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The Radar – July 26, 2017

July 26th, 2017 - by Isabel - Salt Lake City, Utah

Access for the Disabled

This twitter thread reveals challenges that people with disabilities encounter when navigating the web. 

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A collection of small bash scripts for heavy terminal users.

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A Call to Regulate AI

Elon Musk cautions creators of AI to slow down before AI becomes a threat to human civilization.

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Mobile Subnavigation

What mobile subnavigation pattern is best for your site?

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Why did so many startups choose MongoDB when in many (or most) cases it was a terrible choice?

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BusyKid App

The BusyKid app allows parents to set up chores and allowances to help their kids learn to save and invest.

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The Radar: July 18, 2017

July 18th, 2017 - by Isabel - Salt Lake City, Utah

Interview Practice Mode

CodeFights is helping developers prepare for job interviews with their new interview practice mode.

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New Gene Theory

Scientists at Stanford University propose a new theory on how genes influence each other and consequently all human characteristics and traits.

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My CSS Keeps Growing!

How to not be afraid of your ever-growing CSS.

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Big Startups & Their First Customers

Learn how companies like Dropbox, Airbnb, and Groupon acquired their first customers.

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User Research

User research ideas when you are short on time, money, or access.

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Wildcard Certificates

Let’s Encrypt is working its way closer to a 100% encrypted Web with their launch of wildcard certificates in January 2018.

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The Radar: July 5, 2017

July 5th, 2017 - by Isabel - Salt Lake City, Utah

Track What Viewers View

RealEye has come up with an affordable eye tracking system that produces data about what your viewers are looking at on your website or app.

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Web Developer Security Checklist

A checklist for developing secure web applications in the cloud.

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Learn-To-Code App

Py is an app designed to make the process of learning to code more engaging and fun.

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Delivering Constructive Criticism

Learn to become a constructive critic when telling someone they’re wrong.

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Vim Game Code Break

A breakout game plugin for vim.

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Free RailsCasts!

Watch Pro and Revised episodes of RailsCast for FREE!

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