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    1. The built-in Windows Update service on your computer usually keeps most of your drivers up to date in the background. But still, if you want to know how to update drivers in Windows 10 manually, then first, click the 'Start button. Now, click on the 'Settings' icon. It appears as a small gear icon. Further, select the 'Updates & Security,' and then click 'Check for updates.' If the updates are available, you can go further.

  2. Jul 2021
    1. How to Develop a Restaurant Inventory Management System

      Do you still use spreadsheets to manage your restaurant inventory? If so, you know exactly how challenging and time-consuming it is. In 2019, there has to be a better way to track food. https://steelkiwi.com/blog/restaurant-inventory-management-system/

  3. Jun 2021
    1. How to work hard with clearly defined, externally imposed goals?

      1. learn not to lie to yourself (i.e. avoid the truth) (e.g. procrastinate is a form of refusing to acknowledge the deadline)
      2. not to get distracted
      3. not to give up when things go wrong
    1. "Music education students enter universities from diverse backgrounds that include musical experiences in “subaltern” musical practices (rock bands, music theatre, hip hop, and other genres). After four years or so in the institutional environment, we send them out to the world somehow convinced that what they ought to be teaching is the Western canon."

    2. "Many North American music education programs exclude in vast numbers students who do not embody Euroamerican ideals. One way to begin making music education programs more socially just is to make them more inclusive. For that to happen, we need to develop programs that actively take the standpoint of the least advantaged, and work toward a common good that seeks to undermine hierarchies of advantage and disadvantage. And that, inturn, requires the ability to discuss race directly and meaningfully. Such discussions afford valuable opportunities to confront and evaluate the practical consequences of our actions as music educators. It is only through such conversations, Connell argues, that we come to understand “the real relationships and processes that generate advantage and disadvantage”(p. 125). Unfortunately, these are also conversations many white educators find uncomfortable and prefer to avoid."

    1. This is why for a recent Angular+Rails project we chose to use a testing stack from the backend technology’s ecosystem for e2e testing.
    2. We used testing tools that were in the same ecosystem as our backend technology stack for primrily three reasons: We owned both ends of the stack Team experience Interacting with the database
    3. We chose to define the frontend in one technology stack (Angular+TypeScript/JavaScript) and the backend in another (Ruby+Ruby on Rails), but both came together to fulfill a singular product vision.
    1. Social Network Application Development: Types, Challenges, Technologies, Costs

      We can’t imagine our lives without online communication. We use Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and other messengers because we want to communicate. But what about other applications? Many solutions out there have social features. Medium is a social publishing platform; SoundCloud is a social audio platform. To understand how to develop a social networking site, let’s first consider a social network definition.

    1. Are you a user of Windows 10 OS and wondering how to install Google Chrome in Windows 10? If yes, then it requires you to open any web browser, type “google.com/chrome” into the address bar, and then press the Enter key. Now, click Download Chrome and click on “Accept and Install” and Save File and click “OK” and launch it. You can drag the Chrome icon into Applications.

  4. May 2021
    1. First of all, I would start off presenting yourself: Dear XYZ support team I am the web developer in charge of example.com website. By presenting you this way, you are establishing the frame to treat you, hinting that you should be presupposed to be somewhat proficient, so they could choose to answer in a more technical detail.
    2. Feel free to hint, brag, or both! The best CS reps should easily take a hint from clear language and a signature like John Appleseed, JavaScript/Ruby Developer, but any will catch on with a simple line like "I know what I'm doing, so I'd appreciate an extra-technical explanation!"
    3. Hey, I'm a PhD in [field] and do [whatever] professionally. Before calling you, I've narrowed down the problem to [something on their end], so that's what needs to be addressed. If I could speak to an engineer about [specific problem], that'd be great; but if we've gotta walk through the script, let's just knock it out quickly. If they end up requiring the script, then the best way to use your expertise is to run through it quickly. Keep the chit-chat to a minimum and just do the stuff efficiently. If they start describing how to perform some step, you might interrupt them with, "Got it, just a sec.", then let them know once you're ready for the next step.
    4. However, what speaks against just straight up telling them that you're working as [Insert title of your position] and you know what you're talking about?
    5. OP is referring to letting people know they can speak like proper adults when talking about technical terms, without going through the usual nanny-like discourse that tech support has to provide to non-techies. For instance, it happened to me with Amazon support. The speaker told me exactly where to touch in order to clear the cache of the Android Amazon App Store. Given that I work as an app developer the guy could have just said "please clear the cache". No need to go through "tap here, then here, now you should see this, tap that"...
    6. I have tried different tactics of showing the tech support that I am proficient in their field of work (I work as a web developer). Specifically: using accurate terms and technologies to show my knowledge of them and telling the support that I am the "administrator" of the website in question.
    7. How to let tech support subtly know that I am proficient without showing off?
    1. How to Build an Online Marketplace

