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    Team Management with monday.com

    Experimenting with monday.com was an eye-opening experience; I always knew that team management was difficult but it always seemed like you'd need half a dozen pieces of software to bring it all together; think HR, team management, task management, CRM, billing...organization of all of...

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    Twilio: the Ultimate Communication Tool

    My favorite part of the mobile revolution was the explosion of communication tools.  I grew up chatting on AOL Instant Messenger, MSN Messenger, and other desktop messaging tools, so when mobile phones took on text messaging, I was hyped for a new generation of mobile...

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    Slides Review: Create Awesome Animated Websites

    Many of the impressive product websites I see these days are single-page sites with elegant animations and responsive elements;  responsive images, responsive font-sizes, and responsive backgrounds.  Whenever I see these sites I wonder how these sites were made, and what CSS units and JavaScript magic...

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    monday.com: the Total Team Management Tool

    Whether you're a solo freelancer, an open source team, a large company, or a worldwide organization, having a consistent and usable team management tool is the difference between a well oiled machine and chaos.  Managing people, projects, tasks, payments...there's always so much going on! 

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    Exchange Rates and Currency Conversion with fixer.io

    My most stressful tasks as a coder have always revolved around money.  Whether you're coding a site for a client, your own business, or your employer, you want to be damn sure that any handling of currency is accurate, secure, and localized.  We always want...

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    Awesome File Compression and Delivery with KeyCDN and Brotli

    I've seen the KeyCDN name around for years, mostly as a free content delivery network (CDN) for many open source JavaScript frameworks, and based on that alone I've always thought very well of them.  KeyCDN recently asked me to check out one of...

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    Safari Learning Platform: Half Price. 48 Hours Only.

    For 48 hours only, get a full year of Safari membership for only $199—that’s a savings of $200. Get full, unlimited access to everything the Safari learning platform offers—and that's a lot—live online training, learning paths, interactive tutorials, case studies, books and videos from...

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    Digital Signatures with the âHelloSign API

    We're living in a world with loads of digital capabilities yet somehow any time I need to sign anything for legal purposes, I'm sent paper to print out, sign, scan, and send back.  I don't own a printer so I usually just find a "signature"...

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    Job Hunting Simplified With Hired

    On Hired the traditional process of finding a job is completely reversed; instead of you applying to companies, companies apply to you! From there, the power is 100% in your hands to decide if the opportunity is a good fit and whether or not...

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    Complete Server Stability and Security with Plesk

    Every few years my hosting sponsor will provide me a new VPS to host this WordPress blog.  I love having a VPS so I have complete control over my server and the environment but one thing I do know is that I don't want to play...