10 Projects You Can Do With JavaScript to improve your skills

If you’ve spent any time reading about web development you’ve probably heard you’ll be well served learning three coding languages—HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. HTML and CSS are used to define parts of a webpage and the page’s fonts, colors, etc., while JavaScript is used to build and control dynamic features on the page—things that refresh themselves or change without the user …

20 ESSENTIAL CSS TRICKS

This one’s for the absolute beginners. Once you’ve learned how the box model works, and how to float those boxes, it’s time to get serious about your CSS. To that end, we’ve compiled a massive list of tips, tricks, techniques, and the occasional dirty hack to help you build the design you want. CSS can …

What Is an API?

You’ve likely seen the term “API” come up. Operating system, web browser, and app updates often announce new APIs for developers. But what is an API? Application Programming Interface The term API is an acronym, and it stands for “Application Programming Interface.” Think of an API like a menu in a restaurant. The menu provides …

Botnets The relentless push to add connectivity to home gadgets is creating dangerous side effects that figure to get even worse

Botnets have existed for at least a decade. As early as 2000, hackers were breaking into computers over the Internet and controlling them en masse from centralized systems. Among other things, the hackers used the combined computing power of these botnets to launch distributed denial-of-service attacks, which flood websites with traffic to take them down. …

IPVanish VPN full review

IPVanish’s top-tier network delivering some of the fastest speeds in our tests. Zero logs gives you total privacy and it costs just $3.33 per month! While many VPN providers try to stand out with their free plans and cheap commercial products, IPVanish talks more about service quality. It’s “the world’s fastest VPN” says the website, boasting 40,000+ …