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Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion

Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion | Stories

Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion | Storieshttps://news.microsoft.com/2018/06/04/microsoft-to-acquire-github-for-7-5-billion/Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced it has reached an agreement to acquire GitHub, the world’s leading software development platform where more than 28 million developers learn, share and collaborate to create the future. Together, the two companies will empower developers to achieve more at every stage of the development lifecycle, accelerate enterprise use of GitHub, and bring Microsoft’s developer tools and services to new audiences.

6 things to know about your Facebook account

6 things to know about your Facebook account - CNET

6 things to know about your Facebook account – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/how-to/things-to-know-about-your-facebook-account/?ftag=CAD3c77551&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756There’s a lot of confusion regarding your Facebook account and data — we try to help clear things up. To Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s credit, users do opt in to a lot of Facebook’s services, many of which share your data either directly with the company, third-party developers or advertisers. What’s done is done, but you still have control over every app’s access to your data going forward.

Ethical Design: The Practical Getting-Started Guide


Ethical Design: The Practical Getting-Started Guide
 — Smashing Magazinehttps://www.smashingmagazine.com/2018/03/ethical-design-practical-getting-started-guide/?ref=donvy.comAs designers and developers, we have an obligation to build experiences that are better than the norm where design features are meticulously being built to exploit human behavior and make us addicts of social media. This article explains how unethical design happens, and how to do ethical design through a set of best practices.

App: The Human Story is an antidote to Planet of the Apps

App: The Human Story is an antidote to Planet of the Apps | Cult of Mac

App: The Human Story is an antidote to Planet of the Apps | Cult of Machttps://www.cultofmac.com/517117/app-the-human-story-documentary/What does it feel like pinning your hopes and livelihood to one of Apple’s most important creations? Fascinating new documentary App: The Human Story takes an unflinching look at the world of app developers in an attempt to answer that question. It showcases devs’ big wins — and infuriating struggles — as they try to survive and thrive in the massive app economy Apple created. It’s basically the show Apple should have made instead of its ridiculous and annoying Planet of the Apps.

Too big to fail? They already have! Hello Cryptocurrencies! Goodbye Citi (eventually).

Protect your data to the highest standards? Whose standards? Clearly their level of ineptitude is orders of magnitude lower than the average WordPress site.

For a multinational, banking and financial web site that won’t even allow the lowly apostrophe on their message fields, this Citibank (Philippines) web site’s high-school interns pretending to be web developers sure know how to concoct a cop-out excuse. Update, or forever hold your peace.

So it tells you how to find out your macOS Safari web browser version considering the entire Mac platform is not part of their minimum requirements. A strange absence of logic.Read More

8 Free WordPress Code Generators, Tools, and Webapps

8 Free WordPress Code Generators, Tools, and Webapps | Webdesigner Depot

8 Free WordPress Code Generators, Tools, and Webapps | Webdesigner Depothttps://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2017/10/8-free-wordpress-code-generators-tools-and-webapps/?ref=donvy.comAs WordPress pushes over 25% of the web it’s easily the most popular CMS to date. And that means more developers are building new websites & webapps on the WP ecosystem. To cut down on dev time you can build on the work of others by reusing code snippets, most of which come from free code generators online.

WordCamp Manila 2017

WordCamp Manila 2017 - Manila WordPress Meetup (Manila) | Meetup

WordCamp Manila 2017 – Manila WordPress Meetup (Manila) | Meetuphttps://www.meetup.com/Manila-WordPress-Meetup/events/243149401/?_cookie-check=wV7NWwLefqeoGiQOTickets are NOW ON SALE and are selling fast! Get your tickets here: https://2017.manila.wordcamp.org/ WordCamp Manila is a community-organised WordPress gathering that brings together bloggers, web developers, designers, artists, small business owners, entrepreneurs, educators and new WP users from the Philippines as well as WP enthusiast all across the Globe.

Date: November 11, 2017
Time: 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Place: iACADEMY Plaza
324 Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., Brgy. Bel-air, Makati City 1209
Get your tickets here:
https://2017.manila.wordcamp.org/

How to become an Alexa developer: The smart person’s guide

How to become an Alexa developer: The smart person's guide - TechRepublic

How to become an Alexa developer: The smart person’s guide – TechRepublichttp://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-become-an-alexa-developer-the-smart-persons-guide/?ftag=TREe09998f&bhid=27689259515740508250262421970472Alexa has evolved beyond the Amazon Echo into one of the hottest new platforms in tech. Learn how developers and businesses can leverage the technology. Alexa has helped to drive interest in the use of voice technology. While other services such as Apple Siri, Google Now, and Microsoft Cortana launched before Alexa, it’s the Amazon service that has become synonymous with voice assistants.