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Introducing The Component-Based API — Smashing Magazine
Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month. In the world of APIs, GraphQL has lately overshadowed REST due to its ability to query and retrieve all required data in a single request.
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8 hours ago by AnthonyBaker
How to Do Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss
Intermittent fasting is a powerful tool for successful and sustained weight loss. Fasting gets you into ketosis quicker — it drains your glucose reserves, forcing your body to reach into its fat stores for energy.
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19 hours ago by AnthonyBaker
Slack Tips and Tricks: Notifications, Channels, Mute, Do Not Disturb | WIRED
You've KonMaried your closet. You've made strides toward Inbox Zero. You've unburdened yourself of your old tweets, and now you feel free as a bird. The one thing left to do: find harmony in your digital work-life by tidying up your Slack.
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19 hours ago by AnthonyBaker
swissmiss | Speechify: Audiobook Anything
This app just took my breath away: Speechify let’s you turn anything into an audiobook – readings for school, reports for work, PDFs on your computer, articles online, physical books. This way you can listen while doing other things like driving, cooking, or at the gym.
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19 hours ago by AnthonyBaker
Product Trends to Watch in 2019 - Mind the Product
As 2019 gets underway, I’ve been enjoying taking stock of what we saw at Mind the Product Training over 2018. As a product manager I’m always looking for signals and patterns, and evaluating what early trends could mean for my products, and now for product practice.
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19 hours ago by AnthonyBaker
That GraphQL ‘ah ha’ Moment – Pete Kreppein – Medium
Understanding GraphQL by getting annoyed with REST. As I’ve written here a few times, I’m currently enrolled in a Flatiron online bootcamp, which I’m coming to the conclusion of shortly.
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
What I learned from reading 107 weight loss studies
The average overweight American looking to lose weight will set a goal of 16% body weight loss, or around 30 lbs. Most people will never come close. I wanted to find out if anything actually works.
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
Why Are the Teen Titans Robbing the Batcave in This Week's Teen Titans #26
It must suck to be a son or legal ward of Batman. Not only are you likely to get drafted into an obsessive war against mentally ill criminal, forced to dress up in colorful tights, and possibly die in battle, but let’s be honest, you’re never going to be allowed to bring friends home.
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Why doing more exercise won't help you burn more calories | New Scientist
Forget the idea that to lose weight you just need to work off more calories than you consume. The truth is far weirder A SIMPLE calculation lies at the heart of a lot of mainstream weight loss advice. If calories out exceed calories in, you will lose weight.
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
Martin Wolf on climate change | Financial Times
Sark: how electricity sparked Channel island crisis Democracy put to the test over power supplier monopoly
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
SNL Brings The Best (And Funniest) Clint Eastwood Movie Review Ever | Crooks and Liars
I haven't laughed so hard at a "Weekend Update" segment Since Stephon. But of course, one of the writers of this is John Mulaney, Stefon writer for SNL.
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
5 Tips for Product Managers to Ensure Success on Every Project - Mind the Product
As product managers our job description is pretty simple: to make all of our software development projects succeed. In fact, I would go so far as to say any failures or successes of the team are failures or successes of product management.
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
Insert multiple relational objects transactionally in Hasura
I am now 99% sure that Hasura is made by some extraterrestrial life form with near super intelligence because Hasura is just amazing! Maybe I am hyping this just a little bit too much but let me elaborate with one example why Hasura is great.
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
Top 5 GraphQL Predictions for 2019 – graphqlconf – Medium
Popularized by the graphql-tools library, schema-first is the most common approach for implementing GraphQL APIs in the JavaScript ecosystem today.
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
A Peloton bike motivated me more than any gym membership could
Peloton and its connected bike have become the poster child for a new era of on-demand exercise. Specifically, it promises all the camaraderie and structured routines of a real-world spin class from the comfort of home. Peloton's workout library is extensive.
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
Mac Power Users 466: John Gruber Returns — MacSparky
John Gruber of Daring Fireball and The Talk Show join Stephen and me on this week’s Mac Power Users’ episode for a discussion about writing and podcasting, WWDC, and what the future may hold for the iPad and Mac.
