Robert Shearer

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Plex: Everything you need to know!

While streaming services like Netflix and Hulu have a healthy catalog of content, they don't have everything. It's also a bummer when the show you've …

Televisions

Android Oreo starts rolling out to the Nvidia Shield TV today w/ new UI, remote shortcuts

Android TV got a new UI over a year ago at I/O ’17, but OEMs never adopted it. It was odd to see even the typically reliable Nvidia not updating its Shield TV hardware, but now, Android Oreo is finally rolling out to that device with the new UI in tow.<p>Rolling out starting today, Nvidia is …

Apps

Cracking 2FA: How It's Done and How to Stay Safe

Two-factor authentication is a common best security practice but not ironclad. Here's how it can be bypassed, and how you can improve security.

Information Security

A quick guide to CORS

A JavaScript application running in the browser can usually only access HTTP resources on the same domain (origin) that serves it.Loading images or …

JavaScript

Hidden Gems of TypeScript compiler by Vincent Ogloblinsky

<b>VINCENT OGLOBLINSKY</b><p><b>Vincent Ogloblinsky</b><p>Frontend software architect<p>SII Ouest - France<p>@vogloblinsky<p>Agenda<p>What is a compiler?<p><b>Type</b>Script compiler<p>What can …

Should I use Logstash or Elasticsearch ingest nodes?

Logstash was one of the original components of the Elastic Stack, and has long been the tool to use when needing to parse, enrich or process data. …

Databases

What are @HostBinding() and @HostListener() in Angular?

To understand @HostListener and @HostBinding, you should have basic knowledge about directives in Angular. There are three types of directives in …

JavaScript

I was an Amazon delivery driver: What it’s like to work in the tech giant’s citizen package brigade

I felt like Santa Claus earlier this month — the Amazon.com version, at least.<p>I’ve spent the past few weekends trying my hand as a driver for Amazon Flex, the company’s Uber-esque platform that lets everyday people like you and me deliver packages with our own cars.<p>The program, which debuted in …

Building a Distributed Log from Scratch, Part 1: Storage Mechanics

The log is a totally-ordered, append-only data structure. It’s a powerful yet simple abstraction—a sequence of immutable events. It’s something that …

Apache Kafka on HDInsight

Raghav Mohan joins Scott Hanselman to talk about Apache Kafka on HDInsight, which added the open-source distributed streaming platform last year to …

Big Data

Pushpin — An Open Source Library That Turns REST APIs into Realtime APIs

An intro to evented APIs and how to build them with Pushpin<p>“Real-time” is becoming an omnipresent force in the modern tech stack. As consumers demand …

Microservices

Thorough Introduction to Apache Kafka™

Introduction<p>Kafka is a word that gets heard a lot nowadays… A lot of leading digital companies seem to use it as well. But what is it actually?<p>Kafka …