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How To Use Snip.ly to Boost Traffic Snip.ly! When I first heard about it a few months back, I thought it was just another URL shortening tool. And I already had Bit.ly, so, I did not feel the urge to sign up for another similar tool. But then I came across an insightful blog about nip.ly and felt a keen interest to take a short trip. What I found was pretty impressive,...

4 Tips You Need To Pass Google’s New Mobile-Friendly Test With 2 billion smartphone or tablet users expected to engage in some form of mobile commerce transactions by 2017, brands can’t afford to not be mobile. So why are consumers shopping on-the-go still being directed to sites with tiny text, excessive scrolling or worse – requiring Flash? Google, the...

Protecting Your Keys From GitHub By Jeff Reifman In December 2014, Slashdot ran an alarming story Bots Scanning GitHub To Steal Amazon EC2 Keys, based on developer and blogger Andrew Hoffman’s experience trying out Ruby on Rails on Amazon with AWS S3. He inadvertently committed anapplication.yml file with his AWS keys. Even though he noticed it and deleted...

3 JavaScript Libraries to Keep an Eye on in 2015 by Aurelio De Rosa As developers, we all know that our industry evolves at a very fast pace. So fast, indeed, that it’s often hard to keep up with all the new libraries, frameworks and new versions of the tools we use on a daily basis. Still, it’s important to stay as up to date as possible. Doing so ensures that...

Node.js Is Stupid And If You Use It So Are You Hilarious video rant about Node.js… Should you learn Node.js? Here are some pros and cons. Pros: share code between the frontend and backend (NOTE – this is not a free feature – you’ll need to put in the work to make it so, but it’s actually doable, unlike many other setups) active and...