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Why You Didn’t Get the Job

Over the course of my career I have scheduled thousands of software engineering interviews with hundreds of hiring managers at a wide array of …

Why cards are the future of the web

Cards are fast becoming the best design pattern for mobile devices.<p>We are currently witnessing a re-architecture of the web, away from pages and …

Mobile Devices

20 Inspiring Grid-Based Website Designs

Share!<p>Grid-based websites are getting more and more popular these days and personally, it’s a web design trend that we love!<p>The grid-based website …

Infrared-RF 433-Bluetooth Arduino Remote

Introduction: Infrared-RF 433-Bluetooth Arduino Remote<p>Having seen several tutorials on home automation, I thought it would be cool to take on an all …

Ultimaker Debuts Ultimaker 2 3D Printer With Open Source Cura Software

MojoKid writes <i>"3D Printing start-up Ultimaker announced its second generation printer, the Ultimaker 2. The new printer features significant</i> …

Java Generics Interview Questions

<b>Generic interview questions</b> in Java interviews are getting more and more common with Java 5 around there for considerable time and many application …

Go Inside Google Garage, The Collaborative Workspace That Thrives On Crazy, Creative Ideas

When a company gets big (like over 30,000 employees big), how does it retain a culture of innovation that celebrates experimentation, creativity, and crazy, cool ideas?<p>Enter the Google Garage, a space that according to Program Manager Mamie Rheingold serves as a “commons where Googlers can come …

Creativity

Google Web Designer

Bring ideas to life across screens<p>Create engaging, interactive HTML5-based designs and motion graphics that can run on any device.<p>Download Web …

Google Web Designer launches in beta, available now as a free download

Back in June, Google's advertising arm put up a blog post, letting us know it was about to release an HTML5 development tool, called Google Web Designer. Well, it's just arrived today, per a post on Google's own G+ account, and it's available in beta as a free download. Throughout, the tool appears …

No More Coddling!

To Mr. K, there was no such thing as an untalented kid—just a kid who didn’t work hard enough.<p>I first began studying viola with Mr. K after fourth …

25 Excellent Websites That Aren't Afraid to Use Bold Colors

If you want to make a strikingly memorable statement, using vibrant colors in your web design can help do the trick. However, it takes some serious …

Git Explained: For Beginners

I’m working with Git now for about two years but only for my personal projects and those I have on GitHub. At work we still use TFS and SVN (as of …

30 Fresh Websites with Modern, Clean Design

So much is possible these days in web design with CSS3, jQuery 2.0, etc, which is why so many websites include animated imagery. You can design a …

Six Lessons for Building Startup Communities From the Founders of 1 Million Cups

<i>Guest post by Nate Olson and Cameron Cushman</i><p>Cities across the country are eager to build or strengthen their startup communities. They recognize that entrepreneurs thrive when they live in a supportive environment. And when entrepreneurs thrive, so do their local economies. It’s a win-win.<p>About 18 …

12 Practical Examples of Linux grep Command

Have you ever been confronted with the task of looking for a particular string or pattern in a file, yet have no idea where to start looking? Well …

Linux

From search to security: the five most important algorithms in tech

Algorithms, simple functions that hover between mathematical problems and computer programs, are everywhere.<p>Whether dealing with lost packets when using Wi-Fi, or getting your credit-card details securely to an online store, most consumer technology couldn't work without some ingenious solutions to …

Android Design in Action: New in Android 4.4

Michael Feathers

Control structures have been around nearly as long as programming but it's hard for me to see them as more than an annoyance. Over and over again, I …

Create Stunning Homepages using Photo Backgrounds

Treehouse recently received a massive redesign and part of that included a new homepage. Our design team hired a photographer to shoot beautiful …

10 facts about the brain that will help you design better websites

It all started with a book I found on my mum’s bookshelf when I was 15. It was called How To Read People Like A Book. It covered the basics of body …

30 web design tips to make your life easier

Every web designer has a secret or two. Hard-won workflows, hidden hacks, and insider knowledge that are the mark of true experience and the stuff …

New Book - Virtualizing and Tuning Large Scale Java Platforms

More than 55% of the world's server systems are now virtualized, and 50-60% of today's critical business applications are built with Java. …

20 Database Design Best Practices

Home » Software Development » 20 Database Design Best Practices<p>About Cagdas Basaraner<p>Cagdas Basaraner is a software engineer graduated from Hacettepe …

Mobile Alps

Got to make a slick new web page to accompany our whole new app suite. I even got to stick an epic mountain shot in there, because, does anything …

12 web experiments that show you don't need Flash

CodePen is a code editor that works in your browser and gives you instant previews of your work. It's also a great place to share your creations and …

Namespaced Events in jQuery | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On November 18, 2013 jQuery<p>It's really easy to add an event listener in jQuery. It's equally easy to remove an event listener. You …

Applying App Design Concepts to Website Design

If you ever look up best practices, design techniques, or trends in application design, you’ll notice something significant: there seems to be a much …

Express.js Fundamentals - Modern Web

by <b>Azat Mardan</b> on November 11, 2013<p>The modern web is always changing, and this article is more than two years old.<p>Express.js is an amazing framework …