Web Excursions for April 18, 2014

Learn Web Development From Scratch - SlideRule
Udacity’s awesome course, CS 253 - Web Development, by Steve Huffman, forms the backbone of this course.
Spiped is a utility for creating symmetrically encrypted and authenticated pipes between socket addresses, so that one may connect to one address and transparently have a connection established to another address. This is similar to ‘ssh -L’ functionality, but does not use SSH and requires a pre-shared symmetric key.
Skala Color, a Mac color picker by Bjango
Skala Color is a compact and feature-rich OS X color picker that works with a huge variety of formats, covering everything you’re likely to need for web, iOS, Android, and OS X development — Hex, CSS RGBA, CSS HSLA, UIColor, NSColor and more.
tiimgreen/github-cheat-sheet · GitHub
An extremely nice collection of tips for git and GitHub. I already had a bunch of convenience aliases set up, but I was missing gits status -sb.
Alexandru Cobuz wrote on April 10th, 2014 at 05:54:
PredictionIO is an open source machine learning server for software developers to create predictive features, such as personalization, recommendation and content discovery. I will definitely check it out at the next Google Friday.
A fast MySQL driver written in pure C/C++ for Python. Compatible with gevent through monkey patching.
Bypassing “clang: error: unknown argument”
This page describe how to bypass that nasty Clang 5.1 problem when compiling stuff in Mavericks. Note that, for fish users, the fix is using
set -x ARCHFLAGS -Wno-error=unused-command-line-argument-hard-error-in-future
pip install whatever
A curated list of free programming books hosted at GitHub.
Data scientists need their own GitHub. Here are four of the best options
Devs have GitHub. Now data scientists have more tools to help them work together.
Quick tip: Best practices for rechargeable batteries - The Sweet Setup
Some of the best (good?) practices for rechargeable batteries.