      The rising number of modern online marketplaces cause rapid development of sharing economy. How to catch the hype and build a marketplace that will conquer the world? Find the answers in our article. We hope this guide will help you better understand the building blocks of marketplaces. If you have any questions on how to create an online marketplace or want to work with us, feel free to message our team.

    1. Content Aggregator Website Examples and How to Build One

      How to build a news aggregator website fast, easy and at a lower price? This article won’t answer these questions, because the combination of these characteristics usually goes along with poor quality. Instead, in this post we shall focus on how you can build your aggregator website and why you should. So, let’s dive in and explore.

  5. Apr 2021
    1. Best Practices for Minimalist Website Design

      Minimalism, the art of less, is a popular modern design approach. Experimenting with colors, transitions, navigation, broken composition, or even the complete removal of all elements – there are more ways to implement minimalism than you can imagine. In this article, we explore minimalism as it’s applied in digital product design, going over its main principles and elements and illustrating them with real-life examples of stunning minimalist websites' designs

    1. Social media is the biggest business industry with the most number of consumers and revenue generation in the world. And the reason is that social media is connected to every other industry now. It is where all the people come to chill, work, sell, buy, and have a good time.
    1. Open chrome web browser on your laptop or computer. Click more at the top-right corner and click on settings to make the changes. To know how to change font in chrome, you should know that some websites do not let browser change the text size. Select Customize fonts, you can find it under Appearance heading. You can customize the font size using the two sliders. You can change the font on the same page.

    1. Of course you must not use plain-text passwords and place them directly into scripts. You even must not use telnet protocol at all. And avoid ftp, too. I needn’t say why you should use ssh, instead, need I? And you also must not plug your fingers into 220 voltage AC-output. Telnet was chosen for examples as less harmless alternative, because it’s getting rare in real life, but it can show all basic functions of expect-like tools, even abilities to send passwords. BUT, you can use “Expect and Co” to do other things, I just show the direction.
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    1. Popular Types of Workout Trainer Apps and How to Build One

      In this article, we’ll tell you how to make a fitness app. Our experience in building such apps allows us to understand all the trends in this sphere, and we would like to share our expertise with you.

  6. Mar 2021
    1. What Is Staff Augmentation in IT, or Ways of Closing the Recruitment Gap

      When businesses can’t access the employees they need in-house, they see staff augmentation and product outsourcing as their basic solutions. With project outsourcing, companies delegate all software development responsibilities to a third-party vendor’s development team. More about how to choose staff augmentation providers

    1. Building an EHR system: Definition, Benefits, Problems, and Examples

      Are you spending more time finding patient information in a variety of disconnected systems than you are actually seeing your patients? In the end, does everything still boil down to a note nobody can ever read because it’s handwritten by a doctor? Oh, the dreaded paper medical records. They aren’t just difficult to read and analyze.If you twant to khow moreabout to build an EHR system, you’re in the right place. In this post, we talk about how doctors feel about electronic health records and what it takes to create a successful EHR system. We also lay out the differences between EHRs, EMRs, and PHRs, show examples of the best EHRs, and go deep into key features of an EHR system

    1. How to Monetize Telemedicine Apps

      App monetization is probably one of the most important things we can talk about when it comes to telemedicine app development. App owners look into different revenue streams to find their perfect model. But the tricky thing about choosing the right monetization strategy is that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution, especially in the healthcare niche. What works for others may not work for you.

