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PHP Fractal – Make Your API’s JSON Pretty, Always!

This article was peer reviewed by Viraj Khatavkar. Thanks to all of SitePoint’s peer reviewers for making SitePoint content the best it can be! If you’ve built an API before, I’ll bet you’re used to dumping data directly as a response.
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HTML APIs: What They Are And How To Design A Good One

As JavaScript developers, we often forget that not everyone has the same knowledge as us. It’s called the curse of knowledge1: When we’re an expert on something, we cannot remember how confused we felt as newbies. We overestimate what people will find easy.
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Serverless REST API with Angular, Persistence and Security

In this post I will show you that, with the right tools, it is possible to start a full stack app—task list application in this case—from scratch, and release it to production in a short time. Our full stack app will support static file hosting, a secure REST API, and a robust persistence layer.
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Designing With Real Data In Sketch Using The Craft Plugin – Smashing Magazine

Besides the user’s needs, what’s another vital aspect of an app? Your first thought might be its design. That’s important, correct, but before you can even think about the design, you need to get something else right: the data. Data should be the cornerstone of everything you create.
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Tips For Building Your First Laravel Package

Laravel is a powerful and modern framework. It has tons of different features, which make our work faster and easier. But you can’t push everything into the single box. At one time or another, we’ve all been in need of something not implemented in the framework out of the box.
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Best Free Android apps to Transfer File over Wi-Fi

If you do a survey a few years back, we are using infrared for sharing files between one phone to another. Then comes Bluetooth, with the help of this we can also share files in the minimum speed. But the problem is you cannot transfer a file with a Gigabyte size.
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How to Remove All Junk Photos in WhatsApp Automatically

WhatsApp’s method of downloading photos to your phone can prove to be an issue if you don’t have a habit of routinely cleaning your phone.
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Send Large Files For Free with Filemail

Filemail is an app that lets you send any file to anyone (via email) swiftly and easily. As far as I know, Filemail is the simplest way of sharing files. Trust me, you don’t even need to register to use it. Just send and share as many files as you want since it’s (almost) unlimited anyway.
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Introduction to Ionic 2

In this article, we're going to take look at Ionic 2, the newest version of the Ionic cross-platform mobile app framework. For starters, we'll recap what Ionic is and what it's used for. Then we're going to dive into Ionic 2.
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WordPress Widgets to Watch in 2017

What kind of WordPress widgets will you need in 2017? If you're like me, the only time you find yourself looking for a new WordPress plugin is when you need it for something specific. The problem with that approach is that you often miss new and up-and-coming plugins.
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20 Best Business & Services WordPress Themes

No modern business can be a success without solid web presentation. Most of the entrepreneurs understand this very well. Web design services are in demand now and will be asked for many years to come. However, not every website will make a business thriving.
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Add a Website Calendar Using Jalendar 2

There are many needs for a calendar on any website. The problem with many calendar programs is reusability. They often only work with one Content Management System (CMS). When you need to move to another one, they don’t work. 
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Why Full-Stack Development is a Good Option For You in 2017

Namaste readers. It is often said that being a software developer is a lifelong learning affair. Since trends and technologies often expire rather quickly in the software field, one should be ready to cope up with sudden change. It is a continuous treadmill where relaxing is seldom a choice.
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Modern JavaScript Apps with Neutrino

Utilize tooling that harnesses the power of Webpack with ease of simple presets to quickly start JavaScript projects, all without upfront configuration.
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10 Web Design & UX Trends for 2017 That Can Boost Conversions

A new year brings new opportunities. And for web designers, an opportunity and a challenge to employ the latest visual trends and user experience tactics. But as any web pro knows, web design must do more than look good, and UX is an essential part of the conversion process.
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The 10 best gaming keyboards of 2017

Which keyboard should you use to get the most out of your gaming experience? It may be 2017, but the physical keyboard is far from dead. For gaming, even consoles may soon adopt the QWERTY-based control input with word that keyboard and mouse support is still on the table for Xbox One.
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Scout helps take the pain out of recruiting

New York-based Scout wants to take the pain out of hiring, by automating search and outreach for companies. The company is able to reduce friction associated with recruiting by presenting hiring managers with qualified candidates and making it easier to reach them.
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How to Install (and Run) Android on PC

Do you wish to run Android on your PC? Though people love using Android yet they can’t experience it on their PCs because this operating system is not built for that. Fortunately, there’s an innovative product known as Remix OS for PC that lets people run Android on PCs.
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Opera completely redesigns its desktop browser

Opera has recently unveiled a brand-new refresh of its user interface in the developer stream. Really part of a bigger project named Reborn—appropriately so—this new build offers a totally new look and some new features that are sure to pique the interest of many designers.
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Building Your Startup: Completing Group Scheduling

This tutorial is part of the Building Your Startup With PHP series on Envato Tuts+. In this series, I'm guiding you through launching a startup from concept to reality using my Meeting Planner app as a real-life example.
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A Detailed Introduction To Webpack – Smashing Magazine

