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The Radar: June 28, 2017

June 28th, 2017 - by Isabel - Salt Lake City, Utah

Password Reset Hackers

If your software includes a password reset feature, you should learn how a attacker can leverage the password reset process to gain access to user credentials in a “Man in the Middle Attack”.

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The Language of Emojis

In the work place, communication and efficiency are key. Slack has created a culture of efficient communication using emojis.

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Sketch 44

Introducing Sketch 44, an awesome update that allows designers to scale things while keeping some design features proportional.

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The Value of Good Work Relationships

Technology has made it less necessary to interact with coworkers than in the past. This article talks about the value of good relationships at work and its effects on your health and wellbeing.

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In an effort to narrow the skills gap, Udacity created Nanodegrees for various technical and non-technical skills. Their most recent Nanodegree course is on React.

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Spoilerwall Instead of Firewall

Respond to port scanning requests with movie spoilers!

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The Radar: June 21, 2017

June 21st, 2017 - by Isabel - Salt Lake City, Utah

Apps in Multiple Languages

This is a great way to learn how an application can be built in a variety of languages and frameworks, beyond the typical TODO app.

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Has Facebook Gone Too Far?

Facebook’s data harvesting practices are raising some eyebrows.

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Location Tracking

Consider this tool to help you add location tracking capabilities to your app.

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JavaScript From Scratch

A thorough JavaScript tutorial using modern practices.

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Fontjoy & Colormind

Awesome design tools to help you find the right font and color match for your next project!

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Koov by Sony

Educational coding and robotics kit for the next generation of creative minds!

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The Radar – June 14, 2017

June 14th, 2017 - by Isabel - Salt Lake City, Utah

ES6 For Easier JavaScript

A closer look at ES6 features for an easier way to read and write JavaScript.

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The MVP Process

Great insight on the minimum viable product as a process, rather than an incomplete version of a final product.

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Bad feedback

Bad feedback that will make you laugh.

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Challenging the Hamburger Menu

This article offers some interesting UX case studies behind the popular Hamburger menu.

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Network Protocols

Quick overview of how modern-day networking works at the software and hardware level.

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What’s Trending?

Best web development trends in 2017.

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The Radar: June 7, 2017

June 7th, 2017 - by Isabel - Salt Lake City, Utah


Use a scratchpad file for running quick scripts in the Rails console.

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Google’s New Whiteboard

Introducing Google’s Jamboard, a touchscreen whiteboard that is changing collaboration and strategic conversations in the modern workplace.

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Create Web Applications Without Code

Mavo is a new way to create and edit your applications without code or server backend.

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Digital Industries Dominate U.S. Economy

The tech industry has become the dominant driver for the U.S. stock market, leaving the rest of the U.S. economy in the dust.

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Tired of losing precious hard drive space to millions of files from non-active projects? This is a helpful command line tool to remove node_modules from all inactive node projects.

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And the Winner is…

Chrome is winning the browser war!

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