Reuven Lerner: Podcasts, podcasts, and even more podcasts

I’ve recently appeared on a whole bunch of podcasts about Python, freelancing, and even (believe it or not) learning Chinese! If you’re interested in any or all of these subjects, then you might want to catch my interviews: Talk Python to Me: I spoke with Michael Kennedy (and Casey Kinsen) about freelancing in Python — and things to consider when you’re thinking of freelancing. Programming Leadership: I spoke with Marcus Blankenship about why companies offer training to their employees, how they should look for training, and how best to take…

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Clipping, Clipping, and More Clipping!

There are so many things you can do with clipping paths. I’ve been exploring them for quite some time and have come up with different techniques and use cases for them — and I want to share my findings with you! I hope this will spark new ideas for fun things you can do with the CSS clip-path property. Hopefully, you’ll either put them to use on your projects or play around and have fun with them. Before we dive in, it’s worth mentioning that this is my third post…

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More bc weirdness

As I mentioned in a footnote to my previous post, I just discovered that variable names in the bc programming language cannot contain capital letters. I think I understand why: Capital letters are reserved for hexadecimal constants, though in a weird sort of way. At first variable names in bc could only be one letter long. (This is still the case in the POSIX version of bc but not in Gnu bc.) And since A through F were reserved, you might as well make things simple and just reserve all…

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5 Tips on How to Generate More Leads Through Your Website

If you have a website that LOOKS great but is not generating any leads, you are probably wondering where you are going wrong. The design, look and feel of a website are extremely important, they’re not the sole factors that are going to get you more business. Some beautiful looking websites are terrible at converting visitors into leads! Building a high converting website requires paying attention to some specific aspects of the design and content. Often these factors are ignored. Whether your business has problems getting leads from your online…

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Today's upgrade: Let's Encrypt auto-renew and much much more!

This morning’s system update went pretty smoothly, and we have some cool new stuff to announce: Let’s Encrypt certificates with automatic renewal You can now get an HTTPS certificate for your custom domain using Let’s Encrypt without all that tedious mucking around with dehydrated — and you don’t need to remember to renew the certificate either, or even set up a scheduled task to renew your certificate for you. Just go to the new “HTTPS certificate” line in the “Security” section of the “Web” tab. You’ll see a pencil icon…

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