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The Top Five Tricks Web Spammers Use (And Why Your Captchas Don't Stop Them)

Articles in Hacking the Government | By David Silvester

Published 10 months agoThu, 24 Jan 2019 00:04:55 -0800 | Last update 9 months agoTue, 19 Feb 2019 02:01:22 -0800

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"I want to say that this post is amazing...

MoreIf you own or manage a website, blog or any other online resource you will certainly be familiar with web spam. For those of you who are not, web spam...
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Is Linux harder to use than Windows or MacOS? Or are you just a dirty casual?

Articles in Operating Systems | By David Silvester

Published 10 months agoWed, 23 Jan 2019 23:57:01 -0800 | Last update 9 months agoTue, 19 Feb 2019 02:01:51 -0800

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If Linux really is that easy to use, why...

MoreIs Linux Harder to Use than Windows or MacOS? There is a common misconception that Linux is harder to use than Windows or MacOS there is very littl...
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How to Make Graphs Using Google Sheets

Articles in Computer Software | By Louis J. V. Cicalese

Published 10 months agoTue, 22 Jan 2019 12:11:47 -0800 | Last update 10 months agoTue, 22 Jan 2019 12:15:23 -0800

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This article covers popular types of gra...

MoreThis article will take a look at how to make charts and graphs using Google Sheets. It will cover line graphs, bar graphs, and pie charts. If you&rsqu...
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Using Variables in CSS with PHP

Articles in Style and Layout | By Hash Brown

Published 10 months agoMon, 21 Jan 2019 15:06:10 -0800

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Last Reply I'd like to shoot up your school if you know what I mean. August R. Garcia,

I'd like to shoot up...

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:53:40 -0800 10 months ago
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Some things are good. Some things are tr...

MoreSure, that sounds like a bummer. But deep down, you cannot deny that you understand how important it is to frequently change passwords. Let’s fo...
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[Code] How to Make Images Zoomable with JavaScript and CSS

Articles in Style and Layout | By August R. Garcia

Published 10 months agoSun, 20 Jan 2019 01:48:29 -0800 | Last update 10 months agoSun, 20 Jan 2019 01:49:46 -0800

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Sometimes, you need to make images zooma...

MoreSometimes, you need to make images zoomable using JavaScript. Here's some code that basically works for that kind of use case. All code here is...
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What is DuckDuckGo and What Advantages Does it Have Over Other Search Engines?

Articles in Computer Software | By Louis J. V. Cicalese

Published 10 months agoFri, 18 Jan 2019 14:25:35 -0800 | Last update 10 months agoFri, 18 Jan 2019 17:28:53 -0800

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Last Reply Jordan Peterson Two Months Ago: "I switched to DuckDuckGo yesterday." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvBbxbjFRw4&feature=youtu.be&t=3030... August R. Garcia,

Jordan Peterson Two Month...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:42:18 -0800 10 months ago
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Patch Notes 1.4.0 -- 16 January, 2019

Articles in Announcements | By August R. Garcia

Published 10 months agoWed, 16 Jan 2019 22:31:41 -0800 | Last update 10 months agoWed, 16 Jan 2019 22:33:09 -0800

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It's time for more patch notes.

MoreHere are some patch notes. You can read them, if that's something that you'd like to do. Patch Notes 1.4.0: 16 January, 2019...
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Profile Photo - August R. Garcia

Sometimes, you have to extract emails an...

More form.article-form { border:1px solid black; border-radius:8px; box-shadow:2px 2px rgba(70,70,70,0.2); padding:0.5em 0.75em; background-color:rgba(170...
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The Top 5 Ways to Make Money on the Internet (If You're Completely Incompetent)

Articles in Internet Marketing | By August R. Garcia

Published 10 months agoMon, 14 Jan 2019 08:16:15 -0800 | Last update 7 months agoThu, 18 Apr 2019 18:23:05 -0700 📌

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Sir I can do you a nice S E O.

MoreHoly shit: People are really bad at making money online. "How do these brain dead children make money on the Internet," you might ask. How do...
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It's time to duct tape together some Jav...

MoreIf you often need to generate random names, which you probably do, if you're here, you might want a random name generator. Here's a random nam...
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[Article and Code] Are the "real time" comments on those ads for shitty mobile games real?

