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Functional programming for the Advanced Beginner

The empty interface in the Go programming language

One of the most hotly debated topics in the world of the Go programming language, is the lack of generics. Generics are considered a key feature in …

Top JavaScript Libraries & Tech to Learn in 2018

Last year, I wrote an article rounding up the top tech to learn in 2017. This year there are some surprises.<p>We set out to answer “which learning …

My journey to becoming a web developer from scratch without a CS degree (and what I learned from it)

First, let me introduce myself. My name is Sergei Garcia, and I’m a full-time front end developer with 2 years experience. In that time, I’ve worked …

Web Design Process — Ultimate Guide to Designing Websites Pt1

Imagine having a golden touch. Imagine that every website you will create will be excellent. Professional web design process is the key for obtaining …

Data science sexiness: Your guide to Python and R, and which one is best

Many data scientists use Python to solve their problems: 40 percent of respondents to a definitive data science survey conducted by O’Reilly used Python, which was more than the 36 percent who used Excel.<p>This has spawned one of the largest programming communities in the world, filled with brilliant …

The fantasy world of 'Skyrim' has never looked better

A big reason for the game's continued success is the "mod" community, where programmers and enthusiasts develop creative modifications to the giant fantasy world of "Skyrim" for others to download and enjoy on their PCs.<p>Some "Skyrim" modifications can be ingenious and funny, like replacing all the …

11 free DOS Games you can play covertly at work

So it’s another long day and you’re stuck in the office. When you don’t have much to do, it’s a total drag to aimlessly scour the Internet while watching the minutes roll by.<p>Why would you do that when you could be playing a game?<p>I’m a retro/classic gamer, so you can imagine how excited I was …

DOS

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

Tech News in Eastern Europe: What Happened in May

Tech news stories originating from Central and Eastern Europe have become more of a mad torrent than a shallow stream. This month alone, we’ve tracked funding and M&A deals worth more than $300 million, as well as dozens of new laws and software developer you’ve got to check out. Here are the …

Adobe Illustrator Vs Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator Vs Photoshop explained in a minimalist visual design.<p>M.A. Kather, a Chennai, India based UX and UI designer has created this little …

Fan Recreates Furious 7's Paul Walker Tribute Using Grand Theft Auto Because… Cars?

Prepare for pixelated tears.<p>The unfathomable success of <i>Furious 7</i> is bittersweet. Each new mile marker reminds fans that star Paul Walker isn't around to see his underdog franchise prosper. But because Vin Diesel's a pro, <i>Furious 7</i> found an elegant way to eulogize the late actor. Wiz Khalifa's …

How Do Apps Become Financially Successful?

<i>Rahul Varshneya is the co-founder of mobile app growth marketing agency Apprise, focusing on building distribution for startups and enterprises. Subscribe to his free email series on mobile app growth hacking.</i><p>Less than 1 percent of consumer mobile apps are financially successful, according to a …

Apps

Camera Modes Explained

If you’re just learning about your camera, then chances are you’ve taken a look at the top of your camera only to become immediately confused. …

Improve Your Photography Skills with These 9 Photo Composition Tips by Steve McCurry

Looking to up your photography game? Luckily, the Cooperative of Photography has created a fantastic video on photographic composition using tips and images by legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry. Each of the nine pointers is illustrated with examples from McCurry's stunning portfolio. Read on …

Photography

21 tips, tricks and shortcuts to help you stay anonymous online

Internet,Internet safety,Privacy & the media,Email,Social networking,Encryption,Search engines,Tips and tricks,Computing,Technology,Cookies and web tracking<p>Avoiding being tracked online is nearly impossible, but here are a few ways to reduce the risk

Privacy

Cadets - Photographs by Paolo Verzone | LensCulture

<i>After Paolo Verzone was named a finalist in the LensCulture Exposure Awards, he then went on to win third prize in the “Portraits, stories” category at World Press Photo! In Amsterdam, at the World Press Photo Award Days, we had the chance to sit down with Verzone and find out more about his</i> …

Awards

The 25 best alternatives to Photoshop

Photograph: Pixelmator<p>Pixelmator is one of the best for OS X.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/18/1424278316127/c3e6056c-6d1f-4c5f-8cf6-8892eefd5f20-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Pixelmator<p>Pixelmator is one of the best for OS …

15 programming languages you need to know in 2015

If you're a programmer, these are good times. Jobs in the segment are projected to grow 8% over the next seven years, according to the U.S. Bureau of …

Apple's Swift Exploded in Popularity In 2014, Javascript Still #1

Redmonk’s programming language rankings for 2015 are out and show a huge growth in popularity for Apple’s new Swift development language.<p>According to the results, Swift went from the 68th most popular language last quarter (when it launched) to the 22nd, a jump of 46 spots which is “unprecedented …

JavaScript

Photographs of Oymyakon, the Coldest Village on the Face of the Earth

Located in the heart of Siberia, the village of Oymyakon in Russia is widely considered to be the coldest inhabited place on Earth. A temperature of …

Awesome Google Features You May Not Have Known About

For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?<p>From the silly to the useful, these Google features (which we picked out of this great Quora thread) will make you love Google even more than you probably already did.

Typography

Heartwarming Photos of Children and Their Pets by Elena Shumilova

After Russian photographer Elena Shumilova's adorable photos of her two sons and their farm animals went viral, she was approached by Petcurean, a premium pet food company, to create a full series of images that centered around the special bond between children and their pets. The photos include …

Pets

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

Learning