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Learning Music with Ableton

Nice work by the Ableton folks. A website to experiment with beats, melody, harmony, basslines, and song structure: In these lessons, you’ll learn the basics of music making. No prior experience or equipment is required; you’ll do everything right here … Continue reading

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Scaling your Redux App with ducks

It’s one of these things I too keep struggling with from time to time: do you organize your project files per type/functionality, or per feature? Alex Moldovan from FortechRomania: Our approach starts from the need to isolate the React code … Continue reading

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Nobody knows what the fuck they’re doing.

Max Stoiber, on determining if you’re qualified or not for a specific (frontend) job listing: If you’ve built a side project with React.js and know your way around JavaScript in general, you’re at least as qualified as 90% of all … Continue reading

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Use a mouse on iOS with PointerKit

Great work by Louis D’hauwe: PointerKit is a proof of concept framework to use a pointing device on iOS. This is done via a multipeer connection between a Mac and an iOS device. The pointer movement is captured by the … Continue reading

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Allemansrätten – Sweden on Airbnb

Allemansrätten – or the freedom to roam – is a principle protected by Swedish law that gives all people the right to be free in Swedish nature. It’s a place where you can eat berries from the ground, sleep under … Continue reading

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We — Manton Reece and Brent Simmons — have noticed that JSON has become the developers’ choice for APIs, and that developers will often go out of their way to avoid XML. JSON is simpler to read and write, and … Continue reading

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History of the entire world, I guess

Hilarious and entertaining video explaining the history of the earth. Worth your time 🙂

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The fight to rethink (and reinvent) nuclear power

Nice piece by Vox on nuclear energy. Nowadays we generally associate nuclear energy with bad things like disasters and mushroom clouds … but producing nuclear energy is also carbon neutral, and the production process can be made safer and more … Continue reading

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Using react-devtools with React Native

The “React Developer Tools” is a very handy browser extension which lets inspect and manipulate the React component hierarchy along with their props and state. There’s also a standalone version, to be used with React Native. To use it, install … Continue reading

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Design Better Data Tables

Good data tables allow users to scan, analyze, compare, filter, sort, and manipulate information to derive insights and commit actions. This article presents a list of design structures, interaction patterns, and techniques to help you design better data tables. Good … Continue reading

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