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Awesome Awesome Node.js

A curated list of awesome lists that are about or related to Node.js.<p><i>Inspired by the awesome list thing, going deeper down the rabbit hole.</i><p>🐰<p>Meta …

JavaScript

Introduction to Node.js cloud deployment

When you want to test in a real production environment instead of using your computer as a server and for the deployment of your Node.js application …

Your Node.js authentication tutorial is (probably) wrong

<b>tl;dr:</b> I went on a search of Node.js/Express.js authentication tutorials. All of them were incomplete or made a security mistake in some way that can …

100+ Free High-Resolution Textures to Use as Website Backgrounds

Using textures on a website design can make it truly unique and eye-catching, but just make sure you use the right texture combinations, color …

5 Things I’ve Learned by Writing Every Day

I started writing daily to prove to myself that I could. Along the way, I learned a few things that surprised me.<p>5 things I’ve learned by writing …

Creative Writing

Flat Design: History and Modern Practice.

Famous artist Edgar Degas once said: "<i>Art is not what you see, but what you make others see</i>." In terms of graphic design, which could be also defined …

Top JavaScript Frameworks & Topics to Learn in 2017

The popularity of JavaScript has led to a very vibrant ecosystem of technologies, frameworks, and libraries. Along with all the amazing diversity and …

Describing Words Finds Adjectives For the Noun You're Writing About

When you’re writing, adjectives give you the most flexibility to create a vivid picture. It’s also easy to slip into a cliche series of mundane, …

Creative Writing

CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

Browser is the new server

Dr. Gleb Bahmutov PhD<p><b>NodeFest Tokyo 2016</b><p>Work at Kensho<p><i>A DATA ANALYTICS AND MACHINE INTELLIGENCE COMPANY</i><p>Boston / NYC<p>I love solving AngularJS …

5 Pages Your Business Website Needs to Be Successful

<i>By Peter Boyd</i><p>When creating a website for your business, you want to ensure it's an accurate representation of your company. In today's digital world, the initial impression you give to future clients is likely coming from your site. It's important to make sure that you're putting your best virtual …

Day-by-Day NaNoWriMo Outline: Characters & Themes Cheatsheet

<b>World Building: Describe type of society for “good guys”: World Building: 5 Types of Societies for Your Novel.</b><p>Choose a type of “society” for a group …

Is Model-View-Controller dead on the front end?

More and more front-end developers are adopting unidirectional architectures. So what’s the future for the classic Model-View-Controller (MVC) …

The one thing to do to make your MacBook Pro live longer [5]

It’s been known since the introduction of Intel Macs that the folks who put together Apple’s laptops apply too much thermal grease.Thermal grease is …

Adapta – A Material Design Gtk+ Theme for Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Are you tired of the boring look of Ubuntu and Linux Mint themes? Lets try out a new theme called Adapta. It is a Gtk theme for Unity, Gnome, …

Use standard Mac OS X apps to optimize your home Wi-Fi network

Some time ago I visited my parents, and as these things tend to go, they had a list of things that bothered them about their computers, iPhones and iPads and the Internet connection. I like helping them, so tried optimizing their Wi-Fi network first. That was frustrating at first because I didn’t …

Send Your D&D Campaign Back to the Dark Ages with These Reference Sheets

So much is unknown about the period of history we call the Dark Ages, including when they actually took place. Historians, for the most part, can …

Uncommon jQuery Selectors

This tutorial will introduce you to some not so common jQuery selectors that you might find useful.

6 Easy Steps To Better Icon Design

To achieve this, we are constantly aware of the difference between “not quite good enough” and “premium quality.” The difference is often very small …

When programmers get weird: The funniest code projects on GitHub

Of the 35 million open source projects on the code-sharing website GitHub, many are sophisticated software packages used by corporations all over the world. Others are smaller, single-purpose code libraries that many developers couldn’t live without. And some are just funny jokes.<p>Code jokes may …

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These hilarious memes perfectly capture what it's like to work in tech

O' Reilly's books cover hundreds of technologies from Python to Oracle. Every title famously has an engraved picture of an animal on its cover. But now that the internet has put most technical information a Google search away, O'Reilly books are no longer the first place young programmers turn.<p>The …

Sanders laying off hundreds of campaign staffers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders' campaign is laying off more than 200 workers, campaign manager Jeff Weaver said Wednesday.<p>The campaign is downsizing from its current 550-member team to between 325 to 350 workers, said Weaver, who added that at one point the Sanders' staff numbered more than 1,000.<p>The …

19 Free Website Design Tools

There are plenty of free tools and resources to help with your website design, whether you’re just looking for a little flare or you want ...

What Hubspot learned from hiring (and not hiring) engineers

Recruiting and team building are the biggest challenges facing any growing technology company today. Hiring creative and driven people to build your product can easily mean the difference between customer happiness and customer churn.<p>Companies who don’t invest in culture, opportunities for growth, …

Dungeons & Dragons - The Great List of Food & Drinks

This page is intended to be a resource for dungeon masters who are looking for information on what type of food and drink the adventurers of their …

The unconventional hiring strategy your tech startup should adopt

It’s no secret that the tech space is becoming increasingly competitive. Even if your company is truly innovative, your product’s benefits and features might not be enough to set you apart.<p>Your employees, on the other hand, are a different story.<p>Your team can make or break your success, and it’s …

10 Ways to Improve Typography In Your Designs

<i>Typography is more than just picking a font and a point size from some drop-down menus on your computer.</i> <br>It’s an art and a skill whose history goes …

Comprehensive Beginner's Guide to AngularJS

Last Saturday, I gave yet another talk on getting started with AngularJS and with good success. I found myself wondering though, along the way, why …

Solar System's most distant object hints at hidden planet

Astronomers have found the most distant object ever observed in the Solar System. The lump of rock is 15.5bn km from the Sun, three times further …

Astronomy