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Young coders are shaping Singapore’s future

January 6th, 2020

You’re never too young to take up coding—just ask 10-year-old Sephia Rindiani Binte Andi. Sephia only took up coding a year ago and sharpened her skills so quickly she created an online game shortly after. The game challenges players to navigate their way out of a maze (I admittedly kept getting lost). Today, Sephia continues dabbling…

How Auto Margins Work in Flexbox

January 6th, 2020

Robin has covered this before, but I’ve heard some confusion about it in the past few weeks and saw another person take a stab at explaining it, and I wanted to join the party. Say you have a flex container with some flex items inside that don’t fill the whole area. See the Pen ZEYLVEX…

The case for open innovation

January 6th, 2020

Software programs work better when they work together. Open software interfaces let smartphone apps and other services connect across devices and operating systems. And interoperability—the ability of different software systems to exchange information—lets people mix and match great features, and helps developers create new products that work across platforms. The result? Consumers get more choices…

New Chromebooks for 2020

January 6th, 2020

Hello from Las Vegas! This week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), our partners Samsung, Lenovo and ASUS are introducing new Chromebooks to give you more options to get work done or sit back and have some fun. Chromebooks run Chrome OS — the powerfully simple operating system that boots up fast and stays secure with…

Microbrowsers are Everywhere

January 3rd, 2020

The word “microbrowser” clearly got my attention. Never heard that before. Colin Bendell defines them as the little parts of other software that do HTTP requests to a URL to generate a preview. Like the little URL preview in iOS messages, WhatsApp, or Slack. I’m a tiny bit skeptical of the name because what’s happening…

The Month in WordPress: December 2019

January 3rd, 2020

As 2019 draws to a close and we look ahead to another exciting year let’s take a moment to review what the WordPress community achieved in December. WordPress 5.3.1 and 5.3.2 Releases The WordPress 5.3.1 security and maintenance release was announced on December 13. It features 46 fixes and enhancements. This version corrects four security…

Reflections and resolutions for a healthier 2020

January 2nd, 2020

The beginning of the new year is a great time to reflect on what’s most important to you. Taking better care of yourself is a common New Year’s resolution, but let’s be real—making resolutions is often easier than keeping them. One thing we know: New habits that are repeatable and achievable are the ones that…

Using AI to improve breast cancer screening

January 1st, 2020

Breast cancer is a condition that affects far too many women across the globe. More than 55,000 people in the U.K. are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, and about 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop the disease in their lifetime. Digital mammography, or X-ray imaging of the breast, is the most…

New Year, New Job? Let’s Make a Grid-Powered Resume!

January 1st, 2020

Many popular resume designs are making the most of the available page space by laying sections out in a grid shape. Let’s use CSS Grid to create a layout that looks great when printed and at different screen sizes. That way, we can use the resume online and offline, which might come in handy during…