Lixin Cheng

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Finding Purpose for a Good Life. But Also a Healthy One.

My favorite medical diagnosis is “failure to thrive.”<p>Not because patients are failing to thrive — that part makes me sad. But because of the diagnosis’s bold proposition: Humans, in their natural state, are meant to thrive.<p>My patient, however, was not in his natural state. Cancer had claimed nearly …

Public Health

Tutorial for building a Web Application with Amazon S3, Lambda, DynamoDB and API Gateway

I recently attended Serverless Day at the AWS Loft in downtown San Francisco. During the workshop section we built a serverless web application for …

Japan: everything you NEED to do in Tokyo & Kyoto

Want a once-in-a-lifetime trip? Japan in springtime, when the cherry blossom famously puts on a brief but breathtaking show, is unlike anywhere else …

Here's How to Book a Round-Trip Flight to Japan for Under $400

Round-trip flights to Japan from the states have always been some of the priciest out there (it is, after all, literally on the other side of the …

7 things you didn’t know about JavaScript

<i>A few things I’d like to share about JavaScript.</i><p>The WebAPI<p>JavaScript isn’t the same buggy language it was 10 years ago. One proof of this is the …

20 Awesome Must Try CSS Tips for Beginners

Since the inception of the internet, CSS and HTML have been tied together in a conjugal bond. While HTML is possibly an easy markup language to …

GoTTY - Share your terminal as a web application

README.md<p>GoTTY is a simple command line tool that turns your CLI tools into web applications.<p>Installation<p>Download the latest stable binary file from …

Boron: JavaScript Animated Modals Plugin

An Awesome Library of Material Design Icons Get your hands on this awesome icons pack and get access to over 6000 Material Design icons, the pac...<p>An …

Graphics

Star Wars: why C-3PO is this season's fashion hit

The films’ glossiest robot has become a cover model for both Love and GQ magazines, but he’s not the movies’ only style inspiration<p><b>C-3PO</b> is on the cover of the latest issue of style magazine Love, and, like all the best male models, he is deploying his signature look: wide eyes, square jaw and …

How to Calculate Execution Time of a Code Block in JavaScript?

Finding execution of a block of code in any programming language helps you to write better code. In JavaScript, using console.time and …

Why Is jQuery Undefined?

As frustrating as it can be to learn something new, hit a roadblock and then have to repeat it a little bit further down the line, the silver lining …

Front-End Development is Development | CSS-Tricks

By Geoff Graham On July 24, 2015<p>There is some sentiment out there that front-end development isn't real development. It's a swaggering, trollish …

6 web design trends taking over the Internet

We’re already halfway through 2015, and in the last few months we’ve seen many trends come and go. What has not gone, however, is the deliberate movement to get back to the basics without unnecessary features.<p>The days of cluttered pages overflowing with information have passed, and they’re being …

14 Useful jQuery Plugins You Shouldn’t Miss

Here is another jQuery collection for you and this time we are presenting 14 fresh jQuery plugins that you should not miss. We all know that jQuery …