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15 Extremely Useful Micro Apps For Mac

Apps have become a huge part of our lives. We check the weather, read news, send emails and chat on our smartphones and laptops.<p>However, micro apps are often underestimated as they have simple functionality, minimal interface and nothing more. But that’s the point of a micro app, to solve a problem …

Google is trying to stop you having to put in passwords

New open source project hopes to remove burden of remembering passwords and instantly log you into apps on Android, with plans to roll out across every platform<p>Google has taken the next big step forward in its war against the password – an open source system to instantly and securely log you into …

Apps

Los Angeles rent comparison: what $1,650 rents you in the Valley

Apartments in NoHo, Sherman Oaks, Valley Village, and more<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Curbed Comparisons</i><i>, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in various LA 'hoods. Our friends at</i> <i>Zumper</i> <i>have helped us out with five listings within $100 of today's price: $1,650.</i><p>6102 Colfax Ave, North …

Agile Software Development Methodology (definition & principle of agile)

1- Basic introduction of Agile Software Development Methodology When it comes to Software (SW) development, there are many frameworks and …

Spark-powered Splice Machine goes open source

Splice Machine, the relational SQL database system that uses Hadoop and Spark to provide high-speed results, is now available in an open source …

Top 50 Linux System Administrator Interview Questions

<i>Short Bytes: Today, the job opportunities for Linux experts are more than ever. The Linux SysAdmin interview questions range from basic Linux</i> …

15 Useful ‘sed’ Command Tips and Tricks for Daily Linux System Administration Tasks

Every system administrator has to deal with plain text files on a daily basis. Knowing how to view certain sections, how to replace words, and how to …

Linux

6 science-backed ways to make great habits stick

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

Self Control

Getty Research Institute Releases Getty’s Scholars’ Workspace, an Open-Source Humanities Research Tool

From the Getty Research Institute:<p>Today the Getty Research Institute announced the release of the Getty Scholars’ Workspace, a <b>free downloadable tool</b> …

Resty

<b>Resty</b> is a <i>tiny</i> script wrapper for curl.<p>It provides a simple, concise shell interface for interacting with REST services. Since it is implemented as …

Scrum Methodology Phases which Help in Agile SDLC Process: 5 Key Steps

Scrum framework allows you to implement Agile development methodology. Unlike the waterfall software development life cycle, the distinctive feature …

Why We Need Continuous Integration

IntroductionContinuous integration is a practice that helps developers deliver better software in a more reliable and predictable manner.This article …

Git Protocol

A guide for programming within version control.<p>Maintain a Repo<p>Avoid including files in source control that are specific to your development machine …

Software Development

Monitoring Survey 2015

Last year I ran a monitoring survey, whose data I also reviewed as a series of posts on this blog and presented in several talks. I was interested in …