Justin Davidson

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GitHub and Udacity are launching three new Ruby Nanodegree programs

Udacity and GitHub are bringing three new Nanodegree programs to the world, all focussed on Ruby.<p>The first program, Beginning Ruby, is now available, with both the Ruby on Rails and Senior Ruby on Rails programs starting up in 2016. Like all Nanodegrees, the three Ruby courses will cost $200 per …

RedDotRuby 2015 - RubyMotion: Cross-Platform Mobile Development the Right Way by Laurent Sansonetti

WGif

WGif is a command line tool for creating animated GIFs from YouTube videos.<p>Other tools can make gifs, but no other tool can make high quality gifs …

How you can finally learn to build stuff with Rails

Learning Rails was a struggle for me. My goal is to make that process easier for you with this list of (free & paid) resources.<p><i>This is a follow up to</i> …

Programming

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

PocketSkater2 – The 1lb Camera Dolly That Fits In Your Pocket

I am a naturally skeptical person. So, it was only natural that, when I first saw the PocketSkater2, I was a wee bit skeptical. There are numerous …

Videography

The curious case of the woman suing eBay over ownership of the sun

You can still see the certificates, in fact: Duran now sells them on her personal website. That's because eBay found her in violation of its …

Britney Spears

An 18-Minute Plan for Managing Your Day

Yesterday started with the best of intentions. I walked into my office in the morning with a vague sense of what I wanted to accomplish. Then I sat down, turned on my computer, and checked my email. Two hours later, after fighting several fires, solving other people’s problems, and dealing with …

This is Why the "Blend If" Tool in Photoshop is Amazing For Sharpening Photos

Usually, when I am sharpening or reducing noise in a picture, I end up doing it in a separate layer, and then masking the areas to which I don’t want …

How Do You Make a Time Slice Photo?

We’ve seen timelapse and we’ve seen hyperlapse. But what’s time slicing? To quote photographer Dan Marker-Moore,<p>“A time slice is more than a …

Photography

How to Create a Smooth Long Exposure Hyperlapse

A hyperlapse is a form of timelapse photography where the position of the camera moves between each exposure to create a nice, seamless tracking shot …

Photographer Creates Detailed Miniature Worlds with LEGO Characters and Life-Size Objects

French artist Samsofy started out by photographing extreme sports in urban areas, but has recently focused his camera on smaller subjects. Using geek culture as inspiration, the imaginative photographer places LEGO characters next to real scenery and life-size objects, creating a world where these …

Google Photos Offers Free and Unlimited Storage and Sharing of Your Memories

Google today announced its new and long awaited Photos service, a standalone service that’s separate from Google+. It’s “a single, private place to …

10 competitions to keep your photography inspired

<i>Winner of the Take a View, Landscape Photographer of the Year, Mark Littlejohn</i><p>Entering photography competitions is a great way to maintain a level of …

Photography

Timelapse Pro is a Premium App by Triggertrap for Complex Timelapse Projects

Triggertrap has announced Timelapse Pro, a new app for its mobile camera control kits that gives time-lapse photographers more flexibility in …

Time-lapse Photography

Fjaðrárgljúfur, The Most Beautiful Canyon in the World

Have you eve seen a canyon so beautiful? Fjaðrárgljúfur is a canyon in south east Iceland that's known for its breathtaking beauty. It's up to 330 feet deep and about one-and-a-quarter kilometers long, with a river called Fjar flowing through it. Created by a progressive erosion of flowing water …

Your Car Commute Is a Chance to Practice Mindfulness

For those who drive to work, the daily commute is often a tense time of bumper-to-bumper gridlock, erratic and dangerous driving, delays, road closures, and construction. And best of all, we get to do it twice a day. Concerned about wasting time, we often try to catch up on all the “little” things …