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
Best Aglio e Olio Recipe for Cooking Spaghetti in a Skillet
Conventional pasta-boiling wisdom for much of my life was along the lines of: the roomier the pot and the more water, the better—like, way better. And the water should already be at a rolling boil when the noodles are added (butta la pasta and all that).
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
Trump Mocks Climate Change After DoD Releases Climate Report | Time
President Donald Trump mocked climate change again on Sunday, just days after the Department of Defense released a report outlining the effects of climate change on its operations. Be careful and try staying in your house.
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2 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Republicans are accidentally doing more to advance progressive values than Democrats – ThinkProgress
Something strange and unfamiliar has taken root in Washington, DC these past few days.
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3 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Leaked Heroes In Crisis #8 Cover and Solicit Reveal Much...
As leaked by friend-of-Bleeding Cool, Tako, here’s the cover to Heroes In Crisis #8, due to be revealed in DC Comics’ April solicitations next week. You’ve seen all the clues. You’ve heard the testimony and eavesdropped on the secret confessions of the World’s Greatest Super Heroes.
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3 days ago by AnthonyBaker
You do not have to be good
Mary Oliver has died. I have a friend who used to keep her poem “Wild Geese” folded up in his wallet. It begins: You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.
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5 days ago by AnthonyBaker
5 Questions to Ask During the API Lifecycle | ProgrammableWeb
Anyone creating or maintaining APIs is surely aware that sometimes APIs become outdated. While we do our best to create APIs that last, there’s a natural evolution. In some cases, we need to close down APIs, or transition to a new approach.
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5 days ago by AnthonyBaker
How to be honorable | Seth's Blog
Honorable men (at least that’s what they called themselves) used to settle their disputes with dueling pistols. Honorable women used to bind their feet and shame others that didn’t.
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5 days ago by AnthonyBaker
An Astonishing 773 Million Records Exposed in Monster Breach | WIRED
There are breaches, and there are megabreaches, and there’s Equifax. But a newly revealed trove of leaked data tops them all for sheer volume: 772,904,991 million unique email addresses, over 21 million unique passwords, all recently posted to a hacking forum.
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6 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Slack's new logo is a penis swastika / Boing Boing
Behold the Brostika! Like the hidden arrow in the FedEx logo, Slack's new brand has a negative-space surprise in store. The bars point the "lucky" left way, at least, rather than, well, to the right. Here's their "Logo explorations for the octothorpe.
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6 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Global IDs and Legacy IDs – Braintree Product and Technology – Medium
In building out our fresh new GraphQL API, we’ve conformed to the Relay Specification, which introduces a new way of identifying objects via Global IDs.
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8 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Motivation Over Discipline | The Art of Manliness
There’s a popular maxim in personal development circles that goes: “F**k motivation. It’s fickle and unreliable and isn’t worth your time. Better to cultivate discipline.”
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8 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Adopting GraphQL and Transitioning to Domain-Driven Services
Handshake serves three different types of users (domains): students, employers, and career service center staff at universities.
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8 days ago by AnthonyBaker
What I Learned From Spending Half My Savings In One Month
I have my parents to thank for instilling in me a self-imposed, non-negotiable rule to save a portion of every set amount of money I get — whether it’s an unexpected gift from an aunt on a holiday, a check from my previous employer, or the salary I earned.
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10 days ago by AnthonyBaker
What I Spent, What We Ate | A very freezer-ful week - The Frugal Girl
What I Spent I skipped my Hungry Harvest this week because I was starting to get a little backlog of veggies. I love that it’s so easy to skip deliveries when this happens! (If you want to try Hungry Harvest, you can get $5 off if you sign up through my referral link.
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10 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Every Single Street
When we dream of adventure, we typically imagine locations far away from home: deserts, jungles, and everything in between. Rarely do we think of the streets just outside our front door. Unless you’re Rickey Gates, that is.
