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Scribit, a robot that can draw on walls

Scribit is a vertical plotter that can draw any content sourced from the web – and update it in real time. It is mounted on a wall using only 2 plugs and a wire in between. You send it an image from within the app and it will start drawing (with support for 4 colors at a time). Shipping is expected June 2019, but …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Saturday January 12, 2019


Mozilla Hacks: Designing the Flexbox Inspector

With the upcoming release of Firefox 65 (due January 29tgh), its DevTools will sport a new shiny Flexbox Inspector . The new Flexbox Inspector, created by Firefox DevTools, helps developers understand the sizing, positioning, and nesting of Flexbox elements. Victoria Wang details how they UX challenges that …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Saturday January 12, 2019


Speeding up Your PHPUnit tests

Some nice tips by Tim MacDonald on how to speed up your PHPUnit tests! Having a fast test suite can be just as important as having a fast application. As a developer, getting feedback quickly about the state of your code allows for a much quicker development turnaround. Here we are going to run through some tips …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Saturday January 12, 2019


Paying for Open Source

Dear Reader, There is a LOT of talk going on about open source, paying, licenses, an other fun topics. Open Source is growing up and people are trying to figure out how to make a living at it. Yes, there are some bad actors out there strip-mining the value out of some open source projects […] The post Paying for …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Saturday January 12, 2019


Shortcuts

Some people believe the only way to learn a skill is by the hard knocks of trial and error and spending hours stuck on frustrating problems that an expert just knows. Granted this way of learning works and I know this from experience. That is the path I took into being a developer. Now that I’m older my time is much …

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Saturday January 12, 2019


Dealing with death

Death is a terrible part of living. We all worry about death, and most of us aren’t ready for it when it comes around. If someone passes then those close friends/family feel sadness and mourning and have to deal with so much. Funerals, funding, banking services are just to name a few of the things that have to be …

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Written by Michael Brooks - RSS Feed - - Aggregated on Friday January 11, 2019


The ghosts of technology in today’s language

I like this post by Marcin Wichary in which he looks for remnant expressions in our language which are based on technologies that no longer exist, but that we still use. A typical example is “dialing a number” . We dial a number  — or dial someone — even though dials disappeared from phones decades ago. And we …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Friday January 11, 2019


It’s ok to fail, it’s not ok to not try

Dear Reader, I tried to learn to play the Trumpet I opened a hosting company whose selling point was ‘secure shared hosting’ I tried to learn to dance (NO! Pictures are not available) I tried to re-package ‘ShareWare’ and sell it I tried to learn to play the piano I am not ashamed of any […] The post It’s ok to …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Friday January 11, 2019


Styling the Project Page

Before we jump back to PHP, let's write one more lesson's worth of CSS. Specifically, we'll get the single project page up and running.

Written by Laracasts - - Aggregated on Friday January 11, 2019


Weekly Update 121

Well, it's one more sunny weekly update then snow time again so I've gone particularly beachy today. I'm also particularly breachy , talking about a massive combo list I'm presently pondering for inclusion in HIBP. These lists are frequently used for account takeover attacks against the likes of Spotify which is the …

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Written by Troy Hunt - - Aggregated on Friday January 11, 2019


YouTube Uploader – Let Others Upload Videos to your YouTube Channel

It is easy to upload videos to your own YouTube channel but there’s one limitation. Only the owner of the channel can upload videos to their YouTube account and they cannot delegate the task to someone else in the team. Google Drive has the concept of shared folders. A folder can have multiple collaborators and …

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Written by Digital Inspiration Technology Blog - - Aggregated on Friday January 11, 2019


An introduction to Phoenix LiveView

The last year or two, I've been playing around with Elixir . Chris McCord, author of the Phoenix web framework, is working on a new feature for Phoenix: LiveView. Phoenix LiveView is an exciting new library which enables rich, real-time user experiences with server-rendered HTML. LiveView powered applications …

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Written by Sebastian De Deyne - - Aggregated on Friday January 11, 2019


My cat Squiggle is not well

My cat has gone to the vets twice because he has a pain in his back. He is constantly licking surfaces, himself and also scratching, digging, and biting himself. It’s definitely a discomfort, but the vets can’t find the answer, and it’s so frustrating. If you stroke the lower part of his back, he will start to lick …

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Written by Michael Brooks - RSS Feed - - Aggregated on Thursday January 10, 2019