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Configuring an XMPP server for secure, mobile instant messaging

This is a guide to set up a modern XMPP server focused on security and mobile messaging. The whole guide assumes Debian stable running on the server, the fact that you will end up hosting a few of your friends and that you have some basic skills working on a linux command line.



DevHub, TweetDeck for GitHub. It helps you take back control of your GitHub workflow and stay on top of everything important going on.



Kinto is a generic JSON document store with sharing and synchronisation capabilities. It's like Firebase but you store the data on your own server, it respects user privacy, works offline, stores data remotely, and synchronises across devices.



Storybook is the most popular UI component development tool for React, Vue, and Angular. It helps you develop and design UI components outside your app in an isolated environment.


RemoveBG is a free service to remove the background of any photo. It works 100% automatically: You don't have to manually select the background/foreground layers to separate them - just select your image and instantly download the result image with the background removed!



Build super fast, modern websites with Vue.js Gridsome is an Open Source Vue-powered static site generator for building CDN-ready websites and apps for any headless CMS or data source



A universal app store for Linux. Deliver and update your app on any Linux distribution for desktop, cloud, and Internet of Things.


A one-line solution to highlighting search matches

Another great post on Frontend Development written by Ire Aderinokun, Frontend Developer and User Interface Designer. In this article she shows us how to highlighting search matches.



Rallax.js is a vanilla JS plugin that implements a dynamic parallax scrolling effect, without dependencies.



Zotonic is the open source, high speed, real-time web framework and content management system, built with Erlang. It is flexible, extensible and designed from the ground up to support dynamic, interactive websites and mobile solutions.



A one-day conference about the Elm programming language and practical use of Elm in real production systems.

Feb 16th, 2019

MÃ¥nefisken AS - Oslo, Norway

PyCascades is a new regional PyCon in the Pacific Northwest, celebrating the West Coast Python developer and user community.

Feb 23rd, 2019 → Feb 24th, 2019

Seattle, USA



React Native Engineer

New York, NY - Remote ok

WayBetter has an exciting opportunity for a passionate Senior Mobile Developer to help us build modern, mobile-first applications with service-oriented architecture.

Frontend Developer

Vienna, Austria

NTS Retail supports telco brands worldwide in optimizing their daily retail management, store operations and fulfillment processes.


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