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Supporting Open Source

The phrase “open source” has been in use much longer than you think, popping up as early as Thomas Willis‘ 1685 piece, The London Practice of, Or The Whole Practical Part of Physick, describing in medical

A Pain-Free Workflow For Issue Reporting And Resolution

A Pain-Free Workflow For Issue Reporting And Resolution Assign Someone To Triage Use An Issue Resolution Workflow Give Your Users A Bug Reporting Tool Give Your Triage Manager A Tracking Platform Work In A Local

5 Design Hacks Guaranteed to Put Your Conversions on Fire

If you want to increase ROI from your website, you can go about it in two ways: increase traffic or increase conversions. It is much easier to increase conversions, however. Depending on what you do,

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Monthly Web Development Update 9/2019: Embracing Basic And Why Simple Is Hard

Monthly Web Development Update 9/2019: Embracing Basic And Why Simple Is Hard https://wdrl.info. Watch out for a new roundup post format next month here on Smashing Magazine. A big thank-you to Anselm for sharing his

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#WebProsSummit19 Guest Blog: WLVPN

Note from benny: WebPros Summit is an annual gathering of the web hosting community, and we want everyone to stay secure online for this year’s event. That’s why we’ve partnered with WLVPN to provide free

10 Best Free Insta Story Apps That Will Help You Slay the Instagram Game

Seeing all the time, effort, emojis, drawings, and true works of art put into an Insta story, we know for sure stories are not what they once were. They’re no longer just pictures and videos

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What’s the Difference Between Java and JavaScript?

Welcome to our Tech 101 series, in which we answer your most burning questions about the tech basics. Today, we’re talking JavaScript—specifically, how it’s different from Java. And we’re going to cover it all in

An AI-Run World Needs to Better Reflect People of Color

The AI market is expected to grow to well over $100 billion by 2025. We’re just a stone’s throw away from a voice-activated, facially recognized, algorithm-driven life. But, for a rapidly growing segment of the

How to Install WordPress Alongside LAMP on Debian 10

First released in 2003, WordPress has grown to become one of the leading CMS systems in the internet, accounting for over 30% of the market share. WordPress is a free and opensource CMS that is

Time-Turner by JK Rowling

In spite of the many Muggle fantasies around the subject, time travel is possible in only a limited sense even in the magical world. While the subject is shrouded in great secrecy – investigations are

How to Learn Python: A Complete Guide

Get Our Free Ultimate Guide to Coding for Beginners You don’t need need to be a math whiz to learn Python—but a few beginner coding skills don’t hurt. Use this FREE guide to get started!

Inspired Design Decisions: Alexey Brodovitch

In this fourth instalment of Inspired Design Decisions, Andy Clarke will teach you about Alexey Brodovitch, one of the most influential art directors of the twentieth century. Andy will teach you about Brodovitch’s iconic work

Algorithms Should’ve Made Courts More Fair. What Went Wrong?

Although more defendants were granted release without bail, the change mostly helped white people. “On average white defendants benefited more than black defendants,” Stevenson says. The pattern held after Kentucky adopted a more complex risk

Cost-Optimize Your Next NGINX Plus Deployment with Amazon EC2 A1 Instances

As an NGINX user, you are probably familiar with Arm as an IP provider for smartphones, but you might not know that Arm also delivers solutions for a range of infrastructures, from cloud to edge.

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#WebProsSummit19 Guest Blog: LiteSpeed Technologies

This is the first in a series of guest blogs around the 2019 Web Pros Summit. Please welcome Kacey Schroeder from LiteSpeed Technologies. LiteSpeed Technologies is honored to be a sponsor of WebPros Summit 2019

WordPress Lessons: Applicable for VR?

What Can We Learn From WordPress To Boost the VR Content Market? Content Management Systems today look nothing like they did several years ago. They have completely changed the world of websites, and because of

Overflow And Data Loss In CSS

About The Author Rachel Andrew is not only Editor in Chief of Smashing Magazine, but also a web developer, writer and speaker. She is the author of a number of books, including … More about

One Free Press Coalition Spotlights Journalists Under Attack

In May 2019, WIRED joined the One Free Press Coalition, a united group of preeminent editors and publishers using their global reach and social platforms to spotlight journalists under attack worldwide. Today, the coalition is