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GitHub data is available for public analysis using Google BigQuery, and we’d like to help you take it for a spin. If you’d like ...

An Intro to Software Testing—and Why You Shouldn’t Skip It

Every piece of software starts with a purpose. Countless hours later, how can you feel confident you’ve succeeded? By testing your ...

How We Set and Measure Ambitious Social Media Goals at Buffer [2017 Version]

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Building apps for kids: The definitive guide

I remember Mark Zuckerberg once saying “I definitely wouldn’t have gotten into programming if I hadn’t played games as a kid.” This ...

Inside Upwork: Productivity Tips from Upwork HQ

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9 Social Media Goals You Can Set for Your Business (and How to Track Them)

The thing we love most at Buffer is to help you succeed at social media. And a key part of social media success is knowing which goals ...

How to create an application in Kotlin and secure it using JSON Web Tokens (JWTs)

TL;DR In this article, we’ll learn how to create a simple application using Kotlin, a statically typed programming language that ...

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6 key things all UX designers should keep in mind

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The start of development has always been a challenge for me, because explaining UX work to developers is hard. Traditionally, I’d walk ...

The Auth0 Marketing Website Has Been Localized for the Japanese Market

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Reimagine Project Constraints as a Blank Canvas

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The Remote Experience: Preface

The Remote Experience: Preface Five years ago, I walked away from a life that made me profoundly unhappy. At the age of 24 I became fed ...

Agile Retrospectives: Why your team should be having them, even if you’re not in the tech industry.

Agile Retrospectives: Why your team should be having them, even if you’re not in the tech industry. Retro-what? What are ...

How to work remotely with your development team

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A Brief History of JavaScript

JavaScript is arguably one of the most important languages today. The rise of the web has taken JavaScript places it was never ...

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Portrait de Julie : appliquer ses valeurs à son travail

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Creating Winning Social Media Habits and Goals with an Elite Runner – Tina Muir [SSM024]

Malcolm Gladwell once wrote in his book, Outliers, that the key to achieving world-class expertise in any skill is, to a large extent, ...

7 Popular Goal-Setting Strategies That Will Help You Achieve Great Things on Social Media

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What I Learnt From Living Without Wifi

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Learn to manage a distributed development team in three minutes

At Assembla I studied distributed teams for ten years, ran a development team spanning 11 countries, and built tools to support this ...

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The Pressure To Do Everything Before 30

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The 3 tenets of applied ethnography

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In the Deepest Ocean

In the Deepest Ocean The Year as a Digital Nomad My amazing wife, Bec, and I have started an adventure this week for the year. We will ...

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So based on those answers, I’ll assume there are some follow up questions: Would I recommend Poseidon to others? Without question. ...

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