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Witness how new console log methods can make debugging easy for us.

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I am sure you might have used the console methods heavily in your daily work tasks, irrespective of the technologies used. Also, you might have aware of some popular methods like console.table(), console.warn(), and console.error() but in this article, we are going to explore some more fascinating yet convenient and helpful console methods to give a bit of delight to the monotonous console screen.

First, let’s go through one survey from risingstack.com to understand why we are sharing top useful console hacks in this particular article today.

Developers still trust the console.log for debugging

Console.log is still leading the race amongst other debugging solutions like the Node Inspector, the Built-in debugger, and the debug module. Around ¾ of Node developers use it for finding errors in their applications — while much-sophisticated solutions are available as well. …


Google has recently launched v10 of its widely popular Web and Mobile Framework.

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Added Angular logo on free Image from Pexels

Are you among the ones who are amazed by new angular versions since the inception? Well, I have been equally excited and following all versions since 2016 when Angular 2 got launched. In 2020, with a slight variation in the schedule, Alphabet Inc-owned Google has finally launched Angular version 10 after releasing three subsequent beta versions.

It was the year 2015 when I heard of Angular for the first time. Developers were busy working with jQuery then. It was the time when my colleagues have actually started learning the first version which is known as AngularJS. …


Recognize and Manipulate faces with the world’s simplest face recognition python library.

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Detected faces from an image of a group of kids in Indonesia. Image by Pixabay.

Face detection is a computer technology division of deep learning. It identifies human faces in digital images or video scenes. It is used in a variety of applications such as Facial Recognition, Unlock smartphones, Smart advertising, Emotional inference, and many more.

Deep learning is a subset of machine learning in artificial intelligence (AI) that has networks capable of learning unsupervised from data that is unstructured or unlabeled.

“COMPUTERS ARE NOW ABLE TO SEE, HEAR AND LEARN. WELCOME TO THE FUTURE!“ — Dave Waters

In this beginner’s tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and configure python environment, use Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) to debug and run our python code. Then we will use widely popular face detection and manipulation library face-recognition by Adam Geitgey. We will customize the images with different colors and border shapes around the detected faces🕵. It is built using dlib’s state-of-the-art face recognition with deep learning. The model has an accuracy of 99.38% …


Microsoft now runs GitHub and NPM along with Visual Studio Code & Typescript.

After the recent acquisition of the world’s most popular Distributed Version Control system GitHub, Microsoft also bought NPM — package manager for the JavaScript language. Today, GitHub has around 40 million users and NPM has around 75 billion packages downloads per month. Since 2014, when Satya Nadella took over the charge as CEO, Microsoft began to adopt open source into its core business.

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Source: Pixabay

Microsoft Corporation — an American multinational company that started in 1975 by Bill Gates and Pual Allen, brought a revolution in Personal Computing space by launching their first Operating System MS-DOS in 1980 followed by Windows. Then rest is the history. Microsoft became the leader in computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers domain and it’s founder Bill Gates remains the world’s richest man for almost 25 years. Throughout these years, Microsoft opposes the open-source software paradigm — the paradigm of freely sharing computer source code. They focused on Enterprise Business model and sold Windows, Office suits, .NET …


To young age startups and small businesses, OpenStreetMap gives an edge to build the next big thing

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Photo by Kyle Glenn on Unsplash

OpenStreetMap(OSM) is a free to use a geolocation solution, an editable map of the entire world that is being developed by contributors and released with an open-content license.

Today, the most successful unicorn startups are built on geolocation services like Maps, Navigations, Routes, Places, and Street Views. In addition to this, these services have been used heavily by diverse business domains as mentioned below-

  1. Ride Hailers — Uber, Lyft, Didi Chuxing, Ola.
  2. Vehicle Manufacturers — Toyota, Volkswagen, Ford, Tesla.
  3. Food Delivery — FoodPanda, Zomato, Swiggy, Uber Eats.
  4. Travel and Tourism — Expedia, American Express.
  5. Online Delivery Tracking products and many other fields. …


Authors and Storytellers from the countries outside the given eligible country list can not opt for Medium Partner Program — a feature program to earn by writing on Medium. Since as of May 2020, in India and Brazil, Stripe is still in preview and beta mode.

