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October 31, 2016

Graceful shutdown with Node.js and Kubernetes

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This article helps you to understand what graceful shutdown is, what are the main benefits of it and how can you set up the graceful shutdown of a Kubernetes application. We’ll discuss how you can validate and benchmark this process, and what are the most common mistakes that you should avoid.

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Building Node-based APIs with the LoopBack Framework

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APIs are increasingly becoming one of the most important aspects of development, no matter what platform you choose. Whether you’re building an API for public consumption or simply creating the back end for your mobile application, being able to rapidly set up and design APIs can be a great benefit for developers.

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Using Yarn with Docker

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Facebook recently released Yarn, a new Node.js package manager built on top of the npm registry, massively reducing install times and shipping a deterministic build out of the box. Determinism has always been a problem with npm, and solutions like npm shrinkwrap are not working well. This makes hard to use a npm-based system for multiple developers and on continuous integration. Also, npm slowness in case of complex package.json files causes long build times, representing a serious blocker when using Docker for local development.

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October 30, 2016

Why I think Elm is the Future of Front End Development

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Elm is a ML-style functional language with enforced immutability that compiles down to optimized JavaScript. It solves a lot of problems that developers writing JavaScript end up facing in a day-to-day workflow. I believe that it is going to be the future of front end development.

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Tesla unveils its solar roof and Powerwall 2

Sunday, October 30, 2016 Teklinks No comments

At Universal Studios in Los Angeles Tesla CEO Elon Musk showed off the company's solar roof-top panels, new $5,500 Powerwall 2 high-capacity residential battery pack and Powerpack 2 for businesses. Musk and company have been teasing the photovoltaic cell-embedded rooftop panels for a few weeks.

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October 29, 2016

Tesla Powerpack 2 duplica a densidade energética

Saturday, October 29, 2016 Teklinks No comments

O futuro 100% eléctrico com que todos sonhamos vai obrigar a repensar a infraestrutura de distribuição e geração de energia, e a Tesla quer estar na linha da frente com os produtos necessários para o permitir, como é o caso do seu Powerkpack, que passa a ter o dobro da densidade de energia.

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Top 5 Programming Fonts

Saturday, October 29, 2016 Teklinks No comments

Everyone has their ideal development setup, and many have spent countless hours customizing it to perfectly suit their needs. Outside of a color scheme, the next typical change is the font in use and every year new fonts are introduced giving us more to choose from than ever before.

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October 28, 2016

Bring Your Android App to Chromebooks

Friday, October 28, 2016 Teklinks No comments

Ask any developer to name the biggest challenge of developing for Android, and chances are they’re going to say fragmentation. Creating an app that’s flexible enough to run across the huge range of devices that fall under the ‘Android’ banner is a huge headache that most Android developers have experienced at some point.

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WTF is machine learning?

Friday, October 28, 2016 Teklinks No comments

While the number of headlines about machine learning might lead one to think that we just discovered something profoundly new, the reality is that the technology is nearly as old as computing.

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October 27, 2016

Webpack or Browserify & Gulp: Which Is Better?

Thursday, October 27, 2016 Teklinks No comments

As web applications grow increasingly complex, making your web app scalable becomes of the utmost importance. Whereas in the past writing ad-hoc JavaScript and jQuery would suffice, nowadays building a web app requires a much greater degree of discipline and formal software development practices, such as: Unit tests to ensure modifications to your code don’t break existing functionality, Linting to ensure consistent coding style free of errors, Production builds that differ from development builds.

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Wi-Fi Alliance certifica finalmente o WiGig

Thursday, October 27, 2016 Teklinks No comments

Há anos que ouvimos falar das promessas do WiGig, mas parece que finalmente vamos começar a ver os benefícios do 802.11ad em breve, e das suas velocidades multi-gigabit. O consórcio Wi-Fi Alliance lançou finalmente um programa de certificação para o WiGig (202.

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It’s Game Time for the Web

Thursday, October 27, 2016 Teklinks No comments

Just as he sciences the shit out of the mobile devices that our users have and their constraints, we need to do the same as web developers on doing everything that we can to build experiences that work.

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Watch Microsoft's Surface event in 10 minutes

Thursday, October 27, 2016 Teklinks No comments

Microsoft had no shortage of announcements at its big Surface event. The Surface Studio all-in-one was undoubtedly the centerpiece, but the tech pioneer also unveiled a supercharged Surface Book, low-cost third-party VR headsets, the art-oriented Surface Dial accessory and a major Windows 10 update that's focused on creators.

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JavaScript for Web Designers: DOM Scripting

Thursday, October 27, 2016 Teklinks No comments

Before we do anything with a page, you and I need to have a talk about something very important: the Document Object Model. There are two purposes to the DOM: providing JavaScript with a map of all the elements on our page, and providing us with a set of methods for accessing those elements, their attributes, and their contents.

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October 26, 2016

Is Model-View-Controller dead on the front end?

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Teklinks No comments

More and more front-end developers are adopting unidirectional architectures. So what’s the future for the classic Model-View-Controller (MVC) approach? In order to understand how we got to this point, let’s first review the evolution of front-end architecture.

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Freebie: 5 Fantastic Bootstrap Footers

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Teklinks No comments

Last time we shared with you a collection of 5 Free Bootstrap 3 Headers that can be used to kick-start any new project. Today we’ve got for you more awesome freebies and this time they are 5 ready-to-use footers templates.

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Top Web Apps Designed to Smooth Your Design Workflow

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Teklinks No comments

The web apps below in combination with these productivity tips will help you improve your workflow. So here they are: Clarify Expected Outcomes. Just as can often be more than a single solution to an ambiguous requirement, expectations that are not put forth clearly can lead to unexpected or unintended results.

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October 25, 2016

XIAOMI Mi4C 4G por apenas 108€

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Teklinks No comments

Comprar um smartphone pode ser uma dor de cabeça. Hoje em dia há soluções para todos os gostos , feitios e carteiras, pelo que há mesmo só que saber escolher o que se pretende. A Xiaomi é conhecida por ter smartphones com boa qualidade e preço altamente competitivo.

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