SymfonyLive Phantasialand 2018 as Gold Sponsor We’re very proud to be again a Gold Sponsor of the amazing German SymfonyLive conferences! Besides great talks and hackathons we know of the German community, the fun dimension is going to be even more present, and we look forward to sharing it with you! Meet us This year at our …

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Written by Blackfire - - Aggregated on Tuesday April 24, 2018

Web Design Weekly #316

Headlines Front-End Developer Handbook 2018 A guide that anyone could use to learn about the practice of front-end development. It broadly outlines and discusses the practice of front-end engineering: how to learn it and what tools are used when practicing it in 2018. ( Introducing Calibre …

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Written by Web Design Weekly - - Aggregated on Monday April 23, 2018

React to Database Changes with OpenWhisk Actions

One of the best features of CouchDB is its change feed which allows us to get a feed of the changes happening on our database. It's also possible to have a serverless function (examples are for IBM Cloud Functions but should also work for Apache OpenWhisk ) that fires in response to activity on that change feed. …

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Written by Lorna Jane - - Aggregated on Monday April 23, 2018

Laravel 5.6.17 Released

Laravel v5.6.17 comes with helpers to make subquery joins more straightforward, along with a few minor changes and locking Carbon at 1.25.* on the Laravel 5.6 …

Written by Laravel News - - Aggregated on Monday April 23, 2018

Fuzzy string matching in NodeJS

String matching is an integral part of any programming language. Many times, however, one requires to get a fuzzy instead of an exact match between strings. Usually in search applications the same word may be spelled differently – which if we do an exact math will return empty results. Fuzzy matching allows you to …

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Written by code-diesel - - Aggregated on Monday April 23, 2018

Surface Book 2 For Development

Over the past month and a half I've been trying to fully switch to a new work machine. Instead of my trusty MacBook Pro, I've mostly been working with a Microsoft Surface Book 2. Here's my lessons of this period. Context Let's start with a bit of context. Over the past 10+ years I've been using Apple laptops …

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Written by Stefan Koopmanschap - - Aggregated on Sunday April 22, 2018

My First MTB Race

Yesterday I raced in my first MTB race. Well I guess first isn’t completely accurate because I did do a short 5-mile race about 20 years ago, but that was it and it’s been so long ago that experience has been pushed out of my mind. The one yesterday was called King of Goat Hill which as you can imagine was …

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Saturday April 21, 2018

Open Source Maintainers Owe You Nothing

Most maintainers start working on open source software because it’s fun and solves a problem they have. Many continue out of a sense of obligation instead of fun and over time this unpaid, increasingly non-fun work grinds them down. When they make a controversial decision and receive abuse for it, their friends and …

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Saturday April 21, 2018

Mental Health First Aid

It was TrueNorthPHP conference in 2013 that I first saw Ed Finkler speak. It was his Open Sourcing Mental Illness talk . This talk has meant so much to me on so many levels, but one of the things I took away from that talk was the existence of Mental Health First Aid . Mental Health First Aid is basically the …

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Written by Stefan Koopmanschap - - Aggregated on Friday April 20, 2018