Tag: LANGUAGES

Readings for Lunch — [ 04 Aug 2017 ]

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Boeing just drew an enormous aeroplane in the sky (source / explanation)

LANGUAGES

Elm Semantics for JavaScript Developers

A walk through the big ideas of Elm, with reference to what you already know from JS, without getting dragged down by what you actually type. There will be no code examples.

DESIGN

Buttons in Design Systems

Buttons are arguably a design system’s most important component. In this Smashing Conf talk Nathan Curtis not only goes through all the complexities and oddities of this UI elements, but shows how a designer "thinks" from a more engineering perspective.

Readings for Lunch — [ 15 Feb 2017 ]

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For Luciano – Out of the Blue by Nick Blake (source)

SCIENCE

Heisenberg's Astrophysics Prediction Finally Confirmed After 80 Years

The physicist famous for the uncertainty principle made a prediction – on how light propagates through a vacuum – that's never been tested on Earth. But rare objects in deep space are confirming it.

LANGUAGES

Kotlin by examples: Class and Properties

Daniele Bottillo, who spoke recently at WEBdeLDN about TDD on Android, shares his experience on using Kotlin.

Readings for Lunch — [ 23 Sep 2016 ]

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Autumn is here! (source) – Via Liliana Bragading

STARTUP

Startup Pitch Decks

A collection of real fundraising decks from real startups. That's how Youtube, AirBnb, BuzzFeed, LinkedIn an others have all started. Really interesting!

LANGUAGES

Learning Elixir

Chris Bell explains how him and his team at Made by Many have managed to learn a new language like Elixir.

Readings for Lunch — [ 19 Sep 2016 ]

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@wkerslake: "There are twelve black dots at the intersections in this image. Your brain won’t let you see them all at once." (source)

DESIGN

Spotify Design

How the team designs holistic experiences for music listeners and creators.

LANGUAGES

Create a Python module in Rust

A blog post by Daniele Esposti on how to create a Python module with Rust.
Rust is a new system language which aims to be fast a C/C++ but safer and more expressive.

Readings for Lunch — [ 15 Sep 2016 ]

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#Venice #Redentore2016 (source)

ITALY

Shaking Up Italy’s Most Popular Museum

Eike Schmidt, the new director of the Uffizi Gallery, took what seemed a logical step: he set up loudspeakers warning visitors about scalpers and pickpockets who target tourists waiting in the perennially long lines outside Italy’s most-visited museum, famous for its magnificent treasures by Botticelli and Raphael. But not everyone was grateful…

LANGUAGES

Learning systems programming with Rust

The closing keynote at the first RustConf, on Rust, systems programming, accessibility and learning about concurrency.

Readings for Lunch — [ 15 Jan 2016 ]

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An Inflatable Alien Light Up Canary Wharf (source)

BRAIN

Developer Fallacies

We software developers are particularly vulnerable to making bad arguments because we identify ourselves with being logical. How very wrong we often are.

LANGUAGES

Elm in the Real World

Via Sandro Paganotti
Elm is a beginner friendly functional reactive programming language for building web frontend. And for many is the “new cool kid on the block”.