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The craft of screen graphics and movie user interfaces – interview with John LePore

At the intersection of art and technology, the ever-increasing importance of screen graphics in film reflects the expanding arc of human-computer interaction in our everyday lives and the pervasive presence of glass screens around us. It gives me great pleasure to welcome John LePore of Perception to the ongoing series of interviews with designers and […]

Getting Started with TDD in React

This article was originally published at Semaphore CI. Semaphore has a lot of other great tutorials too – check them out!IntroductionYou’ve spent some time with React, maybeeven written a few tests. But you’re not really sure how best to test yourcomponents. Where do you start? And what exactly

Welcome to the Data Buffet! Self-Serve BI Tools to Satisfy Every Appetite

What if you paid for a self-serve buffet but you were only allowed to eat the items someone else picked for you, or you could only go to certain self-serve stations, while others were off limits? You wouldn’t be happy! Especially if you had to pay full price for the experience! ### So, what about the world of ‘self-serve’ business intelligence? Self-Serve BI tools are...

Google Maps Draw Route between two points using Google Directions in Google Map Android API V2

Google Maps Draw Route In this post we will develop an Android App to draw route on google maps (namely Google Maps Draw Route). Here we will first add our location on google map and then allow user to select two points. A marker will be added to those two points and the route will highlighted.

SQL Server Stored Procedure explained with Examples

This article explains creating and using SQL Stored Procedure in SQL Server.

Tesla’s Plan For World Domination Includes Buses and Semis

Tesla’s plans just got way bigger. In a blog post Elon Musk announced a new range of vehicles, and ride-sharing. The post Tesla's Plan For World Domination Includes Buses and Semis appeared first on WIRED.

Adding the Missing Real Time Clock to Windows IoT on Raspberry Pi

Windows IoT on Raspberry Pi doesn't yet have native support for a hardware real time clock. I've created a solution for getting Windows IoT to initialize its clock from RTC at bootup so that other solutions don't need to be modified to read from the RTC directly.

Android Volley Tutorial

Using Volley for Networking in Android Applications. Volley is an HTTP library developed by Google to ease networking tasks in Android Applications. Volley supersedes Javas java.net.HttpURLConnection class and Apache org.apache.http.client in handling network requests.

Florida May Have Its First Case of Zika from Local Mosquitoes

The Florida Department of Public Health announced late yesterday that it is investigating a case of non-travel related Zika in Miami-Dade County. The post Florida May Have Its First Case of Zika from Local Mosquitoes appeared first on WIRED.

Airbnb Taps Ex-Attorney General Holder to Fix Its Bias Problem

The company is bringing in Washington heavyweights to try to eliminate discrimination on its site. The post Airbnb Taps Ex-Attorney General Holder to Fix Its Bias Problem appeared first on WIRED.

The Value of Database Support

In this post, I’ll discuss how database support is good for your enterprise. Years ago when I worked for the MySQL Support organization at the original MySQL AB, we spoke about MySQL Support as insurance and focused on a value proposition similar to that of car insurance. You must purchase car insurance before the incident […]

The magic payload pattern

A useful pattern for transfer and dynamic storage of data and objects.

Fake Lincolns and More Adventures of an RNC Uber Driver

During his third day driving at Uber at the RNC, our Transporter meets a holdout, college students, and a catalyst, all of whom have Very Big Thoughts on what's happening in Cleveland. The post Fake Lincolns and More Adventures of an RNC Uber Driver appeared first on WIRED.

Recursive CTEs Explained

Recursive CTE’s In this article we explore recursive CTE’s (Common Table Expressions).  Recursive CTEs are special in the sense they are allowed to reference themselves!  Because of this special ability, you can use recursive CTEs to solve problems other queries cannot.  Recursive CTEs are really go

Facebook Chases Post-App Prize with 1 Billion Messenger Users

Facebook has always hoped Messenger would become its anchor in a post-app Internet. One billion users gets it closer to to that goal. The post Facebook Chases Post-App Prize with 1 Billion Messenger Users appeared first on WIRED.

Culture Podcast: Go See Ghostbusters Because We Told You So

This week the WIRED Culture podcast crew has some serious ghost-busting feelings to process. There's also some giddy excitement for Comic-Con, too. The post Culture Podcast: Go See Ghostbusters Because We Told You So appeared first on WIRED.

Super Slippery Coatings Are Good for Way More Than Ketchup Bottles

In a world of super slippery coatings, the very concept of “cleaning” goes away. The post Super Slippery Coatings Are Good for Way More Than Ketchup Bottles appeared first on WIRED.

Testing Your Tests? Who Watches the Watchmen? - SitePoint PHP

Regardless of whether you’re working for a big corporation, a startup, or just for yourself, unit testing is not only helpful, but often indispensable. We use unit tests to test our code, but what happens if our tests are wrong or incomplete? What can we use to test our tests? Who watches the watchmen? Enter […] Continue reading %Testing Your Tests? Who Watches the Watchmen?%

Connecting your App to a Wi-Fi Device

Posted by Rich Hyndman, Android Developer Advocate With the growth of the Internet of Things, connecting Android applications to Wi-Fi enabled devices is becoming more and more common. Whether you’re building an app for a remote viewfinder,...Show More Summary

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