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Turn On Linux On Select Chromebooks

10 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments tyler775

As I mentioned before, Chromebook can be a very cheap option for both development in Linux and education. For example, the HP 11.6-inch Chromebook currently sells for $159 with its normal price being $219. This Chromebook and others contain Crostini,...

On web design and development

26 Oct 2020 5 minute read 27 comments Alexandru-Balan

Recently I entered a Harvest Finance contest which consisted of creating a new design for their website. Since I'm not a web designer, but a software engineer, I decided to take on this job the way I knew best: by writing some code. I never used too...

Python Unit Test - Basic Information and Assertions

26 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments tyler775

Here, I am going to talk about doing a basic unit test for Python. Now, a unit is a small piece of code in a larger script. A unit could be a method, function, module, class, or small collection of related classes. An automated unit test is a program...

Tech&Art Curiosities - The art of Shaders

23 Oct 2020 2 minute read 2 comments DawCrash

Graphics cards aren't only used to mine cryptocurrencies, they're also used to create art! In this article, I'll explain what shaders are and how they can be used to create art. Please note that to create shaders you need programming skills, but you...

Connecting To Servers with SFTP

21 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments tyler775

The SSH File Transfer Protocol (or Secure File Transfer Protocol or SFTP) is a protocol used for sending and pulling files from remote servers while guaranteeing said files are somewhat encrypted. It was developed in 2006 by the Internet Engineering...

Anaconda Intro

14 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments tyler775

Anaconda is a great Python platform for data scientist and machine learning developers. It is both free and open-source under the New BSD License. While Anaconda can also be utilized by those who use the R programming language, I mostly use Anaconda...

It's a new day in Hell. (Part one)

12 Oct 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Mac Andrews

It is mind blowing to think that the American public operates in a mild dissociative state. I wrote about this previously in one of my posts. It is almost as if people are afflicted with a kind of PTSD - only one where the trauma is generalized, rela...

Ever wonder how to view the progress of cp, mv, dd, tar and other coreutils commands? 'progress' is there for you.

10 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments norep

What is 'progress'? Have you ever needed to move or copy a large file with the command line and had to sit there, staring at a blinking cursor while you have no idea how much longer it will take? Well 'progress' is the program you have been looking f...

TEAL programming language makes Algorand perfect for DeFi usage

7 Oct 2020 3 minute read 2 comments shadowofsatoshi

Bitcoin is written in C++ but has no smart contracts, Ethereum smart contracts are written in Solidity while Cardano and its SC in Plutus. Algorand went a bit different way of using the programming language TEAL. But what does that mean? Let’s start...

Updated: Stateful smart contract example using Python/Pyteal: simple role-based application

1 Oct 2020 8 minute read 0 comments Ddev

Algorand python SDKs provides for developers easy and convenient way of expressing smart contract codes in a more natural form. Recently, the protocol was upgraded with room to use both on-chain (stateful) and local storages in tandem with the exist...