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The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Self-improvement

How to scrape websites with Python and BeautifulSoup

There is more information on the Internet than any human can absorb in a lifetime. What you need is not access to that information, but a scalable …

Getting Influencers to Spread Your Brand's Message - Lena Khalid | Digital Business Consultant | Digital Marketing | Mobile Solutions

Posted at 07:42h in Social Media by lenakhalid<p>Influencer marketing is the process of connecting with <b>influencers</b> ie. people who have large followings …

An introduction to Kotlin for Android development

Way back at the Google I/O 2017 conference, Google announced that Android development would now fully support Kotlin. This is big news as it opens up an entirely new avenue for those that want to start creating their own Android applications. And seeing as Kotlin for Android is highly popular and …

Android Development

7 books that taught me how to code

As you might read in my recent post - coding without Google - I've started learning to program mostly from books. In the beginning, I read them from …

A Beginner's guide to the Scala Programming Language

I have been dabbling with scala for some time now and most of the questions that I get from my friends/colleagues/random people is that<p>In this …

An Easy Burrito Bowl Made with Cauliflower Rice

Place the beans, corn, water, chili powder, cumin, and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring …

Recipes

Amazon's Jeff Bezos constantly reminds his workers about the biggest enemy: 'Irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline.'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos knows a thing or two about building a successful business.<p>Several analysts have predicted that Amazon will be the world's first company with a trillion-dollar valuation, and Bezos recently became the second-richest person on earth.<p>In his latest letter to Amazon shareholders, …

Machine Learning

What happens when you type a url in browser

Ever wondered What happens when you type a url in browser. Let us see what happens and in what manner.<p>You <b>type an URL</b> into address bar in your …

JavaScript

So how exactly does the mobile app development process work?

Building a mobile app is a long process which involves lots of planning, researching, strategic decision-making, and testing. When decision-makers in …

4 Roles Aspiring Scrum Masters Need to Understand

Do you want to become a scrum master? Before you start stockpiling books on agile and set out to obtain a certification, it is worth taking the time to truly understand what a scrum master does -- and what they do not do.<p>Scrum is the best known and most widely used agile software development …

Test-Driven Development for the Uninitiated

Like many software developers fresh out of college, I felt I had a firm grasp of computer science but a less-than-strong knowledge of industry …

Software Development

Creating Highly Modular Android Apps

Fixing the broken dream of the single responsibility principle<p>“The single responsibility principle states that every (…) class should have …

How we design and deploy enterprise-ready iOS apps in weeks, not months

I’m proud to say that I am the first IBM designer with a master badge in Design Thinking and the first user experience designer hired in IBM’s …

The Productivity Benefits of Scrum in Modern Web Development

Before the Industrial Revolution, most goods were produced by hand by a single person. Master craftsmen labored over their work, producing a finished …

3 great ways to build a website prototype

Each individual prototype, like each individual website, has its own styles, objectives, and strategies. What works well for a cloud CRM website might not work as well for an ecommerce business.<p>In this article we’ll explore three of the most common digital prototyping methods: presentation software …

Lunch Will Never Be the Same Again With Pizza Roll-Ups

With the end of the summer fast approaching (boo!), my thoughts are turning away from summer salads and BBQs, and back to weeknight dinners, make-ahead meals and lunch boxes. But the thought of once again eating lunch at work or school doesn’t need to fill you with dread — tortilla roll-ups are …

What is the Chrome extension and How to build one

Chrome extension are the program which adds new functionality to Chrome browser. It takes little space in the toolbar for instant access.<p>It uses only …

Web Development

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 …

This Magical Pillow Pledges To Keep You From Snoring

And that's not all.<p>There seems to be no limit in the creation of smart sleep-related products. There are temperature-regulating sheets for “thermally incompatible couples.” There’s a headband that measures your brainwaves to keep you in a restful sleep stage. There’s even a mattress that will check …

The Best Websites to Learn Coding

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>In the following list you’ll find some of the best web-based …

5 Reasons Why Wireframes Are an Important Part of the Design Process

If you’ve been talking with any web company about a new design or redesign, you’ve most likely heard the term “wireframe” come up during discussions …

Why mobile designers must focus on creating 'micro-moments'

Start with the questions, trending searches and terms customers really use in each moment. This helps you decide what to invest in and also how to market against what users are trying to do.<p>Starting with intent also helps you understand how to address the questions people ask most. Ask yourself, …

UI Design

WATCH: The Tricks You Can Do With These Next-Gen Magnets Look Like Magic

Their north and south poles are on the SAME SIDE.<p>Sometimes all it takes is a little child-like wonder to remind you just how freaking cool magnetic …

An Introduction to AJAX for Front-End Designers

This tutorial series aims to familiarize front-end designers and newbie developers with AJAX, an essential front-end technique.In this first …

JavaScript

Science Says Coffee Naps Are Better Than Coffee Or Nap Alone

If you’re looking for natural ways to get healthy and you’ve ever thought about taking a supplement of some kind or eating more of a certain …

25 JavaScript Libraries for Cool Scrolling Effects

A website design comes to life with well-executed animation. If you’re looking for the proper libraries to add effects to your project, here I’ve …

jQuery

11 simple tips for sleeping better when you don't have a lot of time to sleep

Some of the most successful business people not only work hard, but sleep less, too.<p>But it's not easy to function on just a few hours of sleep.<p>Online mattress and bedding company SleepyPeople.com tipped us on a list of sleep hacks it put together recently.<p>Follow these simple hacks and you'll have a …

Sleep

How to Make Elegant Koi-Shaped Sushi

Have you ever found yourself sitting peacefully in a Japanese garden, staring deeply into the water of a koi pond and thinking "man, I wanna eat one …