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  • Quick and dirty usability testing

    Quick and dirty usability testing

    Leah Buley outlines two quick usability tests that should be repeated throughout a project to ensure your design isn't veering off-course    
    - 12 Sep 13, 10:14am -
  • Heffalumps and user experience

    Heffalumps and user experience

    Instead of wasting time developing features based on untested hypotheses that turn out to be incorrect, ideas should be tested as early as possible so that less useful assumptions can be discarded    
    - 11 Sep 13, 9:47am -
  • Clare Sutcliffe on teaching kids to code

    Clare Sutcliffe on teaching kids to code

    Code Club's CEO - Clare Sutcliffe - talks about starting Code Club, her inspiration, her plans for a global future and the simple joy of helping kids learn to code    
    - 9 Sep 13, 10:39am -
  • Embrace failure

    Embrace failure

    In an extract from his book, Why We Fail, Victor Lombardi explains what experience designers can learn from past failures    
    - 2 Sep 13, 6:00am -
  • Create slick HTML5 animations

    Create slick HTML5 animations

    Modern browsers have several dedicated animation technologies built in. Martin Görner showcases the top four to try in your next project    
    - 30 Aug 13, 8:05am -
  • Make HTML5 apps with Sencha, part two

    Make HTML5 apps with Sencha, part two

    In the final part of this tutorial, Sencha’s Daniel Gallo discusses mobile app development and how to connect a mobile HTML5 app to an ASP.NET Web API backend    
    - 29 Aug 13, 6:03am -
  • 10 tips for HTML5 games development

    10 tips for HTML5 games development

    Brian McHarg's strategies for successful cross-browser, cross-platform games development with HTML5    
    - 28 Aug 13, 12:58pm -
  • Five killer ways to use minimalism

    Five killer ways to use minimalism

    Most designers love simplicity. But as Gene Crawford explains, minimalist design isn’t simply a matter of taking things away    
    - 28 Aug 13, 10:00am -
  • Relly Annett-Baker on her love of words

    Relly Annett-Baker on her love of words

    Content designer/strategist Relly Annett-Baker talks about RWD challenges, getting the better of writer’s block – and the terrible lives of playwrights    
    - 28 Aug 13, 6:00am -
  • History of a branding rockstar

    History of a branding rockstar

    In an extract from his book, Brandiing, WooThemes co-founder Adii Pienaar tells the story of how he built his personal brand and how it helped him succeed    
    - 27 Aug 13, 10:24am -

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Codeacademy Blog

  • Updates to Codecademy Paths

    Updates to Codecademy Paths

    We launched new versions of our Web Development, Programming and Computer Science, Code Foundations, and Data Science Paths with new content that provides extra practice, deeper curriculum, and instructional videos.
    - 6 days ago, 9 Aug 18, 12:01am -
  • FAQ: Codecademy Go

    FAQ: Codecademy Go

    Answers to frequently asked questions about Codecademy Go, our new mobile app for iOS and Android that makes it easier than ever to practice and review coding concepts on the go.
    - 14 days ago, 1 Aug 18, 11:36am -
  • Data Science Jobs: How (and Why) to Land One

    Data Science Jobs: How (and Why) to Land One

    Data science is one of this century's hottest fields, but breaking in is still a little confusing. This is a step-by-step guide to landing your first gig.
    - 14 days ago, 1 Aug 18, 10:44am -
  • Thinking About Errors in Your Code Differently

    Thinking About Errors in Your Code Differently

    Great programmers know that errors are part of the process. We'll teach you how to find the solutions to errors while learning something new from each one.
    - 22 days ago, 24 Jul 18, 11:07am -
  • MySpace and the Coding Legacy it Left Behind

    MySpace and the Coding Legacy it Left Behind

    For an entire generation, MySpace was a gateway to writing code. We looked back on the site's code editor and explained how it led to the site’s downfall.
    - 28 days ago, 18 Jul 18, 3:53pm -
  • Today’s Tech is Changing the Future of Work

    Today’s Tech is Changing the Future of Work

    Workers in all industries are being asked to do more and learn more. The future of work may mean wearing multiple hats—one of which is coding.
    - 33 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 6:20pm -
  • Test Conversations: How I Wrote the Latest Alexa Course

    Test Conversations: How I Wrote the Latest Alexa Course

    To write our newest Amazon Alexa course, I hit all kinds of constraints. But constraints breed creativity. Here's how I created a new testing methodology for the course.
    - 48 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 11:14am -
  • Use Tech Skills to Land a Remote Job

    Use Tech Skills to Land a Remote Job

    25% of users told us they started coding because they want to work remotely. We explained which technical skills you need to make remote work your reality.
    - 50 days ago, 26 Jun 18, 4:35pm -
  • What is Computer Programming?

    What is Computer Programming?

