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12 advanced Git commands I wish my co-workers would know

© xkcd<p>Once you have internalized the basic work flow, Git is a powerful tool for distributed version control that offers a lot of advantages over …

These Credit Cards Have the Best Perks

Take advantage of lesser-known credit cards, and you'll feel like a VIP.<p>The full value of a credit card in your pocket can go far beyond the usual …

A Complete List of Windows Development Tools

I collect tools for Windows Development. The most popular and useful tools are<p>highlighted. If you observe any tools missing in this list, please …

Akavache: An Asynchronous Key-Value Store for Native Applications

Akavache is an <i>asynchronous</i>, <i>persistent</i> (i.e. writes to disk) key-value store created for writing desktop and mobile applications in C#, based on …

from zero to hero - part 2

In my previous post I have covered the basics of starting with Xamarin, more specific Xamarin.Forms. There I have described that my first app would …

Software Development

Best Tools for Designer, Developer & Marketer

Photoshop Adobe<p>Photoshop is a popular image changing software package. It is widely used by photographers for photo editing and by graphic designers …

Angular JS with ASP.NET Web API

Introduction<p>This tip is targeted towards learning the basics of Angular JS, using it with ASP.NET Web API. Focus would be more towards learning some …

Top Free 2018 HTML5 Animation Tools To Set Your Pages In Motion

4.86/5 (14)<p><i>Photo by @neveinfocus</i><p>Would you like to know what websites look absolutely lovable for me? I definitely like <b>dynamic</b> websites, the ones that …

Be a (Much) Better Parent

Questions about parenting from readers like you.<p><b>Q: My daughter told me a boy kissed her on the bus. She's 7. Should I make a big deal out of it?</b> —<i>Christina, Bend, OR</i> A quick peck is a normal way for children to express fondness for one another, explains Neal Horen, Ph. D., a clinical psychologist …

The ultimate guide to information architecture

Information architecture is equal parts art and science. Whether you hire a dedicated IA professional, or just sort of let IA happen on your …

Performance

Ten websites to learn Ruby on Rails for free

Roadmap for Learning Rails: This article provides a good road map to how you should go about learning Ruby on Rails and explains the different …

MacTrast Deals: End the Year Right With the Most Popular Training Bundles of 2014

- Dec 30, 2014<p>It’s almost the end of the year, and it’s a great time to take advantage of these great deals on some of our best training bundles!<p>The …

The Best User Experience Design Links of 2014

<i>For 2015, check out</i> <i>The Best User Experience Design Links of 2015</i><p>2014 was quite a year for user experience design - Google unveiled Material Design, …

The Top UX Trends of 2014

<b>This was another big year for experience design.</b> Biggest one yet? Sure, why not. There were too many developments, surprises, and shakeups to count, …

This Start-To-Finish Tutorial Helps You Build Your First iPhone App

When you're learning to code, it's best to start with small projects. This tutorial will get you started with a simple to-do list app, and it walks …

Getting Started with User Experience Design

The term “user experience,” abbreviated UX, is an often misunderstood and confusing concept for many in the design, development and marketing world. Understanding how to implement and improve UX takes time, skill and a deep understanding of users.<p>Simply put, user experience is the sum of the …

How To Make a Custom Control Tutorial: A Reusable Slider

Learn how to make a custom control like a slider that has two thumbs<p><i>Update 12/8/14</i>: Updated for Xcode 6.1.1.<p><i>Update note:</i> This tutorial was updated …

.NET Conf 2018

.NET Conf 2018 — Save the Date!<p>.NET Conf is a free, 3 day virtual developer event co-organized by the .NET community and Microsoft.<p>Over the course of …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Introduction to Angular.js in 50 Examples (part 1)

Password Protection

Make a Shaken Soda Shoot Its Cap Like a Cannon Without Spilling a Drop

You probably think there are two ways to open a well-shaken bottle of soda: the tediously slow method, and the spill-it-all-over method. Turns out …