Get a life!

Dear Reader, A while back I wrote I love writing code! in which I talked about the fact that am not ashamed of the fact that I love writing code. Software development is my passion and I am blessed enough to be able to do it for a living. The other side of that coin is […] The post Get a life! appeared first on …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Tuesday September 10, 2019

Blocks of Tetris code

In one of my Twitch hour sessions I decided to attempt to build a Tetris clone inspired by news that Tetris turned 35 years old in June 2019. Given it was an hour of coding the game was far from complete but I had the shapes and I had dropping blocks and with around 4 more (offline) hours, I had a fully working …

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Written by Remy Sharp - - Aggregated on Tuesday September 10, 2019

Xdebug Update: August 2019

Xdebug Update: August 2019 London, UK Tuesday, September 10th 2019, 09:25 BST This is another of the monthly update reports in which I explain what happened with Xdebug development in this past month. It will be published on the first Tuesday after the 5th of each month. …

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Written by Derick Rethans - - Aggregated on Tuesday September 10, 2019

How to Motivate Kids to Code

I got an email a few days ago. “I’m not a programmer. I’m a mom of two kids: 9 and 14. They both seem to be interested in computers, but they mostly play games. What would you recommend I do to help them make a career in tech?” I’m not an expert in parenting, but I’m getting similar requests rather often. It’s great …

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Written by Yegor Bugayenko - - Aggregated on Tuesday September 10, 2019

Personal Blogs?

We all know the mantra, own your space yet we all seem to love our walled gardens. At first it was Medium and we all gave them content only for them to take advantage of it. Instead of learning our lesson now everyone seems to be moving to or whatever flavor of the month is. Social media is no better, just …

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Monday September 9, 2019

How Web Content Can Affect Power Usage

The Webkit blog, on how to optimize your pages so that they don’t drain the battery of your visitors their devices: Users spend a large proportion of their online time on mobile devices, and a significant fraction of the rest is users on untethered laptop computers. For both, battery life is critical. In this post, …

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Written by - - Aggregated on Monday September 9, 2019

Running GitHub on Rails 6.0

On August 26, 2019, the GitHub application was deployed to production with 100 percent of traffic on the newest Rails version: 6.0. This change came just 1.5 weeks after the final release of Rails 6.0 . Rails upgrades aren’t always something companies announce, but looking back at GitHub’s history of being on a …

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Written by GitHub Engineering - - Aggregated on Monday September 9, 2019

Small Wins

Some words of wisdom by David Hemphill Don't be upset you didn't finish the big feature early in the week. Be glad you figured out what you need to do to …

Written by - - Aggregated on Monday September 9, 2019

11 Benefits of Tailwind CSS

I’ve been using Tailwind CSS professionally almost every day for nearly two years. I love using it and it’s made my development workflow so much better. So I …

Written by Laravel News - - Aggregated on Monday September 9, 2019

At a Glance

Before we dig into the nuts and bolts of Laravel, let's first zoom out and discuss what exactly happens when a request comes in.

Written by Laracasts - - Aggregated on Monday September 9, 2019

Met me at SwanseCon? Ahoy!

Hi, I’m Gary, a Developer Evangelist for Twilio who’s based in Swansea. So if you’re using Twilio to power your communications or would like to know what we do, I’m the person for you. I’m local and keen to hang out with your dev teams and show you what we can do to help you engage your customers. Drop me an email …

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Written by Gary Hockin @GeeH - - Aggregated on Monday September 9, 2019

Weekly Update 155

From the emerging spring to the impending autumn, I'm back in Oslo at the beginning of another series of European events that'll take me across Norway, Denmark, Hungary and Switzerland. This week's update comes from under the glow of a warm outdoor heater at ridiculous o'clock as my sleep cycle keeps me making early …

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Written by Troy Hunt - - Aggregated on Monday September 9, 2019