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Instagram hits 1 billion monthly users, up from 800M in September

Instagram’s meteoric rise continues, dwarfing the stagnant growth rates of Snapchat and Facebook. Today Instagram announced that it has reached 1 billion monthly active users, after passing 800 million in September 2017 with 500 million daily users.<p>That massive audience could be a powerful draw for …

Social Media

Uber sells its leasing business to startup Fair.com

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber announced Tuesday that it is selling its car-leasing subsidiary to Santa Monica-based tech startup Fair.com.<p>The move allows Uber to concentrate on its core business while still offering drivers without cars the ability to lease a vehicle for a month or more in order to drive …

Transportation

Facebook quietly launches Mac and PC Workplace Chat apps with screen share

TechCrunch has discovered that Facebook has stealthily launched official desktop PC and Mac chat apps with screen sharing — two features users have been begging for. Right now, they’re only available for Workplace, Facebook’s enterprise collaboration software that competes with Slack and other …

What are websites made of?

HTML, CSS and JavaScript: Jill Clarke, trainer and developer, looks at the building blocks of modern websites<p>Web pages on the internet have been around for some time now and like all technology-related things, the way they look, feel and are built is constantly evolving.<p>In order to create a website …

Using the Chrome devtools new code coverage feature

Code coverage has finally made it out of experiments and into Chrome Canary, meaning that it will soon reach general availability. This is an …

From Sass to PostCSS

Sass comes with bunch of functionality irrespectively if you use a whole bunch of features, or just simple variables. PostCSS comes with absolutely …

Programmers are confessing their coding sins to protest a broken job interview process

“Whiteboard” interviews are widely hated. They also discriminate against people who are already underrepresented in the field.<p>David Heinemeier …

Employment

This is Cuba's Netflix, Hulu, and Spotify – all without the internet

Hulu

8 Essential Web Development Cheat Sheets

The evolution of web development has been accompanied by a wealth of documentation. Yet, this virtual smorgasbord of fonts, developer languages, and …

Eight Key Attributes That Identify a Truly Hyperconverged IT System

Hyperconvergence integrates compute, storage, networking and virtualization resources in a commodity hardware box supported by a single vendor.

You're a web designer, you know CSS. Do you need to learn JS too?

If you're wondering how JS can be useful for you as a web designer or if you're convinced that HTML and CSS is all you need, then I have a few things …

JavaScript

How to fix superscript characters in HTML email

Anyone who codes HTML email will know that including any superscripted symbols is an absolute nightmare. Thanks to the Email Dude, I finally …

How Dropbox Paper helps make meetings more efficient and effective

Did you know knowledge workers spend over 60% of their time in meetings, according to a 2013 study? Face-to-face meetings are a perfect time for …

MIDI2LR: An Open Source App That Lets You Use Any MIDI Controller in Lightroom

MIDI2LR is a new free and open source program that lets you edit photographs in Lightroom 6/CC using any kind of MIDI controller. If you’ve always …

Midi

Get To Know Grum

Aug 12, 2016<p>Get To Know Grum<p><i>We talked with Grum this week about his sets as well as his recent tracks. Our interest was spurred by a direct request</i> …

Native Apps are Doomed

From now on, I won’t be building any more native apps. All my apps going forward will be progressive web apps. Progressive web apps are web …

Web Development

The Weather Channel | Web

TL;DR<p><b>The Weather Channel sees mobile web success with Progressive Web App, launching in 62 languages to 178 countries.</b><p>Results<p>Progressive web app now …

Why Native Apps Really are Doomed: Native Apps are Doomed pt 2

I recently wrote an article called “Native Apps are Doomed.” I was surprised at how many people were defending native apps. In all honesty, the user …

DHA Interview + Mix #244 By Yotto

<b>Published On</b> 17/11/2016 | By Steve Rickinson | <b>DJ Mix, Interviews</b><p><b>Just this past summer, Yotto’s latest Anjunadeep production “The Owls” became his</b> …

What Is Frequency Masking?

<i>Neutron’s industry-first Masking Meter helps you identify and resolve perceptual frequency collisions. Learn how to fix your mixes using the Masking</i> …

Choose where you want to appear on the web with a free VPN in Opera 40

Today, we launch Opera 40 with our new free, unlimited, no-log browser VPN service. With this launch, Opera becomes the first major browser to …

Hosting Websites Directly from Dropbox Dropbox is an easy way to create a quick website without the need for a server. You are limited to client side scripts and HTML since Dropbox cannot run any server side stuff. Create a folder in your Public folder for your website. Put...

Hosting Websites Directly from Dropbox<p>Dropbox is an easy way to create a quick website without the need for a server. You are limited to client side …

Update: Gmail Rolls Out Support for Responsive Design, Improved Font Styling + CSS for Accessibility

In the early morning hours of September 30th, Gmail started rolling out changes to support what the email world has been clamoring for for so long: …

A query language for APIs.

GraphQL is a query language for APIs and a runtime for fulfilling those queries with your existing data. GraphQL provides a complete and …

Facebook

How to Make a Twitter Bot in Under an Hour

Even if you don’t code that often!<p>Last week, we aired a segment on the weird and wonderful world of Twitter bots. We even decided to make a Twitter …