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NodeJS vs Ruby on Rails 2017. Which is the best for web development?

It's hard for a startup to choose the right language for development. One of the biggest fight in development is between Node.JS and Ruby on Rails. …

Oppo’s new camera puts iPhone 7 Plus zoom to shame

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo today announced a new smartphone camera with even greater zoom capabilities than iPhone 7 Plus.<p>The module uses two camera sensors just like Apple’s, but they’re positioned differently to allow for “groundbreaking” 5x lossless zoom. They’re also 10 percent slimmer than …

Cameras

Web Design Trends Entrepreneurs need to watch out for the year 2017

You all know who Neil Armstrong is, but do you know who Buzz Aldrin is? I bet most people do not know him. So, let me tell you he was the second man …

Web Design

Witness the strange beauty of the first self-driving race car

Roborace, Formula E's long-developing autonomous racing series, just unveiled its first self-driving race car at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It's called the Robocar, and it doesn't look like anything we've ever seen before. If the appearance is jarring, just consider how much space you save …

Driverless Cars

Why Digital Publishing is the Future of Education

Edtech is saving time for students and teachers<p>Digital publishing is a booming market. For a decade, since the Amazon Kindle was released in 2007, books have captivated audiences via mobile devices. Even the most staunch paper book fundamentalists have turned into avid digital bookworms.<p>Consumer …

Naming Conventions for Sizes in Scalable CSS

In this article, I’ll be exploring how naming conventions can be used to represent sizes in scalable CSS.<p>So, what do I mean by this? One aspect of …

Web Development

Scaling JavaScript Apps with GraphQL & Apollo

I originally agreed to write this article as a favor to a good friend of mine, Andres Narvaez, who is a technical project manager at Udacity Blitz. …

JavaScript

REST over WebSockets instead of HTTP

These days, it’s practically impossible to talk about REST without also talking about HTTP — The two concepts are tightly intertwined; in fact, REST …

JavaScript

Best Practices for Split Screen Design

One screen divided in two. More and more websites are using design patterns that include two vertical panels placed side by side. Split-screen design …

Digital Design

How to Use CSS Animations Like a Pro

4. Animation Play State<p>Animation play state is used to specify whether the animation should pause or continue.<p><b>running</b>: Animation continues.• <b><br>paused</b>: …

Web Development

Editorial: The future of Steve Jobs' iPad vision for Post-PC computing

Editorial<p>In 2010, Steve Jobs introduced the first iPad as a new product category between the smartphone and notebook. It ended up dramatically …

iOS

Good news iPhone owners — third-party repairs no longer void your warranty

Why it matters to you<p>If you've gotten a third-party display on your iPhone, you no longer have to pay out-of-warranty prices for other fixes.<p>Good …

iPhone

KeystoneJS

Get a head-start on the features you need<p>KeystoneJS is the easiest way to build database-driven websites, applications and APIs in Node.js.<p>Express.js …

React Storybook: Develop Beautiful User Interfaces with Ease

When you start a new front-end project, the first thing you usually do is create a beautiful design. You carefully plan and draw all of your UI …

Troubleshooting Your Ecommerce Store: What to Do When No One's Buying

When sales slow down, here are five areas of your business to check first.<p>As an online business owner, you’ve likely encountered the frustration of low sales. And that's a conundrum because you've reviewed your ad data and seen that customers are clicking on your product ads. You've consulted site …

eCommerce

Facebook TV Video App Coming Soon

Facebook has announced plans to launch a free app in the coming weeks that will let owners of Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Samsung Smart TVs watch …

The Real Costs of Building a Mobile App for iOS and Android

Find out which type of app might be right for your business and learn about what goes into development.<p>In a world that has grown increasingly dependent on mobile technology, you should consider having a customized mobile application for your business. In 2014, 60 percent of online traffic came from …

Apps

An Italian Coffee Giant On The Future Of Sustainability

The chairman of the coffee roaster Illy talks about the future of business and why corporations need to care about sustainability.<p>Illy is perhaps one of the most recognized coffee businesses in the world. The Italian roaster has become synonymous with European espresso. It's been family-run since …

Sustainability

Apple was just granted a patent for a touchscreen that reads fingerprints

Why it matters to you<p>The future iPhone's design could affect not only iPhone users, but could also inspire hundreds of Android phones along the …

iPhone

Beats X are better than AirPods in almost every way [Reviews]

I’ve never been a fan of Beats headphones. Whenever I’ve given them a go, I’ve found the sound quality to be less than stellar, with far too much bass. So when Apple unveiled Beats X wireless headphones alongside the AirPods last fall, the weird-looking white ones grabbed my attention.<p>Now that I’ve …

Headphones

Apple’s Planet of the Apps looks like Shark Tank with an ‘escalator pitch’

Apple is finally pulling the curtains on its original TV shows. The company has revealed the first trailer for its upcoming non-scripted reality TV show called ‘Planet of the Apps’ at Recode’s Code Media conference. Based on the trailer, it looks a lot like Shark Tank with a vibe that reminds me of …

Startups

Top BeatsX features: A hands-on look at the highly anticipated W1-powered earphones

The highly anticipated BeatsX are the latest pair of wireless earphones to feature Apple’s W1 wireless chip, which makes it easy to pair and switch between eligible iOS devices.<p>First revealed at Apple’s fall iPhone event, the BeatsX have experienced a few delays on their way to last Friday’s …

Headphones

13 Web Design Trends to Watch in 2017

See the latest and greatest web design trends for 2017.<p>https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/web-design-trends-2017<p>article

Web Design

ReactiveMaps

A React components library for building maps that update in realtime.<p><b>Reactive Maps: Intro</b>• <b><br>Features</b>• <b><br>Component Playground</b>• <b><br>Live Examples</b>• <b><br>Installation</b>• <b><br>Geting</b> …

Should designers code… or should developers design?

We all know that one of the most discussed topics in the tech community is whether or not designers should code. There are tons of articles out there …

Functional Minimalism for Web Design

Rooted in the post-World War II artistic movement, minimalism has reemerged as a powerful technique in modern web design. This technique sometimes …

Web Design

The way you buy apps is about to change

Subscription-based buying has finally broken out of its telecom, video and music niche. Soon, it might turn the rest of software into rental-wear.<p>It only takes a cursory glance at your monthly credit card bill to see why. You might be surprised by how many monthly payments you have slowly …

Apps

How to view AirPods hardware details, check and update firmware

Last week, Apple silently updated its completely wireless AirPods earbuds to version 3.5.1. The move came as a surprise to many as Apple hadn’t made it explicitly clear that the AirPods were capable of receiving firmware updates.<p>Nevertheless, read on for how to check the firmware of your AirPods …

iOS

Ridge Stand Plus, iPhone iPad And Macbook Stand (video)

Macbook, iPad and iPhone users searching for any range of stands to help them position their hardware perfectly and ergonomically while on your desk …