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Dennis Sheppard

When multi-hyphenated entrepreneurs prove they can't do it all, why do ordinary mortals keep on trying? Dennis Sheppard, co-author of Teach Yourself AngularJS for .NET Developers in 24 Hours, speaks the truth for software developers: Nobody can do it all, and trying to learn every possible programming language makes no sense. Why not just code in the language(s) that you enjoy?

Sean Wilkins

Have you ever adjusted to a new area code or ZIP code? Everyone needs unique phone numbers and addresses, which is a struggle for the phone companies and the post office. The Internet has the same growing pains on a planetary scale, with everyone's Net-connected devices needing unique IP addresses. Sean Wilkins, co-author of CCNA Routing and Switching 200-120 Network Simulator, explains how Network Address Translation makes it possible for all of us and our gadgets to communicate.

In Ruby, there are a number of ways to create anonymous pieces of code that we can move throughout our application. Proc is one such was to create an anonymous callable. However, in this excerpt from Effective Ruby LiveLessons (Video Training), learn why you should prefer lambda instead of proc.

Julian Gamble

In this chapter from Clojure Recipes, you will build the first of two REST servers. This is a simple one to do in Compojure. The REST server we build will receive a REST call over http. You will test it using a command line tool, curl.

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John  Traenkenschuh

Why Grandfather clocks?  What links are there between IT and clock movements?

John  Traenkenschuh

New Mac OS X Means New Tricks...

John  Traenkenschuh

Wow, who abducted our Windows 10 assumptions and left this smooth running and easy-to-use Operating System in their place?

John  Traenkenschuh

It's time to consider the foibles of Laptop Life...

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