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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...

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    Advanced Real User Monitoring With Raygun Pulse

    When I was a teenager, I had a newspaper round as my first 'real job', and I would be paid peanuts to walk the streets and deliver the local news to households throughout my neighbourhood. I had some frustrations with the job, and didn't really...

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    O’Reilly Fluent Conf – San Francisco – 20% Discount

    Fluent: Spotlighting the Crucial Tools and Technologies of the Web The Web is undergoing countless transformations as new ways of interacting with it emerge, and keeping up with the sheer volume of new and changing web development tools and practices is a challenge for anyone...

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    Offline Recipes for Service Workers

    "Offline" is a big topic these days, especially as many web apps look to also function as mobile apps.  The original offline helper API, the Application Cache API (also known as "appcache"), has a host of problems, many of which can be found in Jake Archibald's...