Steven Ventimiglia

504 Flips | 10 Magazines | 44 Likes | 25 Followers | @sventimiglia | Founder of Responsive Comics (ResponsiveComics.com). A true fanboy of comic books, video games, graphic design, illustration and web development.

Agile development: why and how to use it in your web and app workflow

Agile development has evolved quickly over the last 20 years, thanks to new methods and tools that make it easier to innovate rapidly.<p>Top tips for …

Project Management

Snapchat's leaked source code is clean, literally

In May, hackers leaked a portion of Snapchat’s top secret source code to the wider Internet. Snapchat owner Snap Inc was quick to issue a takedown notice, but the Internet never forgets. You can still find it, if you know where to look.<p>I got my hands on a copy last night. What impressed me is the …

Source Code

Python has brought computer programming to a vast new audience

IN DECEMBER 1989 Guido van Rossum, a Dutch computer scientist, set himself a Christmas project. Irked by shortcomings in other programming languages, …

Programming

Malwarebytes introduces a new browser extension to keep you safe on the web

Malwarebytes is one of the better tools for keeping your PC safe from the many threats you can encounter on the web, and today the company introduces …

Malware

Git workflow and my new love of Git alias

For good or bad, my current Git workflow does not include merges, but rebasing.<p>It keeps the history cleaner, works with the established workflow …

DevOps

Teaching Git Some New Tricks

First (second) dev.to article! Learn to hit the save button, Jonathan!<p>You can create aliases both on the repo level and globally just by adding or …

DevOps

10 Best Comic Runs Of All Time

Ranging from a man that could leap tall buildings in a single bound, to radioactive spider bites, or even to the Lord of Dreams, comic books have …

Graphic Novels

How artists can overcome imposter syndrome

Self-doubt can strike anyone in any industry, but creatives in particular are closely associated with images of internal conflict. Is there truth …

Self-confidence

How to use Docker for easy and fast WordPress development - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

A while ago I used to do my WordPress development using this "vagrant-based" environment. It's very well written, opensource and comes with whatever …

Microservices

The Best Netflix Anime Shows to Binge Watch While High

From 'Neo Yokio' to 'Devilman Crybaby,' there's an anime series for every vibe of stoned.<p>Netflix’s anime offerings, like its sci-fi, murder mystery, and horror genres, are diverse and plentiful. The streaming platform has made headlines with it’s increasing devotion to Japanese and Japanese-style …

Anime

Google fined $5.04 billion for forcing its apps onto Android phones

Europe has imposed a record-setting €4.3 billion ($5 billion) fine on Google for antitrust violations around its Android smartphone operating system. In 2016, the EU Commission charged Google with forcing mobile network operators to install Chrome, search and other Google apps as the default or …

Google Search

How To: Securely Sync Files Between Two Machines Using Syncthing

Transferring hundreds of screenshots, webcam recordings, keystroke logs, and audio recordings between your VPS and a local Kali machine can be …

Linux

We built a gaming PC out of Prime Day deals

Amazon Prime Day is growing into the Black Friday of the summer, with many other sites and businesses joining the fun. The result is better prices on …

PC Gaming

My Visual Studio Code Setup

I <i>love</i> the text editor setup I've been using for the past year and a half, so I want to show off my setup! Visual Studio Code has far surpassed my …

Web Development

No Man’s Sky NEXT Finally Delivers the Game Everyone Wanted

Hello Games is set to release a huge <i>No Man’s Sky</i> update next week. Dubbed <i>No Man’s Sky NEXT</i>, this update will deliver a host of features fans believed …

Bill Murray, Selena Gomez, Daniel Craig join the cast of Jim Jarmusch’s zombie movie

Selena Gomez, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Daniel Craig, Adam Driver, Chloe Sevigny and Steve Buscemi have all joined the cast of Jim Jarmusch's The …

Magic Leap's First Demo Is Anything but Impressive - ExtremeTech

Magic Leap’s First Demo Is Anything but Impressive<p>By on July 12, 2018 at 3:16 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. …

Microsoft is updating the Windows Notepad app for the first time in years

A surprise for Windows users<p>Microsoft is giving its Notepad app for Windows a surprising amount of new features. While the software giant hasn’t updated Notepad for years, the next Windows 10 update will include some highly requested additions. Microsoft is clearly listening to Windows 10 users who …

Software

15 HTML element methods you’ve potentially never heard of

Note to self: write an intro that eases the reader into the article, rather than just jump right in.<p>For beginners<p>Let’s discuss the difference between …

Locking Down Linux: Using Ubuntu as Your Primary OS, Part 2 (Network Attack Defense)

After installing Ubuntu as your primary OS, you should have protected against USB Rubber Ducky payloads, defended against hard drive forensics, and …

Empathy Mapping: A Guide to Getting Inside a User’s Head

<i>“Well, as a user, I wouldn’t do that.”<br>“Our users aren’t going to worry about that.”<br>“It’s my project. I know what users think.”</i>We’ve all heard …

I abandoned React in favor of Hyperapp — Here’s why

Frameworks like React, Vue and Angular seem to have been all the rage this past year and with good reason: they make it easier to create and maintain …

Getting Bored And Walking Away Is How Most Games End For Me Now

Last week, I realized I have a problem. I’d just finished browsing the Nintendo Switch’s entire eShop for a second time in search of a new game. …

These Realistic Disney Illustrations Are Magical

Since 1937 with <i>Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs</i>, Disney has given us some of the most memorable characters of all time. Yes, we get that there were …

How to make beautiful, simple CLI apps with Node

Channel your inner Sindre Sohrus and ship a beautifully simple CLI app using Node.<p>Command line apps are a neat way to package repetitive tasks. This …

10 illustration books every artist should read

If you're looking for the best illustration books, you're in the right place. Whether you're a beginner or more established artist, we've rounded up …

Books

10 Unique Examples of Drag-and-Drop UI

Drag-and-drop has been with us for decades. It helps us to get things done on both our desktop and mobile apps and operating systems. There’s both a …

Web Design

Valve: We’re making and shipping games again

Artifact, developed with the creator of Magic, coming this year<p>Valve founder Gabe Newell said the company, which hasn’t shipped a new, full-size game since 2013’s <i>Dota 2</i>, is back in the business of “making and shipping games.” Its next game, <i>Artifact</i>, is supposed to be released this year.<p>Newell spoke …

Google launches Flutter beta, a mobile UI framework for building native Android and iOS apps

At Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona today, Google launched the first beta release of Flutter, the company’s open-source mobile UI framework that helps developers build native interfaces for Android and iOS. The library is designed to combine the performance and platform integrations of …

Apps