Peter Giannopoulos

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An Architectural View of Apache OpenWhisk

An open source project driven by IBM and Adobe, Apache OpenWhisk is a robust Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) platform that can be deployed in the cloud …

DevOps

3 Big Things that Are Holding You Back in Your Career

New year, new you, right? Maybe 2017 is the time to move towards new heights in your career. And whether your goal is seeking a new opportunity or …

Employment

What It Means To Be A Gentleman Today

You hear it everywhere these days: the term “gent” or “gentleman” has become ubiquitous in men’s magazines, blogs, and conversations. Videos welcome …

Men's Fashion

Sphero’s app-enabled ball is the most fun you’ll ever have learning to code

Every single child should learn at least some basic coding as they grow up. In fact, even adults who think they’ll never have a need to program …

Smart Homes

Before & After: A Dingy Apartment Gets Some L.A. Style

Los Angeles-based designer Patrick Cain sent us these photos of a dingy, neglected South Central apartment that he transformed into a stylish home. …

Mas Updates and Installs Mac App Store Apps From the Command Line

Mac: In order to manually update any apps you download from the Mac App Store, you have to open the app, click the download tab, wait for it to …

Apps

3 Ways to Build A Mobile App With No Tech Skills

The challenge may sound insurmountable, but here are paths forward for even the least tech savvy.<p>Entrepreneur, business advisor and online-marketing professional<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With mobile being one of the most lucrative industries today, many startups …

Mobile

The Best Workout Songs, According to Spotify

There's no question that a great playlist can be a powerful motivator to push through a tough sweat session—or get moving in the first place. If …

How we’re using Component Based Design

Component Based Design is often talked about in context of large, complex projects. In this post we’re making the case that it can also be very …

Angular 2 Tutorial: Create a CRUD App with Angular CLI

<i>This article is by guest authors Todd Motto and Jurgen Van de Moere. SitePoint guest posts aim to bring you engaging content from prominent writers</i> …

Angular: Why TypeScript? – Angular

Angular is written in TypeScript. In this article I will talk about why we made the decision. I’ll also share my experience of working with …

Upload Files To Node.js Using Angular 2

• February 4, 2016<br>• Nic Raboy<br>• Angular, ExpressJS, Node.js, TypeScript<p>When I build web applications, my least favorite part is always in the realm of file …

JavaScript

Improve Angular Performance with React

If you’ve run up against performance problems with Angular due to a high number of watchers or unpredictable and expensive re-renders, ngReact could …

19 Tips to Make Learning Angular 2 Easier

Have you been flirting from across the room with Angular 2? Is it time to glide across the room and and say, "Hello"? Before you do, and you should, …

JavaScript

How To Build Ionic Tinder Cards Using Angular 2 Swing

The Ionic tinder card swipe feature is a highly request UI behaviour and my previous post about the use of it with Ionic 1 was very popular. For …

The 4 Stages of Perf Tuning for your Angular2 App

tl;dr<p>Angular2 was built from the ground up with the primary goal of being fast and performant. While being fast right out of the box, the performance …

Testing Components in Angular 2 with Jasmine

Dive back into Angular 2 and learn how to test components in a new tutorial in our "Test-driven Development with Angular 2 and Webpack"</b> …

JavaScript

15 Veggie Snacks for Feel-Good Munching

When that 3 p.m. snack craving hits, it's tempting to turn to the office vending machine for chips or head to the nearest coffee shop for a cookie, …

Healthy Eating

Medium acquires Superfeedr, a real-time API that supercharges your feeds

Medium has acquired a small startup called Superfeedr, an API to turbocharge the way you handle RSS, Atom and JSON feeds. For a company like Medium, Superfeedr can generate feeds with a ton of items and push them in real time to PubSubHubbub-compliant services.<p>According to Superfeedr’s website, the …

Prima donna engineers

In a world where engineers truly are the new rock stars and markets continue to be moderately funded, it is not uncommon to witness or experience the engineering “prima donna effect.” I’ve gently suggested this term in the past and it struck a nerve.<p>The way I see it, the prima donna effect …

Whip Up A Perfect Bowl of Pasta

<i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>How to Make Shane Solomon's Spaghetti with Butter and Parm</b> <i><br>Pizzeria Stella, Philadelphia</i><p><i>Serves two.</i><p><b>This dish is not about coating spaghetti with sauce</b>. It's about incorporating the two — letting the starch from the pasta enrich the sauce and the sauce soak into the …

Italian Food

The Violent Secret of Meat

How to cook your meat correctly.<p><i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>My problem with meat</b> was that I was too nice to it. Like a lot of tentative amateur cooks, I was intimidated by meat, especially great meat — its heft and grandeur, its copious marbling, its protruding bones and prohibitive cost. The …

Cooking

How to Use Which Oils For What

<i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>Oil is a vehicle,</b> used during cooking to transfer heat or after cooking to impart flavor (the drizzle). But no oil can do both. That's why some oils undergo commercial processing to remove flavorful, fragrant sediments. This clarifies the oil and raises the smoke …

Recipes

How to Make a Knockout Chili Without a Recipe

Chili

How to Home-Cook a Steak

Also, what to do after a bad restaurant experience.<p><i>Mr. Cutlets, d/b/a Josh Ozersky, is a James Beard Award-winning food writer, B-list food personality, and noted polymath and deviant. The founder of Meatopia, he will answer all your questions on meat, food, food writing, relationships,</i> …

BBQ

Something to Cook: Tortilla Española

<i>Published in the January 2013 issue</i><p><i>Chef Haidar Karoum, Estadio, Washington, D.C.</i><p><b>Tortilla española</b> is the national dish of Spain, and making it is an inherited skill: You learn the inversion technique at the knee of another cook, standing by and admiring the economy and fluidity of the motion until …

Recipes

How Chocolate Became a Health Food (Sort Of)

Last week, the internet lit up with news of a new study linking flavanols from raw cacao beans to improved cognition in the elderly. It's just the latest in an ever-widening body (sorry) of scientific research touting the health benefits of chocolate. In a crappy mood? Try chocolate. Abysmal at …

Holistic Medicine