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Using voice commands has become pretty ubiquitous nowadays, as more mobile phone users use voice assistants such as Siri and Cortana, and as devices such as Amazon Echo and Google Home1 have been invading our living rooms. These systems are built with speech recognition software that allows their users to issue voice commands2.
HTTPS is a must for every website nowadays: Users are looking for the padlock when providing their details; Chrome1 and Firefox2 explicitly mark websites that provide forms on pages without HTTPS as being non-secure; it is an SEO ranking factor3; and it has a serious impact on privacy4 in general. Additionally, there is now more than one option to get an HTTPS certificate for free, so switching to HTTPS is only a matter of will.
As a front-end developer, for each and every application I work on, I need to decide how to manage the data. The problem can be broken down into the following three subproblems: This article sums up my experience with consuming data from JSON, the JSON API and GraphQL back ends, and it gives practical recommendations on how to manage front-end application data.
For the past few months, Ive been building a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application, and throughout the development process Ive realized what a powerful tool Slack (or team chat in general) can be to monitor user and application behavior. After a bit of integration, its provided a real-time view into our application that previously didnt exist, and its been so invaluable that I couldnt help but write up this show-and-tell.
The world is constantly evolving with frameworks, such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and virtual reality (VR). These and many others are opening opportunities to rethink how we approach prototyping: They introduce avenues to marry the digital software with the tangible aspect of the overall user engagement.
In a world driven by the Internet, mobile apps need to share and receive information from their products back end (for example, from databases) as well as from third-party sources such as Facebook and Twitter. These interactions are often made through RESTful1 APIs.
One billion people use Facebook Messenger every month. And no matter how bad the current perceptions of the bot scene are, that number is hard to ignore.
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