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Have a Flash-Based Photo Website? Now is the Time to Switch

Heads up: if you have a photography website powered by Adobe Flash, you should make plans now to switch to something other than Flash. Flash-based …

Google Chrome

The Debate Around "Do We Even Need CSS Anymore?" | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On June 26, 2015<p>This has become quite the hot topic lately. It's been talked about at a number of conferences and meetups I've been …

JavaScript

How to Center in CSS

Content<p>What do you want to center?<p>Container<p>How big is your container <div>?<p>Width<p>Height<p>Alignment<p>Surprise! This site isn't just for centering. How do …

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

Programming

The Psychology of Simple

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.<p>For a concept that we all understand, ‘simple’ is deceivingly difficult to pin down.<p>We may ‘know it when we see it’, but there’s more to what makes a product or website feel simple than just gut reaction.<p>In the words of Steve Jobs:<p>“Simple can be harder …

Psychology

50+ incredible freebies for web designers, April 2015

Amazing designers and developers release new projects every day, that make us excited, inspired, and often more than a little impressed.<p>Today we’re …

Want A jQuery Or Javascript Carousel Plugin? Here Are The Best Of Them

In web design, using sliding horizontal panels known as carousels and sliders to feature top content has become one of the strongest web design …

Vocabulary Based Programming

I believe programming is easy and programming is natural. Apparently, many people do not think so, and I often ponder why. In doing so, I often …

Language Learning

How to get started with CSS Shapes

The web has typically been a place of boxes and rectangles but an emerging CSS specification is going to change that. In this article I’ll introduce …

The Modern JavaScript Developer’s Toolbox

<i>The Web Platform has gone a long way since HTML5 was first made popular and people started looking into JavaScript as a language that could do build</i> …

The Beginner’s Dilemma: Your First 100 Hours of Code

What happens when you ask for advice on learning to code?<p>"Try Python. At first you'll be just fooling around, but then in 15 minutes you'll be …

iOS Apps

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

Retirement

The 10 Best Parallax Design Tutorials Ever

Parallax scrolling is nothing new to web design. If anything, this effect must be used more often to create stunning and attractive pages on your …

Web Design

15 Best Websites that can make you a Web Designer

HTML, Css, JavaScript are basic building blocks of a Web Page. A Web Designer needs to combine all these technologies to make a presentable site. …

5 Top Text Editors for Programmers

Text Editors are plenty. Finding the best fit for someone is tough. Let's list 5 top Text Editors for programmers and writers.

Thousands of People Are Watching This Guy Code a Search Engine

'Watch People Code' is the weird internet's latest phenomenon.<p>The latest thing you can watch on YouTube or Twitch, a site where you can watch other people play video games, isn't a League of Legends match or a Starcraft championship. Instead, it's a dude, sitting in his house in Russia, staring at …

Online Learning: Teach Yourself Python in Less Than 4 Months, Part I

The purpose of this article is to lay out a general time management template for anyone who wants to jump in to programming and computer science with …

Benchmarks: Teach Yourself Python in Less than Four Months, Part II

In the first post of this series, I developed a self-study time table for beginner Python programmers, using MIT's free online Introduction to …

Benchmark Yourself as a Programmer with "The Simple Programmer Test"

There are lots of ways to get started with coding, and as long as you get over the intermediate-level learning curve, you could be well on your way …

Sean Connery And Burt Reynolds Returned For An Epic "SNL" Celebrity Jeopardy Sketch

Also, there was a Bill Cosby joke.

If You've Ever Obsessed Over Teen Movies, 'Beyond Clueless' Will Be Your New Bible

Summer Camp singer Elizabeth interviews director Charlie Lyne about his excellent teen film documentary—which boasts narration by Fairuza Balk. 'The Craft'!<p>Teen films, when watched as a teenager, become a part of us. We define ourselves through the worlds we see on screen, emulate the characters we …

Roasted Garlic-Onion Dip | Josh Pan

Ultra Violet Lilac and Wild Rose Jelly<p>Edible Plastic Pouches<p>Incredible Edible Helium Balloon<p>Cooking Class<p>where are the other steps?:(<p>Cuase it sounds …

The new mag proving that ‘print is not dead’

“It's very hard to make a statement on culture as there is culture happening every second,” muses editor-in-chief Lee Crichton and photographic curator Winter Vandenbrink of <i>Collection of Documentaries</i> (<i>C.O.D.</i>), a new magazine about to drop its first issue. “We wanted to create a culture within the …

Here's The Best Single Piece Of Budgeting Advice I've Ever Heard

"Review your expenses and ask how much happiness each line item brings. You may be surprised by unnecessary spending."<p>And it hit me. This is probably the best budgeting advice I've ever seen.<p>Of course, the concept of only spending on the things you love isn't exactly new. But the way Holmes puts it …

Natural Born Heroes | Agility and Balance

Christopher McDougall<p>Christopher McDougall<p>Apr 14, 2015<p>You can do this yoga-meets-wrestling series of movements anywhere, with results that put the weight machines to shame<p>Christopher McDougall<p>Christopher McDougall<p>Feb 25, 2015<p>Stop that lawnmower! Your urban backyard is packed with hidden …

World War II