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Bitfountain teaches iOS Development by Building Real Applications

Folks who want to get into programming iOS apps often start with the basics of C/C++ and move onto Objective-C. This delves into the Cocoa programming library for building any type of Apple program. Another route is Swift which offers a similar programming environment for mobile developers. The only issue is finding the time to…

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Laracasts hosts the best Laravel PHP Screencasts

PHP developers already know the tremendous hurdle it takes to get into writing code. Beginners who only understand HTML/CSS will have an uphill battle – yet somewhere along the way it all starts to “click” and the process becomes so much more enjoyable. But how do you deal with that initial hike up the mountain?…

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Jobscribe collects Remote Job offers from Tech Startups

The tech world moves fast and it’s common for people to switch roles and jump ship to another company. This often comes with a pay raise, but more importantly it comes with experience. If you’re not well-connected then it can be tough to leverage job offers. So aside from online job boards, where else can…

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A YouTube Channel full of Interviews with Developers

A somewhat recent post on Reddit encouraged me to delve into a fascinating YouTube channel full of great advice from professional developers. The channel is named Christophe Limpalair and it contains over 35+ different interviews with some big name developers working at large companies. If you’re looking for inspiration or just some cool talks to…

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Watch YouTube while you Browse the Web

Have you ever wanted to browse the Internet while simultaneously enjoying a certain video? Granted some people may want this for pure entertainment, but developers and designers could use a feature like this to study tutorials or watch talks online. A new Google Chrome extension Sideplayer offers this functionality for completely free. You can install…

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The Web Designer’s Guide to Slimming your Site

There are many ways to minify the size of a website. First is to obviously minify the files themselves. Then comes database consolidation/clean-up, JS request minimaization, image optimization, etc. These techniques have been studied for decades by industry experts like Steve Souders and they are easily repeatable if you take the time to learn. A…

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Fight Against Shady UIs with Dark Patterns

How many times have you landed on a form where the “opt-in” checkbox was already checked? Well that’s recently been termed a dark UI pattern and it’s heavily discouraged among the UI/UX community. The website Dark Patterns fights against this kind of stuff by educating designers, developers, and users what to look for. Here’s a…

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