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16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Beginner's guide to SASS

Let’s face it, writing css is messy. More so when reviewing the code which other people have written. I find SASS is the answer to that. It helps you …

CSS

This Ex-NSA Hacker's App Protects Your Mac From 'Evil Maid' Attacks

Less than an hour into a Tinder date in a Moscow restaurant last year, Patrick Wardle began to wonder about the laptop he'd left in his hotel room. …

iOS Apps

Palantir Knows Everything About You

Trump<p>White<p>House<p>Justin<p>Mikolay<p>EMPLOYEE OF<p>EMPLOYEE OF<p>Kevin<p>Harrington<p>EMPLOYEE OF<p>Thiel<p>Capital<p>FORMER<p>OPERATOR OF<p>Alexander<p>Karp<p>FORMER<p>OPERATOR<p>OF<p>FORMER<p>OPERATOR …

Startups

'Grasshopper' is an app that uses puzzles and quizzes to teach you Javascript

If you've always wanted to create your own website but have felt overwhelmed by the complexity involved with learning a programming language, you …

Quizzes

Conceptual compression means beginners don’t need to know SQL — hallelujah!

Conceptual compression means beginners don’t need to know SQL — hallelujah!<p>It used to be a fundamental requirement that you learned an extensive …

Databases

The Best Affordable Japanese Whisky You Can Buy

Japanese whisky sure can be expensive. While older bottlings can easily fetch thousands of dollars or, at the super-premium end, hundreds of …

Whiskey

How to React ⚛️

<i>Let’s see how learning React ⚛️ in the right order can make it less overwhelming.</i><p><b>NOTE: This is a cross-post from my newsletter. I publish each email</b> …

JavaScript

Learn React by building a web app

This course is for anyone, who is new to React or wants to strengthen their React skills, by building a real world React application.<p>We'll start by …

Software Engineering

Designer’s Guide to Responsive Web Design Principles

Responsive design enables designers to work with multiple screen sizes. Responsive design is easy to explore when it comes to digital design.It is, …

Web Design

A quick guide to CORS

A JavaScript application running in the browser can usually only access HTTP resources on the same domain (origin) that serves it.Loading images or …

JavaScript

The Radical Freedom of Dungeons & Dragons

You might not recognize the name Gary Gygax. But even if you've never rolled a critical fail on a d20, you have almost certainly consumed some movie, …

Board Games

Introduction to the CSS Grid Layout With Examples

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, I will cover the basics of the CSS grid layout with example scenarios. CSS Grid is supported by almost all …

CSS

Cast-Iron Skillets: How to Season, Clean, and Cook with Them FOREVER

Everything you’ve ever wanted (and needed!) to know about cast-iron skillets—the toughest, most versatile pans in your kitchen.<p>The cast-iron skillet is, arguably, the most valuable pan in your kitchen. It can cook a whole roast chicken to perfection. Or hold cinnamon rolls slick with icing. It can …

Cast Iron Skillet

The git's guide to git: Commits & their messages

The core unit of git is the commit. A commit is simple on the surface (some code changes and a message). Such simplicity belies the complexity within.<p>…

Software Development

“Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettThe idea that we learn better when taught via our preferred modality or “learning style” – such as visually, orally, or by doing …

Pedagogy

Chapati (Indian Flatbread)

Chapati, sometimes also spelled <i>chapatti</i> or called <i>roti</i>, is an ancient unleavened flabread that's common in Indian, East African, and Caribbean …

Bread

Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 privacy DNS is real: here’s how to use it

Privacy has always been an important topic but, of late, it has become an increasingly troubling one. From smartphones to social media to plain …

Linux

Do you really need WebSockets? – Not again

Over the years I’ve had this conversation a couple of times. This post will explain why we use WebSockets, how they can be used, what alternatives …

Software Development

MongoDB schema design patterns (I)

MongoDB has become one of the most popular noSQL databases. It is often used as a part of the MEAN/MERN stack because it is so easy to fit in the …

Databases

Google has made it official: The internet is now mobile-first

This may go down in history as the week the mobile web became <i>the</i> web.<p>On Monday, Google began indexing and ranking pages on its search engine based on the mobile versions of websites rather than the desktop ones, the company announced. The change may seem minor, but it underscores how Google views …

Digital Advertising

The Best Way to Cook Steak Involves Brown Butter

We’re flipping the traditional sear on its head.<p>When you think about flipping, you probably think of pancakes, burgers, and the bird. But flipping is also the key to the best way to cook steak. You should flip it good. Every two minutes. And then baste with brown butter, garlic, and rosemary.<p>The …

BBQ

Securing APIS with JSON Web Tokens and an API Gateway

What are JSON Web Tokens? Why do they matter in the context of microservices architectural style?<p>Glad you asked. There’s a lot to discuss when it …

Microservices

Resources for Learning Python

About once a week, someone new to their journey writing code reaches out to me asking if I have know of any resources to learn Python. Since I'm …

Python Programming

SSH Mastery: OpenSSH, PuTTY, Tunnels, and Keys

Overview<p>SSH Mastery: OpenSSH, PuTTY, Tunnels, and Keys by Michael W Lucas<p>“One of the best technical writers in the networking and security …

Linux

Material-UI: Get started (Fast!) ⚡ React 16+

How to get started with Material-UI?<p>Here is the easy and the right way in my opinion.<p>Just go and follow the instructions right</b> …

JavaScript

Unit-testing: best practices

<i>This post was originally published in my blog smartpuffin.com.</i><p>I have unit-tested my code for many years.<p>While building a GIS-system, we really cared …

Software Development

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

Deep Learning

React. The key points.

In this post, I'm talking about what I think are the key points of React. These are facts that I would happy to know while learning about the …