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10 days ago by AnthonyBaker
REST vs GraphQL — (Will GraphQL do to REST what XML did to JSON)?
After working with REST APIs over past few years, I came to know about GraphQL and the problems it’s attempting to solve, I could not wait posting this article. REST is an architectural approach to creating web services. GraphQL is a query language for designing APIs.
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10 days ago by AnthonyBaker
7 Best Marie Kondo & KonMari Method Transformation Photos
I never thought that I could part with the bulk of my material possessions (let alone want to), including the ones that I never use but probably definitely might need one day.
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12 days ago by AnthonyBaker
How to survive a Penetration Test as a GraphQL developer
Some of our favorite clients are startups — working directly with founders who want to build beautiful, user-centric apps on tight timelines and often tighter budgets.
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13 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Simple Green Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette | Minimalist Baker Recipes
Every cook should know how to make a simple side salad and lemon vinaigrette. It’s the easy side dish to pair with just about any entrée, comes together in 10 minutes with simple ingredients, and is incredibly versatile. Let me show you how it’s done. Start with a base of greens.
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14 days ago by AnthonyBaker
302 Found
In 2015, Facebook (that big social network company that also gave us React) released a new open-source data query language (QL) named GraphQL.
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14 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Is Your Child Getting Enough Sleep? - Fitbit Blog
Almost every parent struggles with their child’s sleep from time to time, whether they’re trying to establish an appropriate bedtime or get their kid to wind down and relax at night. But it’s important to get sleep habits right, especially for kids.
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14 days ago by AnthonyBaker
IKEA is launching low-cost smart window blinds
Almost a year ago, Swedish furniture giant IKEA signalled its intention to make people's homes smarter with the launch of its own intelligent lighting range.
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15 days ago by AnthonyBaker
How the Shutdown Is Affecting Air Safety - The Atlantic
The nation’s roughly 15,000 air-traffic controllers don’t do exactly what some people might imagine—namely, keep airplanes from completely losing their way or falling out of the sky.
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15 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Creating a GraphQL server with Typeorm and Typegraphql (Part 1 : Introduction)
This series expects you to already have an experience using TypeScript and GraphQL, this series is strongly made to suggest another way of writing a GraphQL API and not teach how to create one nor how one works.
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16 days ago by AnthonyBaker
2018 in Review: The Biggest Developments around Microservices, API Gateways, Kubernetes and Service Mesh | Glasnostic Blog
2018 was an exciting year for both, open source developers and vendors in the microservices and API space. In this post, we’ll recap the major developments and product announcements, plus make a few predictions for 2019.
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16 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Ditching Medium | JJ's JavaScript Blog
As you’ve probably heard, people aren’t too happy with Medium at the moment. What started as an awesome blogging platform seems to have quickly turned into something that is pushing people away in droves.
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16 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Cheap Kitchen Cabinet Upgrade Ideas | Apartment Therapy
I have one major complaint about my house: My kitchen is grossly outdated. I'm talking a brown ceramic sink and a refrigerator that was probably installed in the early '70s, yet somehow still functions.
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16 days ago by AnthonyBaker
What I Learned Working 32 Hours a Week for 2 Months
In early November, I helped run the Weekend For Good event as part of the Code For Good West Michigan admin team. The event brought together 120+ volunteers and 14 local nonprofits to help build, rebrand, or update websites. It was scheduled for three straight days, and I was there for all of it.
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16 days ago by AnthonyBaker
The Evolution of Full Cycle Developers at Netflix: Greg Burrell at QCon SF
At QCon San Francisco, Greg Burrell talked about the journey towards "full cycle developers" within the Netflix edge engineering team.
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16 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Budget Black White Bathroom Remodel Photos | Apartment Therapy
This totally '80s bathroom was "a beige nightmare" with a few issues beyond the aesthetic, but two stalwart DIYers managed to remedy all that and create a fabulously inviting space, all with just two weekends' of work and $2,000.
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16 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Golang Example
Steganography is a library written in Pure go to allow simple LSB steganography on images. High performance, minimalist Go web framework.
