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Making an app with no programming experience: what are your options?

Android app development has grown exponentially since the Google Play store was launched in 2008 as Android Market. Today, there are estimated to be over 1.6 million apps on the Play Store, and 1.4 million apps on the iOS App Store, with a combined total download exceeding 200 billion. For more …

Prime Explorer

Introduction<p>A prime number is a number greater than one that cannot be divided evenly by any numbers except one and itself.<p>What we see here is the …

Mathematics

Announcing Tectonic: The Commercial Kubernetes Platform

Our technology is often characterized as “Google’s infrastructure for everyone else.” Today we are excited to make this idea a reality by announcing …

DevOps

How to Build a Raspberry Pi Retro Game Console 

Since its release, the $35 Raspberry Pi mini-computer has been hailed as the perfect all-in-one retro game console. Now, it’s easier to do than ever, …

Raspberry Pi

Google’s ARC Welder tool makes it easy to run almost any Android app on Chrome

During Google I/O 2014 it was announced that Chrome OS would be getting limited Android app support, thanks to the creation of a new “App Runtime for Chrome” (aka ARC) that runs Android code at nearly native speeds via a sandboxed Dalvik VM. Since then, several Android apps have made their way over …

Super Mario 64 HD

<b>Note: This project is not currently available for download due to a request by Nintendo.</b><p>Below is a video of the mod being featured on …

Turn a Raspberry Pi 2 Into a Cheap, DIY SteamBox for In-Home Streaming

The new Raspberry Pi 2 has a lot of potential, but with a little elbow grease, you can roll it into a DIY "Steam Box" capable of streaming your games …

We know where you’ve been: Ars acquires 4.6M license plate scans from the cops

One citizen demands: "Do you know why Oakland is spying on me and my wife?"<p>OAKLAND, Calif.—If you have driven in Oakland any time in the last few …

Slack Is Quietly, Unintentionally Killing IRC

Slack, the messaging tool for business that’s changing the way people talk at work, is gaining traction in areas that even the company itself didn’t anticipate: it’s quietly killing Internet Relay Chat (IRC).<p>For many years, IRC was the chat solution of choice for communities looking to collaborate …

The 10 Slides You Need to Pitch Your Business Idea

If you have a great idea for a new business and now you're looking for funding or other support, you'll probably have to break out the PowerPoint. …

Treeline Wants To Take The Coding Out Of Building A Backend

Building the backend to power your dream app is one of the walls that stops front-end developers from even attempting to prototype their own app designs.<p>It’s got to run fast but efficiently on whatever infrastructure you decide to use. It has to work with any platform you might build a client for. …

Introducing Google Cloud Storage Nearline: (near)online data at an offline price

The amount of data being produced around the world is staggering and continues to grow at an exponential rate. Given this growing volume of data, its …

USB Killer

It was a usual gloomy winter morning. My colleagues and I were drinking our morning coffee, sharing the news and there were no signs of trouble. But …

Flash Drives

bish

Shell scripting with a modern feel.<p>What<p>Bish is a lightweight language created to bring shell scripting into the 21st century. It gives programmers …

Building Waze for the Boston subway: my first adventure in civic hacking

Last weekend I attended CodeAcross Boston 2015, a civic innovation hackathon hosted by Code for Boston as part of the national CodeAcross …

Earth Primer

<b>Interior.</b> Journey to the center of the Earth. Make magma, build volcanoes, and collide tectonic plates. Explore the dynamics of Earth's</b> …

Authentication Cheat Sheet

Last revision (mm/dd/yy): <b>04/21/2017</b><b><br>English</b> | Spanish<p>Introduction<p><b>Authentication</b> is the process of verification that an individual, entity or website …

Introduction to Data Analysis

This course is an introduction to analyzing data with the R software. It features some mathematics and statistics as well as some statistical …

I’m Terrified of My New TV: Why I’m Scared to Turn This Thing On — And You’d Be, Too

<i>Cross-posted on Salon</i><p>I just bought a new TV. The old one had a good run, but after the volume got stuck on 63, I decided it was time to replace it. I …

Layer cam « Trucs

Why are you taking this picture? It’s already on the Internet!<p>28 million of people visit Paris every year, taking dozens of pictures each. Every …

Scraperjs

Scraperjs is a web scraper module that make scraping the web an easy job.<p>Installing<p>If you would like to test (this is optional and requires the …

Design Transactional HTML Email Templates

Written by Lee Munroe<p><b>Categories</b>: Email DIY | For Devs<p><b>2 minute read time</b><p>Transactional HTML emails often get neglected.<p><b>Styling HTML email is painful</b>. …

How to turn small talk into smart conversation

Tips from a comedian and a journalist on the art of going from small talk to big ideas — all summer long.<p>Imagine almost any situation where two or …

Nerve implant retrains your brain to stop tinnitus

GOT that ringing in your ears? Tinnitus, the debilitating condition that plagued Beethoven and Darwin, affects roughly 10 per cent of the world’s …

Extract text from any document; no muss, no fuss.

We’ve done our fair share of projects the past few years involving natural language processing of unstructured text. This text has come from Word …