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There’s No Such Thing as Big Data in HR

“Big data” has become such a ubiquitous phrase that every function of business now feels compelled to outline how they are going to use it to improve their operations. That’s also true for Human Resources (HR) departments, which is where most of a company’s money is spent, and where — we’d like to …

How to Call B.S. on Big Data: A Practical Guide

“Nothing that you will learn in the course of your studies will be of the slightest possible use to you,” the Oxford philosophy professor John Alexander Smith told his students, in 1914, “save only this: if you work hard and intelligently, you should be able to detect when a man is talking rot.” …

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The Essential Guide to Building Balanced Development Teams

According to StackOverflow’s 2016 Developer Survey, participating in a mentorship program is more highly correlated with job salary than a PhD, and …

How To (Safely) Use A jQuery Plugin With Vue.js

It’s not a great idea to use jQuery and Vue.js in the same UI. Don’t do it if you can avoid it.<p>But you’re probably reading this not because you <i>want</i> …

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Power BI Desktop October Feature Summary | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

Today we’re releasing the October Power BI Desktop update, which is filled with several exciting new features! We’ve added several new reporting …

Is Model-View-Controller dead on the front end?

More and more front-end developers are adopting unidirectional architectures. So what’s the future for the classic Model-View-Controller (MVC) …

You're using HttpClient wrong and it is destabilizing your software

I’ve been using HttpClient wrong for years and it finally came back to bite me. My site was unstable and my clients furious, with a simple fix …

Software Development

Being A Developer After 40

Hi everyone, I am a forty-two years old self-taught developer, and this is my story.<p>A couple of weeks ago I came by the tweet below, and it made me …

12 Extremely Useful Hacks for JavaScript

In this post I will share <b>12 extremely useful hacks for JavaScript</b>. These hacks reduce the code and will help you to run optimized code. So let’s …

Let’s Learn JavaScript Closures

Closures are a fundamental JavaScript concept that every serious programmer should know inside-out.<p>The Internet is packed with great explanations of …

The Rise of the Full Stack JavaScript Developer

JavaScript is everywhere.In the old days, being a JavaScript developer meant that you were a front end web developer. Forever bound to the …

Why Javascript Development is Crazy

Web development is fun! Javascript is … daunting.Everything else in web development clicks for you, but when you dig into Javascript it’s like you’re …

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Faster, Leaner, Focused on Your Development Needs: The New Visual Studio Installer

Visual Studio continues to grow in power and capability with each release. Our objective is to provide every developer with the tools you need to be …

The Way of the Gopher

Making the Switch from Node.js to Golang<p>I’ve dabbled in JavaScript since college, made a few web pages here and there and while JS was always an …

Introduction · Front-end Developer Handbook 2016

Why I Left Gulp and Grunt for npm Scripts

I know what you’re thinking. WAT?! Didn’t Gulp just kill Grunt? Why can’t we just be content for a few minutes here in JavaScript land? I hear ya, …

No, I Don't Want To Configure Your App! - Quils in Space

<b>Warning</b><br>This blog post is a rant. A very. opinionated. long. and angry. rant.<p>Table of Contents<p>There seems to be a very <i>interesting</i> trend re-emerging in …

Solve the Hard Problems

Drew McLellan brings our 2015 calendar to a motivational close with some encouragement for the year ahead. Year’s end is a time for reflection <i>and</i> …

Exploring the Angular 1.5 .component() method

Angular 1.5 is set to introduce the .component() helper method, which is much simpler than the .directive() definition and advocates best practices …

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Angular 1.5 is close - here's the interesting parts

The first release candidate of Angular 1.5 was just released. This means the official release is probably right around the corner.It can be hard to …

JavaScript

Simplicity is Complicated - Rob Pike at dotGo 2015

Go is often described as a simple language. It is not, it just seems that way. Rob explains how Go's simplicity hides a great deal of complexity, and …

Closures are not magic

Several years ago, while I was still a high school student, a friend of mine introduced me the concept of closures. I didn’t understand even a bit of …

Internet Explorer End of Support for Older Versions | Windows for Business

Support for older versions of Internet Explorer ended<p>Beginning January 12, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a …

GraphQL is the King. Long Live the King! (R.I.P. REST)

It started a few months back. I was hearing whispers of this new tech called GraphQL. That name was weird, but people talked about this …

The Difference Between Responsive and Adaptive Design

This is a question that comes up more regularly than you might expect. We see it pop up in the CSS-Tricks forums from time-to-time. It's also a …