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Reap *major* anti-inflammatory benefits by making this super-simple ginger tea

Selena Gomez famously takes a ginger shot every morning because it “[kills] everything inside—all of the bad things,” as revealed on <i>The Late Late</i> …

This hydration schedule will help you sleep like a baby, experts say

Do you frequently feel sluggish and irritated for no good reason when you wake up in the morning, instead of feeling rested and refreshed?<p>You might …

Wellness

How-to Build Your Own React Boilerplate

So you’ve learned some React and built a few things. You’ve probably used create-react-app or react-slingshot to get off the ground quickly with …

5 Brain Training Techniques to Cultivate Your Creative Genius

Brain science reveals creativity is just as much a skill you can develop as it is a gift to be thankful for.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ingenious inventor, the savvy entrepreneur, the innovative scientist, the imaginative writer… No matter what our field or area …

Creativity

The Ultimate Guide to Progressive Web Applications

Progressive Web Apps, aka PWAs, are the best way for developers to make their webapps load faster and more performant. In a nutshell, PWAs are …

Web Development

How to get the most out of the JavaScript console

One of the most basic debugging tools in JavaScript is console.log(). The console comes with several other useful methods that can add to a …

The beginner’s guide to cutting out sugar

If you had to pick a public health enemy number one, you could make a <i>very</i> strong case for (or really, against) sugar.<p>The sweet stuff’s been deemed …

4 Lesser Known but Powerful Web Developer Tools that Increase Productivity

As a web developer, you want to deliver high quality content while maintaining efficiency and expediency.<p>The problem? Marrying these three qualities …

Writing Secure Node.js Code - Danny Grander

<b>In his presentation, Danny Grander walked us through hacking a vulnerable Node.js application, as well as looking in-depth into three different</b> …

How to leverage Local Storage to build lightning-fast apps

Users love fast, responsive apps. They don’t want to hear about how API calls take time. They just want to see updates immediately. Right <i>now.</i> And we …

A progressive Web application with Vue JS, Webpack & Material Design [Part 1]

[Updated 11/27/2017]<p>Progressive web applications are the future. And more and more big companies are starting playing with them (such as Twitter: …

Meet SurveyJS

<i>Feature rich and open source survey JavaScript library under MIT license</i><p>There are huge number of solutions for creating surveys on the web. Despite …

Build a Serverless MERN Story App With Webtask.io — Zero to Deploy: 1

Being a fullstack developer is fun to me and a lot of us enjoy the role because it's more challenging. We have the opportunity as fullstack …

Exploring Netlify CMS: React & Git-based Content Management

Ah, <b>websites</b>.<p>We don't make 'em like we used to, huh?<p>At least not with the JAMstack!<p>We don't need a monolithic CMS; we have modern static site …

Angular Material: Creating a Custom Theme

In our introduction to Angular Material 2, we showed how to use one of the pre-built themes, but it’s just as easy to create a custom theme. This …

JavaScript

Replace Bootstrap Layouts with CSS Grid

In March, Mozilla released Firefox 52, which added support for CSS Grid Layout. If you aren’t familiar with CSS Grid, it is a two-dimensional layout …

Web Development

9 Ways to Harden Your Linux Workstation After Distro Installation

<b>Learn how to work from anywhere and keep your data, identity, and sanity. DOWNLOAD NOW</b>So far in this series, we’ve walked through security …

Linux

Anbox Runs Android Apps In Linux Distros Easily

<i>Short Bytes: Anbox is a container-based approach for booting a complete Android system on a Linux distro. This allows one to run Android apps easily</i> …

How to Hide Your Browsing History From Your Snooping ISP

Congress has moved to dismantle some Obama-era rules that would have protected the online privacy of everyday Americans. This sucks. The deregulation …

Creating a Book Cover Using JavaScript and p5.js

I recently published a book and an interactive course called Coding for Visual Learners. It teaches coding to beginners from scratch using the widely …

JavaScript

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Fighting front-end fatigue with tooling recipes

To fight front-end fatigue, we started a repository of tooling recipes to help you use modern technology in any project

Free resources for learning full stack web development

When getting started with new technologies and languages, it can be a bit daunting having to sift through all of the options for education resources. …

How to write your own Virtual DOM

There are two things you need to know to build your own Virtual DOM. You do not even need to dive into React’s source. Or into source code of any …

Before you bury yourself in packages, learn the Node.js runtime itself

This article will challenge the very limits of your Node.js knowledge.<p>I started learning Node.js shortly after Ryan Dahl first presented it, and I …

WordPress REST API: The Next Generation CMS Feature

For a while, WordPress seemed to had fallen behind. As the web became more reliant on JavaScript to create immersive, interactive experiences, it …

Software Development

HTML & CSS Is Hard

The purpose of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, the difference between frameworks and languages, and finding your way around a basic website project with …

Web Development

Flexbox | HTML & CSS Is Hard

The “Flexible Box” or “Flexbox” layout mode offers an alternative to Floats for defining the overall appearance of a web page. Whereas floats only …

Awesome Front

<i>This is the editorial from our latest HTML/CSS Channel newsletter, you can subscribe here</i>.<p>Here are our latest front-end treats:<p>20+ free front-end …

Javascript Animation Engine

At A Glance<p>Badass Performance<p>KUTE.js is crazy fast with it's outstanding performance and super fast code execution, it's also memory efficient. I …

JavaScript