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Laravel 5: Use Query Caching to make your App really fast

There are several methods to make your Laravel app faster by using caching. Today I want to introduce query caching which reduced the number of database calls to almost zero.

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The Ticwatch Pro – First Impressions

After finding the Ticwatch Pro, I was surprised by the specs: modern components, good battery, neat design and the price tag of about 250€ was also pretty pleasing. But one feature really got me.

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Me, myself and InvoicePlane – 4 Years into Open Source

It’s been almost 4 years since I started the InvoicePlane project. Here are some things I learned about coding, planning, maintenance and project- and community management.

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Watch – A Unix command to tail directories

Watch executes programs periodically, making it perfect for use cases like tailing directories.

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Instagram’s broken Links in the Help Center

Want to report an Image on Instagram? Visiting the Help Center will lead to endless searches for the correct forms that will then be not available anymore.

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Litebit.eu was hacked

Litebit.eu, a market for cryptocoins, has become the victim of a cyberattack. Attackers gained access to personal information but not the coin wallet servers.

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Your Roomba vacuum cleaner may sell the map of your house

The Roomba vacuum cleaner series 900, made by iRobot, maps your home to improve his cleaning efforts. iRobot plans to sell this mapping data to companies like Google or Amazon.

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Everything the Game - A short review

Ever wanted to become a Hamburger, dancing around in an world filled with giant wheat plants? Or want to listen to a depressed Trumpet that would like to commit suicide but could not find someone to assist him? Well, here’s your chance!

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11 interesting things about CSS flexbox

David Gilbertson published a small collection of 11 super useful tips for working with CSS flexbox.

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Smoothly animate particles with HTML5

Peter Beshai explains how to efficiently animate thousands of points in canvas.