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The Warriors And Rockets Have Reinvented Modern NBA Defense. Yes, Defense.

HOUSTON — The NBA Finals are the crown jewel of the playoffs for obvious reasons, but it’d be hard to argue with anyone who views this vaunted …

Basketball

Funky New Food Truck Crossover Space Arrives in Culver City

A new kind of restaurant is taking up residence along Venice Boulevard in Culver City soon. It’s called <b>The Truck Stop</b> cafe, and the idea is to provide all-day service for diners looking to eat from a truck without chasing one down.<p>Keep in mind, the idea of a stationary truck that customers go to …

Behind the Scenes: Improving the Repository Infrastructure

As we worked on React 16, we revamped the folder structure and much of the build tooling in the React repository. Among other things, we introduced …

JavaScript

The 21 Best Coffee Roasters in the Country

For some people the best cup of coffee in America is whatever's currently in their hand, but then there are those for whom coffee is less of an alarm …

Introducing Turbo: 5x faster than Yarn & NPM, and runs natively in-browser 🔥

<i>Note: This is part of a talk I’m giving at Google’s Mountain View campus on Wednesday, December 6th — </i><b>come join</b><i>!</i><p>After four months of hard work, I’m …

A Front End Developer’s Guide to GraphQL

No matter how large or small your application is, you’ll have to deal with fetching data from a remote server at some point. On the front end, this …

Software Engineering

How Dino's Legendary Chicken and Fries Plate Keeps Going Strong

On weekends, hungry diners reliably line up by the dozens to grab a Styrofoam container from the takeaway window at <b>Dino’s Chicken and Burgers</b> on Pico Boulevard just south of Koreatown. What’s in those containers is largely the same: Glowing red bird draped over thin-cut fries and soaked in the …

This Korean-Sichuan Restaurant Serves LA’s Most Unique Fusions

As far as popular Chinese culinary regions go, the Sichuan region might be the furthest away from Korea. So when <b>Odumak</b> opened earlier in September in the heart of Koreatown on Western Avenue, the menu seemed a little bit out of place. What’s with the Sichuan-style food, opened by Koreans? Turns out …

Entering the Quantum Era—How Firefox got fast again and where it’s going to get faster

People have noticed that Firefox is fast again.Over the past seven months, we’ve been rapidly replacing major parts of the engine, introducing Rust …

Software

Snap has spent $352 million on acquisitions this year — here are all of the startups it's bought so far

For a newly-public company facing intense pressure to grow its ad revenue, Snap has no problem spending lots of money on acquisitions.<p>The six-year-old company has spent a total of $352.4 million in cash on acquisitions from the beginning of 2017 to the end of September, according to a recent filing …

Startups

Simple React Patterns

Dealing With Side-Effects In React<p>I've been writing React applications for a few years now, and I've noticed that some patterns tend to repeat …

Pitch Decks From Top Startups 🤑

Creating a pitch deck is not an easy task. If you’ve never done it before it can be incredibly daunting, and good...

Startups

componentDidMakeSense — React Component Lifecycle Explanation

Learn the React lifecycle methods and when/how to use them<p>React is incredible because it allows you to build your UI using a declarative API. You …

Robo-Advisor Teardown: How Betterment And Wealthfront Stack Up

Betterment and Wealthfront are the robos to watch in the battle against incumbents. See how their strategies stack up now and get insight into where …

Mohawk tribe sues Microsoft, Amazon for patent infringement

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, which captured headlines last month for its unusual patent deal with drugmaker Allergan, is doubling down in the patent …

U.S. Federal Courts

As ‘Unicorns’ Emerge, Utah Makes a Case for Tech Entrepreneurs

When Josh James traveled to the Bay Area in 2000, seeking funding for a web analytics company he had founded, he spoke at length with a venture capitalist about his plans for growth. The conversation was going well, Mr. James recently recalled, until the investor asked where he was based. “As soon …

Startups

Vue Project Roadmap

Core Team<p>Core<p>2.6<p><b>Lead:</b> @yyx990803<br>• Planned release: March 2018<br>• Various improvements regarding error handling, functional components, SSR<p>2.x-next<p><b>Lead:</b> …

JavaScript

Snapchat is building a secluded R&D lab in Lehi, Utah

It’s hard to build something secret in LA or SF without anyone finding out. So Snap Inc . is building a new R&D office in the remote location of Lehi, Utah — 30 miles south of Salt Lake City. The distance from Facebook and other tech companies could allow Snapchat to develop new app features or …

How to give rendering control to users with prop getters

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash<i>Render props are awesome, put it together with prop getters and you have an awesome combination to give users of</i> …

Software Engineering

Style Guide — Vue.js

This is the official style guide for Vue-specific code. If you use Vue in a project, it’s a great reference to avoid errors, bikeshedding, and …

Vue.js 3 and other top news from Q&A event with core Vue devs

The Q&A session with core Vue.js developers took part at Hashnode yesterday, ten days before the anniversary of Vue 2 official release. Here’s a …

The Facebook Patent License Punishes You For Suing Facebook, But Lets Them Sue You

There's been a lot of discussion recently about the Facebook patent clause ("PATENTS" in Facebook repositories).While most of the objections to the …

Patents

Otoy is planning a blockchain peer-to-peer GPU rendering network

A couple weeks ago. I dived deep into the efforts of Jules Urbach, the visionary fast-talking CEO and co-founder of Los Angeles-based Otoy. The forward-thinking founder of the rendering company is perpetually working at technology’s cutting edge, and his latest efforts add a new wrinkle to his …

Blockchain

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Blockchain, Tokens, ICOs: Why should anyone care?

The Crypto market is gaining lots of steam. <br>Gravity-defying price rallies…<p>…and multi-million dollar token sales are commonplace, as are front-page …

Porto's Bakery Coming To Century City As A Pop-Up For Six Months

There will also be coffee from F. Gaviña & Sons. [ more › ]

Cuba

Redux or MobX: What I learned after refactoring a medium-sized React app

State containers are a must for medium to large-sized React applications. The basic idea is to keep the state abstracted from your components and …

JavaScript

Totally Tooling Tips: Webpack Tips

The 26 Essential Korean Restaurants in Los Angeles

LA's Koreatown offers a mecca of Korean cuisine that lies unparalleled in America. While it's known as a bustling area of neon lights and nightlife, the food just happens to be so varied and excellent that even food lovers from Seoul marvel at the quality of restaurants.<p>There's a growing number of …

Next.js meets Firebase and mobx | I – MVP Space

Episode 1 | next.js SSR fundamentals<p><i>Just recently I wrote about not using meteor any more as a “one size fits all” solution — not because meteor is</i> …

JavaScript

Elon Musk's growing empire is fueled by $4.9 billion in government subsidies

Los Angeles entrepreneur Elon Musk has built a multibillion-dollar fortune running companies that make electric cars, sell solar panels and launch rockets into space.<p>And he's built those companies with the help of billions in government subsidies.<p>Tesla Motors Inc., SolarCity Corp. and Space …

Tesla