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Using Font Awesome 5 with React

Font Awesome is an... awesome (sorry I had to) product. React is a brilliant coding library. It would only make sense to use them together. I've been using …

Written by Scotch.io - - Aggregated on Thursday September 6, 2018


How to open various desktop applications from nodejs

The most commonly opened resources in a program are files, urls and database connections. he ‘Opn’ package allows you to open stuff like websites, files, executables in their respective desktop applications. The package is cross-platform. I usually use the package during testing phase – opening various resources, …

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Written by code-diesel - - Aggregated on Thursday September 6, 2018


Removing jQuery from GitHub.com frontend

We have recently completed a milestone where we were able to drop jQuery as a dependency of the frontend code for GitHub.com. This marks the end of a gradual, years-long transition of increasingly decoupling from jQuery until we were able to completely remove the library. In this post, we will explain a bit of history …

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Written by GitHub Engineering - - Aggregated on Thursday September 6, 2018


Muffet: quick and easy link checking

In my not-so-new job I work on Nexmo's developer portal and that means a lot of documents, a lot of links, just a lot to keep track of! One thing I worry about is changing something and breaking links from somewhere else, so I wanted to be able to check for existing links, broken links, and to include internal links …

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Written by Lorna Jane - - Aggregated on Wednesday September 5, 2018


Laravel 5.7 Guest User Gates

In Laravel 5.6 and below authorization gates and policies automatically return `false` for unauthenticated users. New in Laravel 5.7, you can now allow guests …

Written by Laravel News - - Aggregated on Wednesday September 5, 2018


Speaker Slots And Paying To Speak

One of the hot discussion topics atm is around the question: who pays a speaker’s costs? And who should pay? I think there’s a couple of different ways to look at this: from an economic point of view, and then separately from a moral point of view. The Economic Arguments Writing and presenting a talk – whether …

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Written by Stuart Herbert - Blog - - Aggregated on Wednesday September 5, 2018


Monolithic Repos Are Evil

We all keep our code in Git version control repositories. The question is whether we should create a new repository for each new module or try to keep as much as possible in a single so called “monolithic” repo. Market leaders, like Facebook and Google , advocate the second approach. I believe they are wrong. …

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Written by Yegor Bugayenko - - Aggregated on Wednesday September 5, 2018


Email Verification

First up, we have email verification support out of the box in Laravel 5.7. It's as simple as adding implements MustVerifyEmail to your User class. Seriously.

Written by Laracasts - - Aggregated on Tuesday September 4, 2018


226 IM Used

226 IM Used is used by a specific extension of the HTTP protocol. The extension allows a HTTP server to send diffs (changes) of resources to clients. For example, a client (like a browser) might have a cache for a certain resource. It also has an ETag stored. When a client wants to see if there’s an update, it …

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Written by Evert Pot - - Aggregated on Tuesday September 4, 2018


Reusing domain code

Last week I wrote about when to add an interface to a class . The article finishes with the claim that classes from the application's domain don't usually need an interface. The reason is that domain code isn't going to be swapped out with something else. This code is the result of careful modelling work that's done …

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Written by Matthias Noback - - Aggregated on Tuesday September 4, 2018


Web Design Weekly #331

Headlines The system always kicks back Kyle Peatt explains how the effort required to build a design system is tiny compared to the effort required to maintain it. (ux.shopify.com) The Internet of Garbage (theverge.com) Articles Designers are from Saturn, developers are from Jupiter Albino Tonnina …

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Written by Web Design Weekly - - Aggregated on Monday September 3, 2018