How to Protect WordPress Sites 0

WordPress is one of the most ubiquitous content management systems in the world. Even better, it’s open source! However, as an open source piece of software, it can be vulnerable to malicious individuals digging through code and finding vulnerabilities in the code, which they attempt to exploit.

via Pocket http://webdesignerwall.com/general/how-to-protect-wordpress-sites

The Lumia 1520: enormous hardware, troublesome software

So here’s the thing about the Lumia 1520. It’s huge. Really, absurdly huge. I know it’s not the first super-sized smartphone, but it’s the first I’ve ever used in any meaningful capacity and it’s just vast. There are apartments in Manhattan that boast less square footage than the Lumia 1520.

via Pocket http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/11/the-lumia-1520-enormous-hardware-troublesome-software/

15 Productive Things To Do Online When You Have 15 Minutes To Kill

We cannot capture time. I think we can snatch it for…a small amount of time. It’s human nature to focus on large blocks of time, and ignore the value of the minutes and seconds that pass by unnoticed. We put a value to the time spent on a large project.

via Pocket http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/15-productive-things-to-do-online-when-you-have-15-minutes-to-kill/

Peeling Back the ORM: Demistifying Relational Databases For New Web Developers

Most web developers building dynamic websites interact with databases every day. Relational databases like MySQL or Postgres are usually the first tool people reach for when their application needs to store data.

via Pocket http://blog.hartleybrody.com/databases-intro/

Flat Design vs. Minimalism

Flat Design. It’s everywhere these days. The newest, highly influential release of iOS 7 for the iPhone has got even non-design lovers talking about it. But many people seem to be confusing this exciting new trend with what is commonly known as minimalism, or minimal design.

via Pocket http://speckyboy.com/2013/11/21/flat-design-vs-minimalism/