Chris Solimo

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The React + Redux Container Pattern

<i>Note: This post was first published in my blog, The Great Code Adventure</i><p>The first large (okay, more like medium) scale application I built in React …

Software Engineering

DIY Android Things Powered Smart Mirror

A fantastic project has been published to the Hackster.io website this week created by Patrick Graham which uses Android Things to create a magical …

Building your first Machine Learning model on iPhone

This tutorial will teach you how to build a ML model on iPhone using CorelML. Interestingly this is not the first time that Apple has come out with a …

Machine Learning

How to learn 5 of the most important computer languages at home

<i>"The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Most of us understand that coding is important in today's workforce. We also understand that our society's increased dependence upon …

Programming

Chinese crack 'game-changing tech' turning desert into farmable land

Scientists in China claim to have invented breakthrough technology that can convert desert sand into fertile soil.<p>In just six months, researchers at …

Gang of Four Patterns in Kotlin - Slight Return

A lot of people read my article Gang of Four Patterns in Kotlin. I honestly didn't expect so much resonance. It was featured, retweeted and …

Tutorial for building a Web Application with Amazon S3, Lambda, DynamoDB and API Gateway

I recently attended Serverless Day at the AWS Loft in downtown San Francisco. During the workshop section we built a serverless web application for …

Marketing
Steve Scalise

SD Times GitHub Project of Week: Best websites a programmer should visit

Computer science and software development are ever-changing industries. Software developers and programmers must always be learning, updating their …

Stack Overflow

Franchising's Million-Dollar Question: How Much Money Can I Make?

Like most worthwhile career ventures, the answer lies in due diligence and conversations with people already in the business.<p>As a franchise coach, I get a lot of questions from people who want to become business owners. Understandably, the biggest question on the minds of prospective franchisees …

Using Google’s BigQuery to Better Understand the Python Ecosystem

When it comes to programming, it's important to be aware of the tools that your contemporaries are using. Not only is this a good way to stay …

7 UX tools to try this year

With each passing year, we see a surge in new tools and technology to make our marketing and creative lives easier. Just five years ago, maybe 100 …

This Website Lets You Download, Print Old Graphic Design Posters For Free

<b>If you’ve</b> always been in awe of people who have never designed with lasso tools or color adjustment functions, here’s some good news—a website lets …

Export MySQL Data To Excel Using PHP And HTML

Friday, Jan 5, 2018<p>Tags:- PHP MySQL HTML<p>In this tutorial we will show you how to export mysql data to excel using PHP and HTML. Sometime there is a …

£4 USB device can hack a locked computer in under a minute

Locking your computer may feel like enough to prevent someone hacking into it, but even password-protected PCs are vulnerable to being hacked by a simple £4 device that can steal login details to popular websites in less than a minute.<p>The PoisonTap, which is made of a £4 Raspberry Pi Zero …

Information Systems

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 …

17 Ultimate Data Science Projects To Boost Your Knowledge and Skills ( can be accessed freely)

Introduction<p>Data science projects offer you a promising way to kick-start your analytics career. Not only you get to learn data science by applying, …

Data Science

Weengs, a shipping service for online sellers, picks up backing from LocalGlobe, Cherry, and Seedcamp

Weengs, a U.K. startup that has developed a shipping service for small retailers and online sellers that takes care of the hand and leg work (quite literally) required to send out orders, has picked up £2.2 million in backing. It plans to use the capital to expand beyond London, including other …

The Biggest Mistake Small Businesses Make on Website Redesign

Image credit: Photodune<p>Let's face it: when designing a new website, it's the design that takes center stage:<p><i>What image should be featured on the home page?</i><p><i>Which colors and fonts look great and will drive visitors to take action?</i> <i>Where should the call-to-action button be placed and should it say</i> …

28 Tools to Help You Launch Your Startup

It’s the catch-22 of the startup world: you want to launch something cool, but you need money to do it, but you won’t have money until you launch …

Best Interaction Design Tools

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — best technical writing tool<p>Interaction design is a process in which designers focus on creating …

We are moving our servers and upgrading whole website experience. Site will be temporary down till everything is back to normal. It will take 8-12 …

Invisibility 'cloak' hides objects by making them seem flat

Humanity is still some distance away from a real, honest-to-goodness invisibility cloak, but British scientists are that much closer to making it practical. They've developed a coating that uses graded refractive index nanocomposite materials (just rolls off the tongue, really) to reduce an …

10 books you should read if you want to start your own business

Highly sought-out consultant Perry Marshall is the author of seven business books dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses owners like yourself with online advertising and getting more sales.<p>Here, Marshall shares his go-to books to help you get started on your entrepreneurial journey.

Books

Tips for turning a 2D cartoon into a 3D concept

To show you how to turn a 2D concept into a piece of 3D art, I'm going to use a cartoon piece I recently finished (based on a concept by Gop Gap) as …

28 things I learned about Europe after visiting all 28 EU countries

<b>Jonathan Thompson has spent the last four weeks driving around every single EU country. Here are the nuggets of wisdom he picked up along the way</b><p><b>1. Zagreb is home to Europe’s strangest museum.</b> Dedicated to the study of heartbreak, the Museum of Broken Relationships will make you laugh and cry in …

European Travel

Typography nerds will love the revamped Google Fonts site

For years, Google has offered a cache of excellent fonts for use on websites, apps like Docs and for your desktop tools. Now, the site has been completely overhauled with a beautiful interface that makes it easy to find the right typeface for your next design project.<p>Google Fonts now has a brand …

Typography

JavaScript Conquered the Web. Now It’s Taking Over the Desktop

Author: Klint Finley. Klint Finley Business<p>Date of Publication: 05.12.16.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>JavaScript was originally created in …

16 terrific Raspberry Pi project ideas

The tiny computer board known as the Raspberry Pi has been with us for more than four years now, and we've seen several upgrades in that time. The …

Raspberry Pi