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April 30, 2016

Batch Resize Images in OS X With This Automator Script

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If you need to resize a ton of images on your Mac, Automator is the way to do it in one fell swoop. 9to5Mac shows off how to quickly make your own Automator service for doing just that. While Automator might be a little intimidating for new users, it’s pretty easy to get the hang of it.

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Caching best practices & max-age gotchas

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Posted 27 April 2016 - this post was brought to you by: procrastination!Getting caching right yields huge performance benefits, saves bandwidth, and reduces server costs, but many sites half-arse their caching, creating race conditions resulting in interdependent resources getting out of sync.

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MAPiNET e FEVIP satisfeitas com o bloqueio de 330 sites

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O famoso memorando de entendimento que facilita o processo de bloqueio de um site sem qualquer supervisão (nem sequer seguindo as regras definidas no próprio memorando) continua a ser aclamado como sendo altamente positivo pelas entidades envolvidas, que optam por ignorar a realidade: de que es

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April 29, 2016

Being A Developer After 40 — Free Code Camp

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Hi everyone, I am a forty-two years old self-taught developer, and this is my story. I started my career as a software developer at precisely 10am, on Monday October 6th, 1997, somewhere in the city of Olivos, just north of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The moment was Unix Epoch 876142800.

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April 28, 2016

Top web hacking techniques of 2015

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Yesterday we brought out the list of top 6 password cracking techniques used by hackers and cyber criminals. In continuation of the same series we today bring out the 10 top hacking techniques used by hackers in 2015.

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Use JavaScript closures efficiently

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Closures are used in Node.js pervasively in various forms to support Node's asynchronous and event-driven programming model. By having a good understanding of closures, you can ensure the functional correctness, stability, and scalability of the applications that you develop.

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Stop Opera’s New VPN from Leaking Your IP Address

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Last week, Opera added a VPN to the dev version of its browser, which was certainly good news. The bad news is that unlike the more robust VPNs it tries to replace, it leaks data that should be encrypted all over the place, namely your private IP address. Here’s how to fix it.

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Hands On Improving Google PageSpeed

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What You'll Be CreatingWhat Is Google PageSpeed? Google PageSpeed is a free tool that assesses the performance and usability of your website for mobile and desktop platforms. It's extra important because Google uses it in determining key elements of our SEO ranking, i.e.

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Updating CI Environments With Travis

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What would the process of updating the code and continuous integration environment look like in an ideal world? A developer [1] pushes code changes to a repository branch and they are immediately tested on a build server. When (s)he is satisfied with the results, he [2] creates a pull request.

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Front-End Performance: The Dark Side

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On April 1st, I spoke at the very first Fronteers Spring Conference. The theme of the whole conference was performance. For my presentation, I decided to try something a little bit different: instead of talking about techniques that lead to better client-side performance, I focused on security-sensitive situations in which performance can actually be a bug rather than a feature.

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30 Insanely Useful Websites You Probably Don’t Know About

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The Internet never ceases to amaze; it’s simultaneously the best resource for learning, the biggest tool for relieving boredom, and – ahem – the best place to see cats. Even if you’re an online ninja, you’ll never have seen it all – as of today, there are a mammoth one billion websites online.

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Let's Chat Application Using SignalR in MVC

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Here, I will be demonstrating an application to chat, including private chat, using SignalR. First, we need to know what SignalR is! SignalR is an open and free library which can be used to integrate real-time functionality in your web applications.

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April 27, 2016

Xiaomi Mi 5 review: This is how you build a flagship phone

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I’ve been itching to try the Mi 5 ever since Xiaomi first unveiled its flagship for 2016 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February. When I got a chance to take a closer, but brief look at it at the press event, it seemed to check all the boxes for what a smartphone should have, both inside and out.

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Angular 2 Vs. React

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In a previous blog post, we explored the differences between ReactJS and AngularJS, two popular front-end JavaScript frameworks. With the imminent release of Angular 2.0, we wanted to revisit this discussion and see how things have changed. Below we’ll look at how React and Angular 2.

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April 26, 2016

Nokia bought Withings to take on Apple's HealthKit

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Nokia just reentered the consumer market by acquiring well-regarded fitness tracker manufacturer Withings for $191 million. But why now, and why wearables? Nokia President Ramzi Haidamus explains that Nokia has been developing a digital health strategy called WellCare, something that sounds similar to Apple's HealthKit.

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The Software Developer’s Library

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A treasure trove of books for people who love code. Curated by Eric Elliott. Arranged by topic, loosely in learning order. I learned to code around the same time I learned to read and write. I loved computer games and I wanted to learn how to make my own. I loved games and stories about magic, and computers seemed about as close to magic as you can get.

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Lint your CSS with stylelint

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The following is a guest post by David Clark. David is the co-creator of a thing called Stylelint, a tool for keeping your CSS in shape. He does a great intro as to why you might need it himself, so take it away David... You write CSS. Probably a lot of CSS. And you make mistakes.

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