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by:Juana Villa
Mind blowing!
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Simplify Your Workload with One Tool
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I don't think I shared it for how to catch a bullshitter, but more for the good points to think about in how we work.  A lot of this may be standard operating procedures in their daily lives and others may not.  

My big takeaway is understanding the problem objectively and asking the right questions before forging ahead,.  What problem is this going to solve, what are the costs (not just $$ but time/people),

Some good points for day to day work process.
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by:Jeffrey Dake
I totally agree, there are some good points in there about questions we should ask ourselves before we continue developing. I have seen plenty of "refactors" that made the code more reusable but there were no plans to reuse the code. By the time another developer got the chance to reuse it, the original assumptions were no longer valid and another refactor was needed.

As developers we should always be trying to balance how we solve problems with the benefits of how we solve them.
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Flash: Good Bye and Good Riddance
Unlike yesterday's potentially overblown news about the demise of MS Paint—which was met with mixed feelings—I am quite happy to see the news of Adobe finally putting an end-date on support for Flash. It was a technology that was certainly helpful at solving the problem of online video and interactive games back in the early days, but its misuses (Flash-based site navigation, I'm looking at you!) performance inefficiencies, and security holes mean it's long past time to let it go.

I can certainly sympathize with anyone that still has Flash-based solutions they'll need to replace, though. Perhaps there'll be a nice market for developers to work on doing these conversions?

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/07/with-html5-webgl-javascript-ascendant-adobe-to-cease-flash-dev-at-end-of-2020/
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by:Lucas Bishop
The first time I ever saw a site built entirely in Flash, I thought it was the coolest thing evar!
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Command Line Tips and Tricks
Command Line Tips and Tricks

The command line is a powerful tool at the disposal of every Linux user. Although Linux distros come with beautiful user interfaces, it's worthwhile to learn the command line because it allows you to do a number of things that you otherwise cannot do from the GUI.  

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by:Christ Harold
I have already enrolled and looking forward to complete the certification. Thanks for the update
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by:Brian Matis
This kind of stuff is always fun for me to read about. One thing to note however, is that the BMW logo explanation is a bit contentious. I've seen it commonly stated (such as in your article) that it was based on a propeller, but that may be incorrect:
https://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/07/bmw-roundel-not-born-from-planes/
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by:Rakesh Patel
That's also true Brian. We just analyst many sites for logo design meaning but every where most of the sites denotes the same. Even though I make a note for your valuable comments...
Thanks...
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Shout out to Julian Hansen and Slick182 for an Excellent Explanation on what a PHP class is https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29041131/Tell-me-if-I'm-explaining-this-correctly.html

Pure knowledge of the subject matter allows for an easy to understand explanation and solution.
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HOW TO EARN MONEY FROM ANDROID APP

...Regardless of the app platform, every app is expected to generate some considerable amount from it. There are numerous articles, questions, and blogs circulating on the internet “how to earn money from an app,” it is indeed one of the most sensitive and widely asked questions by app developers and business owners.

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by:Daniella Barion
It's not an easy journey. The users need to see value on the functionalities offered and have a good experience. Some good luck might speed up this process.
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Apple is no longer just for the tech-savvy millennial and professional crowd. Check out today's product release, where developers as young as 7 and as old as 84 are releasing new apps to the App Store. https://www.apple.com/apple-events/june-2017/
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by:Joseph Hornsey
Wait... Apple users are "tech-savvy"?  Huh.
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PowerShell Core for Advanced Linux Administrators
PowerShell Core for Advanced Linux Administrators

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by:Brian Matis
Glad to see it happening! There's a lot of room for improvement in this area...
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by:Daniella Barion
I think this is related to the importance of the user's experience.
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This is an amazingly simply way to make an Electron desktop application from a webpage. I love it :D
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by:Brian Matis
And I wonder if it works with browser notifications? Those notifs can be pretty handy for something like Hipchat.
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by:Brandon Lyon
Electron has a notifications API so it could probably work if one decided to add that. I can't tell if Nativifier does that or not and I haven't tried yet.
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Was happy to have a tool like www.newrelic.com. Had an issue where only certain users were experiencing a slow load time. Turned to be code executing too many unnecessary queries that was exposed by looking at long transactions on new relic. Made it a lot easier to find something that otherwise might have taken awhile to narrow down.
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I'm glad to see Liquidweb is a new topic here. They have been my web host of choice since about 2008 or 9 and I have twenty some posts here on why I like LW https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28434976/recommend-a-hosting-provider.html#a40069498

They completely helped me from migration from a previous host and through several critical server upgrades VPS -> dedicated windows server 2003->2008->2012.  Whenever I have an issue, the person that takes the ticket is friendly and very knowledgeable. Other hosting services I have used, a help call or ticket starts at a low level and has to get escalated. At LW, 99% of the time, the person that you initially contact is the person that fixes the issue be it by submitted ticket or a panicky phone call.

One of the add on services I use for my dedicated server is continuous back up on my SQL Server drive. I have client billing systems on this server and one time did encounter a crash. Because of the continuous back up, no data was lost and everything was restored in quick manner.
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Nice! Thanks for the tip :-)
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