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Protect Your Node.js Sources With JScrambler Before Unleashing it Into the Wild Wild Web

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 09.09.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

Not everyone will feel the need to protect his code. But if you are doing serious things with JavaScript, have a look at JScrambler.

5 Workflow Tools for Front-End Developers

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 08.20.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

Automation isn't always meant to make us less productive, it's merely a way of being more efficient and effective with our code and projects.

11 Tricks to Get Engineers to Sort of Respect You

Sarah Cooper | Posted 07.24.2014 | Technology
Sarah Cooper

As we all know, software engineers are the smartest, sweetest, most pretentious bastards in corporate America. I should know  --  I'm engaged to one of them.

Screen Literacy for the Next Generation: How the Arts and Humanities Matter

Christine Henseler | Posted 09.03.2014 | Education
Christine Henseler

In my college classroom I often ask students about their technology habits and, to my surprise, I repeatedly find that this "tech generation" is not as active as we have come to believe.

A Few Cups of Java: Setting Up the Environment

Ahsan Zahid | Posted 08.27.2014 | Huffpost Code
Ahsan Zahid

Before we can jump straight into writing code and seeing what it does, we need a place to write code, and a way to run it.

Programming: A Mark of Inequality?

Thai-Huy Nguyen | Posted 08.24.2014 | Education
Thai-Huy Nguyen

For less advantageous students, exposure to basic programming early on in their education can matter a great deal more for them and their families' future.

Why Elegance Doesn't Make A Language

Ezra Brooks | Posted 08.05.2014 | Huffpost Code
Ezra Brooks

With the internet all abuzz about Apple's new Swift programming language, it seems we've forgotten what language design is about. While Swift may be simpler and more elegant than other languages, it also lacks some very important parts of a programming language - parts that make or break long-term support of the community.

Don't Worry, Not All Jobs in Startups Are for Programmers 1/2

Charu Sharma | Posted 07.19.2014 | College
Charu Sharma

1.6 million students are graduating from college in 2014 alone, and I am one of them! I have been advised that programming skills are a must in this t...

Bower: Front-End Dependency Management for Apps

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 07.02.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

You can install, update, remove, modify your packages through Bower, within a single command. I'd like to introduce you to some of those commands.

4 High-Level Languages for Front-End Developers

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 07.01.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

High-level languages involve giving the programmer all the necessary tools to make his/her life a lot easier. These high-level programming languages are more human, and more friendly to the eyes. Thus, a high-level language will usually be much easier to read, write and maintain.

Why I've Decided To Remain Single

Stanley Ely | Posted 07.01.2014 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

Statistics point to single people filling more of the population today than ever, so many that I wrote a book about a dozen of them.

Why You Should Get Involved With Open-Source

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.22.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

Open source abdicates your flexibility as a developer to better serve the people who actually use your products. You can see that as a constraint... or you can see it as a door to iteration, innovation, and constant progress.

Failing in Development is Acceptable as Long as You Learn

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.21.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

Get comfortable with the fact that your code is going to fail and disappoint you, because that's the only way forward.

A Few Cups of Java: Thinking Like a Programmer

Ahsan Zahid | Posted 06.17.2014 | Huffpost Code
Ahsan Zahid

It is also an 'object-oriented' language (more on that later). It's totally free, has lots of support on the internet, and comes with good documentation.

No, Not Everyone Needs to Learn to Code - But Here's What They Should Know

Gregg Pollack | Posted 06.16.2014 | Huffpost Code
Gregg Pollack

Not everyone is meant to be a coder though--or has the motivation to code. This has left a huge part of the population wondering how to respond to the "learn to code" movement, and what actually makes sense for them to do. It's one of the reasons why I believe the "learn to code" conversation is distracting us from a much more important question, which is this: "What should everyone know about code, even if they don't learn to program?"

Silicon Valley Meets Hollywood: Computer Screens Hit the Big Screen

Danny Groner | Posted 05.26.2014 | Technology
Danny Groner

As the lines between different industries continue to blur in our society, one of the more interesting combinations that's come out is between tech and culture. I thought this would be a fitting time to check in with a tech person on the frontlines of these cultural changes.

The Best Arts Job in the World

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.17.2014 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

The Kennedy Center recently announced that Deborah Rutter will become its new president in September. It is with great ambivalence that I leave my job to Deborah.

3 Secrets to Building Billion-Dollar Apps

Brian Hanley | Posted 05.12.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

As you navigate the process of app development, consider the following lessons.

Who's Your Spirit Hacker?

Alexandra Berke | Posted 04.29.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alexandra Berke

Use our scientific algorithm to determine your inner hacker.

Scientists Begin Looking at Programmers' Brains: The Neuroscience of Programming

Chris Parnin | Posted 04.23.2014 | Huffpost Code
Chris Parnin

Scientists are finding that there may be a deeper connection between programming languages and other languages then previously thought. Brain-imaging techniques, such as fMRI allow scientists to compare and contrast different cognitive tasks by analyzing differences in brain locations that are activated by the tasks.

Hacking for Good

Ian Cinnamon | Posted 04.22.2014 | Technology
Ian Cinnamon

Everybody wants to create the next Facebook. Or Snapchat. Or Candy Crush. There's nothing wrong with that. But so many entrepreneurs idolize founders ...

What I Wish I Knew About Working in Tech Two Years Ago

Cedric Cogell | Posted 04.14.2014 | Huffpost Code
Cedric Cogell

This week I gave a short talk at Columbia University about a few things that surprised me over the past two years that I've been working in the tech i...

Raising a Hacker: Cool Tools to Help Kids Learn to Code

Common Sense Media | Posted 03.26.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Some forecasters are calling coding the new literacy because of what kids learn in the process. Coding helps kids develop essential skills such as problem solving and critical thinking. Plus, it encourages them to become creators, not just consumers, of the technology they use.

Make a New Year's Resolution to Learn a New Professional Skill

Danny Groner | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology
Danny Groner

ReadWrite's Lauren Orsini provides an excellent summary of how, in 2013, more people flocked to Web-based resources to learn the basics to coding. Not...

This Robot Can Teach Programming To Your 5-Year-Old

mashable.com | Posted 10.28.2013 | Huffpost Code

A friend of mine, well into his thirties, remembers going to the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, Penn., while growing up. There, he and his brothe...