Kevin Collins

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Why Blockchain Is the Best Thing That Happened to International Trade

The extensive acceptance of Blockchain in international trade will help in decreasing the friction in the international economy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>There has been little or …

Thorough Introduction to Apache Kafka™

Introduction<p>Kafka is a word that gets heard a lot nowadays… A lot of leading digital companies seem to use it as well. But what is it actually?<p>Kafka …

Azure Cloud Shell - your own bash shell and container - right inside Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code has a HUGE extension library. There's also almost two dozen very nice Azure specific extensions as well as extensions for Docker, …

Microsoft Visual Studio

12 MySQL/MariaDB Security Best Practices for Linux

MySQL is the world’s most popular open source database system and MariaDB (a fork of MySQL) is the world’s fastest growing open source database …

How to Test Website Loading Speed in Linux Terminal

A website response time can have a great impact on user experience, and if you are a web developer, or simply a server administrator who is …

Oh-My-Zsh and iTerm2 navigation tip on MAC OS X

I really love using Oh My Zsh terminal framework together with iTerm2 on my MAC. There was one problem that really bothered me: I could not navigate …

OS X

No, not inheritance, please call me delegation...

Aaaaah, prototypes... How many blog posts did you read where prototypes are listed as a must-know characteristic of the language? How many times …

How to share data between a Docker container and host

A container isn't much use if you can't easily share or manage its data. Here's how to handle this task with the help of Docker volumes.<p>Docker is an …

DevOps

Why we moved from Angular 2 to Vue.js (and why we didn’t choose React)

By Luis Elizondo<p>At Rever (www.reverscore.com) we just released a new version of our web client using Vue.js. After 641 commits and 16 weeks of …

JavaScript

"Visual Studio Code: 6 settings to light up your code screenshots."

Use VS Code? Take screenshots of your code often? Here's a simple tip that will help you get clean, crisp screenshots of your code every …

How to use React.js with Ruby on Rails 5

<i>Originally published at Learnetto.com</i>.<p><b>IMPORTANT UPDATE (6 July 2017)</b>: With the release of Rails 5.1, Rails now has native support for using React via …

Is Your Household Income Higher Than the National Average?

Image source: Getty Images.<p>We may all have our own unique worries and paths that we take in life, but a nearly unanimous goal we share is to cross the retirement "finish line" on our own terms at some point in our lifetime. Saving and investing are a big part of what helps us achieve our retirement …

Professional Error Handling With Python

In this tutorial you'll learn how to handle error conditions in Python from a whole system point of view. Error handling is a critical aspect of …

Visual C++ for Linux Updates

<i>Updated 6/14/2016</i>: We updated the original announcement post with the content below if you want a single page that covers everything about this …

81 Linux Single Board PCs (SBC) Under $200 Listed In New Guide

Hacker Boards has compiled a fantastic list of 81 Linux single board computers that are priced under $200 the makes for a great reference guide when …

How to install OS X Yosemite in Virtualbox with Yosemite Zone

We've previously shown you how to install OS X Mavericks on a virtual machine by using Niresh, which is great practice for installing Mac OS X on …

How To Take Screenshots On Your Mac The Right Way [OS X Tips]

Here at Cult of Mac, we take quite a few screenshots. Our current favorite for taking and annotating them is Share Bucket, and of course you can always use Preview or Grab to take your screenshots, but what about the basics? Not everyone needs fancy screenshot capabilities. Aren’t the built-in …