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Web apps are only getting better

Slack is a web app. Trello is a web app. Google Docs. Gmail. Even Twitter.<p>The web started out as a collection of hyperlinked documents. The “Web 2.0” hype in the mid-2000s was about how the web was becoming interactive. At first we were just commenting and upvoting on hyperlinked documents, but …

Apps

Apple's still trying to convince us Face ID is cool

There are some things in life that are just unambiguously cool, like, I don't know, motorcycles.<p>Apple's Face ID is not one of those things. And yet, …

Face ID

When technology was totally radical: Dream of the ’80s lives on inside working Seattle museum exhibit

The Living Computers: Museum + Labs is built around important pieces and time periods as they relate to the history of computing. But with a new …

Walkman
UX Design

The Top JavaScript Trends to Watch in 2018

If you’ve been living under a rock or buried in projects throughout 2017, this is the article for you.<p>A lot happened in 2017 that we’ve been …

JavaScript

How To Create a Living Style Guide

Using a living style guide (LSG) to drive development is a practice that is gaining a lot of popularity because it has many advantages, including …

Web Development

Why focusing on one coding language is death for a developer's job prospects

None of the top 25 Fortune 500 companies use only one coding language in their products and services, according to Coding Dojo.<p>Building a slide deck, …

Perl

Philips Hue Entertainment is a smart lighting game-changer

Hue adds new ways to sync your color-changing lights with movies, music and video games, plus new outdoor lights and a major update to the app.<p>It's been a busy CES for color-changing light. Nanoleaf made a splash by teasing its newest color-changing, touch-sensitive light panels. Then, Lifx …

Home Automation

Node.js + face-recognition.js : Simple and Robust Face Recognition using Deep Learning

The npm package for face recognition<p>In this article I am going to show you how to perform robust face detection and face recognition using</b> …

Machine Learning

10 Lessons from 10 Years of AWS (part 1)

I recently presented a talk at the AWS Community Day in Bangalore. The tweet following the talk became my most popular tweet ever and I received …

DevOps

Classifying clothes using Tensorflow (Fashion MNIST)

Image classification is used in several applications, ranging from recognising life-threatening illnesses in medical scans to detecting hotdogs in …

Deep Learning

Why 43% of Front-End Developers want to learn Vue.js

According to the State of JavaScript 2017 survey Vue.js is the front-end library that developers would most like to learn. I’m here to explain why I …

Why Bitcoin is Stupid

Well, shit. I’ve been watching this situation for a few years, and assuming it would just blow over so we wouldn’t have to talk about it here in this …

Bitcoin

There’s a huge chance, Apple might just acquire Netflix!

Initial reports stated that Apple had plans to launch a new video-streaming service this year, but analysts from Citi have now suggested that the …

Jennifer Aniston

Introduction

<i>Part 1:</i> Running a scalable & reliable GraphQL endpoint with Serverless <i><br>Part 2:</i> AppSync Backend: AWS Managed GraphQL Service <i><br>Part 3:</i> AppSync Frontend: …

Cloud Computing

What Marketers Need to Know About LinkedIn

While much of the focus has been on Facebook and Instagram, LinkedIn has been silently growing their user base to more than 500 million users.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>What if I told you that LinkedIn, a social media platform that is now 14 years old, is the next big opportunity for …

Marketing

How to give your Raspberry Pi 'state-of-the art computer vision' using Intel's Neural Compute Stick

The Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick promises to boost the rate at which the Pi can carry out vision-related tasks like facial and object …

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

No home DIYer should be without a multimeter. Here's why.<p>Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every …

Arduino

Using a React 16 Portal to do something cool

React 16 is here, and one of the more interesting additions is ‘Portals’.<p>Portals let you render a bit of React-controlled DOM outside of the parent …

JavaScript

Basic grid layout with fallbacks using feature queries

I've been using CSS grid (which henceforth will be referred to as Grid) for quite a bit now, and although I often talk about how we can use grid to …

Silicon Valley firms are hiring models to ogle at this year’s holiday parties

Even in the year of #MeToo, America’s tech hub is importing models to hang out with the guys at its mostly male holiday parties.<p>According to Bloomberg, tech giants are quietly shelling out up to $200 an hour for attractive women and men known as “ambiance and atmosphere models,” or minglers, to …

Silicon Valley
CSS

A recap of front-end development in 2017

Front-end engineering once again evolved at a feverish pace in 2017. Here is a list of the most notable events of the past year.<p>React 16 and the MIT …

JavaScript

Facebook Advertising Costs: CPC, CPM, CPA & CPL Guide

How much does it cost to advertise on Facebook?<p>How much should I spend on Facebook Ads?<p>These are the two questions that I hear the most when I talk …

UI Design

Airbus partners with Rolls-Royce and Siemens to build an electric airplane

Battery technology improvements are expected to soon enable electric flight and companies in the field are preparing their powertrain technology to support it.<p>In a major move toward that goal, Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens have announced a new partnership to gradually convert a plane to electric …

On Black Friday, Home Depot saw more mobile traffic than desktop

Home Depot redesigned its mobile site and mobile app last year to offer more customized shopping experiences, and those efforts seem to be paying off …

Learn CSS Grid in 5 Minutes

A quick introductions to the future of website layouts.Grid layouts are fundamental to the design of websites, and the CSS Grid module is the most …

CSS

HDMI 2.1 is here with 10K and Dynamic HDR support

Back in January, the HDMI Forum unveiled its new specifications for the HDMI connector, called HDMI 2.1. Now, that HDMI specification is available to all vendors who have already adopted HDMI 2.0. It's backwards compatible with all previous HDMI specifications.<p>The focus of HDMI 2.1 is on higher …

The Impact of 17 Factors on Google Search Rank

Direct website traffic is the factor that most influences how well pages rank on Google's search engine result pages (SERPs), according to recent …