Shane Carr

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Doctrine

Language<p>The Rails Doctrine<p>By David Heinemeier Hansson in January, 2016<p>Ruby on Rails’ phenomenal rise to prominence owed much of its lift-off to novel …

Map shows Tor’s anonymous data flowing around the world.

For a tool that’s meant to serve as a cloak of online anonymity, Tor is surprisingly transparent. The nonprofit Tor project whose software powers its …

Angular 2 First App Post-Mortem

I recently got the opportunity to help build a web app using Angular 2. I think the framework suffers from complexity, though Angular 2 is undeniably …

The Issue With Global Node Packages

<b>Node.js</b> brought about a great revolution for JavaScript developers by allowing us to write code that runs directly on our machines; our skills were …

In Defense of JavaScript (the Hard Way)

JavaScript can teach you programming as well as most any other language, but be wary.<p>Thanks to some thoughtful reader feedback, I've realized that my piece a couple of weeks ago about learning code "the hard way" is missing something important: why JavaScript doesn't fit among "hard way" languages …

What Are The 15 Keys to Creativity? Try Adam Grant's Nifty New Quiz

Management professor Adam Grant inspired — and surprised — a lot of people in 2013 with his first book, “Give and Take,” which showed why kindness can be a strategic advantage. He’s about to do it again with a new book on creativity, called “Originals.”<p>I haven’t yet read the new book, which doesn’t …

The tech trends we can expect to see in 2016

<b>2016 is here and it will be a year filled with exciting new technology that we will see for the first time when we arrive in Las Vegas next week for</b> …

10 Most Recommended JavaScript Scene Articles of 2015

2015 was our first full year serving the JavaScript community, and I’m very happy with the response. We started at zero in the middle of 2014. Today, …

To be a star programmer in 2016, learn Javascript and move to Utah

Coding is the hot job of the near future, and the word is out. It's becoming more competitive and employers are raising the bar for jobs.<p>While there …

Top graphic design trends for 2016 marketing: Usable, mobile, accessible

To stay ahead of the curve in 2016, graphics need to be appealing and optimized for all media and devices. Here's how to get the most out of your …

Trends

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Best mobile games of October 2015 (pictures)

Think of playing a game of chess against a friend (or AI). Then imagine that the pieces and rules are arbitrary, and you just sort of have to figure it out as you go along. That's Chesh, a randomly generated two-player chess-like. You select the board size and game mode, and the pieces are then …

9 responsive design mistakes you don't want to make

As explained in UX Design Trends 2015 & 2016, responsive Web design has become the industry’s recommend approach for supporting multiple screen sizes and devices. But not all responsive sites are created equally.<p><i>Photo credit:</i> <i>PlasmaComp</i><p>Whether you’re designing a small company website or reworking an …

Web Design

JavaScript Promise API

While synchronous code is easier to follow and debug, async is generally better for performance and flexibility. Why “hold up the show” when you can …

Scumblr by Netflix – Automatically Scan For Leaks

Scumblr is a search automation web application that helps you to automatically scan for leaks by performing periodic searches and storing / taking …

Web Applications