Michael Isles

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An Introduction to Docker Through Story

My previous few story-based articles seem to have really hit it off and I’ve had some very good feedback from you all. As such I thought I’d continue …

Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as newer …

Programming Languages

How to Work With Excel Documents Using Python

I believe you have used Microsoft Excel on some occasion. It is very powerful when it comes to working with spreadsheets, tables, charts, etc. But …

Installing Fish Shell on Ubuntu on Windows 10

So hopefully by now you've heard that you can run Bash via Ubuntu on Windows...and not in a VM. You can run the Bash Shell and real ELF Linux …

Google reportedly considering possibility of Swift as programming language for Android

Apple’s recently open-sourced programming language, Swift, may be seeing itself get adopted into Google’s Android platform in the future. Sources have told <i>The Next Web</i> that Google is “considering making Swift a ‘first class’ language for Android”.<p>Google’s mobile platform currently runs off of Java …

Master the JavaScript Interview: What is a Pure Function?

Pure functions are essential for a variety of purposes, including functional programming, reliable concurrency, and React+Redux apps. But what does …

JavaScript

What if we had a great standard library in JavaScript?

Over the last few years the “authorities” of the JavaScript world concentrated on adding ever more features to the language and building a sprawling …

How to Write JavaScript Actions for OpenWhisk on Bluemix

In addition to Cloud Foundry, Docker, and Virtual Machines, Bluemix provides a fourth computing option, OpenWhisk (experimental at this point). …

A game designer's list of great game jam ideas 'that no one wants to make with me'

Games Henrike Lode wants to make, because everyone loves to play<p>Game designer Henrike Lode has a long list of games she wants to make, games that stray from the typical "default human power fantasies" that dominate the commercial video game market (and even sometimes work their way into game jams, …

Programming made easy: The $49 Ultimate Python Coding Bundle

Python is a widely-used general purpose programming language, which drives a great many of your favorite sites across the Web.<p>For those looking to step into the field of programming, the <b>Ultimate Python Coding Bundle</b> is the complete package to prepare you for success, with seven courses on Git, …