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10 essential extensions for VS Code

I've been using Visual Studio Code as my main code editor for more than two years now. I used to work with Sublime Text, which was an amazing …

Web Development

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

How to use Excel's Data Model to turn related data into meaningful information

Excel's Data Model feature allows you to build relationships between data sets for easier reporting. Here's how to use it to make data analysis …

Databases

The git's guide to git: Commits & their messages

The core unit of git is the commit. A commit is simple on the surface (some code changes and a message). Such simplicity belies the complexity within.<p>…

Software Development

Nginx debuts app server for microservices

Nginx, makers of the popular Nginx open source web server, will begin shipping on April 12 a multilingual application server called Nginx Unit. It …

Microservices

How Long Does It Take to Train for a Half Marathon?

Some runners set their sights on a half marathon race but aren't sure if they have enough time to get ready for it. For many people, even beginner …

Marathons

Process Large Data from Excel File with a Breeze

Why upload the file, when all you need is the data in it? Cleaner, faster avoid connection timeouts, corrupted data just by adding excel_uploader …

JavaScript

Here's How to Master Machine Learning and Boost Your Career

Machine learning is considered one of the highest paying tech skills in the country. For the average machine learning engineer position, you’re …

Machine Learning

How to buy iPhone X without breaking the bank

iPhone X is Apple’s most expensive smartphone to date, with the cheapest 64GB model priced at $999, and the 256GB model priced at $1,149.<p>That’s $50 more than a 21-inch iMac. However, you don’t have to go hungry for the next few months to afford one. Here’s how to save money and get your hands on …

Mobile Technology

Your routines might be screwing with your body. Here's how to fix it.

When to eat, drink, sleep, and think deep thoughts.<p>You might think you’re in control of your schedule, but your body evolved to follow a natural rhythm. Sticking closer to that routine can help keep you in tiptop shape.<p>Drink coffee<p>Sipping caffeine is best done early in the day. Imbibed later, it …

Sleep

async_hooks in node.js, illustrated

<i>async_hooks</i>, the new and still experimental API that came out with node 8 got my attention a few weeks back, so I decided to do a bit of exploring as …

JavaScript

5 Key Benefits of Angular and TypeScript

Over the past few months, I’ve been asked the same general question about Angular multiple times in onsite training classes, while helping customers …

JavaScript

What is machine learning?

In this article, we explain in plain language machine learning.Learning to learnIn 1959, Arthur Samuel, a pioneer in the field of machine learning …

Machine Learning

How to build muscle: a complete guide to making a bigger, stronger you

As a personal trainer of some ten years now, I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of people transform their physiques from the classic ‘nine stone weakling’ to walking, talking mountains of muscle.<p>Unfortunately, I’ve also seen a lot of effort wasted in the pursuit of gaining muscle size. There are …

How to Learn Faster: Rethink What Learning Looks Like | Inc.com

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education," Mark Twain supposedly quipped.<p>It's a catchy witticism, but while many of us remember the quote, far too many people still fail to make the distinction between "schooling" and "learning," engineering professor, master teacher, and author …

Mark Twain

Jeff Bezos just perfectly summed up what you need to know about artificial intelligence

It's hard to put into words what AI is — many of the terms people use are very technical — but Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just summed up everything most people need to know about artificial intelligence in his latest shareholder letter.<p>Bezos wrote:<p>"Over the past decades computers have broadly automated …

Artificial Intelligence

Osho Reveals the Most Simple Strategy to Settle a Busy Mind and Live in the Present Moment

Modern day life can be tough. There are exams to ace, bills to pay, diapers to change, and annoying co-workers to contend with. And unfortunately, we …

Meditation

RESTful API design with Node.js

<i>This article was first published on Medium. You can take a look at it here</i><p>It’s a remarkable beast of a tool, Node.js. If you’re a beginner, aspiring …

Get more from your Apple TV with these 7 tricks

Use Apple's black box like an expert<p>It might be hard to believe, but the Apple TV has now been with us for more than 10 years. In that time, it's gotten a lot smaller and a lot smarter—and it has a few tricks up its sleeve that you might not know about. Here are seven tips to improve your Apple TV …

Ancient herb ashwagandha gives boost to modern world

In a certified-organic field in Ramganj Mandi, India, the soil is arid and hasn’t seen water in months. This is exactly how the prolific crop growing there likes it best. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), the jewel in the crown of the 5000-year-old system of Ayurveda – which means science of life – …

Alternative Medicine

C# 7.0 comes with new features

Visual Studio 2017 was released earlier this week with new programming language features for C# 7.0. C# is a type-safe, object-oriented programming …

Ultimate Guide to API Design

So you need to design an API. Where do you start? Far too often internal services slowly turn into APIs. Hacked together one endpoint at a time. …

The Ultimate DevOps Mastery Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional Exam Guide</b><p>Set Yourself Apart in the IT World by Earning a Top Certification in Amazon Web Services<p>Amazon Web Services is the leader in providing cloud computing solutions to corporate environments, thus creating a large demand for certified AWS …

10 Powerful Ways to Master Self-Discipline

Like everything else that brings progress, the greatest struggle is always with ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It may be hard to believe when you’re facing a hot-fudge sundae or the prospect of sleeping in versus hitting the gym, but studies show that people …

Self-improvement

Pros of Choosing AngularJS Technology for Your Business

Information Technology is constantly updating and moving ahead. We alsoThe post Pros of Choosing AngularJS Technology for Your Business appeared …

JavaScript

10 essential tools for freelance UX designers

As many freelance UX developers will testify, going it alone can be an exciting ride, but it can also be a little overwhelming at first. Not only …

You Only Need 3 Months To Become A Brand New You (With This Self-Improvement Approach)

You’re sitting in your living room watching a new Tony Robbins motivational documentary about changing yourself. By the end, you’re so excited about …

Living Rooms

What Is The Difference Between Deep Learning, Machine Learning and AI?

Over the past few years, the term “deep learning” has firmly worked its way into business language when the conversation is about Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data and analytics. And with good reason – it is an approach to AI which is showing great promise when it comes to developing the …

Machine Learning

Machine Learning Top 10 Articles For The Past Month.

<i>In this observation, we ranked nearly 1,200 articles posted in November 2016 about machine learning, deep learning and AI. (0.8% chance)</i><p>“Today, you …

A machine-learning system that trains itself by surfing the web

MIT researchers have designed a new machine-learning system that can learn <i>by itself</i> to extract text information for statistical analysis when …

Machine Learning