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My Favorite Command-Line Shortcuts

I use a shell every day. Almost always, I want to repeat a previous command, or repeat it after a slight modification. A very convenient way is to …

Command-line

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

NodeJS Beginner

Content<p><i>We do not provide theoretical content yet. If it's your first experience with Paqmind, please take a look at our How-to page to get yourself</i> …

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. …

Web Design

Netflix just got that little bit smarter thanks to Google Assistant | Trusted Reviews

<b>The chance to control Netflix with your voice would probably rank pretty highly on the list of reasons Google Home devices shipped over six million</b> …

Creating A GraphQL Server With Node.js And Express

Code<p>GraphQL is a language that enables you to provide a complete and understandable description of the data in your API. Furthermore it gives clients …

Software Engineering

Web Design Layout Collection by Creative Mints

After a long Weekend of rest, I thought we should start it all with a burst of web design inspiration. A collection really well-designed by …

Graphic Design

Use a second laptop as an extended monitor with Windows 10 wireless displays

James Clarke from the Windows team rolled into a meeting today with two Surfaces...but one had no keyboard. Then, without any ceremony, he proceeded …

Windows 10

Earn a Developer Scholarship from Google

When were applications due?<p>Applications had to be completed and submitted by December 31.<p>What if I missed the deadline to apply?<p>We are unable to …

Learning about the F# SAFE stack - Suave.io, Azure, Fable, Elmish

Last month I looked at a Functional Web with ASP.NET Core and F#'s Giraffe. Giraffe is F# middleware that takes ASP.NET Core's pipeline in a new …

How does Ethereum work, anyway?

Introduction<p>Odds are you’ve heard about the Ethereum blockchain, whether or not you know what it is. It’s been in the news a lot lately, including …

Blockchain

Deep Learning : Autoencoders Fundamentals and types

In continuation to my previous article on Deep Learning : What & Why today we will go deeper and dissect the <b>Deep Learning architecture types and</b> …

How blockchain will finally convert you: Control over your own data

In the past few years, blockchain has developed an unrivaled reputation as the next big thing for the decentralized internet. Startups have absorbed billions of dollars from traditional funding and token sales to develop software and proof-of-concepts that employ blockchain to fix many of the …

Blockchain

How does blockchain really work? I built an app to show you.

According to Wikipedia, a blockchain is:<p>A distributed database that is used to maintain a continuously growing list of records, called <i>blocks</i>.<p>That …

How to Extract and Clean Data From PDF Files in R

Do you need to extract the right data from a list of PDF files but right now you’re stuck?<p>If yes, you’ve come to the right place.<p><i>Note: This article</i> …

CSS Animations are Probably Magic

Stop what you are doing right now and listen to me because CSS animations are actual magic and are amazing.<p>Now that I've got your attention, let me …

10 Free Onboarding UIs Built With CSS and JavaScript

The goal of onboarding is to get new users acquainted with an interface. This comes in many different styles, and there is no right way to do it. But …

Web Design

Trying to Understand Tries

In every installment of this series, we’ve tried to understand and dig deep into the tradeoffs of the things that we’re learning about.<p>When we were …

Intro to Hoodie and React

Let's take a look at Hoodie, the "Back-End as a Service" (BaaS) built specifically for front-end developers. I want to explain why I feel like it is …

Software Development

Understanding SOLID Principles: Dependency Inversion

<b>This is the 1st part of the series of understanding SOLID Principles where we explore what is Dependency Inversion and why it helps deliver software</b> …

Ubuntu now available from the Windows Store!

Today, we’re excited to announce that Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux Distro is now available in the Windows Store and can be downloaded and installed on …

Getting started with the purrr package in R

If you’re wondering what exactly the purrr package does, then this blog post is for you.<p>Before we get started, we should mention the Iteration …

Build software like Lego with this smart new developer tool

The cardinal rule in programming is “<i>Don’t repeat yourself</i>,” or DRY. It says that developers should only implement a particular functionality within a project once. Doing otherwise is bad, because it introduces technical debt and potential inconsistencies.<p>But it only really applies within the scope …

Programming

Microsoft launches Draft to help developers build container-based applications

Microsoft today announced the launch of Draft, a new open-source tool that helps developers streamline the processes of developing container-based applications that are meant to run on Kubernetes clusters. The main idea here is to allow developers to work on their applications without knowing …

DevOps

Developing A Chatbot Using Microsoft’s Bot Framework, LUIS And Node.js (Part 1)

This tutorial gives you hands-on access to my journey of creating a digital assistant capable of connecting with any system via a RESTful API to …

Chatbots

The Bot Framework: My Favorite Samples

I have gotten the opportunity to work on multiple projects with the Bot Framework lately. These have been a mixture of both my own projects and work …

R Weekly Bulletin Vol – VII

(This article was first published on <b>R programming</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>This week’s R bulletin will cover topics like how to create a …

5 Cheats to Help You Become A Better Developer

If you need help as a developer, there's a great online community to ask and a hosting site to learn the secrets of others' code.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great developers work with probably hundreds of thousands of variables and moving parts to create incredibly …

Stack Overflow

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 …