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Magnet — The Window Manager for Mac [Sponsor]

Every time you want to copy content from one app to the other, compare files side by side or multitask in any other way, you need all the windows …

Reusable Components using Angular’s Directives

Introduction<p>Angular is a client-side JavaScript framework for writing dynamic web applications. It's built and maintained by Google. We can choose …

The Future of Credit Card Rewards in the U.S. - More Like Europe and the Rest of the World

One of the controversial things I believe is that the economics of credit cards in the US will change drastically in the coming years.<p>New payment …

Chinese investors take to Twitter to expose alleged scam

Western social media are censored in China. But hundreds of desperate investors are getting over the "Great Firewall" to expose their losses from …

Social Media

From Broke To A Billionaire Overnight - Here‘s How You Do It

I have covered the subject of fundraising extensively in this blog and also in my book <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising,</i> since fundraising is one of the …

Leaders Need To Make Employees Less Busy And More Productive

A public holiday might seem a strange time to be considering productivity. There again, maybe it is not. After all, sometimes you need to escape the hurly burly of the here and now to gain a clear sight of what needs to be done. This is especially true when it comes to that great issue of our time, …

Roundup: 10 Beginner Woodworking Projects Using Basic Skills and Tools

DIY woodworking projects can make your home decor unique on a budget. The problem for most beginner DIYers is they don't have the tools to make them …

5 Ways Remote Teams Can Create a Culture of Accountability — SitePoint

Every contractor or employee needs to be accountable for their responsibilities. It’s common courtesy to let everybody in your team (or boss, if you …

This Is the Simplest Way to Have More Money in Retirement

A 1% annual pay increase means big changes in retirement.<p>Want more money in retirement? It may be time to ask for a raise. While asking employers to …

Retirement

25 Money-Saving DIY Backyard Projects…to transform your space!!

<i>First of all, Happy Memorial Day (for my U.S. friends)! I know this day tends to shift focus to friends, BBQs, and a day off from work (all things we</i> …

diyoutdoor

Inexpensive DIY Air Fresheners To Make Your Home Smell Sweet

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Mental Disorders

Using the Winning Habits of Top Athletes to Fuel Your Success

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may not think competitive athletes have anything in common with entrepreneurs, but it turns out the same strategies top athletes use to win are the same strategies used to win in business. Dr. Jason Selk helped the St. Louis …

Entrepreneurship

PostgreSQL Basics by Example

PostgreSQL Basics by ExamplePublished on Aug 19, 2013<p>Connecting to a database<p>Connecting as a specific user<p>Connecting to a host/port (by default psql …

CodeKata

Kata 1: Supermarket pricing. Pricing looks easy, but scratch the surface and there are some interesting issues to consider.<p>Kata 2: Karate Chop. A …

I ♥ Ruby

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 …

Pitfalls of Ruby Mixins

Multiple InheritanceMixins are Ruby’s way of dealing with the multiple inheritance problem. If inheritance expresses an is-a relationship, the …

The Asset Pipeline in Sinatra

The spectacular asset pipeline that shipped with Rails 3.1 is an easy feature to get used to once you've started using it, and when writing light …

Learn Programming - How To Code

Why CodeQuizzes?<p>Learning programming is hard... retaining what you learn is even harder! When you learn a new concept, you need to practice it …

Boosting Your Rails Development Workflow — SitePoint

Let’s explore few gems and scripts that will help you get things done faster and better.<p>A quick tip about installing Ruby and Rails for OS X and …

Ruby

Interesting Problems: Mondrian<p>I had an interesting problem presented to me the other day that I found fascinating to work through and allowed me to …

Programming

Ruby hosting in the cloud – Elastic Beanstalk vs Heroku vs EngineYard

Three platforms stand out for cloud based hosting – Elastic Beanstalk, Heroku and EngineYard. Here I present my experiences with the three, and …

Quickly get a fresh ubuntu install ready for ruby dev – Blog – isotope|eleven

I'm constantly reinstalling my OS, not because I have problems with it, but because i'm constantly trying something new.<p>Remembering all the packages …

BugHub - Native issue tracking for GitHub

Full Featured<p>BugHub is a full featured native Mac client for GitHub issues.<p>The slim interface lets you quickly add and remove labels, set milestones, …

Editors for Rubyists — SitePoint

There’s several editors, IDEs, etc. that all have excellent Ruby support aimed at keeping you operating at maximum “output” (I’m not one of those …