Matt Davis

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Learn a Foreign Language Through Immersion Using TV Shows and Books With This App

When you’re trying to learn a foreign language, there’s no better way than being immersed in it. Language immersion, after all, is how most of us …

Language Learning

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

Amazon Is Recruiting People to Start Delivery Businesses. Here's Why I Think Some People Could Get Rich

There's risk in any business. But if you asked me to invest in a business with these built-in advantages, I'd certainly listen.<p>I know a lot of people who have made a ton of money on Amazon.<p>Now, Amazon says it wants to recruit entrepreneurs to build a national network of small, independent delivery …

Free Marketing Tools Every Small Business Marketer Should Try

Got big plans for your small business, but only a tiny marketing budget? You’re not alone. According to the Wasp Barcode Small Business Report, 42% of small businesses invest 3% or less of their revenue into marketing.<p>But maybe that isn’t such a big problem. With these small business marketing …

Small Business

This Formula Tells You If Your Flight Is a Good Deal

Flights are getting cheaper this year, but prices vary depending on your destination. To figure out whether a flight is actually a good deal, Luiz …

40 Cheapest Countries to Visit (On $30 Per Day Or Less!)

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure page for more details.<p>Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, I’ve found …

The 12 Types Of Trips You Should Take In Your Lifetime

Better than your average beach vacation, and cheaper too.<p>To some travelers, “vacation” means lying on a tropical beach or staying in an urban hotel, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But the start of a new year is time to think outside the box and start planning trips that help you both unwind …

Travel

10 Best Science Fiction Short Stories of All Time: From the Golden Age to the Modern Era

10 Best Science Fiction Short Stories of All Time: From the Golden Age to the Modern Era<p>Updated on December 24, 2017<p>How I Picked This Top 10 Science …

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

The Best Travel Camera: 2018 Edition

I’m a professional travel photographer, and I also run an online travel photography course, and one of the most popular questions I’m asked by …

The best free and paid Android app development courses

If you’ve been thinking of becoming an Android developer, now is the time to jump in.<p>Android is by far the most popular smartphone operating system and it gives developers a huge amount of flexibility in terms of what they can do.<p>Learning to build apps is fun, highly rewarding, and it can be very …

Build your first basic Android game in just 7 minutes (with Unity)

Making a fully working game for Android is much easier than you might think. The key to successful Android development— or any kind of development— is to know what you want to achieve and find the necessary tools and skills to do it. Take the path of least resistance and have a clear goal in …

Game Development

The secret to being a top developer is building things! Here’s a list of fun apps to build!

You can only become a great developer by putting the effort in. Imagine for a moment — You can’t become fit physically by reading a lot about …

Apps

How I automated the boring University stuff with Python

Hello,<br>I'm a second year CS Undergrad from India. I love Python. This is my first article here on the dev.to community. So let's begin!<p>My college has …

How to Start a Business: A Complete Guide for Startup Entrepreneurs

Everyone wants more visitors, more qualified leads, and more revenue. But starting a business isn’t one of those "if you build it, they will come" …

Why You Need to Use a Business Dashboard For Your SME

A good business dashboard can make a huge difference to your small businesses’ success. It’s one of the best ways to keep track of your entire …

102 Side Hustle Ideas You Can Start Now

One of the best ways to make a little extra money on the side is to embrace the growing gig economy and take on a side hustle or two. These quick …

Earn Up to $250 per Month in a Few Hours With These 7 Side Hustles

Before I landed my job with Student Loan Hero, I worked for a huge Fortune 500 company. I earned a high salary, but there was a trade-off: persistent …

20 Plants That Improve Air Quality in Your Home

By Beth Greer<p>The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been studying the effects of plants on air quality for about 20 years and …

In 1998, terrorists attacked two US embassies. No one blamed the secretary of state.

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before:<p>Radical Islamic terrorists attack a US embassy in a known terrorist hotspot, killing several Americans. Military reinforcements in the immediate aftermath of the attack are slow to arrive on the scene.<p>A subsequent inquiry finds that security at the embassy …

30-Minute Balsamic Pork Chops Are the Answer to Weeknight Dinner

<i>The following post was originally featured on RecipeTin Eats, which is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>Here's something to jazz up your midweek meals — Balsamic Pork Chops!! Seared to perfection with a gorgeous thick golden crust, and served with a balsamic glaze that is tangy and sweet — but not <i>too</i> …

Google will teach you to write Android apps

Learning to make your own Android apps isn't easy, especially if it's your first time programming anything. Do you find a tutorial and hope for the best? Sign up for classes at the local college? Google might have a better way. It's introducing an Android Basics nanodegree (available in a week-long …

Android News

10 Cool Tools To Build Apps Without Code

Building an app doesn't always require skill in software development. All it takes is one of these tools and you too can create effective …

Apps

XDM is a Download Manager for Linux that ramps up Your Speed to 500%

Xtreme Download Manager (xdman) is a powerful download manager for Linux, which is developed in Java programing language. It can increase download …

Linux

10 Steps to Create Your First Android App

Building an Android app isn’t as hard as it might seem, as long as you focus on creating a simple app at first. Android Authority shares a tutorial …

Google's 360-degree monster short is the future of movies

Teased in trailers last month, Google has finally posted the full video of its epic 360-degree short monster movie <i>Help</i> on YouTube.<p>Directed by Justin …

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Tutorials

Google makes building apps easier with Android Studio 2.0

In 2013, Google launched an official integrated development environment (IDE) called Android Studio to make app development for its mobile platform faster and more visual. That must have worked, as the Play Store is now bulging with nearly 1.6 million apps, the most of any store. However, it's long …

I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

Travel

The 50 Most Delicious Spring Soups