JavaScript for impatient programmers

Goal of this book: make JavaScript less challenging to learn for newcomers, by offering a modern view that is as consistent as possible. No prior knowledge of JavaScript is required, but you should know how to program…. Source: http://exploringjs.com/impatient-js/

My Favorite Command-Line Shortcuts

I use a shell every day. Almost always, I want to repeat a previous command, or repeat it after a slight modification. A very convenient way is to use arrow-up to get the most recent command back. Another common trick is to type ctrl-r and incrementally search for a previously used command…. Source: https://henrikwarne.com/2018/08/11/my-favorite-command-line-shortcuts/

The Cost Of JavaScript In 2018

Building interactive sites can involve sending JavaScript to your users. Often, too much of it. Have you been on a mobile page that looked like it had loaded only to tap on a link or tried to scroll and nothing happens?… Source: https://medium.com/@addyosmani/the-cost-of-javascript-in-2018-7d8950fbb5d4

Elementary OS Juno Brings Only Slight Changes to an Outstanding Platform

Elementary OS has been my distribution of choice for some time now. I find it a perfect blend of usability, elegance, and stability. Out of the box, Elementary doesn’t include a lot of apps, but it does offer plenty of style and all the apps you could want are an AppCenter away…. Source: https://www.linux.com/learn/intro-to-linux/2018/8/elementary-os-juno-brings-only-slight-changes-outstanding-platform

Want To Cut The Taxes In Your Retirement Money?

Many people investing in retirement plans such as 401(k), 403(b) and IRAs don’t fully understand tax-deferred investing. Let’s look at a few of the tax issues related to retirement planning and investing. Short-term tax vs. long-term tax aka capital gains… Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jbrewer/2018/08/10/want-to-cut-the-taxes-in-your-retirement-money/

The State of ACF in a Gutenberg World

The big event is finally within sight: WordPress 5.0, featuring the new Gutenberg editor, is coming soon. And all of the emotions leading up to this release are quite unlike anything we’ve seen in the world of WordPress…. Source: https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/blog/the-state-of-acf-in-a-gutenberg-world/