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
The Drop Deeper into Mindfulness Challenge : zen habits
As we start to form new habits for a new year, one of the primary questions to ask ourselves is: what habit should I start with? What habit will help set me up for success for all other habits?
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
How to Slow Down to Go Faster Than Ever in Software Development
Going fast without control could be the biggest enemy of software development. The three main areas where you should slow down in are people, process, and product. Before digging into details, let me start with a story. I guess it was 2011.
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
GraphQL Subscriptions in AWS AppSync – Brijesh Agarwal – Medium
Subscriptions are popular feature of GraphQL, as it allows to listen for the updates on the client side; if there are any changes on the backend data. We have been using AWS AppSync most recently and required to add Subscriptions at few points.
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
'The Minimalist Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to a Decluttered, Refocused Life' by Joshua Becker (book review) | TreeHugger
Becker's latest work is not only a how-to guide, but an invitation to reevaluate all aspects of your life. Six months ago I received a message from Joshua Becker, asking if I would consider reading his newest book and writing an endorsement for it.
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Ranking Vegetables by How Healthy They Are - MEL Magazine
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Everyone should eat more vegetables.
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18 days ago by AnthonyBaker
The 30-Year Mortgage is an Intrinsically Toxic Product
Attention conservation notice. This jeremiad is all about financial policy, which I know is not a topic all of my readers are interested in.
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18 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Service Ownership @Slack
I'm Holly Allen. Like Jessica said, I've been in software development for 18 years. And one of the great things about software development is you get to take it to all different kinds of domains. So I've worked in pharmaceuticals and publishing and government, entertainment.
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18 days ago by AnthonyBaker
I Challenged Myself To Only Buy Secondhand Clothes Last Year — Here's What Happened
This time last year, I made a New Years’ Resolution that I’m both proud and shocked to say I kept all year.
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18 days ago by AnthonyBaker
James Clear: How to Detox from Junk News, Internet Haters & Information Overload | Fat-Burning Man
We all know that junk food is bad for us, but what about junk news and social media? These days, it’s getting pretty nasty out there.
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18 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Scientists Have 'Hacked Photosynthesis' In Search Of More Productive Crops : The Salt : NPR
There's a big molecule, a protein, inside the leaves of most plants. It's called Rubisco, which is short for an actual chemical name that's very long and hard to remember. Amanda Cavanagh, a biologist and post-doctoral researcher at the University of Illinois, calls herself a big fan of Rubisco.
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18 days ago by AnthonyBaker
We Need to Not Freak Out About the Robot Revolution | WIRED
You, like me, may sometimes (or all the time!) feel that the world is spiraling out of control—trade wars and political strife. And, oh right, climate change, arguably the greatest threat our species has ever faced.
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18 days ago by AnthonyBaker
High-performing Teams by Richard Banfield - Mind the Product
In this mtpcon London talk, Richard Banfield looks at what makes high-performing teams work. Continuous improvement can act as a powerful cultural change agent: cycling coach David Brailsford knows this and he was able to reinvent British Cycling as a result.
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18 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Great post. – Jordy Baylac – Medium
Great post. FYI, if you are using Typescript, you can get a really type safe GraphQL framework using TypeGraphQL (http://bit.ly/2LQkb0P)
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19 days ago by AnthonyBaker
A year of drawing
My son Jules woke up on Christmas last year and started drawing. He was 2. (His birthday is in March.)
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19 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Don’t have 10,000 hours to learn something? All you need is 20 hours |
Writer Josh Kaufman shares his own tried-and-tested technique to learn a new skill by putting in just 45 minutes a day for a month.
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19 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Chaos Engineering - What Is It, and Where It's Going
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19 days ago by AnthonyBaker
100 things that made my year (2018)
After angsting for a few years over whether I’d ever write another book again, giving the “How To Keep Going” talk in March and spending the rest of the year
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19 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Fitness Trend: LIIT vs. HIIT
Sometimes slower really is better. While you might be familiar with HIIT (high intensity interval training), there’s a slower version getting attention these days in the fitness world and outshining those sweaty, intense sessions.
