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Use Google Sheets for Multilingual Chat with Speakers of Different Languages

You can only speak and write English so how do you converse with a person in China who writes Mandarin but doesn’t understand a word of English? …

Language Learning

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

11 JavaScript Code Snippets for Dynamic Web Projects

The practice of frontend web development has grown into an enormous topic of discussion. User interface designers have been working up to this point …

Tomcat connection pool configuration example

1. Introduction<p>In this example we will discuss Apache Tomcat Servlet/JSP container’s connection pull configuration via JNDI (Java Naming and …

Databases

7 Security Tips to Protect Your Websites & Web Server From Hackers

Recent and <b>continuous website security breaches</b> on <b>large organizations</b>, <b>federal government agencies</b>, <b>banks</b> and thousands of <b>companies world-wide</b>, has once …

Web Servers

How To Build a Twitter "Hello World" Web App in Python

As the documenters of the API economy, <i>ProgrammableWeb</i> is producing a series of tutorials – the “Hello World of APIs” – that demonstrates how to …

Why web application security continues to fail dismally

A survey of almost 600 IT professionals reveals that 98% of organisations have had their web applications compromised over the past 12 months. Only …

Develop Non-Blocking Web Applications in Java

<i>by Re Lai</i><p>Explore the asynchronous support provided in several popular web frameworks for implementing non-blocking server-side request processing.<p>Web …

Hooks, The App That Lets You Get A Notification For Almost Anything, Lands On Android And Apple Watch

Hooks, the app that sends you push notifications triggered by things that are important to you, has a new version for Android, as well as the now almost obligatory Apple Watch app. Previously, the latest version of Hooks was iOS only.<p>Apple’s smartwatch platform seems particularly suited to a …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. People are saying that Facebook is considering buying Twitter.</b>But that doesn't make much sense, because Facebook's previous acquisitions — Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus — all had big growth potential at the time.<p><b>2. Hassle, the London startup which connects customers with cleaners, has been</b> …

Ask HN: I am busy with too many things at once

Hi NH.<p>A couple of years ago I realised I was a mediocre programmer. After 5 years of work experience with unfinished degree I knew only one language …

Creating a mobile app with Famo.us and ManifoldJS

For the last few months I’ve been wanting to dive into this new JavaScript framework since I saw their launch event in October of 2014. Famo.us …

How to calculate your freelance rate

<i>Brad Weaver</i> <i>from</i> <i>Nine Labs</i> <i>will be at</i> <i>Generate London</i> <i>to help you make more money. He'll be hosting an all-day workshop on how to</i> <i>start and build a</i> …

Profit

Facebook has released the latest React.js beta on GitHub

Back in March, Facebook released React Native, which allows developers to build native iOS and Android apps, on GitHub.<p>Now, you can get your hands on the first beta of React v0.14, its Javascript library for creating user interfaces.<p>The social network made the announcement to coincide with the …

Easy Typography Animations: How to Manipulate Texts with Blast.js and jQuery

CSS and JavaScript provide access to all the elements of an HTML document – of course also to texts; however, this is limited to titles and …

JavaScript

The 10 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know

What does Google know about the places you’ve visited recently? What are your interests as determined by Google? Where does Google keep a list of …

Google