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All you need to know about Javascript's Expressions, Statements and Expression Statements

By the end of this article, you should be able to describe in detail how the code in the image below works and why it works.<p>There are two major …

Seven things I have learned about writing software

It’s happening. Bit by bit, little by little, I’m morphing from an engineer into some kind of…<i>manager</i>. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I still write code every day; but I find myself spending more and more time in analysis and discussion, in meetings and calls, making higher-level decisions, trying to …

Functional Programming: An Introduction

Introduction to FP<p>(w/ Javascript)<p>"A monad is just a monoid in the category of endofunctors..."<p>Why to FP?<p>Some facts:<p>(that may blow your mind)<p>Elegant, …

Why Old-School Ads Still Totally Work (And How to Imitate Them)

Every day we scour the interwebs for new tricks.<p>New tips to implement or new hacks to exploit.<p>But here’s the thing. When you start analyzing what …

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The Real Costs of Building a Mobile App for iOS and Android

Find out which type of app might be right for your business and learn about what goes into development.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a world that has grown increasingly dependent on mobile technology, you should consider having a customized mobile application for …

Why Learn Functional Programming in JavaScript? (Composing Software)

Note: This is part of the “Composing Software” series on learning functional programming and compositional software techniques in JavaScript ES6+ …

The Rise and Fall and Rise of Functional Programming (Composing Software)

Note: This is part 1 of the “Composing Software” series on learning functional programming and compositional software techniques in JavaScript ES6+ …

Elon Musk thinks humans need to become cyborgs or risk irrelevance

Another cheery lecture from Uncle Elon<p>Human beings are in danger of being eclipsed by artificial intelligence and need to evolve the ability to communicate directly with machines or risk irrelevance, Elon Musk said in a typically heartwarming speech from everyone’s favorite billionaire technologist.<p>…

NASA probe makes history at Pluto

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> NASA has re-established contact with its New Horizons spacecraft after a planned communications blackout as the probe completes humankind's first flyby of Pluto.<p>Mission managers who were packed into the New Horizons "mission control" room anxiously waiting to hear from the …

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