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8 tips for a great dashboard UI – Muzli -Design Inspiration

The technical age we live in today is evolving each day with various brilliant technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Business …

UI Design

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Happiness

The Benefits of Serverless Computing and its Impact on DevOps

Every month, new buzzwords are introduced in the world of technology. Some of these innovative technologies boost performance of applications, while …

Cloud Computing

TensorFlow.js — a practical guide

Goodbye to spending eons on complicated steps…<p>Let’s start with a simple example: building a <b>neural network</b> for logic gate <b>XOR</b>.<p>The XOR problem<p>XOR is a …

JavaScript async/await: The Good Part, Pitfalls and How to Use

The async/await introduced by ES7 is a fantastic improvement in asynchronous programming with JavaScript. It provided an option of using synchronous …

JavaScript

How to Structure a Vue.js Project

The perfect Vue.js folder structure and component architecture with smart and dumb componentsVue.js is more than a hype, it’s a great frontend …

Game Thinking book trains product designers to think like game developers

In her first career, Amy Jo Kim made hit games like The Sims, Ultima Online, Rock Band, and Covet Fashion. And in her second career, she has coached startups and product teams at major companies like Netflix, The New York Times, and Shiseido to think smarter and innovate faster using techniques …

We bootstrapped a SaaS startup, without compromise and spent only $912 on AWS

<i>Originally posted at: https://www.powerdown.io/blog/posts/stories/bootstrap-for-under-1000.html</i><p>We created a real product, not just an MVP prototype. …

Pixy2 Arduino, Raspberry Pi Robot Vision Smart Sight Sensor

Raspberry Pi and Arduino enthusiasts, makers and developers may be interested in a new smart sight sensor created by development company Charmed …

Raspberry Pi

Designing very large (JavaScript) applications

This is a mildly edited transcript of my JSConf Australia talk. Watch the whole talk on YouTube.<p>Hello, I used to build very large JavaScript …

10 Interview Questions Every JavaScript Developer Should Know

AKA: The Keys to JavaScript Mastery<p>At most companies, management must trust the developers to give technical interviews in order to assess candidate …

Finally comfy in the cloud? Get ready for another jolt: serverless computing

Just when you thought you had finally wrapped your brain around cloud computing, another revolutionary concept is on the way. “Serverless computing,” …

Falsehoods Programmers Believe About CSVs

Comments:36<p>By Jesse Donat onDec. 27, 2016<p>Much of my professional work for the last 10+ years has revolved around handling, importing and exporting …

PG Phriday: Securing PgBouncer

We all love PgBouncer. It’s a great way to multiplex tens, hundreds, or even thousands of client connections to a small handful of Postgres sessions. …

From Express.js to AWS Lambda: Migrating existing Node.js applications to serverless

Serverless architecture makes some of the good practices for architecting apps obsolete. Building a serverless application from scratch requires a …

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 …

Getting Started with GPUs in Google Kubernetes Engine

In the last part of this series, I introduced Nvidia-Docker to access GPUs from containers. In this tutorial, I will walk you through the steps …

Unloved Daughters: 7 Strategies for Dealing with the Wounds

“Why is this so damn hard?” one woman messaged me after she read my original post.<p>She’s 45, a mother herself, and in what she calls a strong …

Do you really need WebSockets? – Not again

Over the years I’ve had this conversation a couple of times. This post will explain why we use WebSockets, how they can be used, what alternatives …

Software Development

GDPR: how can I email data securely to comply with the new regulations?

As a freelance media professional, I am often asked by my various employers to send copies of my passport, completed visa forms and other sensitive data in the form of email attachments. I have recently questioned this and have not really got a satisfactory response. I have tried uploading these …

Privacy

“Implicit bias” tests help people feel morally superior, even when their results show bias

The concept of “implicit bias” is a staple of workplace diversity trainings and conversations about systemic racism. Largely that’s because two decades ago, psychologists created the Implicit Association Test (IAT), which they claimed effectively measures unconscious prejudice even among those who …

Psychology

Vue CLI 3: A Game Changer For Frontend Development

Vue creator Evan You’s recent conference keynote didn’t mention much about new features for Vue, instead he focused almost entirely on Vue CLI 3.<p>A …

JavaScript

Ehang’s passenger-carrying drones look insanely impressive in first test flights

But I’m still highly skeptical this can scale<p>Two years ago, Chinese drone maker Ehang came to CES in Las Vegas and promised to build a completely autonomous, passenger-carrying quadcopter that would revolutionize mobility. Many of us in the tech community chortled under our breath, wondering if …

Prostate cancer now kills more people than breast cancer, UK figures reveal

Male illness now third most common cause of cancer death behind lung and bowel<p>Prostate cancer has become the third most common cause of cancer death in the UK, overtaking breast cancer, despite improvements in survival rates for both.<p>The top cancer killer in the UK is lung cancer, which claimed …

Fitness App's 'Anonymized' Data Dump Accidentally Reveals Military Bases Around the World

People around the world use the app Strava on their smartphones and Fitbits to track how far they run. But researchers have discovered that an …

Christmas Trees

PostgreSQL 10: Partitions of... partitions!

PostgreSQL version 10 brings a much anticipated feature: <b>(Native) Table Partitioning</b>.<p>(Emphasis on the <b>NATIVE</b>, PostgreSQL supported partitioning on …

WTF is GDPR?

European Union lawmakers proposed a comprehensive update to the bloc’s data protection and privacy rules in 2012.<p>Their aim: To take account of seismic shifts in the handling of information wrought by the rise of the digital economy in the years since the prior regime was penned — all the way back …

Privacy

PostgreSQL Performance Meltdown?

Overview<p>On the 30th of December 2017, Kernel page-table isolation (PTI) patch had been merged<p>with the mainline. Its main goal was to mitigate the …

Linux

Wait But Why

Our career path is how we spend our time, how we support our lifestyles, how we make our impact, and even sometimes how we define our identity. Let’s …

Identity

Popular JavaScript frameworks in 2018

In the recent article on JavaScript Front End frameworks' popularity on Stack Overflow it was noted how fast the turnaround for frameworks is. …

JavaScript