      No worries! We’ve prepared a guide that breaks down app monetization strategies by looking at some of the most popular names on the telemedicine market. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy!

    1. Open tools tab on Incredimail and selects Accounts in this tab. Choose your account and click on properties. Now, in the servers tab of Incredimail not sending emails account, ensure that incoming and outgoing mail server is set to ‘pop.oricom.ca’ and ‘smtp.oricom.ca’ respectively. Ensure the password is correct and that ‘My server requires authentication’ box is unchecked. Open the Advanced tab next and make sure that outgoing server for SMTP is set on ‘25’ with ‘This server requires an encrypted connection (ssl)’ box unchecked while the incoming server is set on ‘110’ and the same box is unchecked. Finally, click OK to save. For more details: How to Fix Incredimail 2.5 Crashing Issue Incredimail Password recovery

    1. I'm kinda stuck at the moment, going around in circles. Everything is really heavily coupled. I would like to get to the point where no load is called from within processors, but i'm not sure if that's possible. Currently the API and the caching strategies are fighting me at every step of the way. I have a branch where i'm hacking through some refactoring, no light at the end of the tunnel yet though :(
    1. it's super hard to test master because i have no idea which gems need to be updated. is there a guide on how to take a rails 4.2 project to master sprockets without everything mysteriously exploding? ill try to make a repro case but its hard to tell where to even start
    1. I don't myself understand what's going on, it clearly has something to do with source maps, but may also have to do with other sprockets changes.
    2. I don't really understand what's going on. Clearly source maps have something to do with it -- a source map feature that doesn't handle SCSS very well, apparently.
    3. Is there a PR to... something? sassc-rails? That would make the patch not necessary? (I don't know if there's any good way to monkey-patch that in, I think you have to fork? So some change seems required...) Should the defaults be different somehow? This is very difficult to figure out.
    1. Fibar bi jàngal na taawan bu góor ni ñuy dagge reeni aloom.

      Le guérisseur a appris à son fils aîné comment on coupe les racines du Diospyros.

      fibar -- (fibar bi? the healer? as in feebar / fièvre / fever? -- used as a general term for sickness).

      bi -- the (indicates nearness).

      jàngal v. -- to teach (something to someone), to learn (something from someone) -- compare with jàng (as in janga wolof) and jàngale.

      na -- pr. circ. way, defined, distant. How? 'Or' What. function indicator. As.

      taaw+an (taaw) bi -- first child, eldest. (taawan -- his eldest).

      bu -- the (indicates relativeness).

      góor gi -- man; male.

      ni -- pr. circ. way, defined, distant. How? 'Or' What. function indicator. As.

      ñuy -- they (?).

      dagg+e (dagg) v. -- cut; to cut.

      reen+i (reen) bi -- root, taproot, support.

      aloom gi -- Diospyros mespiliformis, EBENACEA (tree).

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BryN2nVE3jY

  7. Feb 2021
    1. Gmail error 007 occurs when you try to send an email but Gmail get stuck while sending the message and Error 007 is displayed. How to fix Gmail Server error 007? First, check your browser for any new updates – update if available. Second, enable all disabled extensions on your browser. Third, clear all cookies, cache memory, registry, and prefetch files. If this solution does not work, wait till Gmail resolves the issue itself.

    1. For branching out a separate path in an activity, use the Path() macro. It’s a convenient, simple way to declare alternative routes

      Seems like this would be a very common need: once you switch to a custom failure track, you want it to stay on that track until the end!!!

      The problem is that in a Railway, everything automatically has 2 outputs. But we really only need one (which is exactly what Path gives us). And you end up fighting the defaults when there are the automatic 2 outputs, because you have to remember to explicitly/verbosely redirect all of those outputs or they may end up going somewhere you don't want them to go.

