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Baby steps to learning browser automation and web scraping 5

Xpath is a query language that is used to select XML and HTML elements. In practical terms, it’s a form of language that makes it possible to trace …

Python Programming

9 Rules For UX Design

Websites designed with user experience (UX) in mind have much better chances of establishing loyal users and improving conversion rates. In fact, the …

UX Design

10 awesome new web design tools for May

Summer is finally on its way, and with it comes a whole load of great new web design tools. One of the most exciting of which is Lobe, a system that …

Web Design

Web Scraping With Google Sheets

Web scraping and utilizing various APIs are great ways to collect data from websites and applications that can later be used in data analytics. Some …

The Coolest Blockchain Startups at NYC's Consensus

Thousands of crypto entrepreneurs and technologists descended upon the city for NYC Blockchain Week. Here are the up-and-coming companies that stood out.<p>6 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p><i>By Rob Marvin</i><p>New York's first-ever Blockchain Week (May 11-17) features scores of conferences, …

Diversifying Your Portfolio 101: How Many Stocks Should You Own?

Deciding how many stocks to own in your portfolio could make or break your investment returns. Here are three simple approaches to portfolio …

Top 10 Machine Learning Algorithms for Beginners

IntroductionThe study of ML algorithms has gained immense traction post the Harvard Business Review article terming a ‘Data Scientist’ as the …

Elegant patterns in modern JavaScript: Ice Factory

<i>Photo by Demi DeHerrera on Unsplash</i><p>I’ve been working with JavaScript on and off since the late nineties. I didn’t really like it at first, but after …

Spot: Instant cloud environments for developers

Developer tools are becoming more cloud powered. Spot is a VS Code extension that allows you to quickly create environments in the cloud with direct …

Cloud Computing

8 books that teach you to be rich

What’s your money strategy? Do you even have one?<p>If not, it’s not uncommon. Until two years ago, I didn’t have a financial plan, whatsoever.<p>Even …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

A 36-year-old who learned to invest like Warren Buffett explains how saving can actually cost you money

If you're just saving and not investing, you're setting yourself up to lose money in the long run. That's a lesson Danielle Town, author of …

Personal Finance

Javascript Algorithms Challenges | Part 2

Hey again!<p>This is the second part of my Javascript coding challenges and I'm super excited to get into it. I want to thank you all for the very kind …

10 Pure CSS Responsive Navigation Code Snippets

Designing a responsive layout doesn’t need to be difficult. Especially if you initially wireframe to plan ahead and figure out exactly what you’re …

Here's how much money you should save at every age so you aren't working forever

You're not the only one who struggles to save money. In fact, most Americans are pretty bad at it. A 2017 survey from GOBankingRates found that 57 percent of Americans have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts.<p>Pamela Capalad, a certified financial planner and founder of Brunch & Budget, told …

Securing APIS with JSON Web Tokens and an API Gateway

What are JSON Web Tokens? Why do they matter in the context of microservices architectural style?<p>Glad you asked. There’s a lot to discuss when it …

Here's how a young couple paid off $162,000 of debt in 3 years — and paid for their wedding at the same time

Earlier this month, Heron Abegaze (29) and Elijah Bankole (30), put a new spin on "couple goals" after Abegaze's Instagram post about paying off their debt went viral. After three years of saving like it's an Olympic sport, the Twin Cities duo wiped out nearly $162,000 of credit card debt, car …

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

The 5 Clustering Algorithms Data Scientists Need to Know

Clustering is a Machine Learning technique that involves the grouping of data points. Given a set of data points, we can use a clustering algorithm …

Playing It Safe Helped This Busy Dad Build A Million-Dollar, One-Person Business

As a father of five, consultant Chad Patschke had every reason to stick with his corporate career advising companies that handle hazardous chemicals on how to avoid explosions and fires.<p>But Patschke yearned to tap his 25 years of experience to build a business of his own. “I got tired of driving to …

Entrepreneurship

Modern CSS Explained For Dinosaurs

CSS is strangely considered both one of the easiest and one of the hardest languages to learn as a web developer. It’s certainly easy enough to get …

GraphQL at the REST-aurant

A tasty introduction to GraphQL<p>It’s Wednesday evening, another great meetup is hosted at my favourite event space: the REST-aurant.<p>After the talks …

50 amazing tools for developers 2018

Best tools for developers: Quick links<p>Another year has ended and the tooling landscape has become simultaneously more exciting and more complex. …

The Top 50 Developer Tools of 2017

It's the moment you've been waiting for! Well, it's the one we've been waiting for, anyway. It's the 4th annual StackShare Awards! 🎉<p>This is your …

Design Trends 2018 – Muzli -Design Inspiration

2017 has passed by and we’ve seen a deluge of design innovations through the year. From modern typography to bright colours to micro-interactions …

Deep dive into Swift frameworks - The.Swift.Dev.

Learn everything about Swift modules, libraries, packages, closed source frameworks, command line tools and more.<p><b>TL;DR:</b> please read the article 🤓, …

Top 10 JavaScript errors from 1000+ projects (and how to avoid them)

<i>Note: This was originally published on Rollbar's blog.</i><p>To give back to our community of developers, we looked at our database of thousands of projects …

Software Complexity Is Killing Us

Since the dawn of time (before software, there was only darkness), there has been one constant: businesses want to build software cheaper and …

Javascript - ES7 , ES8 New Features

ECMAScript 8 or ECMAScript 2017 was officially released last year end of June by <b>TC39</b> (what is TC39? Technical Committee 39 which is the official …