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What is a blockchain? Here’s everything you need to know

Blockchain technology is commonly associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Some people think …

Blockchain

NoSQL Databases: a Survey and Decision Guidance

Together with our colleagues at the University of Hamburg, we — that is Felix Gessert, Wolfram Wingerath, Steffen Friedrich and Norbert …

Blockchain Just Became Obsolete. The Future is Hashgraph

Swirlds is a software platform that has developed the hashgraph consensus algorithm: an entirely new distributed ledger technology that is much more …

Blockchain

Serverless architecture is the future, but we're not getting rid of containers just yet

Containers are billed as the future, yet serverless already seems set to surpass them in importance. Here's how organizations will juggle them …

Event Sourcing Microservices with Kafka

Like many software engineers, I come from the world of enterprise software development. In this world design patterns and software architecture are …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

Bitcoin Resources

Getting Started:<p>The History of Bitcoin:<p>News Sites:<p>Podcasts:<p>Discussion Forums:<p>Miscellaneous Statistics:<p>Visualizations:<p>Mining:<p>Deep Dive Technical …

This swarm of robots can fill your grocery delivery order in no time at all

We recently requested a grocery delivery from Ocado in London, and then watched in amazement as the order was delivered right to our door in an …

Robotics

3 Machine Learning Algorithms You Need to Know

Imagine you have some data-related problem that you want to solve. You have heard of all the amazing things that machine learning algorithms can …

10 Companies That Are Getting Creative With Cryptocurrency

The question entrepreneurs need to be asking now are: When will this technology come to the masses?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot of buzz is circulating in the financial and technology space over cryptocurrencies. Whether or not you're bullish on investing in …

Blockchain

America's Top 7 Startup Accelerators and What Makes Each Unique

No two accelerators is the same. Finding the right one for your company is among your first important decisions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup accelerators have been a critical component in the creation of thousands of startups, including such familiar names as …

Startups

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Here are all the things you can ask Alexa to do. (Dad jokes included.)<p>Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the …

Smart Homes

Kodi: Everything you need to know about the streaming app

Kodi is an open-source media center app that's been developed and built out over the past decade. Its latest build is one of the most complete media …

Raspberry Pi

Better Form Design: One Thing Per Page (Case Study)

In 2008, I worked on <i>Boots.com</i>. They wanted a single-page checkout with the trendiest of techniques from that era, including accordions, AJAX and …

UX Design

Here Are The Top User Interface Design Trends For 2017

<b>Users have</b> become more tech-savvy and have higher expectations for design than ever—which makes it all the more important that your app resonates …

From Idea To Development: How To Write Mobile Application Requirements That Work

How To Approach The Writing<p>A carefully crafted requirements document eliminates ambiguity, thus ensuring that the developer does exactly what needs …

The best, most creative newsletters by designers for designers

This week we’ve decided to curate some of the coolest design newsletters with unique concepts. People in the design industry tend to be hungry to learn more and develop their skills, so the personal digests below are a great way to do that while staying updated on the latest news in the vast world …

Pros of Choosing AngularJS Technology for Your Business

Information Technology is constantly updating and moving ahead. We alsoThe post Pros of Choosing AngularJS Technology for Your Business appeared …

JavaScript

Infographic: Popular And Outgoing Trends Of Web Design In 2017

<b>Grafdom has created</b> an insightful infographic that takes a look at popular and outgoing trends of web design in 2017.<p><b>According to</b> the infographic, …

Designing Modular UI Systems Via Style Guide-Driven Development

Using a style guide to drive development is a practice that is gaining a lot of traction in front-end development — and for good reason. <b>Developers</b> …

Web Design

Taking The Pattern Library To The Next Level

No thorough conversation about the front end today can end without mention of <b>pattern libraries</b>. Sometimes a pattern library appears in the form of a …

Web Design