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There’s a handy way for “non-math people” to learn math

We are all math people. No, really. We just don’t all know it.<p>There’s a false divide between artsy types and the mathematically inclined, and creative teachers are trying to unite us all with a more holistic understanding. “What professional mathematicians think of as mathematics is entirely …

Lists and Tuples in Python

<b>Lists</b> and <b>tuples</b> are arguably Python’s most versatile, useful data types. You will find them in virtually every nontrivial Python program.<p><b>Here’s what</b> …

How to Use SVG Patterns as Backgrounds

SVG patterns offer a more flexible approach to repeating a background image on a web page than CSS tiling. Let’s look at why that is, and how you can …

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The Teacher-Powered Schools Movement: Transforming Teachers From Industrial Workers To Professionals

Julie Cook was ready to leave teaching. She’d worked in both urban and suburban districts and in three different states. No matter where she taught, she ended up frustrated with the lack of autonomy given to, and professionalism expected from, teachers.<p>Top-down policies dictated what she taught, on …

Pedagogy

Low-level disruption: 6 ways to stop the rot

The following could be mind-bogglingly obvious to many readers but I present here strategies I’ve used over the years to combat that most frustrating …

Flask Web Programming from Scratch

Complete guide for Flask 1.0 from scratch with SQLAlchemy and Postgres.<p>Choosing a web framework is one of the important and the most frustrating …

3 Useful Options to Reduce the File Size of Videos

Reducing the file size of videos can be helpful in numerous ways. Not only will it make it more viable to store them as they’ll consume less space, …

​The Linux Mint desktop continues to lead the rest

The latest Linux Mint desktop is still the best desktop around.<p>You can keep your Windows 10 and macOS High Sierra. For me, Linux Mint 19 is not only …

Learn Python with Visual Studio

In the Stack Overflow Developer Survey for 2018, Python sits comfortably in the first place as the most wanted programming language, with JavaScript …

How to use Visual Studio Code

Psssst! I’m working on a Vue.js Course. Stay in the loop, sign up here and immediately get my Vue.js free ebook and soon the Vue.js Cheat …

Can Learning Python Alone Lead To A Viable Data Science Career Path?

The market demand for Python in India is high, and according to our Analytics and Data Science Jobs study, 2018, Python saw the biggest jump this …

3 Good Lesson Planners for Teachers

After posting about lesson plan resources for teachers, we received a request from one of our readers asking about lesson planners, so we decided to …

Free Flexible Tool Helps Users Build Infographics

Easel.ly Think critically, share creatively with infographic-creation tool Pros: Great templates and flexible features let students learn through …

JavaScript String Methods You Probably Haven’t Heard Of and that's Okay

Strings are JavaScript’s data type for representing text that can contain letters, numbers, symbols, punctuation, and even emoji. They consist of …

App Maker, Google’s low-code tool for building business apps, comes out of beta

It’s been a year and a half since Google announced App Maker, its online tool for quickly building and deploying business apps on the web. The company has mostly remained quiet about App Maker ever since and kept it in a private preview mode, but today, it announced that the service is now …

Async programming basics every JS developer should know in 2018 - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

This article is aimed at people starting out with asynchronous coding in javascript so we would keep things simple by avoiding big words, arrow …

Eliminate HTML Tables for Better Mobile Web Apps

If you’re a Web developer, you know you should target your Web applications to be "mobile first." This means that your Web applications should look …

MapSVG Brings Incredibly Powerful and Flexible Maps to WordPress Sponsored

Maps play an integral part in creating a great user experience. Whether they are used to show multiple retail locations, detail a specific attraction …

How to use Visual Studio Code

Psssst! I’m working on a Vue.js course. Stay in the loop, sign up here!🔥<p>Editors are a strange beast. Some people defend their editor choice …

SVG Icons Library

Customize Icon<p>Each Icon can be customized in terms of size and colors.<p>Add data-vi-size="number" data attribute to i element to customize size of the …

New Developers: Want to Hack your Coding Interviews? Start with this one simple item.

I have had many different jobs in the past 20 years, and the one thing that has always interested me is interview hacking.<p><i>What can I do now to make</i> …

Get your head around React with these five factors

Learning React, the JavaScript library for creating user interfaces from Facebook and Instagram seems nuts until you give it a chance. Things get …

SVG Animation Made Easy With Hot New Tool SVGator

The best format for images on the web in 2018 is SVG. Not only is SVG resolution-independent—meaning that SVG graphics stay crisp at any size, on any …

25 Best Free Animation Libraries for Web Developers

Upgrade your CSS animations with some Javascript! These free animation libraries will help web developers save time, create more with less code and …

Web Security Fundamentals: What Every Developer Should Know

Modern web development comes with a variety of challenges that developers have to consider, such as accessibility, responsive design, and security. …

How to use Bootstrap with React

With the increasing popularity of single-page applications over the last few years, so many front-end JavaScript frameworks have emerged such as …

Top 10 JavaScript errors from 1000+ projects (and how to avoid them)

By Jason Skowronski @ RollbarTo give back to our community of developers, we looked at our database of thousands of projects and found the top 10 …

I Made a News Scraper with 100 Lines of Python.

Everyday I take subway to my office, where my cellphone has no signal at all. But medium app won’t let me read stories offline, so I decided to make …