While Apple calls iOS 10 their biggest release ever, most of the new features are consumer-facing, like Widgets, Siri/Messages integration, and expanded notifications.
For designers, the only noticeable design changes are bolder titles and bigger use of cards, as seen in native apps like Music and News. Whereas iOS 7 started with a widespread use of thin fonts, iOS 10 is going back to using bolder texts.
WinDirStat is a disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool for various versions of Microsoft Windows.
On start up, it reads the whole directory tree once and then presents it in three useful views:
- The directory list, which resembles the tree view of the Windows Explorer but is sorted by file/subtree size,
- The treemap, which shows the whole contents of the directory tree straight away,
- The extension list, which serves as a legend and shows statistics about the file types.
A tutorial showing the steps to make your own TTF format dingbat font using Inkscape and OnlineFontConverter. Written instructions and template at http://cleversomeday.com/inkscape-dings/
Apache CouchDB™ lets you access your data where you need it by defining the Couch Replication Protocol that is implemented by a variety of projects and products that span every imaginable computing environment from globally distributed server-clusters, over mobile phones to web browsers. Software that is compatible with the Couch Replication Protocol include: PouchDB, Cloudant, and Couchbase Lite.
Hashids is a small open-source library that generates short, unique, non-sequential ids from numbers.
It converts numbers like 347 into strings like “yr8”, or array of numbers like [27, 986] into “3kTMd”.
You can also decode those ids back. This is useful in bundling several parameters into one or simply using them as short UIDs.
AdonisJs is a true MVC Framework for Node Js. It encapsulate all the boring parts of Web programming and offers you a nice & clean API to work with.
AdonisJs has one of the most advanced routing engine with support of groups, named routes, subdomains, and controller bindings.
Ace is a fully baked command line tool shipped with Adonis. Not only you can make use of available commands, creating your own commands is just a matter of seconds.
Inbuilt authentication layer to keep your applications secure with Sessions, JWT, Basic Auth and Personal API tokens.
AdonisJs makes use of ES2015 features. You define your controllers as Classes and controller methods makes use of ES2015 generators
Sending emails is so simple and intutive with inbuilt drivers like Mailgun, Mandrill, SMTP and Amazon SES
Validating data should be simple and fun. AdonisJs handmade validator makes it so simple to validate nested data with expressive set of rules.
All AdonisJs applications are pre-configured to handle CSRF, CORS, XSS and other Web attacks out of the box.
AdonisJs ORM ( Lucid ) is an implementation of Active Record. Leave your traditional SQL queries behind and make use of shiny data models.