      The default behavior of everything going to the next defined step is not helpful for doing that, and in fact is quite frustrating because you don't want unrelated steps to accidentally end up on one of the tasks in your custom failure track.

      And you can't use fail for custom-track steps becase that breaks magnetic_to for some reason.

      I was finding myself very in need of something like this, and was about to write my own DSL, but then I discovered this. I still think it needs a better DSL than this, but at least they provided a way to do this. Much needed.

      For this example, I might write something like this:

      step :decide_type, Output(Activity::Left, :credit_card) => Track(:with_credit_card)
      
      # Create the track, which would automatically create an implicit End with the same id.
      Track(:with_credit_card) do
          step :authorize
          step :charge
      end
      

      I guess that's not much different than theirs. Main improvement is it avoids ugly need to specify end_id/end_task.

      But that wouldn't actually be enough either in this example, because you would actually want to have a failure track there and a path doesn't have one ... so it sounds like Subprocess and a new self-contained ProcessCreditCard Railway would be the best solution for this particular example... Subprocess is the ultimate in flexibility and gives us all the flexibility we need)


      But what if you had a path that you needed to direct to from 2 different tasks' outputs?

      Example: I came up with this, but it takes a lot of effort to keep my custom path/track hidden/"isolated" and prevent other tasks from automatically/implicitly going into those steps:

      class Example::ValidationErrorTrack < Trailblazer::Activity::Railway
        step :validate_model, Output(:failure) => Track(:validation_error)
        step :save,           Output(:failure) => Track(:validation_error)
      
        # Can't use fail here or the magnetic_to won't work and  Track(:validation_error) won't work
        step :log_validation_error, magnetic_to: :validation_error,
          Output(:success) => End(:validation_error), 
          Output(:failure) => End(:validation_error) 
      end
      
      puts Trailblazer::Developer.render o
      Reloading...
      
      #<Start/:default>
       {Trailblazer::Activity::Right} => #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=validate_model>
      #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=validate_model>
       {Trailblazer::Activity::Left} => #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=log_validation_error>
       {Trailblazer::Activity::Right} => #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=save>
      #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=save>
       {Trailblazer::Activity::Left} => #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=log_validation_error>
       {Trailblazer::Activity::Right} => #<End/:success>
      #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=log_validation_error>
       {Trailblazer::Activity::Left} => #<End/:validation_error>
       {Trailblazer::Activity::Right} => #<End/:validation_error>
      #<End/:success>
      
      #<End/:validation_error>
      
      #<End/:failure>
      

      Now attempt to do it with Path... Does the Path() have an ID we can reference? Or maybe we just keep a reference to the object and use it directly in 2 different places?

      class Example::ValidationErrorTrack::VPathHelper1 < Trailblazer::Activity::Railway
         validation_error_path = Path(end_id: "End.validation_error", end_task: End(:validation_error)) do
          step :log_validation_error
        end
        step :validate_model, Output(:failure) => validation_error_path
        step :save,           Output(:failure) => validation_error_path
      end
      
      o=Example::ValidationErrorTrack::VPathHelper1; puts Trailblazer::Developer.render o
      Reloading...
      
      #<Start/:default>
       {Trailblazer::Activity::Right} => #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=validate_model>
      #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=validate_model>
       {Trailblazer::Activity::Left} => #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=log_validation_error>
       {Trailblazer::Activity::Right} => #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=save>
      #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=log_validation_error>
       {Trailblazer::Activity::Right} => #<End/:validation_error>
      #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=save>
       {Trailblazer::Activity::Left} => #<Trailblazer::Activity::TaskBuilder::Task user_proc=log_validation_error>
       {Trailblazer::Activity::Right} => #<End/:success>
      #<End/:success>
      
      #<End/:validation_error>
      
      #<End/:failure>
      

      It's just too bad that:

      • there's not a Railway helper in case you want multiple outputs, though we could probably create one pretty easily using Path as our template
      • we can't "inline" a separate Railway acitivity (Subprocess "nests" it rather than "inlines")
    2. step :direct_debit

      I don't think we would/should really want to make this the "success" (Right) path and :credit_card be the "failure" (Left) track.

