Ron Green

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Understanding JavaScript: Prototype and Inheritance

Due to the amazing quantity of libraries, tools and all kinds of things that make your development easier, a lot of programmers start building …

Tips and Tricks: Using Split-View in Safari on the iPad

After the introduction of true iPad multi-tasking in iOS 9, one of the biggest missing features was the ability to use this split view in Safari. Other browsers and apps rushed in to fill the void, but they often had their limitations. Thankfully, Apple remedied this omission in iOS 10, adding …

Apple’s new online guides show you how to take better iPhone photos

It’s no secret that the iPhone has fantastic cameras. Thanks to innovations like optical image stabilization and high-quality zoom, it’s produced …

Mobile Photography

Ubuntu, SUSE Linux, and Fedora are all coming to the Windows Store

Microsoft is doubling down on offering developers more options on Windows 10, and at Build 2017, it announced that three of the most popular Linux distributions are coming to the Windows Store.<p>Ubuntu, SUSE Linux, and Fedora will all be available to install directly from the Windows Store, making it …

Your iPhone 7 Plus will last for way more than two days with this insanely thin battery case

One of the greatest things about Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus has to be the battery life. While Android users jump through hoops to eek 12 hours of battery …

Quantum Computing Demands a Whole New Kind of Programmer

Quantum computers finally seem to be coming of age with promises of “quantum supremacy” by the end of the year. But there’s a problem—very few people …

Fuchsia, Google’s Experimental Mobile OS, Solves Glaring Problems That Apple Doesn’t Get

The “wall of apps” modality we’ve all reluctantly embraced isn’t scaling to the UX problems of today. Google has a solution.<p>Recently, I watched an eminent UX designer give a talk about the need for timelessness in digital design. He wanted to know: Why shouldn’t digital design be as long-lived and …

a compromise on `this`

A lot of javascript developers I’ve met, myself included, have experienced this sequence of events:<p>Bang their heads against the wall trying to …

Announcing the new webpack CLI

After getting feedback from the community about webpack being hard to get started with, we listened and decided to re-envision the CLI for webpack. …

Python vs. Ruby: Which Is Best for Web Development?

Python and Ruby are among some of the most popular programming languages for developing websites, web-based apps, and web services.<p>In many ways, the …

Introduction to functional programming with C#

It is no surprise that one of the biggest challenges in the enterprise software development is complexity. Change is inevitable. Especially when a …

Wunderlist users are not impressed with Microsoft’s replacement, To-Do

Yesterday, while the tech world was paying attention to Facebook’s many F8 announcements, Microsoft launched its replacement for Wunderlist, the task management app it acquired in 2015. To-Do, as it’s called, is available in preview on the web, Windows, Android, and iOS; you can give it a …

Is JavaScript really interpreted or compiled language?

Few days back a friend of mine, who is new to JavaScript was asking me if JavaScript is a compiled or an interpreted language. I was kind of …

MIT's app only needs a second to teach you a new language

You know the seconds and minutes you waste waiting for the elevator to arrive, for a friend to reply to an IM or for a website to load? A team of MIT CSAIL researchers believe you can put them to good use, so they created a series of apps called the WaitSuite that makes the most of those idle …

Anker PowerCore Case 2200 (for iPhone 7)

<b>Pros</b><p>Doesn't block Lightning port. Light, grippy design.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Average battery capacity.<p><b>Bottom Line</b><p>The Anker PowerCore 2200 is a lightweight iPhone 7 …

Gadgets With Gurman: Buy Now or Wait for iPhone 8?

"Gadgets with Gurman" is a live webcast hosted by Bloomberg Technology's consumer tech reporter Mark Gurman. This week, Mark will get his hands on …

BashGuide/CompoundCommands - Greg's Wiki

Compound Commands<p>BASH offers numerous ways to combine simple commands to achieve our goals. We've already seen some of them in practice, but now …

6 Reasons Why JavaScript’s Async/Await Blows Promises Away (Tutorial)

In case you missed it, Node now supports async/await out of the box since version 7.6. If you haven’t tried it yet, here are a bunch of reasons with …

Activate Night Shift mode on your Mac and spare your eyes

If you use your computer before going to bed, you owe it to your eyes to turn on Night Shift on your Mac. The feature, which adjusts the color of your display to the warmer end of the light spectrum after sundown, eases eye strain and can make falling asleep easier.<p>Night Shift dials down the amount …

Japan's decluttering guru Kondo now has an app for tidying up

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The newest tool for internationally acclaimed organizing guru Marie Kondo in her global battle against messy rooms is an app.<p>“My goal is to have as many people as possible who can get the job done in tidying up,” she said in an interview after speaking at the South by …

Scratchpad Jams a Disposable Notepad Into Your Notification Center

Mac: Since the influx of fancier notes apps, like Evernote, OneNote, or even Simplenote, the art of the disposable scratchpad has disappeared a …

MacTrast Deals: Nope Webcam Covers: 6 Pack

- Mar 13, 2017<p>Don’t cover your webcam with tape! With the Nope Webcam Covers: 6 Pack you can stop the bad guys from watching you, while still …

Gear & Gadgets

Functional JavaScript: Decoupling methods from their objects

One thing I always end up doing in my project is decoupling methods from their objects. map, filter and reduce are not the only ones, but they are …

Orion Ubuntu Laptop Review: The Powerful MacBook Pro Alternative

The choice of a new laptop for many consumers is still seen as the head-to-head comparison of Microsoft’s Windows 10 or Apple’s macOS. The third option of moving to a Linux-powered machine has always been a much trickier prospect. A dizzying range of Linux “flavors” coupled with the mysteries of …

Windows 10

What is Object Oriented Programming?

Java is the primary language used to create Android apps. Java, you may have heard, is an ‘object oriented’ programming language. But what precisely does that mean?<p>Before Object Oriented Programming<p>One of the easiest ways to understand what is meant by ‘object oriented’, is to define what it is <i>not</i>. …

Where Photos Files Are Stored on Mac

The Photos app in Mac OS aims to manage all images found within the application, including pictures copied from an iPhone or memory card into the …

Creating Non-Rectangular Headers

Over at Medium, Jon Moore recently identified "non-rectangular headers" as a tiny trend. A la: it's not crazy popular yet, but just you wait, …