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Bash vs Zsh: A comparison of two command line shells (2018 Update)

If you have ever used the command line on an *nix system (Unix-based or Unix-like), chances are you’ve used the bash shell. bash (an abbreviation for “Bourne-again shell”) is the default shell for many Unix-like operating systems. Common examples of Unix-like operating systems include GNU/Linux and macOS. Although many other shells exist for the terminal, […]

Did you just launch a new website? The ultimate guide on what to do next.

You don’t need to be a web developer or in the business to know that the Internet consists of a whole lot of websites. In fact, there are more than 1.5 billion websites on the Internet these days. This is a huge increase from the single website the world wide web hosted way back in […]

A Review of the SafeTrek Mobile App (2018 Update Noonlight)

I dreamed of becoming a USC Trojan since I was fourteen years old. I wanted to escape the frozen over rivers of Pittsburgh and migrate to the ocean piers of Los Angeles. After being accepted to USC, I received pepper spray from multiple friends and family members as a going away present. This made me […]

Backup WordPress: How to backup up your WordPress website (2018 Update)

There are numerous reasons to routinely backup WordPress sites. Whether to recover from hacking or a bug in a recent update or just to restore an older version of your site, ensuring backup WordPress sites is an important component of site maintenance. While many popular hosting providers offer automated, regular backups, it is useful to […]

11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Contact Form

Your contact form is arguably one of the most important elements of your website. First-time visitors have no idea if they can trust you and your product or not. They may have questions about how your product works or want to test your customer service and see what the response to a question is. Before […]

9 Benefits of ReactJS Services: The Ultimate Guide (2018)

Since its introduction, ReactJS has arguably been the most talked about thing amongst web developers since Ruby on Rails. While countless new tools are emerging every day, it’s hard to single out any individual new project that is making as much of an impact as React.  Despite its relative adolescence (React just turned 5 a few […]

Using chunkwm as a window manager

When working with multiple windows or applications simultaneously, it can be hugely advantageous to be able to switch between these different windows and contexts as fluidly as possible, reducing any friction or downtime. While this can apply to many types of work, this is certainly the case in development environments. chunkwm is a tiling window […]

9 Best Marketing Strategies for a Paid App

Do you remember when 2015 was dubbed the “Year of Mobile?” Now that mobile has evolved into the leading channel people use to search the Internet and connect with brands, some people will make the case that singling out just one year isn’t enough to acknowledge the influence mobile has had in recent years. Instead […]

Introducing Gutenberg, the new WordPress editor

For the past 6+ months, the development community behind WordPress have been working on a complete overhaul of the page and posts editor, the first significant change in the editor since WordPress’ inception. The new editor, entitled Gutenberg, has now been released to the official WordPress Plugin store, available to the public to try. Built […]

Introduction to tree

If you spend any amount of time on the command line, chances are you sometimes want some kind of visual representation of directory structure. Fortunately there is a small and easy-to-use command line application that can help with this task. Known as tree, this is a command available for most all Linux, Unix and Unix-like […]

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