Category Archives: Design/Dev

CSS: Make text bold on hover without size of component changing

Say, for example, you have a button where you wish the text to become bold on hover. However, as you hover, the button becomes slightly wider – as the component expands to fit the larger text. One method of avoiding … Continue reading

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AngularJS: How to turn on and off $log.debug

If you’re using $log.debug() for your AngularJS debugging, there’s a very easy way to stop those messages appearing in your browser console when you are ready to release – without commenting out every line. Simply add $logProvider.debugEnabled(false); to the config … Continue reading

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Python: View what file is currently being extracted from a tar file

As part of a Python script, you are extracting a tar file. But you want to output the name of each file in the tar as it is being extracted (for logging, etc). How to do this? Below is a … Continue reading

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The Spotify engineering culture

Interesting animated videos from Spotify that describe their engineering culture. Self-promotional or inspirational? You decide… https://labs.spotify.com/2014/03/27/spotify-engineering-culture-part-1/ https://labs.spotify.com/2014/09/20/spotify-engineering-culture-part-2/

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