Articles in Web Development | By August R. Garcia

Published 10 months agoMon, 14 Jan 2019 04:20:51 -0800 | Last update 10 months agoMon, 14 Jan 2019 04:51:32 -0800

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Answer: No, obviously.

MoreFor example, here's some guy on an Internet forum asking for a "fake real time comments generator" on another internet forum: Hey,...
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Bodhi Linux: What is it?

Articles in Operating Systems | By Maya S.

Published 10 months agoSat, 12 Jan 2019 00:23:05 -0800 | Last update 10 months agoTue, 05 Feb 2019 09:13:15 -0800

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If you’re searching for a new version of...

MoreWhat is Bodhi Linux?OverviewBodhi Linux is a Linux distribution that uses Moksha, a forked rendition of Enlightenment, a a Desktop Shell and...
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Can you work for the CIA if you have illegally downloaded music?

Articles in Hacking the Government | By Maya S.

Published 10 months agoSat, 12 Jan 2019 00:16:21 -0800 | Last update 9 months agoTue, 19 Feb 2019 01:58:25 -0800

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Have you downloaded music illegally? You...

MoreHave you done well in school and college? Have you partaken in any school sports? Do you speak foreign languages, or do other languages come at least...
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Should you use Google Fonts? Pros, Cons, and Other Considerations

Articles in Style and Layout | By Hash Brown

Published 11 months agoThu, 10 Jan 2019 19:15:22 -0800 | Last update 11 months agoThu, 10 Jan 2019 19:21:00 -0800

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Should I use Google fonts? We breakdown...

MoreTypography is a huge part of web design and since it’s launch in 2010 Google fonts has become a huge tool in most designers arsenals handling ev...
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Mint vs YNAB - What budgeting app is worth your time?

Articles in Local and Offline Businesses | By Louis J. V. Cicalese

Published 11 months agoThu, 10 Jan 2019 16:06:14 -0800 | Last update 9 months agoTue, 19 Feb 2019 02:00:47 -0800

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A look at the two most popular budgeting...

MoreIf you’re a real adult who uses money, but you aren't some obscenely wealthy business tycoon, chances are you have some experience with budgetin...
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An introduction to scraping with Python and BeautifulSoup

Articles in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By Hash Brown

Published 11 months agoTue, 08 Jan 2019 22:34:09 -0800 | Last update 9 months agoMon, 11 Mar 2019 22:19:33 -0700 📌

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Last Reply Very nice, as they say. Other scraping methods For those who don’t perhaps have the skills needed to code something there are also other... August R. Garcia,

Very nice, as they say.

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 03:16:31 -0800 11 months ago
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What do all these acronyms even mean?1?

MoreThere are many, many different models of cloud-based services that could be a benefit to you and your business. Among these models, Software as a Serv...
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Top 5 Gedit Tricks, or Some Shit

Articles in Office Suites | By August R. Garcia

Published 11 months agoFri, 04 Jan 2019 12:13:19 -0800 | Last update 11 months agoFri, 04 Jan 2019 14:51:11 -0800

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As they say, "it's time for some Gedit t...

MoreAnyone who has used a Linux distribution with the GNOME desktop environment has likely used Gedit, considering that it is a text editor that is packag...
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The CSS Standard Color Names and "Rebecca Purple"

Articles in Style and Layout | By Louis J. V. Cicalese

Published 11 months agoThu, 03 Jan 2019 22:00:20 -0800 | Last update 8 months agoMon, 18 Mar 2019 11:55:35 -0700

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Last Reply Example of color, unless this ghetto hack fails: Also, look at this. Grey (left) is darker than darkgrey (right) You can also fi... August R. Garcia,

Example of color, unless...

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 03:44:40 -0800 11 months ago
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Slack vs Discord - Advantages, Disadvantages, and Which is Best for Your Business

Articles in Administration and Operations | By Louis J. V. Cicalese

Published 11 months agoWed, 02 Jan 2019 13:18:27 -0800 | Last update 9 months agoTue, 05 Mar 2019 02:03:12 -0800

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Last Reply Slack also wins hands down when it comes to third-party developer integrations, such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Giphy, Zendesk, and so on. You are ab... August R. Garcia,

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 13:15:25 -0800 11 months ago
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All PHP Timezones, Timezone Abbreviations, Offsets, and Daylight Savings Time Data

Articles in Server-Side | By August R. Garcia

Published 11 months agoThu, 03 Jan 2019 05:22:30 -0800 | Last update 11 months agoThu, 03 Jan 2019 05:30:12 -0800

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Raw data and functions for extracting da...

