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Object-Oriented Programming Concepts in PHP - Part 1

PHP is a server-side scripting language, mainly used for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language. Object-Oriented …

What Exactly Is Agile? A Definition of Agile Project Management

In 2001, at Utah’s Snowbird ski resort, 17 software developers got together and produced the groundbreaking Agile Manifesto.It was meant to …

How to build a news app with JavaScript and React Native

Requirements for building the app:<p>If you’re not familiar with these resources, don’t worry — they are quite easy to use.<p>The topics we will cover in …

I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

Build a Firefox extension step-by-step

Lately I've been using the reading list on dev.to. It's a nice tool, but I'm used to saving articles for later in Pocket.<br>In this article, we're going …

The complete guide to JavaScript functions

First of all, I encourage you to follow along in this article. It will help you learn better, and also help you to remember what you have done. Let's …

For Thousands of Years, This Chinese Town Has Been Opening Its Floodgates

TravelVideo<p>The annual Water Releasing Festival, which takes place in Sichuan Province, celebrates ancestors and engineering.<p>TravelVideo<p>Thousands of years ago, one man had an idea about how to harness the power of a river. Today, his legacy is still being celebrated.<p>Each year in early April, people …

What Is Blockchain And What Can Businesses Benefit From It?

It seems the blockchain revolution is in full swing. Over the course of a one-year period, Google search requests for the keyword “blockchain” have increased by 250%. The U.S. Senate recently had a public discussion about the blockchain’s most prominent application, cryptocurrency. And several …

Javascript : Prototype vs Class

My last story was about ‘<i>class vs interface</i>’ in Typescript and I’m happy to say I had a lot of feedback. In those feedback I saw some people lost …

Tim Cook leads Apple with a ruthless doctrine — and no one is safe from it, not even the company that put the 'silicon' in 'Silicon Valley'

For nearly 50 years, Intel put the "Silicon" in "Silicon Valley." The massive chipmaker pretty much kickstarted the PC revolution with its powerful microprocessors and its collection of multi-billion dollar chip factories.<p>But the tech giant staggered precariously on Monday, losing billions of …

Silicon Valley

Using SSE Instead Of WebSockets For Unidirectional Data Flow Over HTTP/2

When building a web application, one must consider what kind of delivery mechanism they are going to use. Let’s say we have a cross-platform …

Software Development

9 science-backed books that could change your life for the better in 2018

This year, like every year, most of us are trying to get more done, be happier, and have better relationships. Given the high levels of burnout across professions (50% by some accounts), we all could use some tools for higher efficiency and better self-care. The good news is that these 9 books …

Yoga

How to properly set up Git on your computer!

If you have never used Git on your computer, you most likely will not have it installed. Pull up your terminal and type in git. It should prompt you …

Linux

A psychotherapist shares the 7 things successful people do every night

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows.<p>Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel.<p>This is particularly important at night, as you …

Success

Visual Studio Code Can Do That?

About two years ago, I begrudgingly opened Visual Studio Code (VS Code) for the first time. The only reason I even did so is that I was working on a …

Web Design

The inventor of Linux is furious at Intel

Linus Torvalds, the inventor and founder of the Linux operating system, is not known for holding back strong opinions he has about computers, and he is now one of the loudest voices critical of Intel's handling of "Meltdown," the flaw revealed Wednesday that could enable an attacker to steal …

Linux

Front-End Tools: My Favorite Finds of 2017

Another twelve months have passed and I'm sure all of you have come across some interesting new coding techniques, technologies, CSS tricks (of …

JavaScript

Benefits and Drawback of a Layered Architecture

Most enterprises today are application centric. But the problem with the application is that their database schemas, user interfaces, programming …

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer.<p>If you don't yet own one, this guide explains ways …

An Intro to Javascript Proxy Objects

Proxies are <b>Middleware</b> for Javascript Objects<p>How do I create a Proxy?<p>Calling the Proxy constructor, new Proxy(), will return an object that has the …

The 16-Minute Postrun Yoga Sequence Your Tight Muscles Are Begging For

Stretching before a run is a big no-no, so after you come inside or hop off the treadmill, there's no better time to hit the floor and move through a few yoga poses. This yoga sequence has your tight hamstrings, hips, quads, lower back, and shoulders in mind.<p>Move through this 16-pose sequence on …

My Visual Studio Code Setup

This article is also available on my blog.<p>This originally was just a gist, but I thought it made sense to just convert it to a blog post.<p>As the …

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

This 1 Interview Question Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know About a Candidate

Stop wasting time with candidates reciting their resume. Change the interview game with this one simple question.<p>Let's face it: <i>Interviews suck</i>.<p>I say we try something new with interviews. I've already tested something for you to try on for size. It's pretty simple, really. But first, let's agree to …

Why we have banned default exports in Javascript and you should do the same

<i>ES2015</i> was the most important improvement to Javascript in years. Among many great features it brought brand new module system — <i>Ecma Script Modules</i> …

Amazon And Ebay Opened Pandora's Box Of Chinese Counterfeits And Now Don't Know What To Do

A few years ago in California, a professional cartoonist, a designer of golf putters, a surfer, and a self-professed geek got together and formed a company. No, this isn’t the start of a bad joke, it’s the very real story of four guys and one good idea — a story of grassroots entrepreneurship and …

eCommerce

Bootstrap 4: Everything You Need to Know

A deep dive into solving common responsive web design problems<p>This article will cover the practical fundamentals you need to start building …

Microsoft and Amazon struck a brilliant partnership to take on Google in the next big thing for cloud computing

Microsoft and Amazon have joined forces to help spread artificial intelligence across apps.<p>The two companies released a new tool for developers, called Gluon, as an open-source project, meaning anyone can use it, work on it, or contribute to it for free.<p>Releasing new programming tools like this as …

Machine Learning

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

33 Fundamentals Every JavaScript Developer Should Know

You’ve learned <b>React</b>, mastered <b>npm install</b>, and can find your way around <b>webpack.config.js.</b> You can do just about anything as long as there’s a module …