Steven Lopes

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Async Data Options in Vue’s Nuxt.js

There are a number of benefits to writing "Universal JavaScript" applications - applications that render full pages on the server but then after page …

JavaScript

Microsoft’s object-detecting playmat brings toys to life

From Amiibos to <i>Skylanders</i>, game companies have led the 'toys to life' charge to translate real-world objects into digital worlds. But those have only transferred proprietary products. Microsoft researchers have developed a prototype smart playmat called Project Zanzibar that can scan in everyday …

Guided Unit Test Creation Simplifies Unit Testing and Its Pain Points

Most development teams will agree that, although they don't like it, unit testing is, in fact, extremely valuable. Despite existing tools that help …

The Real Reason Why Your Brain Is so Scared of Failure

Failure doesn't scare you. Not knowing does.<p>You've just recklessly jumped ship -- left the security of your job or refused the investor who isn't offering exactly what you want. You find yourself gripped by a cold, raw fear. What are you <i>actually</i> afraid of?<p>Imagine you're driving along a clear …

Install, how to

yoda<p>Wise and powerful personal assistant, inside your terminal<p>Requirements<p>python (both 2 and 3 are supported)<p>virtualenv (only for testing and …

Python Programming

Matrix Voice lets you talk to your Pi

Holding basic conversations with smartphones and wireless speakers is now fairly commonplace, but tinkerers and makers who want to create their own …

Use a Raspberry Pi and E-Ink Display to Build a Desktop Monitoring Station for Vital Information

For most professionals, it’s vital to monitor certain information throughout the work day. What you need to monitor depends on your job, but it’s …

Pushpin — An Open Source Library That Turns REST APIs into Realtime APIs

An intro to evented APIs and how to build them with Pushpin<p>“Real-time” is becoming an omnipresent force in the modern tech stack. As consumers demand …

Research suggests there are five types of anxiety and depression

Ah, anxiety and depression – the magical, miserable combo.<p>When you’ve got anxiety and depression, your thoughts and emotions can play out in all …

Depression

UXPin releases free Material Design UI library

The makers of UXPin have released a free Material Design UI kit: a set of 140 handcrafted UI elements and 35 hi-fidelity screens. The kit also …

Are microframes the future of wireframing?

Wireframes are dead! Interactive prototypes are everything! We’ve heard these shouts for at least the past seven years. If the popularity of these …

JSON-Splora

<b>JSON-Splora</b> is a GUI for editing, visualizing, and manipulating JSON data with jq or JavaScript.<p>Design<p>Built with Electron<br>• Editor and output both use …

JavaScript

Elon Musk's OpenAI and Google's DeepMind release their AI playgrounds to everyone

Artificial intelligence developed by the likes of Google's DeepMind and Elon Musk's OpenAI is taught within the confines of game worlds – including …

The Chart of Cosmic Exploration

<b>Vendor:</b> Pop Chart Lab <b><br>Type:</b> Print <b><br>Price:</b> 38.00 - 145.00 (10 variants)Probe the solar system from Mercury to Pluto with this stellar schematic of space …

The PiOT Relay Board for the Raspberry Pi

I’ve been playing with the new ModMyPi PiOT Relay Board over the last few days, and as you’ll guess from the name, it includes relays. Relays...

Feather: Minimal CSS Framework

CSS Frameworks (64 submissions)<p>Collections<p>Fictoan: Open Source Responsive Design SCSS F...<p>Fictoan is a simple SCSS framework with intuitive, …

CSS Framework

Coding Explained in 25 Profound Comics

We asked our open source community to share the comics they found most profoundly described coding, via our news site. Here are their 25 most upvoted …

Comics