Jason Leitão

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Monolith Vs Microservice Vs Serverless — The Real Winner? The Developer

Microservices and Serverless have certainly grown a lot in popularity over the past few years. Everyone these days wants to replicate the successes …

Microservices

How I Launched Six Side Projects in 2017

Last year I set a goal to learn something new each month and ended out launching <i>six</i> new projects which I’ll recap along with what I learned …

Chatbots

Features

Welcome to <b>Marathon</b>, a command line tool that makes it easy to write, run and manage your Swift scripts. It's powered by the Swift Package Manager and …

3 Principles to Make Your Side Project Stand Out to Help You Land a Job in Tech

Make sure your side project isn’t a waste of your time<p>For the distinct purpose of getting a job in tech, side projects are either a great use of your …

Kernel 101 – Let's write a Kernel

Hello World,<p>Let us write a simple kernel which could be loaded with the GRUB bootloader on an x86 system. This kernel will display a message on the …

Linux
Game Development

The Terrible Deep Learning List

Here are 15 open source deep learning models that programmers interested in deep learning can download and run first try. Seeing these examples come …

Cloud Bottlenecks: How Pokémon Go (and other game dev teams) caught them all | Ars Technica

Lesson: “Something that works with two million users doesn’t always work with 10 million."<p>When <i>Pokémon Go</i> launched in the US the first week of July …

Pokémon

You can now animate your VR drawings using Google’s new Tilt Brush Toolkit with Unity integration

People have made some pretty cool things in Google’s Tilt Brush VR painting app. But until now paintings made in Tilt Brush have pretty much been stuck in Tilt Brush, with no easy way to integrate those creations with other programs.<p>That changes today with Google’s open-source release of Tilt Brush …

Drawing

Why I'm Saying No More Than Ever Before in 2017 | Inc.com

Back in 2015, I pushed myself to my limits by working 80-hour weeks - 13.3 hour days - every week of the year. I made it my goal to help at least one person a day, and wound up connecting with 368 people - three of whom I'd go on to found companies with. One of the metrics I was tracking was the …

Digital Marketing

Deploy with Docker (recommended)

CloudBoost is the complete cloud platform for your app. <b>Think of CloudBoost as Parse + Firebase + Algolia + Iron.io all combined into one</b> …

DevOps

No Fear Closure in Swift 4 with Bob (Part 2)

@escape, Trailing closure, completion handlers<p><i>Last update on May 15th, 2017 | Swift 3.1</i><p>Anyway, let’s learn Closures. In the first lesson, you’ve …

Works on My Machine: Self Healing Code with clojure.spec

How to Train AI to Do Everything in the Digital Universe

There’s a kindergarten I walk past on the way to work, and I can’t help but peek inside everyday. The classroom — packed with toys and puzzles, music …

Artificial Intelligence

Learning Machine Learning: A beginner's journey

I have been learning about machine learning and deep learning (ML/DL) for the last year. I think ML/DL is here to stay. I don't think this is a fad …

8 Scheduling Hacks to 10X Your Productivity | Inc.com

Let's face it - business owners have a lot on their plates. Whether you're managing teams locally or globally, your day-to-day thoughts and activities are likely consumed by the need to accelerate the growth of your company.<p>With so much to manage, it can be difficult to stay focused and productive. …

Productivity

Web design trends we can expect to see in 2017

Perhaps a different type of web design trend is the increased use of hand drawn elements. These elements include fonts, icons, graphics, buttons and other elements that bring a nice unique touch to websites.<p>Websites have never been a medium that most would associate with drawing out, but the …

Deep Learning For Coders—36 hours of lessons for free

We show you how to get world-class results, step by step<p>If you can code, you can do deep learning<p>I’ve tried (and if I’m honest) failed to scale the …

Building Jarvis

My personal challenge for 2016 was to build a simple AI -- like Jarvis in Iron Man. Now that it's working and the challenge is almost over, I wrote …

Facebook Design — VR Resources

This is the iPhone VR headset you’ve been waiting for

Virtual reality on smartphones is still in its infancy, with Google Cardboard and Samsung’s Gear VR being the most popular options for those wanting …

Privacy

MIT’s anonymous online communications protocol Riffle could beat Tor at its own game

Tor has been the go-to for anonymous communication online for years now — and that has made it one of the juiciest targets possible to the likes of the NSA and FBI. A new anonymizing protocol from MIT may prove more resilient against such determined and deep-pocketed attackers.<p>The potential problem …

Privacy

Make your own tagging system from scratch

Build a tagging tool from scratch rather than using one that is pre-made. You get more control, there isn't unused code, and you learn something too. …

React Tutorial: Cloning Yelp

As we're writing the Fullstack React book, we get a lot of questions about how to build large applications with React and how to integrate external …

Quick Start

Electron enables you to create desktop applications with pure JavaScript by providing a runtime with rich native (operating system) APIs. You could …

A Taste of JavaScript’s New Parallel Primitives

<i>Author’s note: Since this post was written, the API of postMessage has changed slightly. When sending a SharedArrayBuffer with postMessage, the</i> …

MacBook Pro