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Here's How To Do A Tune-Up On A Modern Gasoline Car

Have you ever come across an ad for a used modern car that mentions the vehicle had just received a tune-up? What does “tune-up” even mean in regards …

Automotive Industry

Stanford University Launches Free Course on Developing Apps with iOS 10

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Stanford University

Best restaurants in Canada, according to Yelp reviews

The foodies have spoken, once again crowning Toronto as the centre of the culinary universe.<p>The city is home to 40 of the country’s top 100 …

Toronto

40 tech skills that will land you a $120,000-plus salary

Job site Dice.com recently published its 2016 Salary Survey, which named the highest-paying tech skills.<p>Dice surveyed 16,301 IT professionals in fall 2015 to come up with this list.<p>Of course, skills alone won't always guarantee a high salary. Work experience counts, too. But if you're considering …

Databases

Thoughts on Functional Programming in Swift

One of the most powerful Swift language features is the ability to write code in more functional style. There’s been a lot of excitement over that in …

Programming

Prototyping Tools and Practices That Yield Maximum Benefits

Taking a prototyping approach to an app or website design project brings with it a number of benefits. Peer/Client reviews and feedback, together …

Prototyping

Google introduces new Brotli compression algorithm, offers a 26% improvement over other methods

Google has introduced a brand new compression algorithm for the internet that’s said to be about 26% better than anything else that’s currently …

No cost training to becoming a data scientist

Data Science

60+ Free Books on Big Data, Data Science, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Python, R, and more

<b>By Brendan Martin,</b> (LearnDataSci).<p>Pulled from the web, here is a great collection of eBooks. While every single book in this list is provided for …

Free To-Do App UI Kit

InVision put out a massive free kit for UI designers recently. It's called <i>Do</i>. Do is a clean, minimalist UI kit for to-do apps. This UI kit can be …

Minimalism

15 Best Web Development Podcasts For Developers!

Since there are many resources out there for getting started in web development, having some truly inspiring web development podcasts in your …

Build a Lumber Storage Cart to Hold Half Sheet Plywood and Scraps

Organizing scrap lumber is a challenge. You need to keep pieces readily available, but out of harms way. This lumber storage cart can be built in a …

Design Patterns: The Adapter Pattern

In the last article, we looked at how the facade design pattern can be employed to simplify the employment of any large and complex system using only …

Kano Kickstarts A Pi-Based, DIY Kit Computer Designed To Make Learning To Code Child’s Play

In the late 1980s a select group of British teens were given (or saved up their pocket money to buy) a small, rubber-keyed home PC called the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. My brother was one of them. And that little box, with its blank canvas start screen that prompted you to try out a few lines of code …

Apple, Google, Facebook don't pay the highest engineer salary

Some of tech's heavy hitters slide down the rankings for the 25 highest-paying companies for software engineers, according to a new Glassdoor survey.<p>For software engineers, life must seem like it keeps getting better. Not only are salaries on the rise as companies compete for talent, but there are …

Employment

11 ways to trick Android into using less data

With expensive tiered data plans, it's easy to hit your limit. Follow this guide to cut back on data usage (and avoid overage charges).<p>Apps are moving to the cloud. Streaming services like Netflix and Spotify are big. And just about every one of us is addicted to social networking.<p>There's just one …

Apps

Unity Now Supports Windows Phone 8, BlackBerry 10 and Windows 8/RT

Just like that, cross-platform video game engine Unity now supports Windows Phone 8, BlackBerry 10, Windows 8 and Windows RT.<p>Version 4.2 of Unity, launched today, now covers all of the major mobile gaming platforms, including industry heavyweights iOS and Android. The update should make it …

The Transit App Goes 100 Percent Free As It Hits Version 2.0

The Transit App — the, er, transit app other than Google Maps that was included in AppAdvice's Top 10 Best Free iPhone Apps Of 2012 — has just …

JamStar Is A Cool Free App That Teaches You To Play The Guitar

I’ve seen plenty of guitar apps in my lifetime – enough for two lifetimes, in fact – but JamStar, an app by an Israeli programming house, has almost won my heart.<p>The premise is simple – you tune your guitar and then play notes or chords. The app (which runs on a phone or your browser) senses your …

Programmer shuns images, recreates intricate London subway map from pure web code

Freelance web developer John Galantini has recreated Harry Beck's iconic London Underground map using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The CSS Tube Map was created as a non-profit project to celebrate the sesquicentennial anniversary of the London Underground. Not a single image was used for the design: …