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A worrying display shows mobile apps are an open door to hackers

A guy hacked my smartphone in front of me.<p>It was a normal-enough coffee catch-up, until he used one of the beauty apps I'd downloaded to worm his way …

Rust Performance: A story featuring perf and flamegraph on Linux

Gaining some performance wins in a Rust program with a 7 line diff, using cargo bench, perf, and flamegraph on Linux.<p>Context<p>I’m working on a Rust …

Google to teach students to code with Coding with Chrome app

Google is all set to teach coding to students and all those interested, with its new app called Coding with Chrome. The app, which is still in the …

The Technical Skills You Need to Have as a Software Developer

I’m a big supporter of helping software developers develop “soft skills” in addition to their technical skills — in fact, <b>I wrote a complete book</b> …

10 Practical Examples Of Linux 'nmap' Command

About Nmap<p><b>Nmap</b> is a tool used for determining the hosts that are running and what services the hosts are running. Nmap can be a valuable diagnostic …

10 best new web design tools in July

If the existing tools for pattern libraries aren't quite right for you, this month there are two new ones that might be a better fit for your needs. …

jQuery & CSS3 Button Hover Effects Tutorials

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>CSS Animated Buttons With Icons<p>Css border tricks to make the triangle arrows and box shadows to …

The Best Way to Learn to Code is to Code: Learn App Architecture by Building Apps

Learning to code can be tough. One of the biggest challenges I faced when I was learning was how to make the jump from learning resources and little …

How to Create Business Applications That Users Actually Use

Developing business applications has become the new battleground for corporations. Developing a sleek, powerful and carefully branded app which is …

How to Design an Interface That’s Built for Speed

Is your website slow? Be honest. Could it be faster? Users demand websites that load quickly and continue to deliver content without lag. If your …

Web Design

Building A Website For Your Business? Make Sure You’re Doing These 3 Things To Make It Awesome

<i>(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)</i><p>There are two critical objectives to consider when building and maintaining a website: getting people to the site and …

Considerations for Styling a Modal

A modal. A small box that pops up to tell you something important. How hard can it be? Wellllll. Medium hard, I'd say. There's quite a few …

UX Design

DARPA to stage an AI hacking tournament at DEF CON/Black Hat

No offense, human cybersecurity workers, but you are TOO SLOW!<p>DARPA says that in the time it takes to identify new flaws and threats and patch them …

Artificial Intelligence

Grow a 100-year old forest in your backyard - in just 10 years

<b>Obviously, you can't literally grow a century-old forest in just a decade, but by mimicking nature's forest-building process, it's possible to</b> …

Exploring dotnet new with .NET Core

I'm very enjoying the "dotnet" command line. Mostly I do "dotnet new" and then add to the default Hello World app with the Visual Studio Code editor. …

Software Development

One of the Most Unsafe CSS Attribute: target=_blank

People who are new to blogging tend to use "target=_blank" attribute most often. This is generally a preferred choice of bloggers and content …

Web Development

Data Handling With Python

Python is a powerful language that is easy to learn and excels at many different types of computing. It is used to run large, well-known websites. It …

Python Programming

16 Geeky Garden Gnomes That Will Bring Down Your Property Value

Your choice of garden gnome says a lot about you.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on …

10 Useful Math Tricks You Probably Never Learned In School

Memorizing Pi<p>Want Some cool tricks for solving math problems in just second. Here it is.<p>If you always hated maths just because you were not able to …

I want to teach you to build products using javascript. For free.

<b>Update:</b> The course is now finished. See new post for more details!<p>Here’s the thing — there’s a whole lot of different online courses, articles, …

Five ways to make your garden into a haven for bees

Kim Stoddart celebrates Bees’ Needs week with her roundup of the best ways to attract pollinators of all kinds to your patch<p>Have you ever listened to the musical sound a bee makes as it works a flower head? Or looked at a wasp as it chews tiny bits of wood off your fence or garden furniture? Wasps …

Gardening

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Top 10 Best Kali Linux Security Tutorials for Beginners

Top 10 Best Kali Linux Security Tutorials for Beginners<p>READ Top 10 Best Free Hacking Tools Of 2016 For Windows and Linux<p>READ Follow These 10 YouTube …

Microsoft launches data science degree to plug the skills gap, more courses could follow

Microsoft has unveiled a new degree program as it looks to address the “significant skills gap” that exists in the field of data science.<p>Announced at its Worldwide Partner Conference yesterday, the Microsoft Professional Degree (MPD) program is touted as “the first program of its kind to offer …

Data Science