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August 31, 2016

Angular-CLI Meets Webpack

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Teklinks No comments

A few months ago I tried my hand at the angular-cli. It was nice but it had enough deterrents to keep me away until the team worked some things out. Foremost was the incredibly slow app refresh during development due to SystemJS loading every file dynamically —definitely a deal breaker.

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Journey to HTTP/2

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Teklinks No comments

It has been quite some time since I last wrote through my blog and the reason is not being able to find enough time to put into it. I finally got some time today and thought to put some of it writing about HTTP.

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20 Protips For Writing Modern CSS

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Teklinks No comments

In this post we want to share with you a collection of 20 useful conventions and best practices that are recommend by the CSS community. Some are tailored more towards beginners, and some are a bit advanced, but we hope everyone will find a cool trick they didn’t know about. Enjoy!

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August 30, 2016

August 29, 2016

Android From Scratch: Hardware Sensors

Monday, August 29, 2016 Teklinks No comments

One of the things that makes developing for mobile devices different from other platforms is that a mobile phone or tablet is packed full of sensors and other hardware that developers can take advantage of for data input. In this tutorial you will be introduced to the Android sensor framework.

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August 28, 2016

Dockerizing a Node App

Sunday, August 28, 2016 Teklinks No comments

This isn't going to be particularly new information if you're a Docker expert, but it was a bunch of things that caught me when I first started using Docker and Node. We're going to walk through taking a "Hello World" example node server and Dockerizing it.

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Six innovative rooftop solar technologies

Sunday, August 28, 2016 Teklinks No comments

It's never been easier to give your house a solar roof. Falling manufacturing costs and increasing demand have led to a number of fascinating new solar products in recent years, including roof shingles with integrated solar cells, modular solar arrays and even efficient thermal tiles made from glass.

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August 27, 2016

Best Practices for Building a Microservice Architecture

Saturday, August 27, 2016 Teklinks No comments

Complexity has managed to creep in to your product. It's become increasingly difficult to evolve it at the pace you once could. It's time to look for a better way of doing things. Microservice architectures promise to keep your teams moving fast... but also come with a new set of challenges.

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Offline content with service workers

Saturday, August 27, 2016 Teklinks No comments

Service workers can do a lot more than make web pages work offline but for most people, myself included, this will be their first experience with them. I recently implemented a simple offline page for my blog and was surprised with how easy it was. Full of confidence, I wanted to do more.

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August 26, 2016

Optimize Your Mobile Application for Google

Friday, August 26, 2016 Teklinks No comments

Have you ever wondered how those mysterious links pointing to apps appear in your search results when you search the web with Google? How can app developers make sure their apps are displayed here? In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how to achieve this effect for your apps.

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Xiaomi apresenta o Redmi Note 4

Friday, August 26, 2016 Teklinks No comments

Mesmo estando a sofrer com a concorrência de marcas como a Huawei e Oppo, a Xiaomi parece não se deixar desmotivar e avança com mais um smartphone de luxo a preço de saldo: o Redmi Note 4. O Redmi Note 4 é um smartphone com ecrã Full HD de 5.

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The technology behind preview photos

Friday, August 26, 2016 Teklinks No comments

First impressions matter, whether you're on a first date, in a job interview, or just choosing new decorations for your house. Some of the first things you see when you visit someone's profile or page on Facebook are the pictures.

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August 25, 2016

Document your Already Existing APIs with Swagger

Thursday, August 25, 2016 Teklinks No comments

We recently covered speeding your restful api development with Swagger. The article is really clear on how to use swagger, and I would suggest you read it first before going through this. The article however starts with an API from scratch. But this may not be the case for some of us.

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A Web Audio experiment: detecting piano notes

Thursday, August 25, 2016 Teklinks No comments

OK full disclosure, the title should probably be “A failed Web Audio experiment…”. Never mind, what follows below is a journey through learning the Web Audio API and attempting to make a nifty little app. I succeeded on all counts with the exception of producing the app.

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A few HTML tips ★ Mozilla Hacks – the Web developer blog

Thursday, August 25, 2016 Teklinks No comments

A while ago I wrote an article with some CSS tips, now it’s time to give some polish to our HTML! In this article I’ll share some tips and advice about HTML code. Some of this guidance will be best suited for beginners – how to properly build paragraphs, use headings, or improve forms, but we will also discuss SVG sprites for icons, a somewhat more advanced topic.

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Why Aren’t You Asking Questions?

Thursday, August 25, 2016 Teklinks No comments

It’s the kickoff meeting. You are the lead designer on the project, and this is the first meeting with everyone in the room. Your client is reciting her wish list, and you’re taking diligent notes—probably with cute, relatable doodles. An hour passes, and you’ve barely said a sentence.

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