      Maybe it's okay to repurpose Left and Right for something other than failure/success ... but only if we can actually change the default semantic of those signals/outputs. Is that possible? Maybe there's a way to override or delete the default outputs?

    1. How do you know if source maps are working correctly? Try adding a syntax error to one of your assets and use the console to debug. Does it show the correct file and source location? Or does it reference the top level application.js file?
    1. found that using only the Pascal-provided control structures, the correct solution was given by only 20% of the subjects, while no subject wrote incorrect code for this problem if allowed to write a return from the middle of a loop.
    1. Whether you are a small startup or an individual hustler, gathering funds for your initiative is the top priority. Entrepreneurs frequent top crowdfunding websites or platforms to collect funds.

      If you’re looking to build a platform that fosters a dynamic economy of self-starters, learning how to start a crowdfunding website might just be your call.

    1. While Trailblazer offers you abstraction layers for all aspects of Ruby On Rails, it does not missionize you. Wherever you want, you may fall back to the "Rails Way" with fat models, monolithic controllers, global helpers, etc. This is not a bad thing, but allows you to step-wise introduce Trailblazer's encapsulation in your app without having to rewrite it.
    1. By going through the above statistics, you would have gotten a confidence boost and additional motivation to develop your app. Now you know that the mammoth task of building an online app from scratch is equally rewarding for the efforts invested.

      So you have decided to build a mobile app for your business! But you don’t know how to create an app from scratch. Don’t worry. By the end of this article, you’ll be aware of the entire process.

    1. G Suite is one of the Google products, developed form of Google Apps. It is a single platform to hold cloud computing, collaboration tools, productivity, software, and products. While using it, many a time, it’s not working, and users have a question– How to fix G Suite not working? It can be resolved easily by restarting the device, and if unable to do so, you can reach our specialists whenever you want.

    1. Space: Suppose we had infinite memory, then cache all the data; but we don't so we have to decide what to cache that is meaningful to have the cache implemented (is a ??K cache size enough for your use case? Should you add more?) - It's the balance with the resources available.
    2. Time: Suppose all your data was immutable, then cache all the data indefinitely. But this isn't always to case so you have to figure out what works for the given scenario (A person's mailing address doesn't change often, but their GPS position does).
    1. the most productive environment possible for people that use their computer to create.What is a productive environment?How do you measure productivity in an operating system environment?How do you compare YOUR distribution to other distributions when it comes to productivity?Is the way in which 'people that use their computer to create' (creators) the same across all professions and activities?Does a photographer have the same requirements for a productive environment as a software engineer?Why do you think your distribution will be the best for delivering a productive environment than any other Linux distribution?
  8. Jan 2021
    1. It's not impossible, but it's not likely I would accept someone I haven't worked with IRL or know on a personal level. That's because I want some form of creative control over the direction and I want to maintain the existing code style. If I know you I'm more likely to know that this will keep working the way I want it to.
    2. Show me good PRs, bug triaging, documentation fixes, whatever and you're a candidate if you ask for it.
    1. Are you exploring how to create an app from scratch? But have no idea what you actually need and how to execute this idea?

      How to build an application from scratch is the fundamental question that every vendor, business owner, and startup keeps asking when they are planning a new venture.

    1. Steelkiwi’s Experience Developing a CRM System for Client Management

      Still not sure do you need a custom CRM or not? Just think about it: quality ready-made CRM solutions are expensive, while usually, your company does not need the whole set of provided functions. The cost of a custom CRM development also is not chip, however, when you are building a CRM system, you pay for the functions required particularly by your company. Plus, employees will not spend a lot of time exploring the new product, because CRM is initially created under the workflow, already established in the company.

