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The best technology stacks used in tech startups

Technological innovation is a buzzword these days. It is important for businesses to adhere to the best practices and choose the right platforms to …

Databases

Here's what it's REALLY like to interview at Facebook, Google, and 11 other big tech companies

According to research from LinkedIn, e veryone wants to work in tech these days— especially for big-name companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft.<p>In fact, these tech giants topped LinkedIn's 2015 ranking of the most in-demand employers in North America, taking four of the top five …

Employment

A Poll of Modern Frontend Web Developer's Preferred Tools

Recently a Senior Web UI Engineer by the name of Ashley Nolan published a wonderful blog post detailing the results of a survey he conferred with …

Want to learn JavaScript ?

This is a walk-through of the steps I personally took in a single year, to begin learning JavaScript. My goal was to be able to get a job in a …

Spindle Is A Social App That Encourages You To Be Selfish With Your Content

While social media platforms theoretically can be a great place to document life’s special moments, the reality is that social pressure often forces us to curate and filter our content for others, instead of focusing on ourselves.<p>Launched last week, Spindle is a social journaling app that solves …

Social Media

7 Success Habits of Exceptionally Productive People

Need to get more done? Do what the pros do.<p>Once in a while you need to kick some serious butt: finish off a huge project, finally put to bed a task you can't keep putting off, or just knock out a ton of work in one day (like the day I wrote the first draft of my book proposal.)<p>When you <i>really</i> need …

The Next Billion Dollar Startups

Startups that jump out to billion-dollar valuations are so rare they've come to be known as unicorns. We at FORBES, in cooperation with TrueBridge Capital Partners,* went hunting for the next wave of startups that are flying under the radar but getting ready to pop. We surveyed venture firms for …

The 15 worst mistakes people make in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects, like not starting to save money, that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are the worst mistakes 20-somethings would be wise to avoid …

Self-improvement

50 Mobile App Development Tips For Acquisition, Retention, and Everything in Between

As of July 2015, there are over 1.5 million apps in the App Store and 1.6 million apps in the Google Play Store.It’s more important than ever to …

The Complete Tutorial on iOS/iPhone Custom URL Schemes

<b>Note</b>: <i>Since the introduction of custom URL schemes, this post has consistently been the top read content on the blog. Although much is the same, there</i> …

Why Food, Sleep and Exercise Are Critical to Success

How we care for our bodies affects our performance at work. Skipping your twice weekly workout because you believe you are strapped for time leads to …

The 12 coolest social media companies in Silicon Valley

We recently came out with the Silicon Valley 100— our annual list of the coolest people, products, and companies in Silicon Valley.<p>We pulled out the hottest social media companies that made the list. Here are 12 social media companies to watch.

Social Media

5 Reasons Your First Career Language Should Be JavaScript

With hundreds of programming languages out there, it can be hard to know where to begin and what to prioritize in learning computer programming. At …

Introducing Frontend Masters (with Giveaway)

Read the full article at: Introducing Frontend Masters (with Giveaway)Hey DWB readers,I’m super happy to sponsor this blog. I’ve been a long-time …

JavaScript

Eleven things ultra-productive people do differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge–there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>We all want to get more out of life. …

6 Morning Rituals Healthy And Successful People Do Every Day

How you start your morning sets the tone for the rest of the day. If you want to be productive, feel fulfilled and accomplished without sacrificing …

Becoming a World Class Programmer

One tensions that I’m not sure every goes away for programmers is that of “Am I learning enough?” If it does, I’d like to know <i>when</i> so I can prepare …

10 Most Popular Programming Languages Today | Inc.com

Programmers are in high demand these days--their fluency in coding language is invaluable. Knowing various programming languages is a no-brainer for engineers, but a basic understanding of the languages can benefit anyone, even if you're not looking to become a master coder. Grasping some general …

16 things successful people do on Monday mornings

"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"They …

Success

The 7 Reasons That Science Says You Should Pay For Experience, Not Things

By James Wallman9 minute Read<p>Your big travel plans might seem like a waste of money. What will you come back with, besides some photos on your phone …

Happiness

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Top 20 Python Machine Learning Open Source Projects

<b>By Geethika Bhavya Peddibhotla, KDnuggets.</b><p>We analyze Top 20 Python Machine learning projects on GitHub and find that scikit-Learn, PyLearn2 and NuPic …

How do you judge a Javascript programmer by only 5 questions?

I was recently asked this on Quora, and here are my answers. Please note -these questions only indicate if someone knows JavaScript, it does <i>not</i> …

How Important Is User Experience? 9 Things You Need To Know About UX

UX is based on 200 years of scientific knowledge, 30 years of industry best practices and specifically applied research. – @mashable<p>User experience …