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    Interview with Kyle Simpson, Chair for O’Reilly Fluent Conference

    O'Reilly Fluent Conference, taking place in San Jose on June 19-22, is one of the best conferences if you're a front-end developer like myself. Most of the big names I've known over the past decade have graced Fluent's stage, one of them being...

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    14 Top-Of-The-Line Multipurpose WordPress Themes

    A typical multipurpose WordPress theme is versatile, flexible, loaded with popular features. This enables you to create any type of website, portfolio, or blog you have in mind, or are commissioned to build. Specialty themes have their place too, especially when your design activities are confined...

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    Get Keychain Passwords from Command Line

    One of my favorite command line utilities is Guillermo Rauch's wifi-password, a utility that allows you to get a saved password for the wifi network you're presently connected to (to share with colleagues or creeper in the cafe you're in).  The idea of being able to...

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    Interview with James Turnbull, Chair for O’Reilly Velocity Conference

    O'Reilly's awesome Velocity conference, come to San Jose from June 19-22, focuses on the "magic in the background": DevOps, Security, and Systems Engineers. You'll have a chance to learn from engineers at Dropbox, Slack, Microsoft, Intel, Twitter, and more! As our systems grow...

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    Get Python Requirements Package Hashes

    Python's (pip's) requirements.txt file is the equivalent to package.json in the JavaScript / Node.js world.  This requirements.txt file isn't as pretty as package.json but it not only defines a version but goes a step further, providing a sha hash to compare against to ensure package integrity: Coming from the JavaScript / package.json world, you only need...

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    Protect Sensitive Data in Docker

    Developing authentication code for open source repositories can be a scary task; you're scared that hackers can find loopholes in your code but you're also petrified of accidentally committing sensitive credentials to a public repository.  I've seen unintentional credential commits happen and the panic that ensues throughout an organization will...

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    Powerful Tips and Tools for UX and UI Designers

    Although they are separate entities, UX and UI design are often done by the same individual. This is usually the case with a freelance web designer. Most designers however, are focused on the UI when building a website. This would seem to make sense, in that...

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    currencylayer:  Simple, Effective Currency Conversion

    Every developer that's maintained an eCommerce site will tell you that being responsible for properly handling currency will tell you it can be a very stressful task.  If you write buggy or insecure code, you're going to cost either your employer or the user money.  An added complication for developers...

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    Chris Coyier: Some Amazing Work on CodePen III

    I'm back! David asked me to rope up some of my favorite stuff on CodePen again, which I both love doing, and wince at the thought of having to pick so few favorites. I like a ton of stuff on...

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    Building Animated SVG Banners

    I've been reading David Walsh's blog for years. The tips and tutorials he shares have helped me fix a lot of problems. I love that I get to support him now by advertising TrackJS on his site. Plus, I get a chance to build...