The problem with usernames

In “Let’s talk about usernames” James Bennett – author of django-registration – digs deeper into an at first seemingly simple thing such as usernames and how to keep ‘m safe and unique. And no, it’s not just a simple comparison you can use. You’ll have to thing of more than that if you want to do it good: …

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Written by - - Aggregated on Thursday February 22, 2018

How to use MySQL 8.0.4 with a GUI

If you want to have a look on what is about to come in the new version of the popular database and is used to Syntax Highlighting you don’t need to be chained to the Terminal. Some of you may use tools like MySQL Workbench or  Sequel Pro (as of the release of this post both tools had the following error occurring…

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Written by Gabriela D'Ávila - - Aggregated on Thursday February 22, 2018

Whispering Client Events

From time to time you'll want to trigger an event that is dispersed to all fellow clients connected to your private Pusher channel, without going through your …

Written by Laracasts - - Aggregated on Thursday February 22, 2018

Laravel 5.6.4 Released

Laravel 5.6.4 is now released, with highlights including support for callbacks as custom log drivers and a Blade method for include aliases. …

Written by Laravel News - - Aggregated on Thursday February 22, 2018

iPhone Home Screen

This is my current iPhone home screen and a few times a year I like to take a screenshot just to see what changes and how my patterns move. With the screenshot let me explain why I have the apps that I do and why they are set up​ like this. The first two rows and not really used. I have the apps because there is a …

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Thursday February 22, 2018

Simplified graph visualisation

Showing your code’s behavior in full details with reduced noise The Blackfire call graph is an amazing way to discover exactly how your PHP code behaves. It show you the caller/callee relationship between function/method calls. It shows you how many times they called another, or were called by another. This critical …

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Written by Blackfire - - Aggregated on Thursday February 22, 2018

Defending your app from copies and clones

App developers sometimes ask me what they should do when their features, designs, or entire apps are copied by competitors. Legally, there’s not a lot you can do about it: Copyright protects your icon, images, other creative resources, and source code. You automatically have copyright protection, but it’s …

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Written by Marco Ament - - Aggregated on Thursday February 22, 2018

Alto’s Odyssey is now out

I loved playing Alto’s adventure on iOS and now the sequel Alto’s Odyssey is now in the app store. I’m excited to get to play this and hope it’s as much as the first, and that I can finally beat it. I never did get that last goal in Alto’s Adventure.

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Thursday February 22, 2018

Forge: DigitalOcean API Tokens / Teams

Today we are tweaking how Forge integrates with DigitalOcean. Of course, all existing DigitalOcean accounts on Forge will continue to work normally. Previously, when connecting your DigitalOcean account to Forge, you would be redirected to DigitalOcean via OAuth. Beginning today, we are simply accepting API / …

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Written by Taylor Otwell - - Aggregated on Wednesday February 21, 2018