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The JavaScript Connector for MySQL you never heard of

It’s easier now than ever before to stand up a web server and connect it to a database using node.js and Express. Using node.js to get data out of a …

Databases

Relational to JSON with Node.js

Node.js is a platform for building JavaScript based applications that has become very popular over the last few years. To best support this rapidly …

Echochamber.js is the best website commenting system ever

If you’re a website owner dreading the influx of negativity that comes with adding a comments section, “tech feminist” Tessa Thornton has developed …

JavaScript

NodeJS and the Distinction Between Microservices and SOA

To an enthusiastic podcast host, every RESTful call can look like a reason to write a new Node.js service.<p>As Yad Faeq points out, we need to avoid …

Microservices

SlickGrid | A lightning fast JavaScript grid/spreadsheet

SlickGrid | A lightning fast JavaScript grid/spreadsheet<p>SlickGrid is a javascript library for creating lightning fast grid/spreadsheet with virtual …

JavaScript

Best Sites to Learn How to Code for Free

There are a ton of resources out there to learn coding, most of which are free!!! So why you enroll in expensive training classes.<p>Here are the best …

Why Angular JS is Top Notch JavaScript Framework? – Potenza Global Solutions – Medium

<b>Why Angular JS is Top Notch JavaScript Framework?</b><p>AngularJS might be the top notch JavaScript framework, but using it requires a good understanding …

JavaScript

10 Photoshop alternatives that offer powerful editing and photo management controls

One could argue that, as an image editor, Adobe Photoshop is in a class by itself — a unique industry standard. So perhaps it’s counterintuitive to suggest alternatives or replacements for it.<p>Still, some people who bought Photoshop in the past did so because it was the best image editing app, even …

This Tiny Swimmer's Wrist Band Is a Life Preserver

Who needs a vest?<p>A hefty, bright-orange life preserver isn't the most flattering thing to sport while spending a day on the water, but, for safety's sake, we wear one anyway. However, now that there's an alternative—the Kingii, a new type of life-preserver alternative—we may be opting out of the …

The world's largest retailer is tired of losing to Amazon in one area

But there's one area where the retailer is perpetually beat: ecommerce.<p>Wal-Mart's online sales are a tiny fraction of the size of Amazon's, even though Wal-Mart is five times bigger — and a lot older — than it's ecommerce rival.<p>Wal-Mart's online sales were $12.2 billion in 2014. By comparison, …

eCommerce