Sean McGrath

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How To Develop A Chat Bot With Node.js

In the past few months, chat bots have become very popular, thanks to Slack, Telegram and Facebook Messenger. But the chat bot idea is not new at …

Oh, shit, git!

Git is hard: screwing up is easy, and figuring out how to fix your mistakes is fucking impossible. Git documentation has this chicken and egg problem …

KAISR Original: The Ultimate Inflatable Air Lounge

Ultra Lightweight. Inflatable. Awesome. Relax in the park, on the beach. Anywhere, anytime. | Check out 'KAISR Original: The Ultimate Inflatable Air …

Educators debate whether some math basics are 'a dead issue in the year 2016'

When it comes to improving the math skills of Ontario students, the $60 million recently pledged by the province will likely just make matters worse, …

Mathematics

Disgruntled developer breaks thousands of JavaScript, Node.js apps

A row that led a developer to delete a 17-line JavaScript module has stopped countless applications working.<p>Thousands of applications were broken on …

The Workflow App Favored By Designers At Airbnb, Dollar Shave Club, And Snapchat

Lingo not only helps keep designers’ assets organized, it makes syncing them across teams as easy as joining a Slack channel.<p>It’s sometimes hard to remember that iTunes once solved a real problem, given what a bloated mess it has become. Digital music was taking off, and so people had folders upon …

Indoor gardening with hydroponics

Hydroponics

Chasing Coffee with a Nap Is the Key to Feeling Your Most Alert

The "coffee nap" combo delivers a double shot of energy, science says.<p>We've already told you that naps are good for you. And we're pretty big fans of coffee around here, too. But have you ever thought about combining the two? Turns out that when you chase a cup of Joe with a short nap, it can …

Coffee

Landscape Is a Free Web Service That Sizes Photos For Any Social Media Channel

There are a lot of social media channels photographers keep up with at the moment. Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter are just the start, and every one …

Photo Editing

What Not To Plant Together #Organic_Gardening

Recipes<p><b>Basil</b><p>Plant near: most garden crops<br>• Keep away from: rue<br>• Comments: improves the flavor and growth of garden crops, especially tomatoes and …

CSS Image Filter Toolbox – Tutorials, Libraries and Tools

Advertise here with BSA<br>CSS Image Filters are a simple, lightweight method of adding some unique looks to your site’s images. Effects that once were …

Here's What Happens If You Make Oatmeal With Coffee, Not Water

Ride on, cowboy.<p>As a society, we’ve been trained by the power structure to accept certain norms and maxims as absolute truth. The phrase “It’s just the way we do things around here” is one of the more dangerous on the planet, meant to keep us, the unquestioning masses, submissive while our powerful …

How to Trellis Tomatoes Fast with a Florida Weave

Tying tomatoes to their stakes, like so many unruly prisoners, can be one of the most time-consuming tasks for a gardener. Especially if you’re …

Gardening

Copycat Olive Garden Salad Dressing

No matter if you love or hate the restaurant, you have to taste their famous dressing.<p>Directions<p>In a small bowl, whisk together ingredients and …

Gardens: drug therapy for plants

With spring just around the corner, now is a great time to get an early start on taking hardwood cuttings, like figs and roses, as well as sowing seeds of long-season crops, such as chillies and aubergines. If you are keen to up your chances in the dark days of February, there is an easy home …

Gardening

Why You Should Definitely Try Malaysian-Style White Coffee

At Kopitiam, a teeny-tiny Malaysian café on Canal Street, there’s a coffee drink that rivals what’s served at Stumptown, La Colombe, and every other …

Review: The PFixer MiniMal MIDI Controller Fixes Up Your Lightroom Workflow

Developing an efficient workflow is probably one of the greatest battles of any photographer, self included. This applies doubly to the professional …

The secrets of fake flavours

Artificial flavours are more complex and interesting than first appears. Chris Baraniuk discovers a world of sensory trickery – and a curious myth about fake banana.<p>Banana flavouring. You know it well. If you close your eyes for a moment and think back to those countless pieces of confectionary or …

An online whisky shop just invented a brand new kind of investment

Gift vouchers are pretty much the most unimaginative gift anyone can give or be given. When you give one as a gift, you're basically saying that you either don't know someone well enough to think of a proper gift, or you simply can't be bothered to think what to buy them.<p>But now online drinks shop …

LOOPROPE

Five Metrics to Help You Know if Your App is Ready to Scale

To scale or not to scale—that is the question! There is a moment during the life cycle of a mobile app when it’s ready to be scaled up. How do you …

Which Metrics Matter For Today’s App Developers?

What sort of metrics should mobile app developers be paying attention to these days? That question kicked off a discussion about the changing nature of the mobile app ecosystem at TechCrunch Disrupt NY this afternoon between former IDC analyst and now App Annie’s new head of research, Danielle …

11 important metrics for app monetization

Does it seem to you like the number of acronyms populating app development discussions keeps on relentlessly increasing? We at AdtoApp feel your pain. As new technologies are tested, integrated, and adopted, there are more and more dimensions to study.<p>The good news is that app developers have more …

Test Developers for Your Startup with HTML/CSS and JavaScript Knowledge Test

Advertise here via BSAIn today’s world, startups have become global which means a potential employee’s location no longer means not being able to …

Simple Roasted Beets

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year when it comes to eating. We grow a huge garden and that means all of the work I put into the ground in …

I recently had a web design client who would not...

<i>I recently had a web design client who would not sign off on any design until they saw it completely developed out. We tried to explain to them that</i> …

Web Design

The Best Google Font Combinations That Look Good Together

Whether you are creating a website, writing your resume or designing a presentation, the fonts or typeface you choose can make a notable difference. …

Typography

5 Reasons to Build Your Own Forest Garden

Arsenic goes into the chicken in order to make it look prettier on the supermarket shelves. (Don't worry, they're scheduled to stop doing that soon.) Much of our food is genetically modified in order to increase its resistance to insects, herbicides and other crop killers. Small pieces of plastic …

HTTPie - a CLI, cURL-like tool for humans

HTTPie (pronounced <i>aych-tee-tee-pie</i>) is a <b>command line HTTP client</b>. Its goal is to make CLI interaction with web services as <b>human-friendly</b> as possible. …