Month: September 2018

0-0x MySQL 8.0 is Out! Are We There Yet?

MySQL 8.0 is Out! Are We There Yet? Sick and tired of “X technology is only good for starting out; after you do, move to Y”? Good news: you don’t need to move away, you just need to get in further! In this talk, you’ll learn about improvements in the…
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0-0x A Pragmatist’s Guide to ReasonML || Marcel Cutts

A Pragmatist’s Guide to ReasonML || Marcel Cutts People in our community are bursting with excitement about ReasonML – but why is that, and what does it have to do with our beloved React? Is this something for hipster types only, or will we all be using it in a…
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The Geeks Who Use Alternate Keyboard Layouts

The Geeks Who Use Alternate Keyboard Layouts When you look at the life of programmers, they spend a lot of time on their keyboards. But there are hundreds of thousands of people who’ve abandoned the traditional “Qwerty” layout — and are searching for something better. A Canadian company named Matias…
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11 Best Social Media Scripts and Plugins to Streamline Your Workflow

11 Best Social Media Scripts and Plugins to Streamline Your Workflow If you are running a business or building a brand, you are always looking for ways to improve increase your online reach. A streamlined, accessible and consistent social media presence is essential, whether you are a brick-and-mortar shop, a…
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0-0x Learning React Native as a Junior Engineer

Learning React Native as a Junior Engineer React Native is magical and it’s catching fire. What’s exactly is it? How does it work for iOS AND Android? Not only can you make universal components and save hundreds of lines of code, it allows developers to reuse code across the web…
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This Week in Programming: Looking Past the Quantum AI Buzz at Microsoft Ignite

This Week in Programming: Looking Past the Quantum AI Buzz at Microsoft Ignite While Build may certainly be the Microsoft conference to pay attention to when it comes to developer-centric announcements, this week’s Ignite conference had news aplenty as well. As you might expect, AI and Quantum computing took center…
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Hands-on With ARIA: Accessibility for eCommerce

Hands-on With ARIA: Accessibility for eCommerce Looking to make your site more accessible? Or maybe you want to make it easier to traverse your site overall using browsers and other interfaces? Using ARIA, you can do both. Let’s take a look at what ARIA is and how it can benefit…
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0-0x DEVELOPERS AS A MALWARE DISTRIBUTION VEHICLE

DEVELOPERS AS A MALWARE DISTRIBUTION VEHICLE A malicious XCode injected malware into thousands of apps, stealing data of millions of users. Tokens committed to a GitHub repo exposed millions of Uber drivers and passengers. A phished developer gave the Syrian Electronic Army access to the Financial Times’ site. What do…
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Code n00b: Meet Me in the Middle

Code n00b: Meet Me in the Middle Back in May, some anonymous Tesla employee leaked an email that Elon Musk sent to his staff. In it, he writes that “Excessive meetings are the blight of big companies and almost always get worse over time.” “Please get rid of all large…
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0-0x The Habits of Highly Effective Developers

The Habits of Highly Effective Developers Research done into the habits of highly successful developers, and why we at Google have built Firebase the way that we did in order to help YOU be successful. What each technology is and does, including hands-on demonstrations of how to use them. Key…
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0-0x A Tale of Two Asyncs

A Tale of Two Asyncs The syntactical and conceptual affordances for asynchronous programming are the most powerful, yet also most controversial, elements and design patterns in Node.js and the greater JavaScript language ecosystem. From nested callbacks, to promises, to async/await, the ability and “ease” of writing asynchronous code has helped…
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CNCF, Eclipse Explore Kubernetes-Driven Internet of Things/Edge Computing

CNCF, Eclipse Explore Kubernetes-Driven Internet of Things/Edge Computing The Eclipse Foundation and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation have partnered to create a Kubernetes Internet-of-Things (IoT)/Edge Computing Working Group. As IoT technologies become increasingly considered for industrial-cloud use, “the idea of collaborating with Kubernetes became more and more interesting to both…
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Kubernetes 1.12 Arrives With TLS and Better Cloud Integrations

Kubernetes 1.12 Arrives With TLS and Better Cloud Integrations The Kubernetes project has been hurtling at breakneck speed towards the boring. As the popular open source container orchestration platform has matured, it’s been the boring features which have come front and center, many of which focus on stability and reliability.…
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Make your Ansible Playbooks flexible, maintainable, and scalable

Make your Ansible Playbooks flexible, maintainable, and scalable Since starting my journey using Ansible in 2013, I’ve built Ansible Playbooks to automate many things: SaaS products, a cluster of Raspberry Pi’s, a home automation system, even my own computers! In the years since, I’ve learned a lot of tricks to…
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How Atlassian Uses Feature Management to Continuously Deliver

How Atlassian Uses Feature Management to Continuously Deliver LaunchDarkly sponsored this post. To remain competitive with other developer tools and collaboration platforms, Atlassian pushes teams to constantly improve existing functionality and release new features on a regular basis. So dev and ops teams are using feature management as a best…
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15 Best eCommerce Android App Templates

15 Best eCommerce Android App Templates The best eCommerce app templates allow users to convert their existing online shop to a mobile store app quickly and easily.  For those who own a physical shop but don’t yet have an online store, they provide a variety of ready-to-use options to create…
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0-0x A Gentle Introduction to Functional JavaScript

A Gentle Introduction to Functional JavaScript Functional Programming is available in many programming languages today. You probably know that FP is possible in JavaScript – but did you know that writing FP style JavaScript will lead to cleaner, more maintainable code? In this session, we’ll explore writing FP style JavaScript…
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0-0x Python In VS Code: Productivity Tips and Tricks

Python In VS Code: Productivity Tips and Tricks In this demo driven session, we’ll show you how to use the cross-platform, free, and open source Visual Studio Code for all your Python development needs. From editing, to linting, to debugging and more, you will learn how to get started, as…
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Open Source and Humanity, a Discussion with Mårten Mickos

Open Source and Humanity, a Discussion with Mårten Mickos Elon Musk and Tesla’s open-sourcing of its code is a symbol of a major next phase of transformation for how we perceive ourselves and society. It touches on the truth of open source software as an example that humans can show…
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0-0x Simplicity: Not Just For Beginners (or How To Write Simpler Code)

Simplicity: Not Just For Beginners (or How To Write Simpler Code) Many people say that simple code is better code, but fewer put it into practice. In this talk I’ll spend a little time on why simpler is better, and why we resist simplicity. Then I’ll provide some specific approaches…
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