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How to manage SaaS subscription billing using Servicebot open-source

In this article I will explain how to use Servicebot, an open-source platform for automating SaaS billing. Servicebot is designed to be the billing …

SaaS

How to build a SaaS with $0

Building products without spending thousands of dollars.<p>Last October I launched ipdata.co — an IP Geolocation API — and my first SaaS. My plan at the …

Why Did This Russian Skater Win a Gold Medal? Partly Because She Was Smart Enough to Outsmart the System

Alina Zagitova won the gold medal with incredible grace, incredible athleticism, and a very clever approach.<p>Unlike stopwatch sports with finish lines -- speed skating, downhill skiing, etc. -- figure skating is scored subjectively. A panel of judges evaluates each skater's technical and artistic …

Does cycling really damage men's sexual organs? | Jessica Brown

New research refutes the theory that pressure from saddles can cause erectile dysfunction, and says cycling could actually improve performance in older men<p>Few doubt that cycling helps you get healthy. One study last year found cyclists are less likely to develop heart disease or cancer, and a 2011 …

Building a Coffee Map with React Native

The young web developer knows the web. They have spent countless hours slinging divs and casting margins. They have hammered out countless to-do …

A major bug is forcing Microsoft to rebuild Skype for Windows

Skype has fallen afoul of a security flaw that can allow attackers to gain system-level privileges to vulnerable computers, Microsoft has confirmed. However, the company won't immediately fix the issue because doing so would require a complete code overhaul. The bug was discovered by security …

Information Security

How To: Scan Websites for Potential Vulnerabilities Using Vega in Kali Linux

Withstanding an attack from a motivated hacker is one of most important responsibilities a system administrator must undertake. This is especially …

Information Security

GM launches a new dedicated tech center in Canada

GM has opened a new Canadian Technical Centre (CTC) in Markham, Ontario just outside of Toronto, in a brand new building capable of supporting 1,000 employees at its full target capacity, including 700 dedicated engineers. The facility will support work done on GM’s advanced driver assistance …

Stem

Nintendo Labo hands-on: Cardboard has never been this fun

Leave it up to Nintendo to get us excited over cardboard. Labo, its DIY Switch-powered cardboard accessory line, seemed like the purist encapsulation of Nintendo's philosophy: "Play" is far more important than having the best graphics. At first glance, Labo seems like a unique mixture of digital …

Nintendo Labo

Teachers are making millions selling their lessons plans online

Despite worries from some educators, such online marketplaces are booming, driven by rising standards and the willingness of teachers to pay out of their own pockets for classroom-tested materials.<p>"I am so thankful and blessed that it came into my life and that my passion and career can kind of …

Middle School

23 Marketing Automation Tools You Need to Use

Marketing is important to your business.Just call me Captain Obvious.But as customers evolve, so does the unpredictable marketing landscape.This …

Marketing

Learn React.js from Top 45 Tutorials for the past year (v.2018)

Between Jan~Dec 2017, we’ve compared nearly 18,000 React.js articles to pick the Top 45 that would help advance your web development career in …

Chrome is turning into the new Internet Explorer 6

Chrome-only sites are a problem<p>Chrome is now the most popular browser across all devices, thanks to Android’s popularity and the rise of Chrome on Windows PCs and Mac computers. As Google continues to dominate our access to the web, information through its search engine, and services like Gmail or …

Pushpin — An Open Source Library That Turns REST APIs into Realtime APIs

An intro to evented APIs and how to build them with Pushpin<p>“Real-time” is becoming an omnipresent force in the modern tech stack. As consumers demand …

Microservices

Google Expanded the Length Allowed in the Meta Description Tag. That's Big News for Your Website

Just recently, Google expanded the length allowed in the meta description tag. That means all the tags on your website will need to be changed. Wow!<p>Just recently, Google expanded the length allowed in the meta description tag. That's good news for SEOs.<p>Why? Because they can use the additional text …

Multi-tenant SaaS patterns - Azure SQL Database

Multi-tenant SaaS database tenancy patterns<p>When designing a multi-tenant SaaS application, you must carefully choose the tenancy model that best fits …

SaaS Quick Start Highlights Identity and Isolation with Amazon Cognito | Amazon Web Services

<i>By Tod Golding, Partner Solutions Architect at AWS</i><p>Identity is not a new concept. There’s a large list of useful tools and technologies that …

Cloud Computing

10 Super-Useful React Components, Libraries & Tools

React is an open source JavaScript library developed by Facebook that allows for building advanced UIs. What makes React so interesting is that you …

JavaScript