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Learning Google Script: 5 Best Sites & Tutorials to Bookmark How often do you use Google services? If you’re like me, the answer is “all the time”. I use Google Drive to store files. Sometimes, I use Google Docs to write articles (although I prefer Apple’s Pages and iA Writer more). Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills 8 free sites that teach you how to program Developed in 2011, the main focus of Code Academy is to teach you how to code so that you can transform your career. It features a number of success stories from individuals who knew little to nothing about coding and went on to have fruitful careers as programmers. Code Academy covers a lot of ground, including how to make interactive websites. You can take courses in Rails, Angularjs, Rails Auth, The Command Line, HTML & CSS, JavaScript, iQuery, PHP, Python and Ruby. They are constantly adding new programs as well, so if nothing piques your interest now, you can always check back in a few months to see what they have added to their course load. The courses on Code Academy are free and it has become a well-known and respected resource for anyone yearning to learn how to code.

50 Web Developer Documentation Manuals You Need To Know About This is a list of over 50+ Documentation Manuals and Guides for Programmers, Web Developers, and Web Designers. I will actively update this list with more Manuals as I come across them. If you would like something added, please leave it in the comments section below. Over time it will become more refined and better organized and in return, more useful so please bookmark and share with your friends. Silicon Valley Goes Hollywood: Top Coders Can Now Get Agents - Businessweek (An earlier version of this story ran online.) Max Nanis’s website prominently features about two dozen head shots of the skinny, scruffy 22-year-old Southern Californian with his shirt off. At the top of his “About” page, there’s a personalized contact number (936-CALL-MAX) and a link to 10X Management, his professional representation.

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Handling file uploads If "large files" (ie: 50 or 100 MB) fail, check this: It may happen that your outgoing connection to the server is slow, and it may timeout not the "execution time" but the "input time", which for example in our system defaulted to 60s. In our case a large upload could take 1 or 2 hours. Additionally we had "session settings" that should be preserved after upload. 1) You might want review those ini entries: * session.gc_maxlifetime * max_input_time * max_execution_time * upload_max_filesize * post_max_size

Data-binding Revolutions with Object.observe() In November 2015, it was announced on esdiscuss that the Object.observe() proposal is being withdrawn from TC39. Introduction A revolution is coming. Cool Tools Lots of ideas for last minute holiday shopping There is still enough time to buy cool tools as gifts and have them arrive before Christmas. Here’s our complete list of gift ideas for 2016. (And here’s Boing Boing’s complete gift guide, too.) A List of Excellent Personal-Development Sites I recently polled Ask Metafilter for the best personal development sites: I want to compile a list of personal development and productivity sites. I’m looking for sites with real, practical information that you can use in your everyday life, sites that motivate you to be a better person, to try new things. Examples: 43 Folders, Steve Pavlina.

Basics of C++ Namespace Forward: In this part of the series, I talk about the basics of C++ Namespace. By: Chrysanthus Date Published: 7 Feb 2013 Introduction Google slashes price 88% for using Google Maps API Google has announced an 88 percent price cut for those using Google Maps on high-traffic Web sites and services. The move, which Google Maps API product manager Thor Mitchell announced yesterday, comes a few days before the developer-oriented Google I/O show and two weeks after Apple ditched Google Maps for the upcoming iOS 6. Google lets others embed Google Maps on their own sites and services through the Google Maps API, or application programming interface. When Google announced new limits to Google Maps usage last October, Mitchell said at the time, "We need to secure its long-term future by ensuring that even when used by the highest volume for-profit sites, the service remains viable."

CodeDay Dallas Is this a "hackathon"? CodeDay is a place for people who are interested in learning something new and meeting new people. It is not focused on winning awards or getting jobs, so we do not call CodeDay a hackathon. Do I need to come with a team?

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