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Have a Code Question?

Are you interested in learning a new language or framework? Do you want to get a better understanding of JavaScript? Get started with Swift?

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Building Your Startup With PHP: Scheduling Availability and Choices

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

This tutorial is part of the

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Friday Link Pack

– Sleeping standing up. Made me smile. (via) – Now that’s a lunch box I’d be cool with. – A bag after my own heart, with red dots. – Watermelon cooler bag. Fun!

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A Walkthrough on Conditional Tags in WordPress: 1 to 13

In the first part of this series, we went through the fundamentals of Conditional Tags—what they are, how to use them, and some scenarios where Conditional Tags come in handy.

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Harvard Hit With Racial Bias Complaint

An anonymous reader writes: A coalition of 64 organizations filed a complaint against Harvard on Friday alleging the university discriminates against Asian-American applicants hoping to attend classes

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30 Beautiful Earth-Toned Web Designs

These web designs use earth-toned color schemes. Using earth tones in a design leads to a subtle, understated, organic look-and-feel.

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Claesson Koivisto Rune pays tribute to Donald Judd with first US building


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15 Fonts for Designers

Today we give you a beautiful collection of handpicked free fonts. Lots of graphics designers use fonts as the centerpiece of their design projects.

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New Course: Getting Started With WatchKit

If you're an iOS developer, you now have the chance to target a brand new platform: Apple Watch.

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The Reinvention of Normal

I just watched this wonderful mini-documentary on artist, inventor, and designer Dominic Wilcox with my kids. Everyone’s mind was blown.

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Designing a Post-Petroleum World

Designing a Post-Petroleum WorldPost-Petroleum Design, latest title

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12 Awesome Pro Fonts

Here are 12 incredible free fonts created in 2014. Even though you have some awesome pro fonts with fat price tags on them, i believe that you will find your favorite fonts i listed below. Enjoy !.

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An Introduction to Volley

Volley is a
networking library developed by Google and introduced during Google I/O 2013.

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Programming With Yii2: Sluggable Behavior

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

If you're asking, "What's Yii?" check out my

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Verizon, Sprint Agree To Pay Combined $158 Million Over Cramming Charges

mpicpp sends news that Verizon has agreed to pay $90 million (PDF), and Sprint another $68 million (PDF), to settle claims that they placed unauthorized charges on their customers's bills.

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An open letter to university Vice-Chancellors

I have written the following letter to the senior leadership teams of UK Universities. If you work or study at a University I would encourage you to send them a link to this page.

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Arquitectura-G's Casa Luz features terracotta surfaces and a glazed courtyard


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8 New Cities in Fonts

We have a unique collection of fonts based on different cities. They all seem to be elegant and FREE to use. So here you go presenting the cities everyone wishes to go 8 Cities in Fonts. 01.

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Google Play Services: Using the Places API

In March of 2015, Google released the Places API for Android as a part of Google's Play Services.

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Grunt vs Gulp: Which One Should You Use?

A comparative look at Grunt and Gulp - open source build-automation tools that will seriously improve your web development workflow.

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Quick Tip: Installing Laravel 5

Laravel 5 has been released recently and it has not disappointed its eagerly awaiting fans. Laravel 5 is packed with developer-friendly features which make coding a joyful experience.

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Introduction to Stellar: A Decentralized, Nonprofit Infrastructure for Financial Transactions

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

I'm sitting at my favorite coffeeshop as I write

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Pillow

I am not a pillow person. But this one caught my eye.

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11 Must have Fonts

Here are 11 incredible free fonts created in 2014. Even though you have some awesome pro fonts with fat price tags on them, i believe that you will find your favorite fonts i listed below. Enjoy !.

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A Walkthrough on Conditional Tags in WordPress: Introduction

One of the most important strengths of WordPress is the extensibility of the core. With plugins and themes, WordPress users have been able to mold their websites for almost a decade.

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From Commune To Sharing Economy Startup

gthuang88 writes: Willy Schlacks grew up in a conservative commune in Missouri without technology like phones or computers. At age 27, he and his brother left and started a construction business.

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Transformer Explosion Closes Nuclear Plant Unit North of NYC

Reuters reports that a transformer failure and related fire have forced the closure of a generating unit of the Indian Point nuclear plant, about 40 miles north of New York City; another generator at

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Texas Regulators Crack Down on App-Driven Hauling Service

According to the Austin American-Statesman, it's not just ride-sharing companies like Uber drawing attention from regulators, at least in Texas, but also a similar service that's hauling goods rather

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WHO Declares Liberian Ebola Outbreak Over

The Washington Post reports that after 42 days with no new cases of Ebola infection in Liberia, the World Health Organization has declared over the outbreak which killed more than 4,000 people in that

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Ask Slashdot: Moving To an Offshore-Proof Career?