    What is the difference between coding and programming? And what is programming, really? Learn from a journalist turned coder who breaks it down, step-by-step.
    - 62 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 5:54pm -
  • How to Add Codecademy to Your Resume

    How to Add Codecademy to Your Resume

    With help from the experts at AngelList and Paysa, we explained how to communicate your technical skills on your resume and online career profiles.
    - 70 days ago, 5 Jun 18, 6:36pm -

Dr. Dobb's: Mobile

Dr. Dobb's: Web Development

Linux Format

  • Cool, calm and collected
    Buy it now!Read a sampleHave GNU/Linux distributions fallen into a dull routine of refresh and release? It would be easy for a casual user to get the idea that Linux distros aren’t innovating. Indeed, years can pass between major releases for l…
    - 16 days ago, 30 Jul 18, 5:22am -
  • Open alternatives
    Buy it now!Read a sampleI installed LineageOS 15.1 (Android 8.1 Oreo) on my “ageing” OnePlus Two recently. It’s running beautifully, better than ever I’d say, with improved battery life and bang up-to-date security and support updates. Wi…
    - 43 days ago, 3 Jul 18, 5:49am -
  • Getting to Gnome you.
    Buy it now!Read a sampleAre you enjoying the Bionic Beaver yet? After two years of a faultless 16.04 LTS install, my work PC sailed smoothly along with an error-free upgrade to 18.04 LTS. So long Unity, hello Gnome. Was it Gnome sweet Gnome fo…
    - 72 days ago, 4 Jun 18, 7:47am -
  • Paint the town orange!
    Buy it now!Read a sampleI for one am genuinely excited by the latest release of Ubuntu. Canonical is no stranger to controversial decisions, but it feels recent moves – switching back to Gnome, abandoning convergence devices – have enabled it…
    - 98 days ago, 9 May 18, 4:12am -
  • Pi-mageddon!
    Buy it now!Read a sampleAfter 152 issues and almost 12 years (October 2006) Linux Format Towers has finally been able to afford a fresh lick of paint, but don’t panic! All your favourite sections remain intact and as they were. They’re hopef…
    - 9 Apr 18, 9:03am -
  • Stop them spying!
    Buy it now!Read a sampleThe UK’s “Snooper’s Charter” was described as “the most extreme surveillance law ever passed in a democracy” by the Open Rights Group. The Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act (DRIPA) has been ruled unla…
    - 12 Mar 18, 5:35am -
  • Linux in 60 minutes!
    Buy it now!Read a sampleThere’s never been a better time to start using Linux and you’ve never had a better chance than with this month’s issue of Linux Format! We’re packing the ideal Linux starter pack with a bootable Live Disc that you…
    - 7 Feb 18, 8:50am -
  • Build it yourself
    Buy it now!Read a sampleI’ve always built my own PCs. Perhaps it’s the maker in me, but why pay someone else to have all the fun, when I can do as good a job myself? The sad truth is – while I’ve built other systems – my main home syste…
    - 12 Jan 18, 7:38am -
  • Your own supercomputer
    Buy it now!Read a sampleCan you feel it? The thrilling static in the air? It’sbecause the world’s top 500 supercomputers are nowall run on Linux. The last couple of non-Linux Chineseholdouts have dropped out of the list, superseded by newer…
    - 19 Dec 17, 7:15am -
  • Your own supercomputer
    Buy it now!Read a sampleCan you feel it? The thrilling static in the air? It’sbecause the world’s top 500 supercomputers are nowall run on Linux. The last couple of non-Linux Chineseholdouts have dropped out of the list, superseded by newer…
    - 19 Dec 17, 7:14am -
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Janine Just, Inc.
Janine Just, Inc.
Janine Just, Inc.

Mac Format

  • A new way to wear your fitness tracker

    A new way to wear your fitness tracker

    Wearable tech is proving to be this year’s big thing, and is likely to grow even more popular with the release of iOS 8 and its HealthKit app. And along with new wearable gadgets, third-party accessories will surely follow. As a Fitbit user, I real…
    - 10 Jun 14, 7:41am -
  • Subscribe and save £10!

    Subscribe and save £10!

    Get £10 off for one week only! This week only we are offering an extra £10 off purchases of print subscriptions and special editions on myfavouritemagazines.co.uk. Choose any magazine, including MacFormat, spending a minimum of £25 and you will r…
    - 5 Jun 14, 7:01pm -
  • New pro Lytro camera coming – but will it be better than the disappointing first version?

    New pro Lytro camera coming – but will it be better than the disappointing first version?

    When I reviewed the original Lytro camera for MacFormat, I was disappointed. It was such an exciting premise – taking ‘focus-less’ photos where you had the creative control to refocus the shot after you’d taken it – and it looked weird and…
    - 22 Apr 14, 8:00am -
  • Revealed: Razer’s iOS 7 games controller and app

    Revealed: Razer’s iOS 7 games controller and app

    We’ve received images and information about Project Kazuyo, an unannounced iOS 7 games controller that’s being developed by Razer, which specialises in gaming-focussed PCs and peripherals. It will be an case-style controller, and will feature re-…
    - 31 Mar 14, 8:58am -
  • Save on a MacFormat subscription in our Spring offer!