JavaScript module bundling has been around for a while. RequireJS had its first commits in 2009, then Browserify made its debut, and since then several other bundlers have spawned across the Internet. Among that group, webpack has jumped out as one of the best.
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6 Errors That API Providers Should Look Out For

It’s never been easier to create an API. With Web frameworks like Flask and Express and app engines like Heroku, you can get an API up and running in hours if not minutes. The downside to this is that the easier it is to build an API, the more badly designed APIs there are going to be.
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Promise.all for Rejections and Resolves

Promises have been an incredible addition to JavaScript; they save us callback hell, make coding async more maintainable, and and allow us to keep track of multiple async processes at a time.  Promise.all comes to mind, allowing us to react when multiple promises have been resolved.
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Drawing and Animating Jelly Shapes with Canvas

JavaScript is the language on fire. Build an app for any platform you want including website, server, mobile, and desktop. In recent times, we have seen that the web is no longer a page in a browser full of squares. Every day there are more designs which incorporate irregular shapes.
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Current Trends And Future Prospects Of The Mobile App Market – Smashing Magazine

The mobile app market is growing faster than a beanstalk. The industry is huge and growing daily, and there is no end in sight. Expectedly, the mobile developer population has boomed, and the number of mobile apps in the market has hit new heights.
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Make All Embedded Content Responsive with Reframe.js

The trickiest part about embedding videos is getting the width & height correct. These numbers define the aspect ratio and when they’re off you’ll get a wonky video player. This is true for all embedded elements such as iframes and social media widgets.
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What is the Optimal Image Size for Your Website? Here’s How to do the Math

As designers and developers, we want the images on our website to be of the highest quality and appear crystal clear every time for the end user, regardless of the device. Being in the Real User Monitoring space, we often get questions about the optimal image size for your website.
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4 Useful JavaScript Libraries for Data Analysis and Visualization

Businesses from all around the globe, irrespective of the industry vertical, have realized the importance of data-driven decision making.
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Get The Right Subtitles for Your Favourite Shows With Caption

Want to enjoy a foreign language movie through subtitles? Then Caption app will soon be your go-to application for acquiring subtitles in different languages.
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Facebook Is Rolling Out Job Postings For Businesses & It’s Free

It is no secret that some companies use Facebook as a way to recruit new employees, considering the fact that the social network service is visited by millions of people.
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This App-controlled Batmobile is the Ultimate Collector's Item

Mattel might be known for kid's toys, but this fall, the toy company is offering something a bit more mature. Just in time for the upcoming "Justice League" Movie, Mattel is unleashing the $249 Justice League Ultimate Batmobile.
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How mobile technology is transforming lives in rural India

Deep in a rural village in India outside the city of Jhansi, children play on dirt roads where goats and cows roam. The humble and colorful homes have mud floors, and women collect drinking water from wells.
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Windows wins the desktop, but Linux takes the world

The fate of Munich's Linux project is only part of the story of open source software. After a nearly decade-long project to move away from Windows onto Linux, Munich has all but decided on a dramatic u-turn.
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What startup founders can learn from the Infosys boardroom drama

The founding fathers of Infosys may have been reduced to being minority shareholders, but they still have the power to question the management that runs the company.
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'From your biggest adversity comes the biggest opportunity' - 50 quotes from Indian startup journeys

From adversity to advantage, witness the memorable journey of Indian entrepreneurship in these excerpts and stories! StoryBites is a weekly feature from YourStory, featuring notable quotable quotes in our articles of this past week (see the previous post here).
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Top 5 best rising Linux distros in 2017

Get on board with the 'next big thing' in Linux. Linux is built for tinkering and experimentation, which means it’s always morphing and changing. New distros are popping up all the time, because all it takes is a little bit of determination, time and effort to create a custom operating system.
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How to set up a VPN to watch stuff abroad and protect your data

What a Virtual Private Network is and how it can protect your data and your privacy. Data privacy and activity tracking are in the public consciousness more than ever before, but it's not always easy to know how to keep yourself safe whenever you connect to the web.
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Coding Dojo Highlights the 9 Most In-Demand Programming Languages of 2017

There are more programming languages these days in production environments than you could learn in a lifetime. So which should you choose to make sure you’ll always be an in-demand developer? Jay Patel at Coding Dojo gives you the low-down on the top 9 programming languages to learn in 2017.
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Get File hashes using Windows PowerShell

Getting file hashes can be quite useful. This can be used for instance to make sure that backed up files are not corrupt or modified (by generating hashes before and after the process), or to make sure that no one tampered with an important file.
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Top 7 JavaScript Frameworks

A small overview of the most popular JavaScript Frameworks today that are worth your attention in 2017. Our list includes 7 frameworks: Angular.js, React.js, Ember.js, Aurelia.js, Meteor.js, Polymer.js, Vue.js. You can choose your favorite.
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