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Javascript in 2016: Functional programming is here to stay

In the last year you could spot a big change in the way javascript applications were built: The javascript world is moving away from unpredictable …

Programming

The microbot designed to push all your buttons

According to Naran, the Microbot Push allows users to integrate conventional, non-smart devices into the Internet of Things (IoT). The device is …

Home Automation

Awesome interactive globes for the web

Fully customizable, including colors, rotation, and more<p>Display animated "pings" at any location with custom colors and sizes<p>Mouse drag + zoom support<p>…

MIT

Building modular javascript applications in ES6 with React, Webpack and Babel

So, you have decided to build your new javascript application using React and you also want to use that new fancy ES6 syntax in it. In addition you …

My Overused Sublime Text Keyboard Shortcuts

After giving a presentation that included some live coding, a few audience members asked how I was doing stuff so quickly. Of course there’s no one …

The React.js Way: Flux Architecture with Immutable.js

<i>This article is the second part of the "The React.js Way" blog series. If you are not familiar with the basics, I strongly recommend you to read the</i> …

JavaScript

Learn React, Flux, and Flow: Part I

Performance Showdown: Node.js vs. io.js v2.0.0

We noted with some interest the recent announcement of the io.js v2.0.0 release candidate. This community fork of node.js promises a supported …

JavaScript

CHIP is a $9 Raspberry Pi killer

The Raspberry Pi was definitely a game changer when it hit shelves at only $35. But CHIP is hoping to make the Pi look positively pricey by comparison. The Kickstarter campaign has already blown way past its $50,000 goal. In fact, at the time of this writing its approaching $500,000. Like the Pi, …

The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

<i>Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.</i><p>Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

The Future Of Manufacturing: Sensors, 3-D Printers, And Data Science

A new McKinsey report says 3-D printing, sensors, and lots of data-science jobs are coming to America’s factories.<p>A new study from consulting giant McKinsey says factories are the next fertile ground for the “Internet of things.” The report, called Industry 4.0: How to Navigate a Changing …