift programming language.

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A Smooth Refresher on Python's Functions

In Python, you may have come across things like file(), print(), open(), range(), etc.

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How to Work With WordPress Metadata

If you're someone who is just getting started working with WordPress, then it's natural to be curious about some of the advanced features offered by its API.

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This Gif.

This Gif! Totally mesmerizing. It was sent to me and I have no idea who made it. (Would love to give credit if you know!)

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Anna And Argyle

Anna and Argyle is a dynamic digital tale that combines the immersive power of modern technology with the timeless simplicity of a storybook.

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♥ / Sanebox

A big thank you to Sanebox for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed. I started using Sanebox in 2012 and love it. Not sure what I would do without it.

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CloudBees Releases Jenkins-based Platform For CDaaS

An anonymous reader writes: As a way to address the many challenges associated with supporting DevOps and adopting Continuous Delivery (CD), CloudBees has released a new Jenkins platform to help teams

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Large-ish Meteor Hits Earth... But No One Notices

According to data released by the Fireball and Bolide Reports page of NASA's Near Earth Object Program, a large meteor exploded far off the coast of Brazil on February 6, 2016.

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Internet By Light Promises To Leave Wi-Fi Eating Dust

schwit1 writes: Connecting your smartphone to the web with just a lamp - that is the promise of Li-Fi, short for 'light fidelity,' which features Internet access that is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi.

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Cross-Site Scripting Enabled On 1000 Major Sites

An anonymous reader writes: A CloudFlare engineer has discovered that 1000 of the top one million websites, including bitcoin holding sites and trading sites, are running a default setting that enable

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Linux's Open Mainframe Project Announces Areas of Focus

New submitter mmoorebz writes: The Linux Foundation is announcing new areas of focus for its Open Mainframe Project.

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Cheap, High-Performance Green Battery Runs On Rotten Apples

Zothecula writes: Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have repurposed discarded apples to build cheap and high-performance sodium-ion batteries, making a green technology even g

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NASA Announces WFIRST As a New Space Observatory

MarkWhittington writes: While NASA has been touting the impending launch of the James Webb Space Telescope in 2018, the space agency is already discussing the space observatory due to take off after t

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Mousejack Attacks Exploit Wireless Keyboards and Mice

msm1267 writes: Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in the USB devices that support wireless keyboards and mice that could put a countless number of devices at risk to attack.

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Computer Engineer Wes Clark Dies at 88

An anonymous reader writes: Wesley Allison Clark, a revered computer engineer whose work from the 1950s through 1970s underpinned the revolutions in personal computing, computer graphics, and the inte

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DoJ Wants Apple To Decrypt 12 More iPhones

tlhIngan writes: The Wall Street Journal (paywalled) is reporting that the Department of Justice is seeking Apple's help in decrypting 12 other iPhones that may contain crime-related evidence.

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In Progress: Fastest Sea Rise In At Least 2800 Years

Layzej writes: A new study finds that sea levels on Earth are rising several times faster than they have in the past 2,800 years and are accelerating.

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Ask Slashdot: Good Technical Guide To Windows 10?

An anonymous reader writes: Back 'in the day' you could easily find books on NT, Windows 2000, or Slackware that went into painstaking detail about every functional aspect of the operating system (thi

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Multimedia Powerhouse FFmpeg Hits 3.0

An anonymous reader writes: The milestone release FFmpeg 3.0 "Einstein" has been unleashed.

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Worlds First Modular Smart Phone Hits the Market

An anonymous reader writes: Out before the much anticipated Google Modular Phone Project ARA, is a new phone from Fairphone: The Fairphone 2.

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Google, Yahoo Cry About Ad-Blocking

JustAnotherOldGuy writes: Google and Yahoo have accused ad-blocking software Shine of "destroying the relationship" between advertisers and consumers, after an executive from the company called its so

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Designing with data and incremental development

Designing with data and incremental development are great in principle. But practically they face problems. Problems a new generation of tool help us overcome.

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Emphasize Values over Rules

“You need to have some boundaries for kids.

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Who will shoot first?

This made the frequent texter in me laugh. Illustrated by Jean Jullien.

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Smart Jump Rope

The Smart Rope counts your jumps and shows them in real-time with a futuristic LED display that appears right before your eyes. Pretty cool idea!

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Over-compensate to compensate

As someone who is currently navigating through some major change this article by Derek Sivers made me think.

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Freadman White creates new layout for extended 1930s house in Melbourne


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15 Fonts with Charm and Beauty

We have compile a list of Free Downloadable various type Fonts for personal & commercial use for Web Designers and Logo Artists by which you can save your money as well as time and focus on makin

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20 Material Design Resources

As a developer, your design skills may not be that great. But you want your applications to look great. Right?

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Web Dev. Reading List #125

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Where Do the Presidential Candidates Stand On Encryption?

v3rgEz writes: In a divided election year, encryption brings parties together — against technology.

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Friday Link Pack

How to be alone. – What has Obama got in its pockets?

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Produce Workshop uses wooden trellis to create connected shops inside Singapore art school


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Google Fit for Android: Recording API

Google Fit is a platform that allows developers to build applications that are focused on user fitness data.

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New Course: Write Customizer-Ready WordPress Themes

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Themes let you customize every aspect of the de

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Managing Your RabbitMQ Cluster

RabbitMQ is a great distributed message broker but not so easy to administer programmatically.

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Build a Custom Affiliate Link With the Amazon Product Merchandising API

The Amazon Associates program, in conjunction with Amazon Web Services (AWS), offers developers a powerful means to search the Amazon Store's catalog using a RESTful API and integrate data for virt

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We Can’t Live Without Cosmos

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos is a beautiful short film nominated for a 2016 Academy Award in the animated short category. It is about two friends who dream of going into space together.

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Exploring WordPress Managers: Jetpack & InfiniteWP

When you have a lot of clients with WordPress-powered websites, or a lot of WordPress projects that you work on, it might get messy to deal with all those updates and maintenance.

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Users always choose the path of least resistance

Users will always choose the easiest option, so if we want a competitive advantage we must focus on simplicity.

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Improving the Performance of Your Rails App With Eager Loading

Users like blazing fast applications, and then they fall in love with them and make them part of their life. Slow applications, on the other hand, only annoy users and lose revenue.

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At X, Failure Is Not an Option: It's a Feature (Astro Teller's 2016 TED Talk)

New submitter Evan Hansen writes: Everyone likes to pays lip service to "fail fast," but when was the last time your boss gave you a bonus when your project was killed?

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16 Best Free San Serif

We have compile a list of Free Downloadable various type Fonts for personal & commercial use for Web Designers and Logo Artists by which you can save your money as well as time and focus on makin

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20 Useful iOS Icon & App Template Resources

As a developer, your design skills may not be that great. But you want your applications to look great. Right?