New submitter sundarvenkata writes: I am sure most slashdotters (including the ones who had the I-am-an-indispensable-snowflake stance in the past) have already foreseen the writing on the wall for th

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Samsung's SSD 840 Read Performance Degradation Explained

An anonymous reader writes with a link to TechSpot's explanation of the reason behind the performance degradation noticed by many purchasers of certain models of Samsung SSD (the 840 and 840 EVO), and

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Anonymous Tor Cloud Project Closes Down

Mark Wilson writes: The Tor browser is used by many to stay anonymous online — and it's something that has been embraced by the likes of WikiLeaks as a way to safely gather information whilst ho

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Interactive Map Exposes the World's Most Murderous Places

Lashdots writes with this selection from a Fast Company story: In 2012, 437,000 people were killed worldwide, yielding a global average murder rate of 6.2 per 100,000 inhabitants.

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Microsoft-Backed Think Tank: K-12 CS Education Cure For Sagging US Productivity

theodp writes: On May 6, notes think tank Brookings, the Department of Labor released labor productivity data showing that output per worker fell by 1.9 percent during the first quarter of 2015.

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Brainwave-Reading Patents Spike On Increase In Commercial Mind-Reading Apps

smaxp writes: Consumer market researcher Nielsen leads the pack, with patents describing ways to detect brain activity with EEG and translate it into what someone truly thinks about, say, a new produc

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Uber Wants To Buy Nokia's Mapping Services

jfruh writes: When Nokia sold its handset business to Microsoft, one of the services left that it intended to rebuild the company on was Here, its rival to Google Maps.

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MIT Report Says Current Tech Enables Future Terawatt-Scale Solar Power Systems

Lucas123 writes: Even with today's inefficient wafer-based crystalline silicon photovoltaics, terawatt-scale solar power systems are coming down the pike, according to a 356-page report from MIT on th

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Critics Say It's Time To Close La Guardia Airport

HughPickens.com writes: George Haikalis writes in the NYT that last week, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey put off, yet again, deciding between two proposals for a nearly $4 billion proje

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What Might Have Happened To Windows Media Center

Phopojijo writes: Microsoft has officially dropped Windows Media Center but, for a time, it looked like Microsoft was designing both Windows and the Xbox around it.

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Shape of the Universe Determined To Be Really, Really Flat

StartsWithABang writes: You might imagine all sorts of possibilities for how the Universe could have been shaped: positively curved like a higher-dimensional sphere, negatively curved like a higher-di

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Site update

We’ve been working overtime to redesign the magCulture site for the past few weeks, and had hoped to launch it this week. But we’re ready now to unveil it on Monday.

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Out now: Saturdays Magazine #4

I’ve never surfed in my life, but I imagine surfing is about impeccable balance, about putting equal weight on water and air and keeping on the edge like a tightrope walker.

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The People Have Spoken: Put Parental Controls in Our Cars

 Put Parental Controls in Our Cars

Researchers have surveyed 1,000 Americans to see which parental controls

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Vacuum Dust Bin

I chuckled when I discovered Bruno, the vacuum dustbin. Seems like a practical idea, but I just couldn’t get over the name, Bruno!?

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Connection

“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength fr

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Piano Chords

I would mind to hanging this Piano Chords Canvas Poster on my walls.

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Adding Authentication Using Azure Mobile Services

Azure Mobile Services let you authenticate users from your universal Windows apps

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Design Matters

The wonderful Debbie Millman, force behind the Design Matters podcast has relaunched her website.

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Preparing Digital Assets for Your Eventual Death

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FB Premium Fonts – Episode # 1

We are finally reveling premium fonts that are available on the web for free yet are difficult to download. So our task to bring you close to the premium resource for free with ease of download.

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Introducing FB Premium Fonts

People often worry about the what and often ignores the how when it comes to writing. Good typography is important when you consider how well the content you craft will look to others?

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12 New Splendid Designs Fonts

We have been pretty busy in find new resources to find good looking and importantly FREE fonts for you. So here in the process we came across these splendid designs that we wish to share with you.

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Accessibility, Part 1: Introduction

The WordPress Foundation, on its website, states that its aim is to "democratize publishing"; and goes on to say that it hopes to "serve the public good through freely accessible software

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Why are there so many bad user interfaces in the world?

Have you ever wondered why you encounter so many bad user interfaces everyday? The answer is not as straightforward as you might think.

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Singapore's Prime Minister Shares His C++ Sudoku Solver Code

itwbennett writes: Several weeks ago, during a speech at the Founders Forum Smart Nation Singapore Reception, Singapore's prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said that he used to enjoy programming, and tha