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End of Year Giveaway 2017

Hey everyone! We're kicking off our end of year giveaway. For those that have followed us for a few years, this is Scotchmas! Thanks for all your support …

Written by Scotch.io - - Aggregated on Wednesday December 13, 2017


Cancel a JavaScript Promise with AbortController

In How to Cancel Your Promise Seva Zaikov has done a nice writeup on several techniques on how to cancel promises. After also touching generators and async/await the conclusion is that you can’t (you may introduce some workarounds to track the cancelled state yourself, yet that won’t actually cancel an ongoing …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Wednesday December 13, 2017


First week as Team Lead Tech

Now that we’re nearing almost 3000 Coolbluers, our days are filled with meetings, projects, and the occasional ping pong battle. But what does a working week look like? To find out, let’s pick the brains of a Coolbluer to find out what it is they really do. Our brand new Team Lead, Stef, is here to tell us about his …

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Written by Coolblue Development - - Aggregated on Wednesday December 13, 2017


Design Systems and CSS Grid

Stuart Robson uses CSS Grid for what it’s meant to be used for: creating a grid. He evens creates a faux subgrid by leveraging calc() to define the two margin-columns. .container { grid-template-columns: [full-start] minmax(calc(calc(100% - 1008px) / 2), 1fr) [main-start] repeat(14…

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 12, 2017


Make Correct Comparisons

This morning Fabien Potencier released a blog post claiming Symfony Flex is three times faster than Laravel 5.5. Of course, as usual, I had my typical doubts that they are comparing their best case scenario against the default Laravel installation which includes cookie encryption, extra service providers, sessions, …

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Written by Taylor Otwell - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 12, 2017


WordPress plugin review: MagicPassword

The problem with passwords As the keys to unlocking our online profiles, passwords are a ubiquitous part of the digital age. Since each of our profiles necessitates a separate password, it is not uncommon for people to need up to 50 passwords. There’s a lot of conflicting info about password security. Some …

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Written by CatsWhoCode.com - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 12, 2017


Face ID Stinks

I've been gradually coming to this conclusion of my own free will, but Phil Schiller's comments last week finally cemented it for me: Face ID stinks. I wrote about the security implementations of Face ID just after it was announced and that piece is still entirely relevant today. To date, we haven't seen …

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Written by Troy Hunt - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 12, 2017


Installing PHP 7.2

PHP 7.2 was released last week. Here's a nice post highlighting the most important changes. If you want to know how to install PHP 7.2 on your system, …

Written by murze.be - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 12, 2017


Alan Kay Was Wrong About Him Being Wrong

Time to time someone is asking me what I think about what Alan Kay , the father of OOP, the designer of Smalltalk , the first object-oriented language, said in 1998 about OOP. He literally said that the very term "object" was misleading and a more appropriate one would be "messaging." Here is what I think. …

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Written by Yegor Bugayenko - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 12, 2017