For you Python users who have been unwilling (or unable) to upgrade to version 3, there’s yet another reason to get motivated: python.org has released Python 2.7.18, the absolute last official release for Python 2. While it doesn’t add much in terms of features, it does act as a milestone. This release comes after official…
The suddenly strained unemployment systems often run on a 60-year-old programming language, COBOL. So, how can you learn it, make big bucks, and save lots of state agencies that need new code to deal with all the new government stimulus programs?
Culture and science are happening in real-time during the worldwide COVID-19 epidemic, which means that Apple and Google are working together in collaboration with health and governmental organizations and rapidly publishing specifications and standards.
As we increase our social distancing efforts and have fewer people around us, building connections and socializing becomes ever more important for our mental health. We spend a lot of time at work and a decreasing amount of time socializing outside of it, so turning some of that work time into a social time can serve two purposes. For it to be effective, though, you can’t just push socializing initiatives alone.
Writing a technical spec increases the chances of having a successful project, service, or feature that all stakeholders involved are satisfied with. It decreases the chances of something going horribly wrong during implementation and even after you’ve launched your product.
When we built the game as a single-page app and queried the domain, it was such a memory hog. The game jam was over, but I couldn’t let it go. It kept bugging me. Was it Vue.js? Was it Netlify? Was it our hacky code? I had to find out.
Like a lot of you, I’m pretty glued to the news these days, trying to balance unease with calm realism. In trying times like these, we look for resources for critical information and ways to help people less fortunate than us. That’s the good news; the better angels of our nature see difficult situations—fires in…
Open source software is becoming more and more popular. Here's how you can create a plan to ensure that your open source implementation is secure as well as effective.
In this article, we’ll discuss some of the problems driving innovation in modern web development. Then we’ll dive into the basics of event-driven architecture (EDA), which tries to address these problems by thinking about back-end architecture in a novel way.
We're 100% remote, as of Monday. And one of the critical tools that helps us work securely is our VPN. This article covers how we made our decision and best practices to follow.