Vincent Sibal

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The HTTP Series (Part 1): Overview of the Basic Concepts

In this article, I will present you the basics of HTTP.<p>But Why HTTP?<p>You may be asking yourself, why should I read about HTTP?<p>Well, if you are a …

Useful JS functions you aren't using

I learned Javascript the hard way: I stumbled into web development and kept on stumbling my way through the stack until I could program competently. …

JavaScript

Google shrinks JPEGs by 35% with Guetzli algorithm

Google aims to slice page load times and data use by making JPEG images more efficient<p>Google is shrinking JPEG image files by 35% to help boost …

How NOT to succeed in your 45-minute coding interview

I recently published a post How NOT to design Netflix in your 45-minute System Design Interview?. First, surprisingly, it got pretty popular. …

Employment

This is How Far Web Development Has Come in Twenty Years

<i>What are the major milestones in Web Development over the last two decades? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ken Mazaika, CTO and co-founder of The Firehose Project, on Quora.</b><p>It's worth …

Is Model-View-Controller dead on the front end?

More and more front-end developers are adopting unidirectional architectures. So what’s the future for the classic Model-View-Controller (MVC) …

JavaScript

An engineer describes what it was like to ditch his job at Microsoft for a startup with just 25 employees

He was in charge of some Windows-related projects, and said he received raises and promotions that gave him more responsibility.<p>But Borozdin left that position after working at the company for more than three years to try something new. He joined DocuSign, a service that lets you sign documents …

The Principles of Cross Platform Development

When you said “hybrid” a couple years back, most engineers would assume you were talking about “using a WebView in your native mobile app, maybe with …

App Store

An experiment with random-access data virtualisation in a Windows Store app with XAML, C# and Rx

Introduction<p>This code was an experiment and a bit of research, on how to do random access data virtualisation for a Windows Store app, to allow …

HTML5 vs Native Android App

A common question asked by mobile app developers is this, ‘Should I build my app with HTML 5, or build native?’. There are a wide range of reasons why you would choose either of these, and the proponents of both have very valid and compelling arguments. With this article, we will explore the …

Apps

The 25 fintech 'unicorns' worth over $1 billion ranked by value

Valuations in the sector are also sky-rocketing as more money floods in. Many companies are now reaching the fabled "unicorn" status — the term in the tech industry for companies worth $1 billion (£640 million) or more.<p>Earlier this year conference organiser Finovate pulled together a list of all …

Facebook's New Master Plan: Kill Other Apps

Mark Zuckerberg has laid out a 10-year master plan for Facebook. It's bold. It's savvy. And it glosses over a key detail: the dark side of making the world more connected.<p>At F8, the company mega-conference in San Francisco, the 31-year-old CEO delivered a keynote address in which, he said, over the …