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19 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Crisis to Calm: Story of Data Validation @ Netflix
After a full day of very interesting stimulating talks and discussion, I'm also looking forward to chilling with Netflix. But before that, I'm going to talk about February 3, 2015. It was a very normal day at Netflix; we had feature requests, team meeting, bills, pushes, so on.
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19 days ago by AnthonyBaker
10 Blocks Podcast: Seattle’s Homeless Challenge | Christopher F. Rufo, City Journal
Christopher F. Rufo joins City Journal editor Brian Anderson to discuss an urban struggle with street homelessness and the political fight around it in the Pacific Northwest’s largest city.
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19 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Set Smart Goals This Year | The Generous Husband
Some of you will be familiar with the idea of S.M.A.R.T. goal setting from business. If not, I’ve explained what smart stands for below. Smart goals are achievable goals and a great way to work on making changes in your life and your marriage. Image Credit: © gabrielle_cc | pixabay.
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20 days ago by AnthonyBaker
16 Small Steps You Can Take Now to Improve Your Finances
You have all kinds of financial goals you want to achieve, but where should you begin? There are so many different aspects of money management that it can be difficult to find a starting point when trying to achieve financial success. If you're feeling lost and overwhelmed, take a deep breath.
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20 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Basics of Caching Data in GraphQL – Saidur Rahman – Medium
This is a playbook with the some of the common patterns on accessing and manipulating the store/cache in React Apollo GraphQL. For getting started please read http://bit.ly/2F29TJS
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21 days ago by AnthonyBaker
How I Approach My New Year Goals – Shawn Blanc
Don’t go crazy. Then I choose a few small course corrections that will help move me more in the direction I want to go.
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21 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Introduction to podcasting | Journalism, media and multimedia training courses
Podcasts and online audio are at the heart of the business of digital media. With audiences flocking to the medium in record numbers and radio listening on connected devices at an all time high, there’s never been a better time to learn about and create audio.
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21 days ago by AnthonyBaker
COMMUNITY-BASED, HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN
We propose a radical change in design from experts designing for people to people designing for themselves. In the traditional approach, experts study, design, and implement solutions for the people of the world.
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21 days ago by AnthonyBaker
The questions Bill Gates asks himself every year, and how they’ve changed as he’s gotten older – GeekWire
Bill Gates’ year-end letter, published over the weekend, was full of thoughts about the world, from nuclear energy to privacy and innovation. But this year’s installment also offered insights into how Gates, at 63, assesses his own life and work as one year ends and another begins.
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21 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Goals for 2019 - A Product Manager's New Year's Resolutions - Mind the Product
It’s a new year, and while the date changing on a calendar doesn’t really have some magical power, it is a nice reminder to slow down and reflect.
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21 days ago by AnthonyBaker
How BBC World Service engages younger audiences by fulfilling six reader needs | Video
Although covering breaking news and offering analysis has been at the core of the BBC's output for decades, the broadcaster has spent the past two years creating a better editorial strategy to fulfil the needs of its global audience by responding to six user needs.
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21 days ago by AnthonyBaker
BBRG: Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Won’t Work Out - The Big Picture
Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Won’t Work Out Making a huge change in your life is hard. So go small in 2019. Bloomberg, December 31, 2018 It’s the most horrible time of the year. The inter-tubes are filled with god-awful suggestions of ways to improve your life.
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22 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Transferring data to API from SQL Server to MongoDB using Nodejs and GraphQL
As a developer is harder to catch up with all new frameworks are coming out, but actually, learning new tools help to make the development process faster and smoother once start to get comfortable with all of them, when I stopped to have favoritism for some specific framework my life changed complet
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22 days ago by AnthonyBaker
A bright — and young — year for audio » Nieman Journalism Lab
As any Nieman Lab reader knows all too well, audiences have progressively sagged for most segments of the news media over the last many years. But radio bucks that trend.
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22 days ago by AnthonyBaker
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