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New Course on Reactive Programming With RxJS

ReactiveX

Reactive programming is a way of coding with asynchronous data streams that makes a lot of

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Toast Sweater PJ

This toast pattern on this PJ made me chuckle. Also available as duvet covers.

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That Red Thing

A solid aluminum bar, painted a striking red-orange, and bearing the text “TO PLACE AMONG OTHER COLORS AND FORMS.” Made me look.

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♥ / Shoeboxed

Big thanks to Shoeboxed for sponsoring this week’s RSS feed. Paper piles and taxes have a way of getting in between humans and the work that matters.

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How to Use Psychology to Shape Your Ecommerce Success

Psychology is a powerful sales tool. But how can we leverage it on our ecommerce sites, while avoiding the danger of taking things too far?

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GitHub Commits Reveal The Top 'Weekend Programming' Languages

An anonymous reader writes:
Google "developer advocate" Felipe Hoffa has determined the top "weekend programming languages," those which see the biggest spike in commit activity on the weekends.

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Best Email Marketing Tips to Increase Engagement & Subscribers

Email is your post powerful marketing channel when used well.

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A beginner’s guide to making your organisation more digitally friendly

This April I am going to be running a one day workshop in London as part of the Ground Control Event. If you want practical advice on shifting your organisational culture, come join me.

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Getting Started With Cassandra: Using CQL API and CQLSH

Apache Cassandra is one of the most popular open-source distributed database systems available.

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Baguette Tote

If I lived in France I would totally own one of these Baguette Totes.

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How To Convince Your Boss To Pay For Training

There is a chronic under-investment in training around digital subjects. This leads to employee turnover, a lack of innovation and a failure to keep up with digital evolution.

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French Politician Uses Hologram To Hold Meetings In Two Cities At the Same Time

neutrino38 writes: The French presidential election is approaching fast. One of the candidates, Jean-Luc Melanchon, used a hologram to hold two public meetings at once.

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Is that Switzerland in your pocket or are you just pleased to see me?

My interest in cartography intensifies inline with the concentration of cartography. Sheets are lovely but an atlas! With an atlas comes a frenzy of map-joy. And a pocket guide!

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Friday Link Pack

I have reached the point where I am searching for relaxing videos on YouTube. The current U.S. politics are giving me anxiety and crushing my heart.

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How to Use Apple's CloudKit for Push Notifications

Introduction

Apple introduced their CloudKit framework alongside iOS 8 in 2014.

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The Confessions Game

With the help of a dice and some cards, the Confessions Game asks participants to answer a series of questions around career, sex, money, relationships, family, gently inviting everyone to share impor

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♥ / Nootype

Big thanks to Nootype for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week. Nootype is a type foundry based in Switzerland. Its main goal is to offer new and fresh typefaces for various uses.

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Batsheva Dance Company

I just got back from enjoying a performance by the Batsheva Dance Company. What a beautiful experience! I know absolutely *nothing* about contemporary dance and was sitting there with eyes wide open.

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Researchers Unveil First Ever Blueprint To Construct a Large Scale Quantum Computer

haruchai quotes a report from Phys.Org: An international team, led by a scientist from the University of Sussex, have today unveiled the first practical blueprint for how to build a quantum computer,

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How to Migrate to Amazon In-App Purchasing From Google's

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Welcome.

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Understanding Nested Routing in React

React is a JavaScript library built by Facebook for building user interfaces.

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Lunch Box Book

Your friends might think you love to read but nope, you just like to eat! This Lunch Box Book made me laugh.

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New Course: Start Coding With ASP.NET Core

It's never been a better time to get started with ASP.NET. Not only has the ASP.NET team redesigned the framework from the ground up, but they've made it completely open source and cross-platform.

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Authentication in Rails Using Clearance

Clearance is a simple authentication system with email and password built by the team at Thoughtbot. It has opinionated defaults but is intended to be easy to override.

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Mathematical Modules in Python: Statistics

Statistical analysis of data helps us make sense of the information as a whole. This has applications in a lot of fields like biostatistics and business analytics. 

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Redesigning The Paris Metro Map

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Building Your Startup: Advanced Scheduling Commands

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

This tutorial is part of the 

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Server Runs Continuously For 24 Years

In 1993 a Stratus server was booted up by an IT application architect -- and it's still running.
An anonymous reader writes:
"It never shut down on its own because of a fault it couldn't handle," says

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Swift From Scratch: Variables and Constants

In the first article of Swift From Scratch, you learned about Xcode play

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Android Sensors in Depth: Proximity and Gyroscope

Why always expect users to tap buttons on their touchscreens?

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Erlang and Elixir, Part 4: Control Flow

If, else, and logical operators are probably the most common similarity between the popular languages, and unsurprisingly Elixir has them, too.

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How to Share 360 Panorama Photos With WebVR and A-Frame

In recent times we've been seeing a surge in the popularity and technical capability of virtual reality.

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How The Blind Cook

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Level Up Your CSS Skills With These 20 Pro CSS Tips

Front-end development is quickly becoming more and more focused on efficiency – faster loading and rendering through selector choice and minimizing code.

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Piano. Push. Play

Piano. Push. Play. rescues pianos and puts them on the street for everybody to enjoy. I love everything about this!

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Using Illuminate Database With Eloquent in Your PHP App Without Laravel

Illuminate is Laravel’s database engine minus Laravel. It comes bundled with the Eloquent ORM in Laravel.

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Activism

“Activism is my rent for living on the planet.” ― Alice Walker

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Wearable Furniture

Yang Zhao created SharkMan, a modular, wearable object that will give you a “private space”. Made me smile. (via Apartment Therapy)

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Marriage

“Marriage: a hopeful, generous, infinitely kind gamble taken by two people who don’t know yet who they are or who the other might be, binding themselves to a future they cannot conceive an

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Play 1 Screen Print

Beautiful, minimal screen print.

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Best Kept Secret in Radio

The charming Lulu Miller gives us an animated look into the lives and practices of radio personalities and broadcasters, and speaks to the effects radio can have on us as individuals and a society.

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MailShrimp

MailChimp likes all things weird. This time, they went all out: MailShrimp. So much love for this company. And, their service.

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Warrior not Worrier

Remember! Be a Warrior not Worrier.

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Netflix Will Now Let Android Users Download Content Onto SD Storage

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Consumerist: Now that Netflix has finally opened the doors to offline viewing, subscribers have the ability to download content and watch it later.

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Google Starts Live Testing Instant Apps on Android

Last year, Google previewed a new feature that would allow a user to try out an app without having to download and install it first.

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Apple Is Releasing a Find My AirPods Feature

For those of you worried about losing an AirPod or two, you may soon be able to find some peace of mind.

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Apple Will Finally Let Developers Respond To App Store Reviews

An anonymous reader shares a TechCrunch report: Apple is finally going to give its developers a way to respond to customer reviews on its App Store and Mac App Store -- a feature that's long been avai

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Amazon's Best Picture Oscar Nod Makes History For Streaming Media

Hollywood is buzzing after Tuesday morning's long-awaited Oscar nominations announcements, finally revealing who will be competing for an Academy Award on Feb. 26.

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Court Denies US Government Appeal in Microsoft's Overseas Email Case

An equally divided federal appeals court refused to reconsider its landmark decision forbidding the U.S.

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Firefox 51 Arrives With HTTP Warning, WebGL 2 and FLAC Support

Reader Krystalo writes: Mozilla today launched Firefox 51 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android.