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Awesome PHP

A curated list of amazingly awesome PHP libraries, resources and shiny things.<p>Contributing and Collaborating<p>Please see CONTRIBUTING, CODE-OF-CONDUCT …

Python Programming

High Performance Map Interactions using HTML5 Canvas

Last week, you may have noticed that we released a facelift for our interactive maps. Our Deal Score markers have finally been brought up to 2014 …

Swift Standard Library: Documented and undocumented built-in functions in the Swift standard library – the complete list with all 74 functions

Swift has 74 built-in functions but only seven of them are documented in the Swift book (“The Swift Programming Language”). The rest remain …

Node.js in Production

When running a node application in production, you need to keep stability, performance, security, and maintainability in mind. Outlined here is what …

Do It Yourself White Board

Home Depot or Lowes sells large 8′ by 4′ panels of what they call hardboard paneling. This is very inexpensive at just over $13 a sheet. Oddly enough …

Building Automated Analytics Logging for iOS Apps

Analytics is often the first tool developers add to their iOS app. A standard approach is to write logging code like this:Let’s call this <b>manual</b> …

iOS Apps

Write to a Google Spreadsheet from a Python script

Suppose you want to write to a Google Spreadsheet from a Python script. Here’s an example spreadsheet that you might want to update from a script:<p>I …

Python Programming

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Getting Started with Node

For the Node-js-Denver-Boulder Meetup <3<b>You can grab the example code here.</b>Part 1Node Setup1. Download Node for your specific platform. <i>This also</i> …

Profiling Python Like a Boss

We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time: premature optimization is the root of all evil. ~Donald KnuthIt is unwise to …

Programming

dry.ly

<i>A companion article to my "Data Visualization with JavaScript without D3" talk at DataVis LA.</i><p><i>UPDATE: Sadly, Google changed something with how their</i> …

jQuery Intro: Learn to Use jQuery With This Fun jQuery Training Guide

Learning jQuery with Street Fighter and Hadoukens<p>Through this interactive guide you'll gain a basic understanding of jQuery and how to use it on your …

How to use the Python Imaging Library

<b>PIL is deprecated, obsolete. please use Pillow.</b><p>Recommended Python Training – DataCamp<p>For Python training, our top recommendation is DataCamp.<p>Datacamp …

ZURB Ink: Responsive HTML Email Framework

It’s open source, and you can find the official repo on GitHub.<p>The docs is easy to read and will help you get up and running in no time.

Django 1.4.9 and 1.5.5 released

Posted by <b>James Bennett</b> on October 24, 2013<p>Tonight we've issued two releases -- Django 1.4.9 and Django 1.5.5 -- which act as minor bugfix packages. …

Changes/Python 3 as Default

Python 3 as the Default Implementation<p>Summary<p>Up until now, Fedora has used Python 2 as the default Python implementation. This change proposes …

So You’d Like To Make a Map Using Python

Making thematic maps has traditionally been the preserve of a ‘proper’ GIS, such as ArcGIS or QGIS. While these tools make it easy to work with …

Python: PDF Creation with pdfdocument | The Mouse Vs. The Python

I do a lot of PDF report creation with Python using Reportlab. Occasionally I’ll throw PyPDF in as well. So I’m always on the lookout for other …