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This Is How You Know If You Have a Startup Idea Worth Spending Your Time or Money On

Product/market fit is the holy grail for entrepreneurs. Startup expert Steve Blank explains the process for finding it.

Startups

A Beginners Guide on How to Style an Ionic 2 Mobile App

<b>Hey guys! In this post I will step by step walk you through the extreme basics on how to style an Ionic 2 application using SCSS.</b><p>To make the most of …

Remember to Async

Twice in the last two weeks I’ve run into problems that looked like service issues but can be solved by a simple rule. Remember to async.<p>The most …

JavaScript

Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Month

<b>Between January and February 2017,</b> we’ve ranked nearly 1,400 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories (0.7% chance) that can help advance your …

8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Online Business

They say experience is the best teacher and indeed it is. But sometimes you can learn a few things from those who came before you. Reflecting back, here's what I wish I knew when I started my business:<p><b>1. Save Money For Your Taxes</b><p>Yes, I know, it sounds obvious. But for most new entrepreneurs, you …

The Advanced Git Guide: Git Stash, Reset, Rebase, and More

Could you be using Git more efficiently? The answer is probably a resounding “Yes,” which is why Toptal Software Engineer Ursula Clarke wrote today’s …

How to become an iOS developer, Bob

iOS Development is hard. Embrace it and deal with it.<p>Personal Motivation<p>I often receive emails and messages,<p><i>“Bob, how do I become a badass developer?”</i><p>…

Programming

Your 90-Day Plan To Becoming An Entrepreneur

Here are some things you can do this month and even this week in order to launch your company this quarter.<p>Maybe you’ve been thinking about launching your own company for a long time. Or maybe you’re just staring at your cubicle walls for the zillionth time but only now starting to consider …

​This is how you can build decking: 3 brilliant examples!

If you've got a beautiful outdoor space perfect for a deck, why not get out there this weekend and build one yourself… you might be surprised at how …

Soon, The Only Tech Jobs Will Be Design Or Data

The robots are coming for web programming. And coding schools will soon be obsolete. Even an engineer admits: with increasing automation, technology …

5 awkward situations you'll have to navigate as a first-time entrepreneur

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

Business Strategy

What They Don’t Tell You in School About Being an Entrepreneur

Past generations might find today’s vision of the American dream unrecognizable. While the American dream was once composed of white picket fences …

Entrepreneurship

App Marketing with Appreneur Carter Thomas

YouTube

How to Market Your Small Business Mobile App

Apps are as effective as their reach. It’s the cold truth of marketing—no matter the quality of your campaign, it’s the delivery that makes it …

Home Automation with AngularJS and node.js on a Raspberry Pi

03/24/13 by Dennis Schulte<p>In this blog post I show how you can quickly setup and implement a control software for your switches at home with some …

Access Your Home From Everywhere With Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

50+ Mobile Application Frameworks (HTML, CSS & js)

Most of us are Familiar with HTML, CSS and Javascript; we are using it for years to create beautiful websites. Most of us are truly unfamiliar with …

How to Start a Business While Working a Full-Time Job

<i>Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt.com. His new book, Creativity For Sale, is an in-depth look at how to turn passion into profit.</i><p>The American dream used to be getting a secure job, working from 9-5, and retiring. For most of us, especially people born in the 80s and 90s, this is the …

autopsy

en_US<p>website<p>Largest dataset on tech startup failure globally with over 200 startup postmortems. Key lessons learnt from founders and how to avoid the …

You Have the P.O.W.E.R. to Start a Business While Working Your Day Job

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column is part of a series formed from a partnership between Entrepreneur and NFL Players Inc. Click here to see the other columns.</i><p>I believe anyone can accomplish great things. Regardless of who you are or where you’re from, if you …

5 Tips for Keeping Your Day Job While Launching Your Own Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In an ideal world, you have at least a year’s salary saved up and you can quit your day job in order to focus 100 percent on your entrepreneurial venture. Unfortunately, that’s just not feasible for many entrepreneurs who end up being …

5 more global development startups you should know about

Startups in global development — whether nonprofits or social enterprises — are often deemed as game changers, given their out-of-the box solutions …

Friday's Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: Startups Are Back

Today’s news and insights for business owners:<p><b>Startups</b><p>The Kauffman Index of Startup Activity, an indicator of new business creation, just showed its biggest increase in two decades: “People are following opportunities more. They are slightly less risk averse. During the height of the last …

5 things to look at when entering ecommerce in SA

Ecommerce in South Africa is new and exciting. Even though we have had an online market for over a decade, more and more people are finding …

Hit a Growth Plateau? Use These 9 Ecommerce Strategies

Every ecommerce company hits it now and then. It’s the dreaded <i>plateau</i>, or worse, the sales slump.Such plateaus make investors anxious, they cause …

A New Fritzing–Now With Code View

If you’ve read some of our books, you probably know that many of our authors are big fans of Fritzing. It’s a fantastic tool (and a huge collection of components and boards you can use in your designs) for sketching out your circuits, but it can do much more. You can use Fritzing to prepare …

A Cautionary Tale of Learning to Code. My own.

I was just a guy in a suit in an office with a vague startup idea. Then I decided to learn to code.<p>I overheard some guy at a happy hour bragging …

5 Reasons Why Success Has Almost Nothing to Do With Skill | Inc.com

Being skilled does not guarantee success.<p>Sure, highly successful people have various skills that some of us don't. But they also possess perseverance and passion. Success is not just about being a visionary or being technically proficient in a certain area. It's about digging deep and having the …

Self-improvement

Unleash Your Inner App Developer Part 2: Your First Taste of Xcode

<i>Do you have an idea for an app but lack the programming knowledge to begin building it? In this weekly blog series, How To Unleash Your Inner App Developer, I will take you, the non-programmer, step by step through the process of creating apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Join me each week</i> …