10 Reasons Everyone Should Learn To Code

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For many people programming seems like something “nerds” might do, or something really advanced, and probably something they don’t have time for. But programming isn’t as difficult as one might think, and also has some unexpected beneficial consequences. Today I want to talk about the 10 reasons people should learn to code.

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Bronies

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Bronie: A name typically given to the male viewers/fans (whether they are straight, gay, bisexual.ect.) of the My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic show or franchise. They typically do not give in to the hype that males are not allowed to enjoy things that may be intended for females.

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Earth Day!

Today we celebrate earth day, a day where we as a community look for ways to help reduce our footprint and make the planet a better place for future generations. We all know and have heard countless ways to protect our planet, but many of us neglect a growing industry and problem that we face for years to come; The technology we use and love through energy, and electronic waste contributes heavily to our global footprint.

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Building Your Workspace

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This post is going to be a multi-part series talking about the various aspects of building a workspace. We’ll go through everything from your operating system, and software of choice all the way up to your desk and ergonomics considerations. A lot of programmers have different ideas about what the ideal workspace is, everything from what kind of desk (or even having a desk), the type of lighting, type of chair, and how many monitors one should have; and each of us will have our own radically different ideas for what those things should be. Ultimately in the case of …

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XP End of Life Podcast!

To follow up yesterday’s blog about the end of Windows XP support, we go in to a little more detail about what it means, what you can do about it, and why you really should do something about it. We cover low-cost to no-cost solutions that will keep you secure, if you’re one of the millions who still need to upgrade. Your browser, apparently, does not support html5 audio. Upgrade to a modern browser like Firefox or Chrome to view this content.

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Responsive Design, Fluid Thinking

Before I started working almost exclusively on the web, I was trained and practiced as a fairly traditional graphic designer. Now, by traditional I don’t mean anything like “old fashioned.” I’m generally very non-traditional: always trying to think outside the box, bend the rules, or push the envelope. What I’m referring to here is the fact that in graphic design, one thing has been abundantly constant, from the beginning of time until about a decade ago: Stuff didn’t move. Letters made of ink, once imprinted on a page, will not budge, no matter how much you scrub, poke or threaten. …

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