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Debugging Production JavaScript

<i>by Todd H. Gardner</i><p><b>Editor’s Note:</b> The hardest bugs to fix are the bugs you never see. You may not see them, but perhaps thousands, even millions of …

45 Things I Have Learned From Photography

<b>Over the last couple years I have been taking notes on my phone of various thoughts on what I feel have learned from my time in photography. Hard to</b> …

Landscape Photography

This week’s must-read books

Award winning young-adult novelist Woodson (“Brown Girl Dreaming”) delivers a gritty take for the grown-up crowd that is based on her own childhood …

6 Things Science Says Kids Need To Succeed In Education And Business

In their new book, <i>Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children,</i> Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek ask what it would take “take to help all children be happy, healthy, thinking, caring, and sociable children who enjoy learning and who move toward …

5 useful apps to teach your kids coding right now

Intro<p>Now, you may have heard that, starting next year, coding will be part of the national school syllabus. Reception has been mixed, with many …

What We’re Reading This Summer

A few months ago, I started commuting to the office from a small town on Long Island. The train ride, with its cheerful, sunny mornings and hushed, purple evenings, has done wonders for my reading life. For the last week or so, I’ve been hurtling through “Here I Am,” the upcoming novel by Jonathan …

Books

Ten ‘lost’ books you should read now

As the revival of lost works takes the publishing world by storm, Lucy Scholes delves into the archive to uncover the best hidden literary gems.

UI in Action. 15 Animated Design Concepts of Mobile UI.

Animation in UI is a tool of great power breathing life into the process of interaction. It helps user to get fast feedback, provides opportunities …

8 books you must read to become a better writer

All good writers know the best way to improve your writing is to write. And the second best way?<p>Study the craft.<p>Reading books can take you farther  —  and faster  — on your journey toward becoming a better writer. For a few dollars and a few hours of your time, you can absorb the strategies and …

Writing

Jewish hero, literary giant: Elie Wiesel's key literary works

Elie Wiesel, the world's most famous Holocaust survivor, was a Nobel peace laureate, outspoken activist and symbol of human rights.<p>He was also a …

Battle of the Somme centenary: the best new history books

<i>One hundred years ago this week, the British Army endured its bloodiest day – and the Battle of the Somme began. Was it worth it? Saul David weighs up the evidence</i><p>At 7.30am on July 1 1916, whistles blew and the first waves of 120,000 British and empire assault troops climbed out of their trenches, …

11 parenting podcasts worth checking out

<i>An earlier version of this post included a reference to “Making Dad” by Chip Dolce and Zach Anderson. One of the hosts recently left the podcast, and the listing has been removed.</i><p>Do you know how to use that little podcast app on your smartphone yet? It’s time. Podcasts are having a cultural moment, …

The Novel That Took Marguerite Duras to the Edge of Fiction and Sanity

A novel so radical even its author struggled to understand it.<p>To the extent that she is familiar to Americans, Marguerite Duras is known for <i>Hiroshima</i> …

How to nurture your child's love of reading

Kids become lifelong readers for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes there's one key book that captures a kid's imagination and opens him or her up to the exciting world of fiction. Other times, a teacher who assigns great books in class sparks a hunger for more big ideas and fine writing. In some …

Book Critics Pick Their Top 15 Summer Reads

Looking for some great literature to while away the days on your vacation this summer?<p>For some entrepreneurs the generally slower summer months are a great time to learn something new or catch up on the latest business titles. For others, vacation season is all about feeding the brain with some …

Green Eggs, Ham And Metaphysics: Teaching Hard Ideas With Children's Books

What is language? What is beauty? Who gets to decide?<p>Philosophers have grappled with these questions for centuries, and they've generated a pile of long (and often tortured) books in their efforts to answer them.<p>But for Tom Wartenberg, some of the best books about philosophy are much shorter and a …

Kids

18 Amazing open source Angular projects

This is ‘Amazing’ series of collections for programmers.<p>In this observation, we compared nearly 550 projects built with Angular 1.x and Angular 2 to …

Web Framework

This Week in Fiction: Charles Yu on Therapy and Storytelling

<i>In “Fable,” your story in this week’s issue, a man is asked by his therapist to tell the story of his life as a kind of fairy tale. How did that idea come to you? Is it a standard therapeutic technique?</i><p>I don’t know how common it is as a technique, but I believe it is used by at least some …

Writing

Introduction to Webpack: Part 1

Webpack takes all of your HTML, CSS, JavaScript and images, and cleverly works out all the various dependencies between them. When it's done, it …

JavaScript

Ten books to read in May

From a novel that imagines a lost manuscript by JS Bach to a collection of essays by David Foster Wallace on tennis, Jane Ciabattari selects must-read titles for the month ahead.

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking -- Part 1: Why Students Need the Humanities Now More Than Ever

Students today grow up in such a distracted and meaningless world that, unless schools give them some idea of where we have come from as a cultural tradition, schools themselves run the risk of becoming part of that meaninglessness. Not that students need necessarily accept that tradition, but they …

Critical Thinking

Pulitzer winner Viet Thanh Nguyen: 'My book has something to offend everyone'

The Sympathizer won despite Nguyen feeling he was writing against the tastes of most publishers, who insist that writers of color pander to white audiences<p>Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer took home the Pulitzer prize for fiction this week. This will make him an author newly in demand. But in an …

The Software Developer’s Library: A Treasure Trove of Books for People Who Love Code

A treasure trove of books for people who love code. Curated by Eric Elliott.<p>Arranged by topic, loosely in learning order.<p>A Note to Beginners<p>I learned …

A 2-Year-Old Article About an 87-Year-Old Book, With New Relevance for the Here and Now

A reader email arrived overnight, about a book I’d last read or thought about when I was in college many decades ago. The email said:<p>I am guessing that you might be aware of a book by Jose Ortega written in Spain in the 1930s and has never been out of print.There he describes a movement that …

Seven books to read before you start writing your own

A first-time author shares her reading list as she was preparing to write her novel.<p>“I never read a novel till I was 18,” Sunjeev Sahota, author of</i> …

10 productivity tools every successful web developer relies on

As a web developer your job is to deliver high quality websites which can help users find what they are looking for, without being prevented by bugs …

10 must have educational apps for iPhone/ iPad users - PDF Devices - eReaders and Tablets

Apple is one of the most popular and one of the most demanded mobiles and tablet manufacturer, iPad Mini is the latest offering from Apple. iPad …

Apps

12 Novels that Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple

By Hilary Krutt | Off the Shelf<p>British novelist Angela Carter once declared, "Cities have sexes: London is a man, Paris a woman, and New York a well-adjusted transsexual." This feeling of perpetual movement--that the city is continually revealing new aspects of itself--is perhaps what makes it so …

Books