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9 features developers should know about Selenium IDE

There has long been a stigma associated with using record-and-playback tools for testing rather than scripted QA automation tools like Selenium Webdriver, Cypress, and WebdriverIO. Record-and-playbook tools are perceived to suffer from many issues, including

11 Best Notepad++ Alternatives For Linux

Notepadd++ is a completely free source code editor created as a replacement for Notepad on Windows – is written based on Scintilla in C++ and implements Win32 API and STL to ensure program sizes are

Crypto for Adventurers. Part 1: Access

Most wallet applications are set up for experienced users, and leave newbies scratching their heads (if they even stick around that long). Forget convincing my parents to create a wallet?—?even I needed to wrap my

Google Will Now Require Suppliers to Give Benefits to Workers

Silicon Valley’s use of nontraditional employment arrangements, where workers typically aren’t afforded the same privileges as employees, has grown faster than full-time jobs, even as tech giants come under fire for their treatment of Uber

Work-Life Balance & Wellness for Techies

Photo Source With any job, passion and the pressure to perform well can lead to overworking yourself. This can be especially hard on those in tech-oriented jobs, who are constantly at a computer. On top

Managing Z-Index In A Component-Based Web Application

Managing Z-Index In A Component-Based Web Application stacking-contexts by Pavel Pomerantsev.See on Codepen Let’s try to understand why we see what we see. There are quite elaborate rules to determine paint order, but here we

10 Best File and Disk Encryption Tools for Linux

It wasn’t too long ago that we published a list of 10 cool command line tools for your Linux terminal. Today, we turn our focus to encryption methods as we bring you a list of

Tokenized Equity with Josh Stein from Harbor

Episode 34 of the Hacker Noon Podcast: An interview with Josh Stein of Harbor, a platform for tokenizing investments. Listen to the interview on iTunes, or Google Podcast, or watch on YouTube. In this episode Trent


How to Build a Static Portfolio Page With CSS & JavaScript

In this tutorial we’ll use all the power of flexbox and learn to build a simple, yet attractive static HTML portfolio page. We’ll also create a responsive column chart without using any external JavaScript library,


Detecting https in PHP – the definitive guide

Detecting whether your PHP code is running on https or http is useful in a number of situations, particularly if you’re building a URL to set a form action or something similar, but it’s actually


What Really Happens in a Greylock VC Pitch Meeting?

Josh Elman wants to fall in love. He wants to make this investment. But the startup founder sitting across from him—bland and too confident for his own good—is making it difficult. The founder is not

Inside the Democrats’ Plan to Fix Their Crumbling Data Operation

In July of 2017, as Raffi Krikorian settled into his new office at the Democratic National Committee, Hillary Clinton’s words were still ringing in his ears. Just a few months before, the former secretary of

Design System: What It Is And How To Create One Using Indigo.Design

About The Author Nick Babich is a developer, tech enthusiast, and UX lover. He has spent the last 10 years working in the software industry with a specialized focus on … More about Nick… Design

Talk: Work Hard and Play Harder with Agency of the Year Locomotive

[embedded content] Sebastien Dust and Jean-François Chainé from Agency of the Year winning Locomotive, took to the stage at awwwards conference Amsterdam to share advice on how to enhance the user experience of the websites


New Course: Take Your Presentations to the Next Level With Reveal.js

When we think about making a presentation, we usually reach for Keynote or PowerPoint. But there’s a very good third option: an HTML presentation framework called Reveal.js. Learn all about it in our new short

Top 26 Tools for VMware Administrators

VMware software provides cloud computing and platform virtualization services to various users and it supports working with several tools that extend its abilities. Read Also: How to Install VMware Workstation Pro 14 on Linux Systems

Facebook Had a Busy Weekend, From News Feed to Livestream Changes

While millions of Americans were enjoying a warm spring weekend, Facebook employees were hard at work responding to an avalanche of news about their company. After an already busy week for the social media platform—including

Trunk-based Development vs. Git Flow

NOTE: I have originally published this article a while ago on Toptal blog. In order to develop quality software, we need to be able to track all changes and reverse them if necessary. Version control

How to Break Free from the “Am I Ready?” Loop Webinar Replay

Feeling stuck? Take this 3-minute quiz to figure out your next—and best—career move. Figure out your career change personality, plus some easy ways you can take action starting today. Here’s to a better work life