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Lauren Clapper11/08/14
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Want to Make a Google Play App? Android Tells You the Secrets to Success

To help all the developers how there who want in on this lucrative business, Android has released a "how-to" on what makes a Google Play App sell called "The Secrets to App Success on Google Play."

Anand Narayanaswamy11/08/14
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Review: Build Your Own Website - A Comic Guide to HTML, CSS, and WordPress

In order to work with WordPress, you need not require any prior knowledge in HTML and CSS. However, a basic idea of HTML and CSS always helps if you would like to build websites manually. No Starch Press has released an entirely different book with the title, Build Your Own Website.

Hubert Klein Ikkink11/07/14
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Awesome Asciidoctor: Table Column and Cell Alignment

Creating a table with Asciidoctor is a breeze.

Erich Styger11/07/14
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USB CDC with the FRDM-K64F, finally!

Sometimes I think that a problem should be solvable in a few minutes, and then it turns out that it lingers around for months. Very, very frustrating! Such a thing is getting the USB 4.1.1 stack running on the FRDM-K64F board. I have that board since April 2014, and it took me 7 months to get the FSL USB stack running on it.

Lauren Clapper11/07/14
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It’s Pi Season: Two New Features for Raspberry Fans

It's a good time to be a Pi lover with the new Pi-Top and Mozilla's Fx OS.

Lauren Clapper11/07/14
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Microsoft Wants You Back

Microsoft may not be as trendy and hip as Apple (see: Urban Dictionary’s definition of a “hipster”), but its three reveals this past week might be about to change all that.

John Cook11/07/14
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How well does sample range estimate range?

I’ve been doing some work with Focused Objective lately, and today the following question came up in our discussion. If you’re sampling from a uniform distribution, how many samples do you need before your sample range has an even chance of covering 90% of the population range?

Mehdi Daoudi11/07/14
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Seven Steps to Maximize Desktop Speed

In preparation for Black Friday and Cyber Monday (tis the season!), here are some tips to maximize the speed of your site to prepare for all the shoppers hopped up on turkey and leftovers.

Michael Georgiou11/07/14
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Why JavaScript Is and Will Continue to Be the First Choice of Programmers

The software industry is constantly evolving. Many languages that were cutting edge just a few years ago either look outdated or have been made completely redundant today. But not JavaScript.

Ian Skerrett11/06/14
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The Importance of Testing Interoperability: MQTT Test Day

A lot of work is being done developing standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), standards like MQTT, CoAP, etc. However, as most people appreciate, the implementation of a specific standard can be open for interpretation so testing for interoperability is the only way end-users can achieve this benefit. This is why I am pleased that we will be once again hosting an MQTT Interoperability Test Day.

Brian Swartzfager11/06/14
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Task-based web browsing: Grunt and the grunt-open plugin

So in the directory where this Gruntfile.js lives, I just have to type "grunt webhumor' in the command, and Grunt will open the appropriate sites. Not a huge timesaver, but kinda cool.

Bozhidar Bozhanov11/06/14
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On Java Generics and Erasure

Get a quick tutorial on type erasure.

Hubert Klein Ikkink11/06/14
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Awesome Asciidoctor: CSV and DSV Tables

With Asciidoctor we can create tables where the header and rows are in CSV (Comma Separated Values) and DSV (Delimiter Separated Values) format.

Swizec Teller11/06/14
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Kids, Always Remember to Clear Your Intervals

Impress your boss and colleagues with this quick tutorial on how to code moving graphs. Beautiful!

Rob Galanakis11/06/14
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Technical Debt Takes Many Forms

Most people are familiar with “technical debt” in terms of code or architectural problems that slow down development. There are other forms of technical debt, though, that can be overlooked.