Kyle Alwyn

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Exploring the AST with Babylon and Prettier

At this week’s livecoding session, I mentioned mutating ASTs to improve the performance of our faux AI that writes JavaScript algorithm. It would …

JavaScript

10 things you can do that'll make you more like investment icon Charlie Munger

This commencement address is one of his most famous and most popular speeches. You can listen to it below via YouTube or <b>download a nice PDF transcript of the speech right here.</b><p>In his speech, Charlie Munger listed 10 ideas that have helped him succeed in life.<p>Here they are:

Self-improvement

3 Ways to Supercharge Your Retirement Savings

Even better, if you die still holding the stock or comparable security, your heirs will most likely be eligible for something known as a "stepped-up …

Customer Experience Is the Future of Design

There was a time when businesses could depend solely on the quality of their products to bring in new business. Success came from a company’s sole …

10 questions you’ll be asked in a user experience interview

I just landed my first full-time role as a User Experience (UX) designer and officially closed my job search. After more than 40 coffee dates, phone …

UX Design

The crazy roller-coaster life of ousted Zenefits founder Parker Conrad

He was CEO of one of the fastest growing startups in Silicon Valley.<p>Earlier this week he found himself out of the company he founded, with Zenefits in a world of turmoil. And his No. 2 man, COO David Sacks (who was also an investor), took over as CEO, effective immediately.<p>It's another crazy …

Startups

Deploy your AngularJS app to AWS S3 with SSL

It was some time ago that we needed to provide an AngularJS webpage. Our first approach was to make a deploy to Heroku using a Node JS server. It …

Cloud Computing

Tipe

Angular 2 Application Architecture – Building Flux Apps with Redux and Immutable.js

In this post we will explore how to design an Angular 2 application according to the Flux architecture, by using the Redux and Immutable.js …

5 of the best interaction design trends of 2015

In the MailChimp example above, the confirmation window is an essential part of the email marketing user flow. Adding a fun graphic and some humorous copy adds some enjoyment at no cost (not to mention undercuts some of the tension of sending a mass email).<p>Here are some quick tips for delightful …

The React Curve

Shortly before the Christmas of 2015, Pete Hunt engaged the Javascript community on Twitter, asking where newcomers to React experienced the most …

JavaScript

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

Google Ventures CEO explains a big mistake startups are making

Corporations are raising cash like a startup, absorbing mountains of money from venture capitalists rather than facing a fickle public market. As a result, tech IPOs in 2015 are markedly down from previous years.<p>"It swung from 1999/2000, which I lived through as a startup internet CEO, where …

Venture Capital

Billionaire CEO and investor Marc Benioff says unicorn startups manipulated private markets and he's done investing in them

Salesforce CEO Marc BenioffRobert Galbraith/ Reuters<p>Salesforce is best known for its cloud software, but it's also been quietly turning itself into one of the most active VC investors in the Valley lately.<p>Its billionaire CEO Marc Benioff loves working with entrepreneurs and often serves as a mentor …

Venture Capital

Top 25 AngularJS Admin Design Templates

AngularJS has as main advantage that you can separate your web application into views and load them separately, keeping the site source lightweight …

Web Design

Why seed ‘extensions’ are becoming the new normal in fundraising

For years, many have believed the startup world would be doomed by the “Series A Crunch,” the natural result of an explosion of seed funding paired with an increasingly high bar required to earn a Series A. Industry observers believed we’d be witnessing a train wreck of epic proportions as …

Blobs: Highly Detailed Flat Icons

This resource is found in the following 3 collections:<p>A bundle containing 30 icons designed by Kanin Abhiromsawat in a flat style. Icons for …

Graphic Design

Goldman Sachs asked 5 entrepreneurs about their 'best mistakes' — here's what they said

The event brings together entrepreneurs from a variety of industries, and Goldman Sachs took the opportunity to talk to a few startup founders and CEOs about their successes and failures.<p>The bank asked the attendees about "the best mistake they ever made on their path to success."<p>They also asked …

Goldman Sachs

How To Name A Startup: The S.M.A.R.T. Checklist

You're looking at a pure marketing machine here, known as a Super Power User.<p>If a community member is rocking this shiny icon, they've been active on …

9 Questions To Ask Before You Accept A Startup Job

Startups

11 ways to screen your front-end developer candidate

For any business with a website, your front–end developer is arguably one of your most important hires. Their code, UX sensibility, and ability to work with both your tech and design teams determines how people will interpret your brand. To help you choose wisely, I asked a group of successful …

“Don’t let the rich, famous bozos drag you down”: Guy Kawasaki’s 13 top tips for business success

As an investor and former “chief evangelist” for Apple, Guy Kawasaki knows a thing or two about what it takes to build a successful company.<p>Speaking …

11 Tips to Improve AngularJS Performance

I am new to Angular (even though I am not new to the web development), so please take everything that I am about to say with a grain of salt. That …

We’re At The Beginning Of A Venture Capital Revolution

Ross Baird Contributor<p>Ross Baird is the founder and executive director of Village Capital.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Dear Silicon Valley: America’s fallen out of love with you<br>• Why this investor is ditching Demo Days<p>Backers of startups worldwide are looking for the next “disruptive trend” that …

Venture Capital

The Product Manager vs. Project Manager

It was a big day. I was presenting a new product idea to the executive team. After speaking with dozens of customers, the product team knew that we had touched a nerve. This idea would be an excellent way to increase our market share against our competition.<p>I walked into the conference room ready …

Product Management

Microsoft's proof-of-concept JavaScript Browser is built using HTML, JavaScript and CSS

Surprise, surprise. Microsoft released a new web browser yesterday that is not Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge.<p>The Windows Store page of the …

6 TED Talks Every UX Professional Should Watch

We’ve rounded up some of the best TED Talks for UX professionals. These 6 awesome talks cover both user experience and the wider design principles to …

Military Spending

20 Beautiful Dark UI Concepts for Design Inspiration

A lot has been spoken of <b>light user interface elements</b> and they have been showcased widely either as concepts of working products over the years, but …

Apps