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Angular 5.0.0 is now available

Angular 5.0.0 with code name pentagonal-donut is now available. This is a major release containing new features and bugfixes. This release continues Angular’s team focus on making Angular smaller, faster, and easier to use. Here is the changelog 5.0.0 pentagonal-donut (2017-11-01) Features animations: allow @.disabled

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Visual Studio Code Keyboard Shortcuts

Below you can find a cheatsheet with all the shortcuts for Visual Studio Code editor.  As you can see there are three flavours, one for Windows, one for Linux and one for MacOS. Windows   Linux MacOS

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Largest FREE Microsoft eBook Giveaway

Every year Eric Ligman is giving away a bunch of free eBooks, reference guides, Step-By-Step Guides, and other informational resources. For 2017 check the list below. Those for Azure look interesting…. Category Title Format Azure Introducing Windows Azure™ for IT Professionals PDF MOBI EPUB Azure

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Microsoft’s Xbox One X is here

The Xbox One X, the world’s most powerful console, has been officially unveiled at the E3 videogame conference. The new Xbox – previously codenamed Project Scorpio – will be released in November, and offers 40% more power than any other console, with better graphics and sound. Phil Spencer,

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Write your own Virtual DOM

There are two things you need to know to build your own Virtual DOM. You do not even need to dive into React’s source. Or into source code of any other Virtual DOM implementations. They are so large and complex — but in reality the main part

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How to install watchman on Linux

Watchman is a popular file watcher made by google and usually first choice for react-native developers. Watchman can also trigger actions (such as rebuilding assets) when matching files change. If you are a linux user it might be a little bit tricky to install it.

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NFC technology – Free Webinar – STMicroelectronics

The Internet of Things is pushing a wave of new applications integrating NFC every day. NFC is a simple and intuitive, zero power wireless technology. This technology is paving the way to new opportunities: enriching branding and customer engagement; going beyond industrial logistics and supply chain, with

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How to connect a Sharp 2Y0A710F distance sensor to Arduino

Sharp 2Y0A710F is a distance measuring sensor unit, composed of an integrated combination of PSD (position sensitive detector) , IRED (infrared emitting diode) and signal processing circuit. The variety of the reflectivity of the object, the environmental temperature and the operating duration are not influenced

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Azure Cosmos DB and DocumentDB [Free E-Book]

DocumentDB is a NoSQL database platform that serves as the base of Azure Cosmos DB, Microsoft’s new globally-distributed, multi-model database service. In Azure Cosmos DB and DocumentDB Succinctly by Ed Freitas, you will learn about many of DocumentDB’s features, how it compares to traditional databases,

Scrolling text with Arduino Uno and MAX7219 Led Matrix

MAX7219/MAX7221 are compact, serial input/output common-cathode display drivers that interface microprocessors (µPs) to 7-segment numeric LED displays of up to 8 digits, bar-graph displays, or 64 individual LEDs. If you want to connect a few of these cheap led matrixes that are based on MAX7219