Allen Mak

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GitHub Is Microsoft’s $7.5 Billion Undo Button

Oh, GitHub, we knew ye … pretty well, actually, over the past decade. At least programmers did. To us you’ve been comically unavoidable, from your …

12 Rules for Professional JavaScript in 2016

<b>Disclaimer:</b> I speak in absolutes below for brevity. Yes, nearly every “rule” in programming has exceptions.<p>JavaScript is hard. It moves so fast that …

NGINX Brings HTTP/2 Support To Its Commercial Release

NGINX, the well-funded and increasingly popular web and application server company, today announced that it now supports HTTP/2, the next generation of the HTTP standard, in its latest commercial release.<p>The company, which already offered some HTTP/2 support in its free open source product, today …

59 Hilarious but True Programming Quotes for Software Developers

<b>59 Hilarious but True Programming Quotes for Software Developers</b><p>I have collected a lot of programming quotes which are anyhow related to the life of …

Node v4.0.0 (Stable)

The collaborators of the Node.js project and the members of the Node.js Foundation are proud to offer v4.0.0 for general release. This release …

GEOADD

<b>Available since 3.2.0.</b><p><b>Time complexity:</b> O(log(N)) for each item added, where N is the number of elements in the sorted set.<p>Adds the specified …

What is Node.js?

When I first heard about Node.js I thought that its sole purpose was to allow us to create a lightweight web server in javascript. Later, I found out …

iPhone 6s to have ‘3D Touch’ three-level, next-gen Force Touch interface

One of the cornerstone features of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, to be announced next Wednesday, is a screen based on the Force Touch technology from the latest MacBook trackpads and the Apple Watch. However, as we noted in previous articles such as our event expectations roundup from …

Apple Watch: The First 24 Hours

I’ve been using the Apple Watch for about 24 hours now and I wanted to share my top 10 quick learnings that I had with the device. I attended both of Apple’s Watch launch events and got to use Apple Watch, but nothing beats loading your own apps and data to get a better look at the the experience. …