    Save on a MacFormat subscription in our Spring offer!

    Our Spring Sale is on! Save up to 45% on a print magazine subscription in our Spring Sale. We’re celebrating Spring and the inspiration it gives us by discounting all our magazines. Why not treat yourself to a subscription to MacFormat, starting fr…
    - 18 Mar 14, 10:23am -
  • 1Password 4

    1Password 4

    1Password is a system for storing and managing sensitive data, much of which integrates with web browsers. As the app’s name suggests, much of it centres around online login details – it can rapidly create and deploy complex passwords, increasing…
    - 28 Feb 14, 5:51am -
  • Get Parallels Access on an Extended Trial!

    Get Parallels Access on an Extended Trial!

    With Parallels Access, you can use your Mac or Windows PC applications on your iPad, from anywhere where you have an internet connection. Need Microsoft Office on the move? No problem – if you have it on your Mac, you can remotely access it on your…
    - 5 Feb 14, 11:21am -
  • Free Mac Pro desktop pictures – in 4K!

    Free Mac Pro desktop pictures – in 4K!

      The new Mac Pro is here – and so is MacFormat’s official verdict. The new issue of the magazine, out today, is packed with information about it, including benchmarks, advice on which build-to-order options are worth spending money on, details…
    - 29 Jan 14, 4:47am -
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    Get 50% off any iSkysoft application!

    iSkysoft has a great range of Mac applications, and with MacFormat's exclusive offer, you can get 50% off any of them! Just use our special offer code when you order.
    - 15 Jan 14, 5:42am -
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    January Subscription Sale!

    Throughout January, you can save up to 52% on a subscription to your favourite Future Publishing titles, including MacFormat. Prices start from £13.99 check them out at My Favourite Magazines. Subscriptions to MacFormat start at £23.49, when you p…
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PC Format

    SourceForge: Blog

    • newToday in Tech – 1994
      On this day in 1994 Windows 95 programmer Benjamin Slivka suggested to his coworkers via email that a World Wide Web browser be included as a feature for ...The post Today in Tech – 1994 appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog.
      - 5 hours ago, 15 Aug 18, 12:12am -
    • Projects of the Week, August 13, 2018

      Projects of the Week, August 13, 2018

      Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: TuxGuitar TuxGuitar is a multitrack guitar tablature editor and player written in ...The post Projects of the Week, August 13, 2018 appeared first on Sou…
      - 2 days ago, 13 Aug 18, 12:20am -
    • Why Join an Open Source Software Foundation?
      Many developers often find several aspects of establishing an open source project to be overwhelming. Apart from building up the software itself, open source project developers have to ...The post Why Join an Open Source Software Foundation? appeare…
      - 5 days ago, 10 Aug 18, 12:12am -
    • Today in Tech – 1995
      On this day in 1995 American computer services company Netscape Communications Corp. went public after generating US$16.6 million in revenue over the course of 12 months. The company ...The post Today in Tech – 1995 appeared first on SourceForge C…
      - 7 days ago, 8 Aug 18, 12:15am -
    • Projects of the Week, August 6, 2018

      Projects of the Week, August 6, 2018

      Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: Universal Media Server Universal Media Server is a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server ...The post Projects of the Week, August 6, 2018 appeared first on So…
      - 9 days ago, 6 Aug 18, 12:07am -
    • August 2018, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – Clonezilla

      August 2018, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – Clonezilla

      For our August “Staff Pick” Project of the Month, we selected Clonezilla, a partition and disk imaging/cloning program similar to True Image®. It saves and restores only used ...The post August 2018, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – Cl…
      - 12 days ago, 3 Aug 18, 12:29am -
    • Today in Tech – 1967
      On this day in 1967 computer scientist and retired Navy Reservist Grace Murray Hopper was recalled to active duty by the US Navy. Hopper had been in the ...The post Today in Tech – 1967 appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog.
      - 14 days ago, 1 Aug 18, 12:24am -
    • August 2018, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – avidemux

      August 2018, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – avidemux

      For our August “Community Choice” Project of the Month, the community elected avidemux, a free video editor to cut, filter, and encode projects. Avidemux is designed for simple ...The post August 2018, “Community Choice” Project of the Month…
      - 14 days ago, 1 Aug 18, 12:18am -
    • Projects of the Week, July 30, 2018

      Projects of the Week, July 30, 2018

      Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: The FreeType Project FreeType is written in C. It is designed to ...The post Projects of the Week, July 30, 2018 appeared first on SourceForge Community…
      - 16 days ago, 30 Jul 18, 12:16am -
    • Marketing Open Source Projects
      Do open source software need marketing? It’s easy to think they don’t since they’re already free and marketing is only about selling something. But in a talk at the ...The post Marketing Open Source Projects appeared first on SourceForge Comm…
      - 19 days ago, 27 Jul 18, 12:13am -

    TechRepublic: Linux and Open Source

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