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How to build powerful REST APIs blazingly fast with Node.js

Let’s face it, if you’re a web developer, you deal with APIs. Whether you write your own or use someone else’s, it’s just part of the job. REST APIs …

JavaScript

How to Deep Clean Your Gas Grill, According to an Expert

For many of us, summer is synonymous with grilling. What isn’t always inherent in that: cleaning said grill. This decrustifying process may not be …

How to Write for Top Tier Publications

One of the most common questions that I get when it comes to link building and general traffic generation is, […]The post How to Write for Top Tier …

Weird

Why You Should Work Your Day Job While Starting a Business

Should you have to pick and choose between the two?<p>It's one or the other: you're either an entrepreneur or an employee.<p>A workaholic that executes brilliant ideas in your garage, or a play-by-the-rules corporate employee that conforms to societal norms.<p>Right?<p>It's easy to slap a label onto ourselves …

Small Business

How My 22-Year-Old Student Made $900,000+ In 1 Year

Here’s a little birthday gift for you in honor of my 36th birthday next weekend and to honor this great student who has taken $27,000 and turned it …

Chapter Eleven: Penny Stock Trading Rules

Penny Stock Trading Rules<p>Finally: Penny Stock Trading Rules. Now that you know what to look for when it comes to evaluating penny stocks and how to …

8 Sites For Free Stock Photos That Don't Look Like Free Stock Photos

What comes to mind when you hear the term “stock photo”?<p>Probably a group of people in a well-lit room pointing at graphs or shaking hands. Or women …

T-Mobile Rolls Out Tools to Help Customers Avoid Scam Phone Calls

T-Mobile today announced the launch of two new anti-scam features designed to cut down on scam phone calls, Scam ID and Scam Block.<p>Scam ID, as the name suggests, alerts customers when an incoming call is coming from a phone number known to be associated with a scam. Scam Block goes one step …

Identity Theft

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Watch Netflix's Documentary Series 'Abstract'

Being an entrepreneur is as much art as it is science.<p>If you haven't touched a crayon since elementary school, Netflix's new documentary series <i>Abstract: The Art of Design</i>, probably isn't at the top of your queue. But as an entrepreneur, you may want to watch it anyway. Through eight episodes, the …

Christoph Niemann

dotnet new angular and dotnet new react

I was exploring the "dotnet new" experience last week and how you can extend templates, then today the .NET WebDev blog posted about Steve …

Building Offline First React Native Apps

When building a mobile app it’s reasonable to expect that a user will, at some point, use your app without an internet connection. How does your …

A Dummy’s Guide to Redux and Thunk in React

If, like me, you’ve read the Redux docs, watched Dan’s videos, done Wes’ course and still not quite grasped how to use Redux, hopefully this will …

Software Engineering

Build Your Own Chrome Extension Using Angular 2 & TypeScript

Chrome extensions are small web applications that add features to the Google Chrome browser. They can extend and customize browser behavior, the …

Coconut Lime Sugar Cookies

Put the lime in the coconut… the song got it right. <b> Coconut and Lime Sugar Cookies</b> are a lovely combination!I have to admit I am not a huge coconut …

30 Chrome extensions for web designers and devs

Chrome's DevTools are great, but it's possible to add even more exciting features to your internet browser to make web design and development easier. …

80+ Free Web Design Resources You Thought Didn’t Exist

Let’s face it: no matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web designing, you cannot come up with the best web page design if you don’t have …

40 Tiny Web-Based Tools & Apps for Working With CSS

We have accumulated a super-useful collection of our favorite little web-based apps and tools for when you’re working with CSS. All of the tools have …

Animated Page Transition 2 in Ajax

The index.html file contains only the ‘Intro’ content. A different html file has been created for each navigation item (services.html, contact.html, …

Learning AngularJs - Episode 3 of 15

Revisit Episode 1: Click here<p>Revisit Episode 2: Click here<p>Introduction<p>We'll cover the following topics in this writing:<p>AngularJs Directive<br>• Built-in …

JavaScript

How to find freelance design work

That’s the most common question I hear — aside from, “What is wrong with you, Neal?!” Unfortunately, there isn't a simple answer to either question, …

Employment

{oxidized} X Console

I’ve had a console table pinned on my “furniture to build” Pinterest board for a few months so I was thrilled when Ana agreed to work with me on the …

Ever wonder where those awesome bloggers find stock photos that do not suck? What tools are they using to cook up captivating images for their blog posts? Read here to learn what these PRO bloggers use to create attention-grabbing blog post images.

Let me guess.<p>You have a blog, and you want more traffic.<p>But you're struggling to attract more readers or make them stay longer despite those meaty …

Tutorial: Create A Space Game With SpriteKit Using Swift With Game Center And iAds

Some time ago I mentioned a tutorial on creating a Candy Crush style game with Swift and Sprite Kit.Here’s an in-depth step by step tutorial with …

Ana White | Rustic X Coffee Table - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: Meagan84<p>Handmade …

Building Single Page Apps with React & Reflux for Salesforce

We are taking a slight detour in our Building with React & Flux series to show how straight forward it is to write Single Page Applications (SPA) …

Font Loading Techniques

Read the full article at: Font Loading Techniques<b>This post is a work in progress and will be updated over time. Some techniques are browser-specific</b> …

15 Useful Web Typography Tools, Libraries And Frameworks

Dealing with typography on the web has been real quirky. <b>Each browser has their own algorithm to render fonts</b> which could lead to unexpected …

Tips for Creating Accessible SVG — SitePoint

A different form of accessible data – a 3d<p>Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) exists in a quantum state of accessibility. Which is to say that SVG is both …

3 Free and Better Alternatives to Expensive Business Apps

In this post I teach you about three incredible apps that can springboard your productivity.<p>Today, there is absolutely no need to increase business expenditures by shelling out for the software you need to operate. Apps are neither fancy sports cars nor custom tailored suits--you don't have to go …

Project Management

Toolkit: A Front

Titon Toolkit, or simply Toolkit, is a project that I’ve been working on in my free time for the past 4 years. It started out as a MooTools UI …