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Using Amazon Redshift for Fast Analytical Reports | Amazon Web Services

With digital data growing at an incomprehensible rate, enterprises are finding it difficult to ingest, store, and analyze the data quickly while …

Explain nodejs to me like Im five

Javascript is the language used in browsers to enable dynamic stuff/interaction. By dynamic I mean interactive. Not a static page but things can …

JavaScript

Modern real-time streaming architectures

In this tutorial we walk through state-of-the-art streaming systems, algorithms, and deployment architectures and cover the typical challenges in modern real-time big data platforms and offering insights on how to address them. We also discuss how advances in technology might impact the streaming …

Want to see America before Trump takes power? These are the 50 greatest US experiences

Given the ever-so-slightly negative reaction to Donald Trump's election victory, not to mention concerns that some nationalities will face difficulty just getting into the country after January 20, it's safe to say that many will want to make the most of the US before the 45th president takes …

JavaScript Unit Testing For Beginners

You're reading JavaScript Unit Testing For Beginners, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Chrome Development Part 2: Apps

1. Introduction<p>While the preceding article discussed Chrome extensions, this article focuses on developing Chrome apps. The two topics have a lot in …

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Paramount Pictures

Simple numbers game seems to make kids better at math

Although math skills are considered notoriously hard to improve, researchers boosted kindergarteners' arithmetic performance simply by exercising …

Johns Hopkins University

Form Validation UX in HTML and CSS

You can do and impressive amount of form validation with just HTML attributes. You can make the user experience pretty clean and clear with CSS …

Accessing private member variables from prototype-defined functions

Is there any way to make “private” variables (those defined in the constructor), available to prototype-defined methods?<p>This works:<p>But this …

Get Your Angular 2 On: Upgrading from 1.5

"So much of what’s new and exciting about Angular 2 is its new way of thinking rather than its new architecture," says Toptal Freelance Developer …

The Basics of REST and RESTful API Development

Web developers are frequently talking about <b>REST principles and RESTful data architecture</b>, as it’s a crucial aspect of modern development, but …

This Franchisee Isn't Just Selling Ice Cream. He's Selling K-12 Science.

<i>Franchise Players is Entrepreneur’s Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you’re a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email franchiseplayers@entrepreneur.com.</i><p><b>Name:</b> Rob West<p><b>Franchise:</b> Sub Zero Ice Cream, in Simi Valley and Laguna Niguel, Calif.<p><b>Number of years in</b> …

$50 box gives you unlimited home phone service using your Google Voice number

There are a bunch of different VoIP services that give you unlimited free nationwide calling and cheap rates on international calls. But did you know …

The Future of Apache Hadoop

The world’s top authorities on Apache Hadoop convene at Hadoop Summit San Jose and one of the top questions that will be answered will be around the …

10 Essential Life Skills To Teach Your Kids

Have you ever tried to list all the things kids need to know by the time they’re grown? It’s mind-boggling. No wonder it takes 18 or more years to …

Our 24 favorite military movies everyone should see

Few things have the power to transport people as the cinema.<p>Who can forget Robert Williams' "Good morning, Vietnam" to Marine Corps DI Hartman's memorable quotes.<p>The following list is of our favorite military movies.

Web Form Design Best Practices: 5 Useful UI Patterns

From a technical standpoint, forms are easy. A dollop of HTML, a dash of CSS, a serving of your favorite back-end code, and you’re ready to go. But …

How to Write Better CSS with Performance in Mind

<b>Editor’s note:</b> This article is part of our Code Optimization series, where we take a look at how to optimize coding for better efficiency in a bid to …

How Fast Does Earth Move Through The Universe?

Most likely, as you’re reading this right now, you’re sitting down, perceiving yourself as stationary. Yet we know — at a cosmic level — we’re not so stationary after all. For one, the Earth rotates on its axis, hurtling us through space at nearly 1700 km/hr for someone on the equator.<p>That’s not …

Universe

10 productivity tools every successful web developer relies on

As a web developer your job is to deliver high quality websites which can help users find what they are looking for, without being prevented by bugs …

Web Design

30 Things You Need To Eat This Month

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SEO: How Search Engines Work

Search engines trawl the web, sifting through billions of data points to serve up information in a fraction of a second. The access to instant ...

Why I don’t use CSS preprocessors

Whenever I mention that I don’t use CSS preprocessors I tend to get strange looks from people who cannot imagine writing CSS without Sass. And so I …

CSS

Four MapReduce Design Patterns

Last article, I wrote about creating a simple word count program in MapReduce along with a tutorial to run the program using Hadoop. Please go …

The 6 Essential UX Tools For Every Designer

By Hannah Atkin<p>It can be extremely intimidating to any UX designer, particularly someone just starting out, to navigate the overcrowded world of …

How Docker Makes Testing More Efficient

Testing your software is important. Automating your testing and having continuous integration for your project in place is a matter of best practice …

Confused by crypto? Here's what that password hashing stuff means in English

Cryptography is dead hard. But being conversant in the key aspects of cryptography – to the extent that you could even explain some of it to …

The pros and cons of choosing AngularJS

JavaScript is already a well-established technology known for rendering hot digital properties. The dynamic client-side programming language is …

Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2016 Results

Overview<p>This year, over fifty thousand developers shared where they work, what they build, and who they are. You are about to read the results of the …