JS Danger is back! Suz, Emma, and Divya square off in our don’t-call-it-jeopardy game show. Will Emma totally redeem herself? Are Divya’s trivia skills as on point as her debate skills? Will Suz murder Jerod in a fit of terrible-question-inducing rage?! Listen and play along!
You have wrapped your head around the Go syntax and practised them one by one, however you won’t feel comfortable writing applications in Go unless you build one.
In this blog post we’ll build a CLI application in Go, which we’ll call go-grab-xkcd. This application fetches comics from XKCD and provides you with various options through command-line arguments.
Bonsai is a complete CSS solution allowing you to build beautifully crafted web interfaces with ease. Leave behind the bulky dependancies normally assiociated with utility first frameworks. Bonsai’s unique approach gives a complete toolset while providing a performant responsive solution.
Just 8KB gzipped.
Logi is the leading embedded analytics platform for developers. Embed cutting-edge dashboards, reports, and self-service in your application. Connect to any data source with strict security and give your developers complete control over the look, feel, and functionality.
- Disappears into your application - match your analytics to the rest of your application with a custom-branded UI
- Works with your data - no need to invest in proprietary data storage or recreate your infrastructure. Logi works with your data in real time wherever it lives.
- Has adaptive security - Logi uses your existing framework to enable single sign-on, multi-tenant deployments, and precise control over user access.
- Gives you predictive insights - Logi Predict is the only analytics solution designed to embed machine learning and artificial intelligence inside your application.
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Can Duruk wonders if the exodus from our co-located offices will be a good thing in the end:
As software eats not the margins, but the societal frictions now, we can end up with a similar situation for the workplaces too. We can, maybe, stop software eating software before its too late.
To say KISS isn’t for everybody would be a massive understatement. After all, it only targets x86-64 architecture and the English language. To say KISS is the first unique take on Linux I’ve seen in a long time would be 💯 on target.
Here are a few of my favorites from its “feature” list:
- Every installation of the distribution contains the full sources (of the distribution) with git history attached.
- Is simple and small enough to be maintainable in its entirety by a single person with little effort.
- There is no “backend”. This distribution is merely a few git repositories.
And it looks rad too.
a hand-picked collection of resources for solving practical marketing tasks, such as:
- finding beta testers
- growing first user base
- advertising project without a budget
- scaling marketing activities for building constant revenue streams.
If marketing your software still puts a lump in the back of your throat, this clip from Saul Pwanson might help change that.
A delightful list of 24 tips that Amber dubs as “for new devs”, but I’ll just go ahead and scratch the
new out of there and it still fits the bill.
CSS expertise comes with time! While CSS is easy to start with and gives you immediate visual results, mastering it takes time and this is perfectly okay 😃. It is the same for everyone.
Researchers have examined the power of story and discovered the way in which stories provide a framework that has the capacity to transcend language for universal understanding. According to Joe Lazauskas, “Stories illuminate the city of our mind…stories make us remember and they make us care.” In this episode we dive deep into the power of story to explore the ways in which stories play a role in our emotions and in our relationships with others.
Linode Kubernetes Engine (LKE) is a fully-managed container orchestration engine for deploying and managing containerized applications and workloads. LKE combines Linode’s ease of use and simple pricing with the infrastructure efficiency of Kubernetes. You can now get your infrastructure and workloads up and running in minutes instead of days.
If you’ve been following along with the Changelog infrastructure, you’ll be pleased to know we’re rolling out LKE as we speak. We love what we’ve seen so far! Oh and be sure to use the code
changelog2020 (whichever works) to get our special pricing.
Databases are tricky, especially at scale. In this episode Mat, Jaana, and Jon discuss different types of databases, the pros and cons of each, along with the many ways developers can have issues with databases. They also explore questions like, “Why are serial IDs problematic?” and “What alternatives are there if we aren’t using serial IDs?” while at it.
High expectations for performance in both life and work are common, but what do you do when you get stuck and you’re not able to achieve the results you desire? In this episode, Mireille and Adam talk through the different aspects of perfectionism and ways in which is can be adaptive and helpful and other ways in which it poses additional challenges. What happens when we avoid the possibility of failure as opposed to simply having high standards for our performance? How can we begin to focus on healthy striving as opposed to reaching for perfection?
Evan You writes up lessons learned from rewriting the next major version of Vue.js.
I found the section on overcoming the bottleneck of the Virtual DOM (and decreasing CPU time by up to 90%) fascinating. ASTs FTW once again!
There are a variety of new projects working to create a healthier Web: from fighting censorship in oppressive countries, to solving pressing issues of privacy, to creating a Web entirely run by users. Come enjoy two days of immersive, hands-on workshops where you get to try out some of the latest decentralized web technologies for yourself.
And it’s free!
This provides responsive UI components from 15 different app categories (commerce, blog, pricing, etc) with dark/light modes and differing color variants.
This is a call for solidarity and a love letter to good commit messages. Read this to find out why it’s worth to care about commit messages and how to get better at writing them.
Today I tried to help a friend who is a great computer scientist, but not a JS person use a JS module he found on Github. Since for the past 6 years my day job is doing usability research & teaching at MIT, I couldn’t help but cringe at the slog that this was. Lo and behold, a pile of unnecessary error conditions, cryptic errors, and lack of proper feedback. And I don’t feel I did a good job communicating the frustration he went through in the one hour or so until he gave up.
It went a bit like this…
Neo is based on top of ES8 and uses the latest ES features as long as they can run directly inside the browser. This is one of the major design goals: the dev mode can run inside a browser without needing any JS related builds or transpilations. Instead of using any kind of templates, persistent JSON structures are in place. The combinations of these concepts lead to a pretty amazing performance and adds new possibilities for scaling to the UI area.
I haven’t seen any benchmarks or examples where using Neo produces extreme performance, but conceptually it makes sense that moving computationally expensive things to background threads would keep your UI thread snappy.
There’s a new speed test in town…
With many people being forced to work from home, there’s increased load on consumer ISPs. You may be asking yourself: how well is my ISP performing with even more traffic? Today we’re announcing the general availability of speed.cloudflare.com, a way to gain meaningful insights into exactly how well your network is performing.
We’ve seen a massive shift from users accessing the Internet from busy office districts to spread out urban areas. Although there are a slew of speed testing tools out there, none of them give you precise insights into how they came to those measurements and how they map to real-world performance.
there are a lot of AWS services available. And I do mean: a LOT. Currently, there are 163 (!) different services that are available from the Amazon Dashboard, each with their own way of working, difficulties, catches and best practises.
What follows is one-line descriptions of all 163 AWS services. MSK? Kafka as a service. Amazon Connect? AWS call center platform. And so on.