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Zeroqode will usher us into a codeless future

Codeless development platforms are at once a blessing and a curse. If they’re complete enough to be powerful they are too difficult for beginners and if they’re simple enough for beginners they’re useless for serious work. Zeroqode, a one-stop-shop for codeless creation, aims to make the difficult …

Fasd – A Commandline Tool That Offers Quick Access to Files and Directories

Fasd (pronounced as “fast“) is command-line productivity booster, a self-contained POSIX shell script which enables quick and more efficient access …

Linux

Microsoft Azure Unleashes A Massive Cloud Salvo, Aimed At Beating AWS In The Battle For Cloud Supremacy

Microsoft Azure is getting another major salvo this week, but this time it's much bigger and more complete than the previous one. The software giant …

Cloud Computing

bd – Quickly Go Back to a Parent Directory Instead of Typing “cd ../../..” Redundantly

While navigating the file system via the command line on Linux systems, in order to move back into a parent directory (in a long path), we would …

Linux

Recipe: Moist & Cakey Banana Bread

Banana Bread<p>Makes 2 (9-inch) loaves<p>Cooking spray or unsalted butter, for greasing the pans <br>2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>2 teaspoons baking soda <br>1 …

Baking

How to activate YouTube’s hidden dark mode on Google Chrome

Many of us wish there was a dark mode in every app or service, as it really does make a difference to the overall user experience. Google has experimented with this several times on several of its services, but recently, it’s been discovered that YouTube has been hiding a dark mode. So, here’s how …

Google Chrome

Best 15 Unix Command Line Tools

Here are some of the unix command line tools which we feel make our hands faster and lives easier. Let’s go through them in this post and make sure …

Linux

Katie Piper's confidence tips

We chatted with the wonder woman at the launch of her fifth book<p>In a similar way to bobby pins or matching pairs of socks, <b>confidence</b> can often seem …

The Complete Linux Mastery Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Introduction to Programming and Coding for Everyone with JavaScript</b><p>Take Your First Steps Towards Programming Genius by Exploring the World's Most Popular Computer Language<p>Computer programming is one of the most valuable skills anybody in the modern workforce can learn. In this course designed for …

Linux

How AWS Stacks Up Against Rivals on Downtime

This might be hard to believe, given Amazon Web Services’ three-hour outage last Tuesday: AWS is far better at keeping its public cloud service …

How to Develop Your First Android Application & Publish It On Google Play Store

In the last couple of years, the mobile app market has been expanded by leaps and bounds. Therefore, the mobile marketing become quite competitive. …

Android Development

7 Ways to Determine the File System Type in Linux (Ext2, Ext3 or Ext4)

A file system is the way in which files are named, stored, retrieved as well as updated on a storage disk or partition; the way files are organized …

Linux

AWS, Microsoft and Google take different paths to the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO -- An outage at Amazon Web Services Tuesday rekindled the debate about whether it is wise to rely too heavily on one cloud service …

Amazon Web Services

Break Out of Your Scrambled Egg Rut With These International Recipes

There are many ways to scramble an egg, but it can still be easy to find yourself in a scrambled egg rut. To help you mix it up and keep it …

Breakfast

How to Radically Improve Your Mental Willpower Through Navy SEAL Tactics

The secrets used by Navy SEALs and US Olympians toThe post How to Radically Improve Your Mental Willpower Through Navy SEAL Tactics appeared first on …

Startups (India)

Even More Evidence Has Linked Parkinson's Disease to Our Gut Bacteria

Parkinson's isn't just in our brains<p>Researchers have found yet another reason to think the symptoms of Parkinson's disease could be a consequence of …

9 Simple Ways You Can Make Your Employees Happy

One of the best things you can do for the bottom line is to foster an appreciative relationship with your employees. Here's how to make it happen:<p>Most leaders agree that employee attitude is a key factor in an organization's success. Whether your employees are fulfilled and motivated or frustrated …

Employee Engagement

How Much Did Amazon Web Services Outage Cost Businesses?

Amazon Web Services, The World's Largest Data Infrastructure Provider, Was Down For Hours Today<p>Amazon's cloud-computing service, Amazon Web Services, experienced an outage on Tuesday on the East Coast, causing widespread problems for thousands of users.<p>Services affected included Adobe's services, …

Cloud Computing
Islamic State (ISIS)

Citizens' rights, market access key for Czechs after Brexit

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka says it is a key issue for his country to maintain the same rights for EU citizens in Britain after its exit from the European Union.<p>Sobotka spoke on Wednesday after a rare meeting of the chairmen of parliamentary parties from the ruling coalition …

Europe

Remix OS consolidates your laptop and smartphone into one package

Microsoft’s Continuity. Samsung’s Flow. Motorola’s Atrix. Some of the world’s biggest gadget-makers have tried and failed to built an elegant device …

Operating Systems

The many faces of grep

The grep command – likely one of the first ten commands that every Unix user comes to know and love – is not just a nice tool for finding a word or …

This powerful goo promises to make your iPhone screen indestructible

Phone displays are super fragile. And the only way to protect your phone's display is to apply an ugly screen protector on top of it.<p>But what if you …

What's The Difference Between Tylenol, Advil, Aspirin And Aleve?

Non-prescription pain relievers are a bit like cola in that they're often referred to by one name, and where I live people usually ask for either …

Psychology suggests that when someone calls you the wrong name, it’s because they love you

Many of us have been called the wrong name by a parent, have confused the names of our closest friends, or, most cringingly, called our new beau by the name of an ex. It’s such a common awkward moment between loved ones that it has become an entertainment trope: Ross calls Emily the wrong name at …

Pets

Amazon planning to use drones to drop parcels by parachute

If implemented, patent filed by company will solve problem of drone landing and keep valuables from breaking upon impact<p>The bizarre patents of Amazon’s drone programme keep on coming. Hot on the heels of the company’s proposal for a floating airship warehouse, it has now filed a patent for …

15 Foods To Boost Your Metabolism

Low on energy? Mix and match these metabolism boosting foods to give your body’s engine the fuel it needs to burn, baby, burn!<p><b>Almonds:</b> Though high in …

These Volcano Potatoes Are Wrapped in Bacon and Erupt Cheese

Remember in fourth grade when you had that science project to make a "volcano" involving baking soda and vinegar? That was fun, right?! You know …

Recipes