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Awesome JavaScript Animation Libraries

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — best technical writing tool<p>JavaScript libraries are incredibly useful tools for any designer or …

Making Your First Chrome Extension

We all have our favorite web browser with our favorite extensions loaded, but have you ever considered writing your own? You've probably had at least …

Introducing Javascript ES6 Proxies – Hacker Noon

So let’s look at some examples and real world applications.<p>Syntax<p>Below is an example of proxy syntax where we pass in a <b>target</b>(in this case an empty …

Simple Data Visualization in React — Learn how to build a progress meter

Now the fun begins. Create a file in the src directory named Meter.js , import react, and export a function named Meter. In our Meter function, we’ll …

Tutorial: Build your own Smart TV Using RaspberryPi, NodeJS and Socket.io

<i>Codementor Donald Derek is a conference speaker, an open-source advocate, a maker and an activist. He organizes, facilitates, and mentors startup</i> …

Raspberry Pi

React Native Tutorial: Building iOS and Android Apps with JavaScript

React Native Tutorial: Build native iOS applications with JavaScript.<i>Update note:</i> This tutorial has been updated to React Native 0.46, Xcode 9, and …

Software Engineering

CSS tricks to revolutionise your web layouts

If you’ve been working in the web industry for a couple of years, you may feel that you're always coding or designing the same website layout. …

Graphics

How I Taught Myself To Code In Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …

Django vs Flask

This analysis is a comparison of 2 python web frameworks, Flask and Django. It discusses their features and how their technical philosophies impact …

Create a dashboard app with React

When creating a web application with React – a JavaScript library for building user interfaces – component creation is a significant bonus when …

20 Free UX eBooks You Must Read

There is always something new that you can learn about UX, whether we’re talking about best UX practices, new trends, prototyping techniques, or …

UX Design

React's Most Basics

James K Nelson<p>James is the editor of React Armory, and has been creating things with JavaScript for over 15 years.<p>So you’ve heard all the fuss about …

JavaScript

10 Wireframing Tools to Help you Create Great Websites, and Make Great Design Decisions

As a web designer or developer, you’re probably familiar with wireframes and their place in the design process.<p>Wireframes are skeleton structures …

Google Voice Kit review

Google recently launched its Assistant API for the Raspberry Pi, and a couple of weeks ago I wrote about how to build your own digital assistant with a Raspberry Pi. My instructions were based in part on the “Voice Kit”, a hardware and software solution which demonstrates how to get a natural …

Raspberry Pi

How to Use Google Analytics to Improve Your Web Design Projects

You’re aware there’s competition out there. And you know the key to success is differentiating yourself from your peers in order to stand out and win …

Apache web server: Build a local HTML server with a Raspberry Pi

If you want to get to grips with how the web works, one of the most entertaining ways to learn is to build your own local intranet Apache web server …

Linux

A Beginner’s Guide to Back-End Development

If you’re not a developer or engineer, concepts like front-end vs. back-end development can be challenging to wrap your head around. Pile on all of …

How to Increase Your Instagram Followers by 7X in 30 Days

Case study: How one writer increased his Instagram followers from 212 to 1,400 in one month.<p><b>Special thanks to</b> <b>Bill Phillips</b> <b>for editing this post.</b><p>If …

Woodworking: Clever Japanese Technique for Getting Perfect-Fitting Joinery

It's called "kigoroshi" and it ensures there's no gaps<p>A half-lap joint is good-looking, functional and, once you get good at it, quick to cut with …

Program an SMS Bot Using Python and Twilio

This winter I went to Utah with some friends, and explored some of the most remote and beautiful places in the world. I hiked through Star Wars looking terrains, and was in awe at the bright red canyons. However, there was one problem: we were in such remote places, the cellular connection was …

How To Build A Website People Don't Want To Leave | Inc.com

With so many different trends springing up in the web design world, sometimes we lose focus on what makes a site successful. I can't tell you how many times I've seen clients overlook the benefits of simplicity for unnecessary features, or even neglecting mobile, which in a lot of cases I recommend …

Marketing

10 Awesome Places to Find Background Music for Video

Video content has exploded in popularity, and it’s no wonder. Consumers find video engaging, compelling and convincing — so much so that they’re …

Between the Lines

Media queries are great for changing values in sudden snaps at different screen sizes. But, combining the power of calc() and viewport units like vw …

Web Development

A Simple Formula for Mastering SEO the Easy Way

Great content and backlinks get you to the front of the line.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Trying to understand all the different facets and nuances of SEO is just about as difficult as trying to decipher an ancient language. There are hundreds of different factors …

Progressive Web Apps: The New Standard For Mobile Search? by @ChuckPrice518

Congratulations - you survived Mobilegeddon and the recent introduction of the "Mobile First Index." So what are you doing to prepare for Mobile 2.0? …

Apps

Build a DIY garden you can bring on the road

You can take it with you on your adventures<p>There’s nothing quite like putting down roots and tending a garden. But what happens if you don’t have a backyard? Or you’re suddenly uprooted? Or you decide to go on a road trip and can’t get anyone to watch your plants?<p>Just whip up a portable container …

Gardening