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JavaScript Workflow Automation Using Grunt and Gulp

When you are new to front-end development and start mastering HTML5, CSS and JavaScript, the obvious next step is to put your hands on <i>tools</i>that most …

Introducing Mailr

Vision of first version<p>Mailr will have web interface, which will be fast and useful on laptop with small screen, on big monitor and on iPad Mini …

The Financial Sector Is the Greatest Parasite in Human History

Before I begin this article want to make the point that what I’m about to say doesn’t apply to everyone in the industry. While the average mutual …

8 pronunciation errors that made the English language what it is today

Someone I know tells a story about a very senior academic giving a speech. Students shouldn't worry too much, she says, if their plans "go oar-y" after graduation. Confused glances are exchanged across the hall. Slowly the penny drops: the professor has been pronouncing "awry" wrong all through her …

Sublime Text plugin: GitCommitMsg

Shows the git commit history for one or more lines of code. Essentially it performs a git blame on the selected line(s) of code, and then performs a …

Linux

Transcode video file (works best with Blu-ray or DVD rip) into MP4 (or optionally Matroska) format, with configuration and at bitrate similar to popular online downloads.

#!/bin/bash<p># transcode-video.sh<p># Copyright (c) 2013-2015 Don Melton<p>about() {<p>cat <<EOF<p>$program 5.13 of April 8, 2015<p>Copyright (c) 2013-2015 Don …

8192+ bit RSA keys in OS X

How to Monitor your Website’s Uptime with Google Docs

Do you have a website or a blog? Would you like to receive instant alerts as soon as your site goes down or becomes inaccessible to users? Would you …

a simple git branching model

This is a very simple git workflow. It (and variants) is in use by many people. I settled on it after using it very effectively at Athena. GitHub …

SNAP Challenge Day #1: Prepping for the Challenge

On Wednesday night, after a long work day, I got into my car and headed in the opposite direction of my home. I needed to pick up groceries for my …

Venntro Development

Meet our team<p>Find out more about the people behind one of the largest social discovery platforms in the world.<p>Hack attack<p>We regularly down tools to …

What If All 7.1 Billion People Moved To Tunisia?

I’ve always been interested in the distribution of the human population across the globe. It’s far from an even spread—this map shows where people …

The Engineer Who Bought Over 12,100 Cups Of Pudding to Earn 1.25 Million Air Miles

Air Miles are awesome, they can be used to score free flights, hotel stays and if you’re really lucky, the scorn and hatred of everyone you come in …

Using GNU Stow to manage your dotfiles

I accidentally stumbled upon something yesterday that I felt like sharing, which fell squarely into the "why the hell didn't I know about this …

Sleep 'boosts brain cell numbers'

<b>Scientists believe they have discovered a new reason why we need to sleep - it replenishes a type of brain cell.</b><p>Sleep ramps up the production of cells that go on to make an insulating material known as myelin which protects our brain's circuitry.<p>The findings, so far in mice, could lead to insights …

A Modern, Concurrent Web Server for Ruby

Built for Speed & Concurrency<p>Current Release: <b>unknown</b><p>Unlike other Ruby Webservers, Puma was built for speed and parallelism. Puma is a small library …

Don't Get Pwned on Public WiFi: Use Your Own VPN

The Tinfoil Team was at the RSA Conference earlier this year and we noticed two things: there was no secure WiFi, and someone had set up a Pineapple, …

PureDarwin

Darwin is the Open Source operating system from Apple that forms the basis for macOS, and PureDarwin is a community project to make Darwin more …

The Science Behind Honey’s Eternal Shelf Life

Modern archeologists, excavating ancient Egyptian tombs, have often found something unexpected amongst the tombs’ artifacts: pots of honey, thousands …

Free Programmer's Blog | Linux 3.9 introduced new way of writing socket servers

Linux kernel 3.9 came with an interesting feature: ability to bind multiple listening sockets to the same port on the same host, by unrelated …

Band Aid

These hip exercises help cure knee pain.<p>The classic advice for runners suffering from knee pain has been to strengthen the quadriceps. However, two new studies back the growing consensus that knee issues often originate in the hips. One set of researchers found that people with patellofemoral pain …

Are Chemicals Making You Fat? | Runner's World

Poor eating habits and too little exercise undoubtedly have led to the nation’s struggle with weight. But some scientists believe there’s another culprit at play in the obesity epidemic: environmental chemicals that interfere with metabolism. These chemicals, called “obesogens,” may influence the …

Diabetes

Mailpile - taking e-mail back

A modern, fast web-mail client with user-friendly encryption and privacy features. 100% Free and Open Source software. | Check out 'Mailpile - taking …

Week 6: Marathon Strength-Training

A marathoner's body should be in a neutral state. These moves help you get there.<p>Like it or not, even super-fit bodies may be off-kilter, thanks to …

Bootstrap 3 released

19 Aug 2013<p>Today, on the two year anniversary of releasing Bootstrap to the world, we’re shipping Bootstrap 3.0. It’s been a crazy long ride to say …

Pure

A set of small, responsive CSS modules that you can use in every web project.<p>CSS with a minimal footprint.<p>Pure is ridiculously tiny. The entire set …

The Poorest Rich Kids in the World

The black Chevy Tahoe picked up speed as it careened down the curving Wyoming mountain road, the two frightened children inside clutching their …

PostgreSQL Basics by Example

Connecting to a database<p>Connecting as a specific user<p>Connecting to a host/port (by default psql uses a unix socket)<p>You can also explicitly specify if …