Working with GitHub and Git Using the Command Line

Create a repo called “test” in GitHub Create a new repo in GitHub called “test” and check the checkbox to initialize it with a README.md file. This repo called “test” will contain a default branch called “master”. On your local machine, this GitHub repo is called “origin” by default because it is the repo you […]

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Easily Add Music to Video Using Corel VideoStudio

Adding your own music or audio to a video clip is something many people like to do. Fortunately, this is very easy using Corel VideoStudio. Below are steps to add music to a video. Insert media files, e.g.  a video and an audio file

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IrfanView for Batch Image Processing

When you’ve got a bunch of images to process, IrfanView makes the process simple and quick. Here’s an example of how to auto trim / remove whitespace resize images optimize JPGs Open IrfanView and do the following: File > Batch Conversion / Rename Work As: check “Batch Conversions” Look In: Browse to the folder containing […]

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Easily Create Curved Arrows on Mac Using Preview

When you need to annotate a document and explain certain parts of it, using arrows can be very helpful. If you’re on a Mac, adding arrows, both straight and curvy, is very easy using the Preview application. Here’s how to do it Open an image in Preview Open the Toolbar (View > Show Toolbar) Click […]

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LiveWeave: An Online HTML, CSS, JS Editor with Live Preview and Handy Tools

If you’re looking for a simple and handy online HTML, CSS and JS playground, you might light LiveWeave. You don’t have to create an account to get started and the UI is pretty polished.

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Online Development Environments

Here are some handy online development environments that support a wide variety of popular programming languages. repl.it Cloud9 Here’s a screenshot of repl.it with a Node.js environment.

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Run Simple Local Web Server for Testing / Development

When you’re testing or developing a simple HTML-based website, you don’t need to go through the hassle of installing and configuring Apache or some other server. Following are two simple options: Python’s SimpleHTTPServer BrowserSync  If you’re on a Mac, then Python is probably already installed and you can just start up the server from the […]

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Decent Software Alternatives for Windows 10

Adobe Photoshop Paint.net (free) Corel Paintshop Pro Adobe Illustrator Inkscape (free) Adobe Premier Corel VideoStudio Microsoft Word Google Docs Microsoft Word Online Microsoft Excel Google Spreadsheets Microsoft Excel Online Microsoft Powerpoint Google Slides Microsoft Powerpoint Online  

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How to Make a Curved Arrow in Adobe Illustrator

Create a curve using the pen tool Hit escape and select the Selection Tool and selec the curve

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Good Articles On JavaScript Promises

https://hackernoon.com/6-reasons-why-javascripts-async-await-blows-promises-away-tutorial-c7ec10518dd9 https://medium.com/@photokandy/es2015-promises-es2017-async-await-f2a060bb38ce https://blog.patricktriest.com/what-is-async-await-why-should-you-care/ https://javascript.info/promise-basics

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