Michael Ababio

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These 29 Tips Should Be Required Reading For All Beginner Programmers

<i>What are some traits/practices of experienced/good programmers that every beginner programmer should know? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Ken Mazaika, CTO, Co-founder & Mentor at The</b> …

Freelancing

Django, NGNIX, Postgres, & Redis App on Docker Compose

Docker Compose is a tool for defining and running multi-container Docker applications. This tutorial will walk you through how to deploy a Django, …

Elixir and Phoenix: The Future of Web APIs and Apps?

Buzz has been building up around Elixir (and Phoenix) in the development community over the last year. We’re pretty excited about them too and want …

Software Development

Installing Fish Shell on Ubuntu on Windows 10

So hopefully by now you've heard that you can run Bash via Ubuntu on Windows...and not in a VM. You can run the Bash Shell and real ELF Linux …

Linux

Is the Economy Killing Middle-Aged White People?

Researchers on Monday released the results of a statistical survey showing a striking increase in the death rates of white, middle-aged Americans who …

Demographics

Clipboard.js – A Modern Approach to Copy Text to Clipboard

Advertise here via BSACopying text to the clipboard shouldn’t be hard. It shouldn’t require dozens of steps to configure or hundreds of KBs to load. …

JavaScript

What every computer science major should know

Portfolio versus resume<p>Having emerged from engineering and mathematics, computer science programs take a resume-based approach to hiring off their …

Are functional programmers arrogant? Bob Martin tweets his thoughts

The last major Scala-bashing took place less than two years ago. Yet Robert C. Martin, a founder of the Agile Manifesto and the Manifesto for …

15 Free Books for People Who Code

This is a collection of free programming books that are in digital/online format. The books in this list provide timeless insights that are …

Programming

Full Circle #98 has arrived!

Full Circle –<i> the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community are proud to announce the release of our ninety-eighth issue.</i>This month: <br>* …

Linux

What Electricity Consumption Tells Us About The State Of The US Economy

<i>Submitted by Erico Matias Tavares via Sinclar & Co (co-authored with DegreeDays.net),</i><p>A year ago we wrote about how electricity consumption could …

Google’s artificial-intelligence bot says the purpose of living is 'to live forever'

Researchers at the company programmed an advanced type of "chatbot" that learns how to respond in conversations based on examples from a training set of dialogue.<p>And the bot doesn't just answer by spitting out canned answers in response to certain words; it can form new answers from new …

Artificial Intelligence

A huge security flaw has been discovered in Apple devices that could allow hackers to steal your passwords and data

In a newly-released paper, the research group explained how they tested a series of attacks that were able to bypass security checks, steal passwords, and even critical app data.<p>The vulnerability was discovered to exist on Apple devices including the iPhone, iPad, and Mac computers.<p>Due to the way …

Information Security

Spotfire Tableau and Qlik Sense - in a Nutshell

Spotfire Tableau and Qlik Sense 2015<p>Here is the lowdown on these three analytics platforms:<p>If you just want pretty visualizations choose Tableau.<br>• If …

Big Data

More tech workers needed to fuel $79 billion digital economy

The so-called digital economy now makes up 5.1 per cent of Australia's gross domestic product, with annual contribution increasing from $50 billion …

Spotify Taste Rewind time-shifts your music library

Spotify has quietly rolled out its latest feature: a time machine. Accessible through a dedicated site, "Taste Rewind" accesses your current Spotify collection to suggest decade-specific playlists. The idea is to time-shift your current tastes to help open your mind to music from other eras. It …

Circular Economy (and Global Material and Waste Flows), Part III

Where does everything go?<p>The last posting on the circular economy (CE) was back in August 2014 and discussed how to measure progress and the role of …

Jan Christian Meyer's answer to How does a compiler convert high-level programming languages into assembly? How are the languages translated and code optimized?

I'll take a swing at this, but refill your cup first, because it is going to get kind of long.<p>In the beginning, the source program is just a stream …

High Level

This Startup Gives Poor People A Year's Income, No Strings Attached

<i>(Photo: GiveDirectly)</i><p>A person whom Teresa had never met showed up at her home one day with a remarkable offer. Teresa and her family would receive what amounted to a year's income, in cash. Nothing was owed in return. She did not have to repay the money, and her family could spend it however they …

Income Inequality

The New York Times published a shocking proposal to solve America's huge prison problem

In an op-ed for The New York Times, Marc Mauer, executive director of the Sentencing Project, and David Cole, a professor of law and public policy at Georgetown University, write that many liberals and conservatives alike acknowledge the US criminal justice system needs reform. But for the debate …

Orange County

Five programming problems every Software Engineer should be able to solve in less than 1 hour

Whenever I post a job request for a Software Engineer position, applications start trickling in really quick. What bothers me is that several …

Top 10 Java Multithreading and Concurrency Best Practices

Writing concurrent code is hard and and testing correctness with concurrency is even harder. Though Java programming language provides lots of …

Why Learning To Code Is So Hard (And What You Can Do About It)

Somewhere in between getting started with programming and being job-ready competent, you might experience the "desert of despair". Viking Code School …

Curvy

Ruby on Rails for Web Apps: What You Need to Know

Javascript is the new Java

“<i>Write once, run everywhere!</i>”.<p>That’s the tag line that sold Java to developers since day 1.<p>Regardless computer architecture or platform your app …