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Web application from scratch, Part I

This is the first in a series of posts in which I’m going to go through the process of building a web application (and its web server) from scratch …

Building a Coffee Map with React Native

The young web developer knows the web. They have spent countless hours slinging divs and casting margins. They have hammered out countless to-do …

The ultimate guide to making cafe-style coffee in your own home

From pour-over brews to quality lattes at the touch of a button.<p>To brew a delicious cup of coffee, there are certain variables you need to master: the ratio of coffee to water, brew time, water temperature, and the grind size of your beans. All of these factors have to come together to create a …

Coffee

Michio Kaku believes in God, if not that God

It’s been said that string theory physicist Michio Kaku believes in God, but the truth is it depends on what “God” means.<br>Read More

Physics

Drupal Coding Standards and Best Practices

The work of a code is not just to execute a command but to make sure that it can be edited, updated and debugged.<p>When you first write a code in a …

Drupal

Hover CSS

This project is not covered by Drupal’s security advisory policy.<p>Supporting organizations:<p>Project information<p>This project is not covered by the …

A Comprehensive Guide To User Experience Design

(This is a sponsored article.) Having undertaken initial user research and analyzed your research findings, the next phase of the design process is …

UX Design

15+ Excellent Productivity Tools for Designers and WordPress Users

Website building and maintenance is a complex area. Anyone creating websites for a living needs to cover a lot of bases to make them effective and …

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Understanding And Using REST APIs

There’s a high chance you came across the term “REST API” if you’ve thought about getting data from another source on the internet, such as Twitter …

Software Development

ProgrammableWeb's best cognitive, analytics, development APIs of 2017

Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft and other publishers released 2,200-plus APIs into the wild over the past year.<p>ProgrammableWeb, the site that tracks …

Front-End Tools: My Favorite Finds of 2017

Another twelve months have passed and I'm sure all of you have come across some interesting new coding techniques, technologies, CSS tricks (of …

JavaScript

ProgrammableWeb's Most Interesting APIs in 2017: Application Development and DevOps

Developers looking to make their life easier can turn to ProgrammableWeb's directory and discover plenty of tools for building, deploying and …

Microservices

Debugging CSS Grid Layouts With Firefox Grid Inspector

You may have heard quite a bit of talk about a CSS feature called “Grid” this year. If you are someone who cringes when you hear the words “CSS” and …

Fresh ideas for building websites

Think back to your latest digital project. It probably came about because something old had problems, or someone identified an opportunity to do …

9 Actually Inspirational Podcasts To Listen To If You Want To Start Your Own Business

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Music<p>by Anna Heaton | 11 07 2017<p>Grab your headphones and prepare to take note, guys.<p>The rise of entrepreneurship in recent years has been a …

Entrepreneurship

Chili Recipes

Chili is super versatile, and can be tailored to any diet. We love vegetarian-friendly black bean chili just as much as we love a BLT-inspired …

Cooking

The best learning apps

<i>By Courtney Schley</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>Wirecutter</i><i>, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>We spent over 25 hours researching and …

Examples of Vue’s Clean Code

In the last part of this series we got Vue up and running, and addressed some of the questions beginners might ask.In this tutorial, we’re going to …

Webflow lets you build gorgeous web animations just by dragging and dropping

Oh, to be a web developer in 2017. We’ve long passed the “bad old days” of Flash (RIP), Silverlight, and ActiveX. It’s now possible to build gorgeous, engaging, animated websites using the holy trinity of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript — no plugins required. If there’s a downside, it’s that it can be …

Become a blockchain expert in 1,384 words

And it's going to fundamentally change how businesses operate.<p>Make no mistake… this revolution is <i>at least</i> as significant as the one brought about by the Internet. It will disrupt every single business on the face of the earth.<p>That's why it's vital that you learn to understand this technology. It …

Bitcoin

Taste Beyond The Tongue

18 Usability Tips to Help You Create a Better UX for Your Site

To say things bluntly, usability is when you make your website easy enough, so visitors can find everything they need, when they need it, as easy as …

UX Design

10 JavaScript concepts you need to know for interviews

There are thousands of people learning JavaScript and web development in the hopes of getting a job. Often, self-learning leaves gaps in people’s …

Become a UX designer in an afternoon—a quick guide for new designers.

Research — Analyse—Design—Test<p>Make it count, everything you say and do from now on will be based on this research.<p>2. Analyse<p>This is the fun part …

8 Steps to Launching an E-Commerce Business This Week

Starting a business doesn't have to be a long process anymore.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I told you that you could launch an e-commerce business this week, would you think I was crazy?<p>Well, it’s true -- you can.<p>Thanks to the internet, there is essentially …

eCommerce

A Step-by-Step Guide to Migrate Your Site to HTTPS

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Online security is becoming an increasingly important area for businesses of every size. And one of the most basic forms of online security entails switching to HTTPS hosting.<p>Of course there are loads of factors to consider, but aside …

IT security

The 20 Best Atom Packages for Front End Developers

We all know . With this in mind, a few months ago, I asked front end developers here at Shopify what packages and plugins they couldn’t live …

Syntax

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

Inclusive UX Education: Designing a Free Online Learning Curriculum

Skyrocketing university tuition and pricy unaccredited boot camps aren’t helping to bring socioeconomic diversity to the field of UX. That’s why I’ve …