Steven Ng

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REST APIs are REST-in-Peace APIs. Long Live GraphQL.

After years of dealing with REST APIs, when I first learned about GraphQL and the problems it’s attempting to solve, I could not resist tweeting the …

Universal Now: Now, on Every Cloud

About a year ago we introduced now to the world. We set out to validate very simple hypotheses. Deployment should generally not take more than one …

DevOps

How to Write A Unit Test for Vue.js

Vue.js is a JavaScript framework which is useful for building the front-end of web applications, particularly when creating complex features. For …

The Complex Restoration Of Antoni Gaudí’s Wild First Commission

The Casa Vicens estate was the first project for which Gaudí started developing his signature style. In the fall, it will open as a public museum.<p>The buildings of 19th-century Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí are unmistakable. His work, which mixed the neo-gothic with Orientalist techniques, looks …

Creating Your First Machine Learning Classifier Model with Sklearn

<i>Originally appeared on kasperfred.com</i><p>Okay, so you're interested in machine learning.<p>But you don't know where to start, or perhaps you have read some …

Elements of JavaScript Style

In 1920, “The Elements of Style” by William Strunk Jr. was published, which set guidelines for English language style that have lasted the test of …

JavaScript

Top 5 JavaScript Libraries — May 2017 – COBE

Top 5 JavaScript Libraries — May 2017<p>The best JavaScript libraries to try out this month.<p>Last month we did a little experiment, publishing not only …

Using fetch() and reduce() to grab and format data from an external API - A practical guide

Today we’re going to learn how to get and manipulate data from an external API. We’ll use a practical example from one of my current projects that …

Developing and Testing Microservices With Docker

Often, when developing applications with a microservice architecture, you cannot fully test out all services until you deploy to a staging server. …

An Intro to Sass

Sass.<br>It's a Game-Changer.<p>una.github.io/slides-intro-to-sass<p>Sass...!?<p>Sass:<p>Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets:Sass is the most mature, stable, and …

Web Maker - An Open Source CodePen Alternative which Works Offline

There are many online code editors such as CodePen and JSFiddle which are great for playing with front-end code and for sharing code and web demos …

Quick and dirty tricks for debugging Javascript 🕵

In an ideal world, every piece of code would have multiple tests, any regressions immediately pin-pointed to a specific commit, and all commits would …

My giant JavaScript Basics course is now live on YouTube. And it’s 100% free.

My JavaScript Basics course is now live on freeCodeCamp’s YouTube channel.<p>The great thing about this course is that it also aligns with the Basic …

JavaScript

How to Build a Shifting Underline Hover Effect With CSS and JavaScript

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to use a little bit of CSS and JavaScript to create a fancy menu hover effect. It’s not a complicated end result, …

Road to Redis — Chapter 2

One to many relationships<p><i>Note: This series was originally titled “</i>From SQL to Redis.<i>” You can read about why it’s been changed to “Road to Redis”</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>…

30 web design tools to speed up your workflow in 2018

The right web design tools can streamline your workflow, helping you work smarter – rather than harder – and more efficiently. After all, you want to …

20 Educational Resources Student Likely Haven't Tried Before

It’s a wonderful time to be a student. There are thousands of awesome resources, tools, and websites that can make the studying process easier and …

Trip Planning For The Technologist

Whether you're planning your next big journey or you're just a joyous armchair traveler, these sites and apps will help you figure out the best …

How Bioenergetic Movements Can Improve Your Life (In Just 5 mins a Day)

This morning I leapt out of bed and started stomping up and down with my hands in the air shouting HUH HUH HUH HUH…Yes my housemates think I’m crazy, …

Creating a Microservice? Answer these 10 Questions First

Brian Kelly February 2, 2016<p>Microservices appear simple to build on the surface, but there’s more to creating them than just launching some code …

Matt Chasen - CEO of uShip

Tenacity is what helps push you through walls when all you’re hearing is “no.”<p>As CEO, Matt leads uShip’s executive team in the company’s mission to …

Business Development

The secret to making perfect Chinese fish balls

One of the best things about living in a melting pot is other people’s holidays. Each one is a window into someone else’s experience, a snippet of someone else’s culture. And, almost invariably, it comes with food.<p>My Irish husband, in marrying me, became a Menu Jew. I know it’s Purim when Kevin …

Food & Dining

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule …

Summer Dream

12 Amazing Egg Cooking Secrets That Will Brighten Your Mornings

Quirky sleeps: Sweden's top 10 unusual hotels

Sweden’s varied landscape, from the frozen reaches of the north to its vast forests and lakes, combines with cutting-edge design to inspire some unique lodgings. Here's our pick of the country's quirkiest sleeps, taking you underground, underwater, face-to-face with wildlife and beyond.<p><b>Icehotel</b><p>Near …

How Steinbeck Used the Diary as a Tool of Discipline, a Hedge Against Self-Doubt, and a Pacemaker for the Heartbeat of Creative Work

“Just set one day’s work in front of the last day’s work. That’s the way it comes out. And that’s the only way it does.”<p>Many celebrated writers have championed the creative benefits of keeping a diary, but no one has put the diary to more impressive practical use in the creative process than <b>John</b> …

No one could describe the color 'blue' until modern times

It's about the way that humans see the world and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a color, we may not even notice that it's there.<p>Until relatively recently in human history, "blue" didn't exist, not in the way we think of it.<p>As the delightful Radiolab …

6 Things To Consider Before Building Your Next Gaming PC

Believe it or not, the act of physically building your first PC is relatively simple. It’s the research beforehand and process of choosing your parts that can be daunting. Will X component be compatible with Y component? Is this case future proof? How large a power supply do I need? What should I …

How to find Anticipation setups

As stock gain momentum they undergo periods of fast moves followed by periods of pullbacks and consolidation. The pullbacks and consolidation periods …