Brandon Boulier

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Stockfighter is a game that puts your programming skills to the test

Stockfighter is designed to challenge programmers of all levels.<p>Built in the style of a classic ‘Capture the Flag‘ game, it gives you access to a virtual trading market where you have to write code to solve the puzzles you’re presented with.<p>These challenges span software security, distributed …

How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …

8 Free Open Source Tools For Server & Network Admins

For any web master, it is very important that he constantly keep a check on the health and uptime of his web server or web host. This is crucially …

11 New Open Source Development Tools

1. .NET<p>In 2014, Microsoft announced plans to open source its .NET development framework. The .NET Foundation website offers all the .NET tools the …

Operating Systems

Build Your Own Arduino Weather Station

In my youth, I had a friend who was a weather enthusiast. He had his own backyard weather station, and in a little black log book, every day, he would dutifully record wind speed and direction, temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, and rainfall. I thought it was tremendously geeky and didn’t …

Arduino

Microsoft Is Doing Something Really Smart With Minecraft

Hufton + Crow<p>Josh Raab for TIME<p>Apple<p>Josh Raab for TIME<p>Hufton + Crow<p>Josh Raab for TIME<p>Hufton + Crow<p>Josh Raab for TIME<p>Hufton + Crow<p>Josh Raab for …

Open source typeface “Hack” brings design to source code

Sweet spot is 8px-12px, but you can tell the difference between I and 1 at 6px.<p>The days of coders being shackled to Monaco or Courier New ends now. …

7 Free Ways to Expand Your Resume

A broader, more diversified resume is a sure way to increase your job prospects, fish for a raise, or even get promoted from within your own organization. Use free methods like these seven to sharpen or add to your skills.<p>The word "resume" can be used pretty loosely these days. The word no longer …

Programming achievements: How to level up as a developer

How does a good developer become a great developer?Forget greatness for a moment: How does a decent developer become a good developer?There is no …

7 Useful Git Tips for Beginners

Back when I first started to use Git for version control, I wasn’t sure if all the learning I invested into it would pay off. <i>Branching, staging,</i> …

Swift Impressions

<i>June 4, 2014</i><p>Occasionally I have a good reason to pull an idea out of the queue and start writing a new computer program. Today marks one of those …

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