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    Five Top Quality APIs

    It's easy to think about creating beautiful UIs for presenting data when you don't consider the effort that goes into gathering and serving the data itself. Here's the thing -- thanks to apilayer, you can focus on your UIs and not the pain of API...

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    Intl.NumberFormat

    Formatting numbers on the client side is an important task, especially when you consider how much raw API usage is in play these days. What's also important is ensuring those numbers are meaningful to users, no matter where they are in the world, especially if...

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    Detect CSS Overflow Elements

    Every once in a while you encounter a CSS annoyance that takes some cleverness to discover. One such case rears its ugly head in unwanted and unexpected scrollbars. When I see unwanted scrollbars, I usually open developer tools, click the element inspector, and hover...

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    How to Mine Ethereum

    Note: I expect a large number of people to object to cryptocurrency mining's energy use and I totally understand. Hell, I agree. A few notes to consider: first, this will soon be remedied by Ethereum switching to proof os stake. Second, much...

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    Now is the Time to Get Your Business Protected from Cyberthreats

    Malware has been a problem for decades, one that was exacerbated by the the rise of the internet, file sharing, and digital assets. Whether it's keyloggers or other types of malware, they'll make your computer slow and insecure, all without you knowing. And if you're...

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    VS Code node:console Fix

    I've been using Microsoft's Visual Studio Code text editor for years with great success. The app has always been stable, flexible, and the best compliment I can give it: an afterthought. Recently, however, every time I added a console.log to a JavaScript file, VS...

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    Use Logpoints!

    There's sometimes a tribal attitude about how web developers should be debugging their code and solving problems. There's the console.log loyalists, then there's the debugger/breakpoint maximalists. I worked on the Firefox DevTools debugger for years and I can tell you my philosophy -- use...

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    Awesome Git Aliases

    Git is an amazingly powerful tool. It can keep track of all the code you write, let you organize your work into different branches, help you seamlessly work with other developers, and even let you time travel and make changes.But wouldn't it be awesome if Git...

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    Insert Cursor at Any Position at Command Line

    As much as I enjoy writing lengthy pieces of JavaScript APIs, techniques, and other tech brilliance, I very much enjoy providing people quick tips to make their daily dev lives better. This is one such post.Oftentimes I'm working with long command line directives, and as...

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    React authentication, simplified

    Authentication is one of those things that just always seems to take a lot more effort than we want it to. To set up auth, you have to re-research topics you haven’t thought about since the last time you did authentication, and the fast-paced nature...