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3 Open Source Alternatives to Using the Google Maps API

Posted 13 hours ago

The rise of data mining, mobile applications and social media, among many others, has dramatically changed the face of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and what they can accomplish. This has led to the creation of tools suited to various use cases. [Link]

Why API Developers Loveto Use GitHub

Posted 40 hours ago

GitHub is one of the most popular forms of source control for API development, boasting a community of over 11 million users and 27 million projects. In a recent post on the Nordic APIs Blog, Kristopher Sandoval discussed why developers love the service. [Link]

A List Apart: The Full Feed

This week's sponsor: TeamGantt

Posted 5 days ago

Keep your projects on track and your clients up to date with intuitive project scheduling from our sponsor TeamGantt. [Link]


Posted 5 days ago

A note from the editors: We’re pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 5 of Ethan Marcotte’s new book, Responsive Design: Patterns & Principles, available now from A Book Apart.Over the past few years, we’ve been learning how to adapt our layouts to the infinite canvas of the web. Our sites can be viewed on any size screen, at any … [Link]

How would I create a code for something like this?

Posted 109 minutes ago

Forum: PHP Posted By: total211 Post Time: 11-29-2015 at 01:49 AM [Link]

Why isn't my Parallax scrolling code working?

Posted 5 hours ago

Forum: JavaScript Posted By: tezelia Post Time: 11-28-2015 at 09:32 PM [Link] news & announcements

PHP 5.6.16 is available

Posted 3 days ago

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.16. Several bugs have been fixed. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version. For source downloads of PHP 5.6.16 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog. [Link]

PHP 7.0.0 RC 8 Released

Posted 3 days ago

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.0 RC 8. This is the thirteenth pre-release of the new PHP 7 major series. All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully, and report any bugs and incompatibilities in the bug tracking system. THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW – DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION! PHP … [Link]

Latest News from MySQL

Oracle Announces General Availability of MySQL 5.7

Posted 6 weeks ago

New version of the world’s most popular open source database is up to 3x faster than MySQL 5.6 in benchmark tests [Link]

Oracle Announces Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL and New MySQL Enterprise Edition Extensions

Posted 11 weeks ago

Oracle To help customers simplify management of complex IT environments, Oracle is extending Oracle Enterprise Manager capabilities to MySQL databases. With this new offering, customers can manage complex deployments of Oracle technologies that include MySQL, either on-premises or in a cloud. Existing users of Oracle Enterprise Manager can now easily add MySQL to their environments. Oracle is also announcing new … [Link]


Cómo es por dentro un Data Center de Google

Posted 11 months ago

Para hacernos una idea de cómo son por dentro estos edificios, en los cuales parece que se toman en serio aspectos como la seguridad. The post Cómo es por dentro un Data Center de Google appeared first on WebSEO. [Link]

Google: 2014 en búsquedas

Posted 11 months ago

Estas han sido las tendencias de búsqueda en 2014 según Google The post Google: 2014 en búsquedas appeared first on WebSEO. [Link]


Video: 4 Things You Can Do to Make Your Site Faster

Posted 8 weeks ago

Chis cialis commercial actors ; plavix side effects of stopping ; clomid instructions ; clomidgeneric-online ; plavix half life Coyier of CSS Tricks gave a talk at the recent The post Video: 4 Things You Can Do to Make Your Site Faster appeared first on Webmonkey. [Link]

The Two Flavors of a ‘One Web’ Approach: Responsive vs. Adaptive

Posted 3 years ago

[Editor’s note: The following is a guest post from Igor Faletski, CEO of Mobify, which provides tools for adapting web sites for smartphones and tablets.] You’ve probably heard people say we’re living in a “post-PC world.” What does that mean for web developers? It means that 30% to 50% of your website’s traffic now comes from mobile devices. It means that … [Link]

Build Internet

Find Your Five Minute Culture

Posted 12 months ago

If I spent five minutes alone with a random person in your company, would I get the right impression? Earlier this week I spoke on a panel about company culture. Culture is a whale of a topic, but this panel’s common thread was how to grow something that works. Once you hit your stride, how do you actually explain it … [Link]

Why Your Agency Experience is Perfect for Startups

Posted 12 months ago

You got hired because you have a passion for brands and were able to talk intelligently to the client about Snapchat. You always thought you’d be doing something that had an impact on consumers. Clearly, writing Facebook posts for a cheese client wasn’t what you had in mind when you envisioned your career at a marketing agency. So you’ve realized … [Link]

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How Portable Solar Power Is Set To Take Over

Posted 9 weeks ago

With increasing pressure from alternative energy sources, it is not surprising that this movement resulted in the creation of several portable solar devices. Harnessing the sun’s energy is not only friendlier to the environment than other energy sources, on a sunny day, is limitless and easy to find. Solar energy devices for attachment of portable are available to charge mobile … [Link]

Clarification on What Is Solar Technology

Posted 9 weeks ago

The idea of ​​using sunlight as an energy source is not so new. In 1839, for the first time, this effect was discovered by Alexandre Edmond Becquerel. He found in some experiments with electrolytic cells that current flows are little more light than in the dark. However, it will still take some time before this discovery could be used in … [Link]

WordPress News

WordPress 4.0 “Benny”

Posted 15 months ago

Version 4.0 of WordPress, named “Benny” in honor of jazz clarinetist and bandleader Benny Goodman, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. While 4.0 is just another number for us after 3.9 and before 4.1, we feel we’ve put a little extra polish into it. This release brings you a smoother writing and management experience we think … [Link]

WordPress 4.0 Release Candidate

Posted 15 months ago

The first release candidate for WordPress 4.0 is now available! In RC 1, we’ve made refinements to what we’ve been working on for this release. Check out the Beta 1 announcement post for more details on those features. We hope to ship WordPress 4.0 next week, but we need your help to get there. If you haven’t tested 4.0 yet, … [Link]

Dev Shed – Web Developer Tutorials

More Java Bugs Lead to More Attacks

Posted 3 years ago

schweiz porn sesso italiano german porno porn watch gratis sex tiener sexfilm gratis sexfilm Security Explorations posted on their website that they sent the vulnerability notice of what they're calling issues 54 and 55, along with proof of concept code, to Oracle. The software giant confirmed that it received the report and successfully decrypted it. Now it says it will … [Link]

Oracle Unveils MySQL 5.6

Posted 3 years ago

MySQL 5.6 comes ready for production use now after nearly two years of development. This version can credit its improved speed and efficiency to upgrades to the InnoDB storage engine. As a result, the software can scale better on systems of more than 48 concurrent processor threads, making it noticeably faster than its predecessor for most tasks. MySQL 5.6 also … [Link]

Drupal 7.27 and 6.31 released

Posted 19 months ago

Drupal 7.27 and Drupal 6.31, maintenance releases which contain fixes for security vulnerabilities, are now available for download. See the Drupal 7.27 and Drupal 6.31 release notes for further information. Download Drupal 7.27Download Drupal 6.31 Upgrading your existing Drupal 7 and 6 sites is strongly recommended. There are no new features or non-security-related bug fixes in these releases. For more … [Link] Response to Heartbleed Security Incident

Posted 20 months ago

You may have heard that a vulnerability in the OpenSSL cryptographic library called Heartbleed or formally called CVE-2014-0160 has been disclosed and that it represents a potential security threat to a large number of websites. Using this vulnerability, malicious individuals could access sensitive information submitted by people actively visiting a website including usernames, passwords and credit card numbers. Users across … [Link]


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