  9. Dec 2020
    1. In today’s growing and fast-paced world, mobile has become part of our life. And, the competition between Android and iOS smartphones is getting tougher day by day.

      Get a quick process guide to design an iOS app with integration of the dark mode theme.

  10. Nov 2020
    1. How many times have you heard the cliché, for example, read between the lines? It turns out, the key to reading between the lines is actually to write between the lines. Once you start, you'll discover a whole new reading experience, elevated from that of a one-sided lecture to a two-sided conversation.

      reading as a conversation between myself and the text.

    1. When you’re implementing a bad plan yourself, instead of having a mentor bail you out by fixing it, a few really useful things happen:You learn many more details about why it was a bad idea. If someone else tells you your plan is bad, they’ll probably list the top two or three reasons. By actually following through, you’ll also get to learn reasons 4–1,217.You spend about 100x more time thinking about how you’ll avoid ever making that type of mistake again, i.e., digesting what you’ve learned and integrating it into your overall decision-making.By watching my mistakes and successes play out well or badly over the course of months, I was able to build much more detailed, precise models about what does and doesn’t matter for long-term codebase health. Eventually, that let me make architectural decisions with much more conviction.

      There's a benefit to embarking on a challenge without a more experienced authority to bail you out.

      • You learn many more details about why it's a bad idea.
      • The lessons you learn in terms of how to avoid the mistakes you made stick with you longer

      (I would add that the experience is more visceral, it activates more modalities in your brain, and you remember it much more clearly.)

      These types of experiences result in what the author calls more "detailed, precise models". For me they result in a sort of intuition.

  11. Oct 2020
    1. But what should you write about? Simply ask yourself, What's bothering you most right now? Write a post where you work through that—and get to a conclusion. This is how I start every time. Writing is therapy that you publish for the world to learn from.
    1. First, choose your topicThe best topic to write about is the one you can’t not write about. It’s the idea bouncing around your head that urges you to get to the bottom of it.You can trigger this state of mind with a two-part trick. First, choose an objective for your article:Open people’s eyes by proving the status quo wrong.Articulate something everyone’s thinking about but no one is saying. Cut through the noise.Identify key trends on a topic. Use them to predict the future.Contribute original insights through research and experimentation.Distill an overwhelming topic into something approachable. (This guide.)Share a solution to a tough problem.Tell a suspenseful and emotional story that imparts a lesson.Now pair that objective with a motivation:Does writing this article get something off your chest?Does it help reason through a nagging, unsolved problem you have?Does it persuade others to do something you believe is important?Do you obsess over the topic and want others to geek out over it too?That’s all that's needed: Pair an objective with a motivation. Now you have something to talk about.
    1. Some apps are free to download while some charge money. This is the simplest revenue model that you can go with. Create an exceptional app and charge a one-time fee or a yearly subscription for the app

      There are several ways to monetize an app. It all depends on the financial conditions and the general mindset of your target audience. By studying your audience, you’ll find the best way to make money from your app idea.

    1. The idea of the hermeneutic circle is to envision a whole in terms how the parts interact with each other, and how they interact with the whole. That may sound a little bit out there, so let’s have a look at a concrete example.

      This is a general concept, the rest of the article extrapolates the idea to the act of reading. This may be a stretch, since it implies that whatever can be broken into parts will belong to the hermeneutic circle, while this only applies to interpreting (text)

    1. How to Become a Straight-A Student: The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less Kindle Edition by {"isAjaxComplete_B001IGNR0U":"0","isAjaxInProgress_B001IGNR0U":"0"} Cal Newport (Author) › Visit Amazon's Cal Newport Page Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Cal Newport (Author)
    1. How to Be a High School Superstar: A Revolutionary Plan to Get into College by Standing Out (Without Burning Out) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition by {"isAjaxComplete_B001IGNR0U":"0","isAjaxInProgress_B001IGNR0U":"0"} Cal Newport (Author) › Visit Amazon's Cal Newport Page Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Cal Newport (Author)