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March 31, 2015

git-flow cheatsheet

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To start a release, use the git flow release command. It creates a release branch created from the 'develop' branch. You can optionally supply a [BASE] commit sha-1 hash to start the release from. The commit must be on the 'develop' branch.

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Angular Grid

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The Angular Grid engine uses AngularJS where required and native Javascript at all other times, giving the best performance. A grid written solely in AngularJS will be inherently slower.

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Cavaco chumba Taxa da Cópia Privada

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Se fosse amanhã ninguém acreditaria, mas mesmo tendo sido hoje ainda custa a acreditar que o nosso Presidente Cavaco Silva tenha optado por dar mais uma pequena réstea de esperança a todos os portugueses que continuam a achar inacreditável que se venha a pagar uma taxa por todos os megabytes

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Computing the optimal road trip across Europe

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Teklinks No comments

As a follow-up to my post about computing optimal road trips across the U.S., I thought it’d be fun to make a road trip map for Europe as well. If you’d like to get into the nitty-gritty of how these road trips are created, check out the first post.

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A static type checker for JavaScript

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What is Flow? Flow is a static type checker, designed to find type errors in JavaScript programs: $> flow hello.js:5:5,19: string This type is incompatible with hello.js:3:10,15: number Flow also lets you gradually evolve JavaScript code into typed code: $> flow hello.

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March 30, 2015

Native Win32 ports of some GNU utilities

Monday, March 30, 2015 Teklinks No comments

Here are some ports of common GNU utilities to native Win32. In this context, native means the executables do only depend on the Microsoft C-runtime (msvcrt.dll) and not an emulation layer like that provided by Cygwin tools. Added AES-Rijndael encryption program.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Composer ♥ Scotch

Monday, March 30, 2015 Teklinks No comments

Since its release on March 1st, 2012 Composer has gained widespread popularity for bringing something to PHP which was sorely needed: dependency management. Composer is essentially a way to pull in all the third party software such as CSS frameworks, jQuery plugins and others into your project.

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Industrial Designer Explains Production Methods Shown in Apple Watch Manufacturing Videos

Monday, March 30, 2015 Teklinks No comments

When your average consumer watches any of Apple's "how it's made" videos, they likely have no idea what they're seeing. But even first-year ID students, when shown a cutting head pivoting precisely around material, understand that this machine is not controlled by a guy named Joe turning a bunch of handcranks. We all know a 5-axis CNC mill when we see one.

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Shortcuts for Waze ~ Apps do Android

Monday, March 30, 2015 Teklinks No comments

Os utilizadores do Waze têm agora a sua utilização um pouco mais facilitada graças a este Shortcuts for Waze. Esta app é bastante simples, mas útil: permite criar widgets com a localização dos nossos destinos mais frequentes, bastando tocar num desses widgets para iniciar a navegação no Waze.

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March 29, 2015

​Manything Turns An iPhone into a Security Camera with IFTTT Recipes

Sunday, March 29, 2015 Teklinks No comments

Like other apps, Manything lets you stream the camera's feed to another iOS device on the web. With ther Manything IFTTT recipes, you can set triggers based on motion, location or time. They have a list of examples, such as recording when you leave the house or sending you a clip every time the device detects motion Those triggers connect them with other IFTTT supported devices like a Nest, WeMo and Phillips Hue.

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March 28, 2015

NO DICKHEADS!

Saturday, March 28, 2015 Teklinks No comments

There is a perpetuated myth within the design community, that a single visionary is required to build great products. Rubbish. Great teams build great products; moreover, in my experience, the greatest teams prioritize and nurture a healthy and positive internal culture because they understand it is critical to the design process itself.

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The best cheap router (for most people)

Saturday, March 28, 2015 Teklinks No comments

This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the original full article below at TheWirecutter.com If I wanted the cheapest good WiFi router I could get, I would buy the TP-Link TL-WDR3600.

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pydio, para que sua empresa tenha seu próprio Dropbox

Saturday, March 28, 2015 Teklinks No comments

Se sua empresa gerencia uma grande quantidade de arquivos e não confia muito em soluções como Google Drive ou Dropbox, pydio pode ser uma boa opção. Se trata de uma solução de código livre que transforma qualquer servidor em uma plataforma para compartilhar arquivos, com uma interface intuitiva e funcionalidades que garantem o controle correto dos acessos, assim como a sua privacidade.

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React Native

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The developers at Facebook have been showing off React Native for a few months, but it’s finally been released on GitHub: facebook/react-native. I went to a Facebook tech talk about React Native earlier this month, and as someone who has experience developing iOS apps, I was extremely excited about it.

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March 27, 2015

Facebook desenvolve AI para interpretar vídeos e textos

Friday, March 27, 2015 Teklinks No comments

O Facebook já pode saber praticamente tudo sobre os seus utilizadores, mas prepara-se para saber muito mais sobre os vídeos que colocamos e os textos que escrevemos. Graças aos avanços nas áreas da Inteligência Artificial, o Facebook começa a ter capacidade para reconhecer e interpretar tudo o que vir e ler.

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Controlling a LED with a Raspberry PI 2 using Mono and C#

Friday, March 27, 2015 Teklinks No comments

My fellow MVP Peter Nowak from Germany pointed me to this awesome kit on Amazon.de that has this vast array of sensors in it. It comes with 37 sensors and peripherals that can be controlled with a Raspberry PI2. It’s originally made for the PI B+, but as this is pin compatible with the PI 2 this works fine. It comes with a mini CD with sample code, but unfortunately this is all C - you need to compile it using GCC.

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DARPA is working on something way better than GPS

Friday, March 27, 2015 Teklinks No comments

When your location marker on Google Maps is pinging all over the place, it's usually due to temperamental GPS signal. DARPA thinks this isn't cutting it anymore, and is developing a "radically" new tech that will offer real-time position tracking -- something that'll work despite blind spots or jamming efforts.

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Memórias 3D NAND vão permitir SSDs com 10TB

Friday, March 27, 2015 Teklinks No comments

Quem usa um SSD já conhecerá as vantagens do acesso praticamente imediato e as elevadas velocidades que as memórias flash permitem face a um disco magnético convencional, mas poderá ter que gerir os seus conteúdos de forma a lidar com os seus tamanhos mais reduzidos.

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AngularJS Encryption and Three Way Binding Tutorial

Friday, March 27, 2015 Teklinks No comments

Welcome back to our blog series about how to get started quickly with AngularJS using the PubNub AngularJS library. In a couple of recent episodes, we covered a tiny but powerful example of how to create a realtime Angular Chat application in less than 100 lines of code, as well as how to extend the example with multiplexing.

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March 26, 2015