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Out on a Limb – February 2019

tmux and Vim for PHP Programmers

This month’s issue of Php[architect] magazine features my article on using tmux and Vim as a developer. Take a look and for only $6 you can purchase the issue or subscribe starting at as low as $4.99! Check it out and help support a great developer community!

Forget easy-to-use design. Choose something hard instead

VIM: Forget easy-to-use design. Choose something hard instead

This is a great article about the mentality that allows you to use VIM even when it is “hard” There is a computer program called Vim, based on software created in the 1970s. It is famously difficult. Computer programmers have endless jokes about how much of a challenge it is just to exit the program. It…
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Mastodon Is Better than Twitter: Elevator Pitch

Great article on why you should choose Mastodon (not the band even though they are great and I would choose them over Twitter any day)  Vs Twitter Mastodon is a newcomer social media platform that is a lot like Twitter—short messages, followers, hashtags, all that. But Mastodon is much better than Twitter, and not just…
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Commonly used grep was written overnight, but why and how did it get its name? Professor Brian Kernighan explains.

Where GREP Came From

I use ‘grep’ on a daily basis and completely take for granted the code that is behind it. Here is the amazing explanation of what/how ‘grep’ is.

How to move the sweetalert css to the footer

SweetAlert is a great tool written in js that allows for customized ‘alert’ boxes. While they really aren’t ‘alert’ boxes, they can function as single popup notices to more advanced features like promise based ajax dialogs. We discovered, unfortunately, that sweetalert puts in a mighty big chunk of its CSS into the header of your site.…
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Politicians Concerned Crypto can Influence Elections – Should Focus on Firing Politicians Instead

Politicians Concerned Crypto can Influence Elections – Should Focus on Firing Politicians Instead

There are many great arguments here posted hee brings up some great ideas. what do you think? 100% via (decentralized tv) Politicians Concerned Crypto can Influence Elections – Should Focus on Firing Politicians Instead  

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Investor: Selling Cryptocurrency in 2018 is Like Selling Apple in 2001

Here is a great article on the current state of selling crypto. [INVESTING IN CRYPTO IS] AS GOOD AS AN INVESTMENT IN THE INTERNET 10 YEARS AGO. TESLA MADE 2,000%, FACEBOOK MADE 1,000%, GOOGLE MADE 1,000%. THIS IS THE SAME THING BUT EARLIER IN THE CYCLE. MY LONG-TERM VIEW IS SELLING CRYPTO NOW IS LIKE…
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Really Read It

Read articles and get free pizza

really read.it is a fun way to actually read articles every day. I know that we all love to skim through, but if you had a purpose (like PIZZA) then would you really read it? https://reallyread.it/  

Why Gets You Root

Why “blank” Gets You Root

In case you haven’t heard the new there is a massive security flaw in macOS, which allows anybody to log into the root account with a blank password. The flaw was discovered by Lemi Orhan Ergin (@lemiorhan): Read the whole article

HTML5 and JavaScript Game Development Competition in just 13 kB

HTML5 and JavaScript Game Development Competition in just 13 kB

Js13kGames is a JavaScript coding competition for HTML5 Game Developers. The fun part of the compo is the file size limit set to 13 kilobytes. The competition started at 13:00 CEST, 13th August and will end at 13:00 CEST, 13th September 2017. Theme for 2017 is: lost. Read Tuts+ Gamedev intro article, check the Resources page for useful tools, and see the Rules for details – good luck and have…
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