MoreWhen using PHP, the timezone_abbreviations_list() function can be used to get information about all of the supported timezones: http://php.net/...
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The Ultimate Guide to Spintax: Overview, Formatting, and Running Spintax in Google Sheets (and JavaScript in General)

Articles in Content Creation | By August R. Garcia

Published 11 months agoThu, 03 Jan 2019 00:45:25 -0800 | Last update 10 months agoMon, 14 Jan 2019 14:31:27 -0800

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{What is|what's} the deal with {airline...

MoreA few weeks ago, Hash Brown posted a guide on how to generate bulk content with a variety of different terms using Excel, which can be found here:...
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Last Reply This whole process is a classic in a ton of Internet marketing work. Definitely worth experimenting with the process for anyone new (or even moderatel... August R. Garcia,

This whole process is a c...

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 02:59:05 -0800 11 months ago
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Patch Notes 1.3.0 -- 31 December, 2018

Articles in Meta | By August R. Garcia

Published 11 months agoMon, 31 Dec 2018 15:43:58 -0800 | Last update 9 months agoTue, 19 Feb 2019 01:57:31 -0800

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Here are some more patch notes.

MorePrevious thread: https://www.256kilobytes.com/content/show/754/patch-notes-1-2-0-16-december-2018 Patch Notes Pageload times, Perfo...
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How to Parse a User Agent in PHP with Minimal Effort

Articles in Server-Side | By August R. Garcia

Published 11 months agoThu, 27 Dec 2018 18:59:36 -0800 | Last update 11 months agoSun, 30 Dec 2018 19:16:59 -0800

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Is it a ghetto hack or a quality post?

MoreUser agents contain a substantial amount of data stored in a string of text. Also, literally anyone can set random, arbitrary, non-standard user agent...
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Responsive vs Adaptive Web Design

Articles in Style and Layout | By Louis J. V. Cicalese

Published 11 months agoSat, 22 Dec 2018 02:35:48 -0800 | Last update 11 months agoSat, 22 Dec 2018 02:36:52 -0800

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Last Reply The sidebar on 256kilobytes.com is an example of the use of responsive design. Here is a commented excerpt from the code: /* --p-4 and --p-3... August R. Garcia,

The sidebar on 256kilobyt...

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 02:16:44 -0800 11 months ago
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JavaScript vs. ECMAScript vs. TypeScript vs. CoffeeScript - Differences, what to use, and when

Articles in Web Development | By Huevos Rancheros

Published 11 months agoSat, 22 Dec 2018 20:28:52 -0800 | Last update 11 months agoSat, 22 Dec 2018 20:39:39 -0800

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What is each of these

MoreWhat is each of these JavaScript – JS is a high-level programming language. It is one of the three main technologies of the Web, along with H...
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The best way to learn Angular 2+ as fast as possible

Articles in Software Development | By Huevos Rancheros

Published 11 months agoThu, 20 Dec 2018 10:55:32 -0800 | Last update 11 months agoThu, 20 Dec 2018 11:11:11 -0800

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Last Reply > All these frameworks are relatively new, Yes -- Although Angular at this point has been around for long enough to have become a reli... August R. Garcia,

> All these frame...

Sat, 22 Dec 2018 02:42:27 -0800 11 months ago
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The simplest way to do organic keyword research for (almost) free

Articles in Search Engine Optimization | By Huevos Rancheros

Published 11 months agoMon, 17 Dec 2018 18:17:46 -0800 | Last update 7 months agoSun, 14 Apr 2019 13:49:44 -0700 📌

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Last Reply As they say, "very nice." Re: Point #4: Keyword Shitter is probably one of the best free KW research tools on the planet. https://... August R. Garcia,

As they say, "very n...

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:01:56 -0800 11 months ago
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