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Photo by Sam Dan Truong on Unsplash

Medium has a remarkable collection of writers, diverse voices, and publishers across domains, interests, and lifestyles. Top authors, leading experts, and emerging storytellers write on Medium daily. Medium partner program (MPP) is the enrollment program through which writers are paid for their articles depending upon the reception on their posts with the total number of views👁, claps👏 and responses✍️, etc. So, Let’s discuss how this MPP program works, What is Stripe and Why not countries like India and Brazil are not included yet.

I started writing and contributing to Medium recently, even though I was a very regular member for years. Today, I was dumbstruck to see India is not included in the Medium Partner Program enrollment country list. Medium is only supporting payments through Stripe — a payment company. Since, the countries where Stripe is not operating currently, native writers from those countries sadly can’t enroll in the program and hence can’t earn💲. …


Deno 1.0 was launched on May 13, 2020, by Ryan Dahl — the creator of Node

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Image copyrights Deno team — deno.land

It’s been around for two years now. We’re hearing the term Deno, and the developer community, especially the JavaScript community, is quite excited since it’s coming from the author of Node, Ryan Dahl. In this article, we’ll discuss a brief history of Deno and Node along with their salient features and popularity.

Deno was announced at JSConf EU 2018 by Ryan Dahl in his talk “10 Things I Regret About Node.js.” In his talk, Ryan mentioned his regrets about the initial design decisions with Node.

JSConf EU 2018 — YouTube

In his JSConf presentation, he explained his regrets while developing Node, like not sticking with promises, security, the build system (GYP), package.jsonand node_modules, etc. But in the same presentation, after explaining all the regret, he launched his new work named Deno. …


3⃣ Developing Help Tab and Deployment for the cross-platform mobile solution

In this Day -3 post and our last post of this series, we will develop the Help tab and learn to use Capacitor to build android and iOS apps. Also, will deploy our Ionic React app to Firebase as Progressive Web App(PWA).📲

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Cross-Platform app development

So far, we have built World, Country, News and Guideline tabs in our ionic react app. If you are new to this series of 4 posts (Day-0 to Day-3), please visit the previous posts 👉 (Day-0, Day-1, Day-2) to start building your app.

Help Tab

First, let’s create the Help and Feedback tab. This is just an informative and static tab for help from the World Health Organization (WHO) and give feedback to the developer. …


2⃣ Developing Country COVID19 Dashboard and Corona News tabs for the cross-platform mobile solution

In this Day -2 post, we will develop Country and News tabs for our Ionic React hybrid app.📲

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Photo by Balázs Kétyi on Unsplash

So far, we have built World and Guideline tabs in our ionic react app with basic app routing. If you are new to this series of 4 posts (Day-0 to Day-3), please visit the previous post 👉(Day-0, Day-1) to start building your app.

Design

Let’s build our second page Country tab now. I decided to have 4 different sections on this second tab:

  1. Country Dropdown to select the country of your choice
  2. 4 different boxes to show actual numbers Total, Active, Recovered and Deaths in the selected…


1⃣ Developing COVID19 Dashboard and Safety Guidelines tabs for the cross-platform mobile solution

In this Day -1 post, we will develop World and Guidelines tabs for our Ionic React hybrid app.📲

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Photo by Mika Baumeister on Unsplash

So far, we have done the basic installation and scaffolding of the ionic react app. We have added 5 different tabs to our app with routing. If you are new to this series of 4 posts(Day-0 to Day-3), please first visit 👉(Day-0) post to start building your app.

Design

Let’s build our home page World tab now. I decided to have 4 different sections on this home tab:

  1. 4 different boxes to show actual numbers Total, Active, Recovered and Deaths
  2. Draw Pie Chart depicting no of…

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