Eric Marquez

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For developers, our tools are as important as the work we’re doing, and picking the right tool can often increase our workflow by a huge margin. My …

The Cloud Wars of 2017

(If you like my writings, you might <b>subscribe to “Fabrica”</b>)<p>Ten months ago I published <b>The Cloud Wars of 2016</b>, which racked up more than 50,000 views on …

Git like a ninja with aliases

I read Phil Haacks great post on using aliases and my life has never been the same. Below is just a quick list of the Git aliases i've adopted and …

ESP8266 Based Irrigation Controller

If you just want to prevent your garden from slowly turning into a desert, have a look at the available off-the-shelf home automation solutions, pick …

Generating dynamic Python tests using metaclasses

One common testing anti-pattern is a single testcase that loops over multiple yet independent inputs:<br>Whilst this code style typically occurs in an …

Raspberry Pi Art Frame using OpenFrame

Digital picture frames were a fad awhile back, and you can still pick them up at the local big box store. [Ishac Bertran] and [Jonathan Wohl] decided …

No, tablets aren't going to replace PCs in the office - but here's something that might

It will be an uphill battle for tablets - even from Apple - to replace PCs, and another technology may get there first.<p>Apple thinks its new iPad Pro …

The 6 Essential UX Tools For Every Designer

By Hannah Atkin<p>It can be extremely intimidating to any UX designer, particularly someone just starting out, to navigate the overcrowded world of …

Microsoft teases new Live Tiles for Windows 10

Interactive Live Tiles might be ready to go<p>Microsoft has been working on making its signature Live Tiles much more interactive and capable for a couple of years now. While the software maker has tweaked the Live Tiles UI several times since Windows 8's original introduction, the fundamental way you …

Note-Taking Showdown: Evernote vs. OneNote (2016 Edition)

Evernote and OneNote are two of our favorite tools, but both have changed substantially since we last compared these two apps—in some ways, not for …

Tech giants are collaborating on secure email

Even though email has been around for decades, the underlying transport technology used to send it, SMTP, is still surprisingly ancient.<p>The majority of email is sent in plain text, unencrypted around the internet using SMTP – yet we still rely heavily on it for some of our most private …

The Forgotten First Principle of Software Delivery

We have an industry-wide blindspot for the most important metric in software, and now is the time to change that.<p>Hi. I’m Sam, and I am obsessed with …

Download Linux Integration Services Version 4.1 for Hyper

Latest 4.1 version: 4.1.3-2 *Deprecated*<p>The latest Linux Integration Services is the 4.2 series<p>Please refer to the Linux Virtual Machines on Hyper-V …

Windows 10 build 14291 for PC: Everything you need to know

Microsoft is now rolling out another preview of Windows 10 for PC and Mobile through the Fast ring. This time, the software giant is making available …

Windows 10

Silicon Valley invasion: Seattle job trends show tech workers migrating north

Employers are filling tech jobs in Seattle faster than ever, according to the chief economist of Indeed, based on her analysis of postings on the job …

Microsoft Eases Docker Container Migrations With Cloud Storage Plug-in

The new Docker Volume Plugin for Azure File Storage plug-in makes Docker containers less reliant on a host's storage.

Here's what's inside Microsoft's private preview of Visual Studio next

Microsoft is privately testing its next major version of Visual Studio, which ultimately may be christened 'Visual Studio 2016.'<p>Microsoft's next …

Microsoft Visual Studio

BetterGeo turns Minecraft into an immersive tool for teaching geology

<i>Minecraft</i> may have started out as a crafting and survival game, but it’s evolved into a wonderfully complex virtual environment. Now, a team from …

Microsoft Updates OneNote iOS App With Online Video Embed Support And More

• “Motion Pictures” – Embed videos from YouTube, Vimeo, and Vine alongside your notes with the Share Extension.<br>• Freedom of Translation- Rearrange your …

Swedish student builds steam-powered Raspberry Pi

Steampunk isn't just for enthusiastic live-action role players with a fondness for Victorian aesthetics - it's a viable way of powering a Raspberry …

Cloud Computing Had a Wild and Wooly Week

If you don’t like the current cloud landscape (cloudscape?), wait a minute. It’ll change.<p>Take this week as an example. First, news dropped that …