Good news! npm was updated in January and this is no longer an issue!
npm is the premier package repository on the web and we all use it a ton, obviously. npm has started using basic progress bar graphics to notify users of download progress, which is nice, but appears to slow down the entire process. This tweet blew my mind:
Executing the following before an
npm install dramatically speeds up the process:
npm set progress=false
You wont see a beautiful progress bar but you will get faster installs which, in my opinion, is an excellent trade off!
For quite a long time now websites with the so called "parallax" effect have been really popular.
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It's important to keep...
Note: For this tutorial, I'm using version1 of the Google Translate API. A newer REST-based version is available.
In an ideal world, all websites would have a feature that allowed the user to translate a website into their native language (or even more ideally, translation would be...