Dan Horton

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Build a chat app in the terminal using Python

<b>Pusher</b>, our weekly sponsor, makes communication and collaboration APIs that power apps all over the world, supported by easy to integrate SDKs for …

JavaScript

How To Craft An Industry Strategic Narrative

Most organizations desire to be industry thought leaders. However, few have an industry narrative that serves as the foundation for sharing useful knowledge that leads to a position of leadership.<p>Virtually every startup aims to disrupt an industry category. Too often, they get bogged down talking …

3 Surprising Ways Business Intelligence is Changing the Role of the CIO and CTO

There has been a lot of conversation about the onslaught of new marketing technology solutions arriving in the market and the challenge it creates …

Raspberry Pi Weather Station With Internet Of Things Connectivity

Makers, hobbyists and Raspberry Pi enthusiasts that are interested in building their very own Raspberry Pi weather station complete with Internet of …

Raspberry Pi - Packet Radio BBS setup howto

Technical Reference/Raspberry Pi<br>This project describe how to setup a Raspberry Pi Linux system with a few AX.25 packet radio applications already …

The 5 most important skills a CTO can have on their LinkedIn profile

CTOs can increase their chances of landing speaking gigs and finding new positions by listing the right skills on their online resume.<p>Chief …

Why CTOs And CIOs Should Care More About The Cost Of Downtime

In today’s world, where nearly every business is an online business that relies on software, downtime has a direct impact on the business metrics we all care about. Simply put, if your website is down, you are losing money. Real money.<p>For example, in 2017, organizations were losing an average …

Event Sourcing made Simple

tl;dr: Event Sourcing is to data what Git is to code. We’ve implemented a minimal event sourcing framework at Kickstarter to power d.rip. It’s simple …

How to create a cron job with Kubernetes on a Raspberry Pi

One of the reasons I stood up a Kubernetes cluster on Raspberry Pis in my house was because I wanted to gain savings by not running high-available, …

Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018 - Smarter With Gartner

How do designers make cars safer? They treat them like a school of fish. Safe Swarm, recently unveiled by Honda, uses vehicle-to-vehicle …

Internet of Things

Digital transformation: what the hell does it really mean? Dataxu explains

There has been a dramatic change across various industries, with the common denominator being digital transformation. Advancements in technology …

New Barclaycard technology allows eaters to walk out of a restaurant without waiting for the bill

One of the most frustrating parts of eating out, according to a survey conducted by Barclaycard, is waiting for the bill. So the payment business has …

Mercedes Shows Off Artificial Intelligence at Mobile World Congress 2018

Two highlights of the new tech are the 'Ask Mercedes' digital personal assistant and the freshly-desgined MBUX user experience.<p>Daimler AG<p>If you …

Walmart and Walgreen’s Join The List of Retailers Testing iBeacons in Stores

- May 7, 2014<p>Drugstore chain Duane Reade announced today that its updating its iPhone app with support for Apple’s iBeacons. The Walgreen-owned chain …

The road to 5G: The inevitable growth of infrastructure cost

Network cost could double as operators strive to meet demand for increased capacity and deploy 5G. How can they maintain their profits?<p><b>Each</b> …

The Rules Design Pattern - Michael Whelan - behaviour driven blog

Lately, I’ve been having to support some legacy code that has a lot of conditional logic and duplication. It can be quite hard to integrate new rules …

Steve Smith

Awesome Checklist Checklist

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Hydroponic gardening with a Raspberry Pi

The cost of food is rising. Why not use your Pi to build a hydroponic garden? Eat better and dodge those expensive food prices! Hydroponic growing is …

Use a Raspberry Pi and E-Ink Display to Build a Desktop Monitoring Station for Vital Information

For most professionals, it’s vital to monitor certain information throughout the work day. What you need to monitor depends on your job, but it’s …

Raspberry Pi

2017 Weather Station round-up

As we head into 2018 and start looking forward to longer days in the Northern hemisphere, I thought I’d take a look back at last year’s weather using …

Raspberry Pi and Arduino: What's the Difference and Which Is Best for Your Project?

Do you need to choose between the Raspberry Pi and Arduino? Then join us as we take a quick tour of these highly popular boards and discuss their …

Configurable Artifacts: How To Deploy Like a Pro

When a project team grows, feature deployments become more frequent. Automating these deployments then becomes critical to optimize the development …

Learning these 5 microservice patterns will make you a better engineer

For a lot of engineers, getting into microservices can be tough, because it’s hard to decide where lines should be drawn. For me, 99% of services …

Microservices

Spring Boot REST API Projects With Code Examples

This guide will help you understand the REST API projects with code examples on GitHub. We have a number of articles explaining these projects. These …

Elasticsearch as a Time Series Database - Does it work? Part 1

Elasticsearch as a Time Series Database - Does it work? (Part 1)<p>We love logging, as we've blogged about at length. I myself, as a logging enthusiast …

DevOps

Using NGINX-based Microservices For Legacy Application Migration

All over the world, massive numbers of applications are humming along, performing crucial tasks for the business processes of enterprises even though they were built with technology that comes from multiple generations in the past.<p>These legacy applications, usually created with a monolithic …

Learning Python: Best free books, tutorials and videos

There's a wealth of free resources out there, including books, sites, videos, and even courses.<p>If you want to learn a programming language in 2018 …

How to Release Apps

<i>This post was originally published on bugfender.com</i><p>A tough piece of pulled pork. A weak cup of tea. A partially-healed hamstring sent back onto the …

Apps

How To Grow Your Mobile Application Testing Skills

By Maxim Zheleznyy<p>These little mobile devices in our hands seem simple to use, compact, convenient, and extremely fast. Not everyone knows that to …