Introducing Google Awareness API

At the event Google I/O 2016 they announced the new Google Awareness APIs, enabling your apps to intelligently react to user context using snapshots and fences with minimal impact on system resources. The Awareness API exposes 7 different types of context, including location, weather, user activity, and nearby beacons, enabling your app to refine the user experience […]

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Google Fonts, a hangout for typography geeks

  Google Fonts that was first launched in 2010 has been an invaluable resources for designers that offers a collection of different open-source fonts that was engineered to work quickly and efficiently across different websites. It was originally released with 14 open-source fonts supporting Latin scripts. Now, Google Fonts has more than 800 fonts and […]

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Cheat Sheet: An essential tool for a programmer

Computer systems or programs can be written in different programming languages. Although some are similar, there are still significant differences which makes the language more powerful than the other. Learning different programming languages is very useful for a developer because it makes the person more efficient and skilled. However, while we learn new things, we […]

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Linux command DRY

Bash can sometimes stun you, so let me teach you a little trick to make your life easier. And that is to Don’t Repeat Yourself (DRY for short). You probably use Linux for your day to day tasks, and most of the time, you have to deal with a lot of repeating commands, sometimes, painfully […]

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Schedule tasks using CRON

In a computer program, there would be instances where you would want to automatically run a script periodically. To do this, we need to use a linux utility called cron. Cron is a Linux software utility which enables users to automatically run commands or scripts at a scheduled time. A crontab is a file which contains a […]

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