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How to install Let's Encrypt and automate renewal in Nginx

Do you want to secure your nginx server? Do you want to prevent Google Chrome from name shaming your non-SSL domain? Well, here a perfect yet easy to follow guide to help you.

SQL Server’s LocalDB Database Engine

As one who is currently concentrating on developing desktop applications since I retired from corporate development in 2014, I have spent an enormous amount of time researching the best database engines to support such applications.

Playing with strings and performance in C#

A few weeks ago, I was solving a problem at HackerRank and after completing a solution that ran  under 100 milliseconds, the program would still timeout during execution. HackerRank limit is usually 1 second, so something was taking more than 900ms. It was the strings!.

How much traffic do domain typos get?

If you're starting a new Internet project, the first thing you should do is buy all the typos (and alternative domain extensions) around it. That's what I did for Browserling. Over the years I bought several dozen typos. Show More Summary

IoT Starter Raspberry Pi Lirc

IoT.Starter.Pi.Thing powered by Linux Infrared Remote Control.

Webinar Wednesday, January 24, 2018: Differences between MariaDB and MySQL

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents Differences Between MariaDB and MySQL on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 7:00 am PDT / 10:00 am EDT (UTC-7). Register Now Tags: MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, DBA, SysAdmin, DevOps Experience Level: Novice MariaDB and MySQL. Are they syntactically similar? Where do these two query languages […]

Choosing the Right IoT Platform for Your Business

Find the right IoT platform for your company can be difficult without the proper expertise, Thankfully, we lay out everything you need to know within! The post Choosing the Right IoT Platform for Your Business appeared first on Mobile App Development & Design Company - Snyxius.

A Highlightable WPF/MVVM TextBlock in C#/VB.Net

Implementing text highlighting in a WPF TextBlock control with MVVM

How Apple Fumbled the Voice First Future

Xerox fumbled the future when it invented and then ignored the personal computer. With the Macintosh, Apple created the personal computer the Xerox Alto might have been. Apple is also fumbling the future—the Voice First future. Voice First simply means our primary mode of interacting with computers in the future will be with our voice. Show More Summary

QtCalcStar: A QT C++ Spreadsheet and Workbook Control

QtCalcStar is an adaptation of the GtCalc engine with a QT Spreadsheet interface. It is based on the QT Spreadsheet supplied from their website.

How To Favorite A Model

It’s a pretty common feature to be able to “favorite”, or vote for something in a web application. The perfect example of this might be the website reddit, where users are able to favorite or vote for a particular link or comment. In...Show More Summary

Cell Phones for Seniors: Stay Independent, Stay Safe

One of the biggest arguments against allowing elderly family members and senior citizens to live alone is the concern that no one would be there to help them if they needed medical attention, got lost or needed any other type of assistance. Show More Summary

30 Active Ontology Alignment Tools

I update my periodic listing of ontology alignment tools to now include 30 active ones.

Returning From Command Buses - Ross Tuck

The most common question I get about my command bus library is: “can commands really return nothing?” The second most common question is “Why do you let commands return something, don’t you know that’s Wrong(tm)?” It’s easy to get hung up on form, not function. Show More Summary

Xamarin Notes?—?Xamarin.Forms: Pages

In the previous chapter, I explained how you can prepare your environment for Android or iOS application development, in this chapter I will start presenting the structure of our page in Xamarin.Forms. Xamarin.

Alien Code Reuse

“Probably the best thing to do is try and reorganize the project some,” Tim, “Alien”’s new boss said. “It’s a bit of a mess, so a little refactoring will help you understand how the code all fits together.” “Alien” grabbed the code from git, and started walking through the code. Show More Summary

Backpropagation Algorithm in Artificial Neural Networks

In the previous article we covered learning process of ANNs using gradient descent. However, in the last few sentences, I’ve mentioned that some rocks were left unturned. Specifically, explanation of backpropagation algorithm was skipped.

Automatic Dropdown Lists for Razor Views.

Using a metadata attribute and editor template for DropDown lists in Razor.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For January 19th, 2018

Hey, it's HighScalability time: @swardley If you like this sort of Stuff then please support me on Patreon. And I'd appreciate your recommending my new book—Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10—to anyone who needs to understand the cloud (who doesn't?). Show More Summary

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