How artificial intelligence design the world

The image you see above was drawn especially for this article, but did not require any artistic skills or vein from its author. It was created by DALL-E, an artificial intelligence that can be asked to draw anything. To visually illustrate the point, the author of this article's lack of…

Category : Technology   14-03-2023   by Janeth Kent

A Step-by-Step Process to Using Artificial Intelligence as a Startup

Unsurprisingly, artificial intelligence is an industry buzzword that continues to grow in popularity as the months go by. The reason is there´s always an advancement in AI that company owners can use to elevate their business endeavors. One of the fantastic things about AI is its exponential growth, where each…

Category : Technology   14-03-2023   by Janeth Kent

Google's 200 Most Important Ranking Factors

Domain Factors 1. Domain Age: In this video, Matt Cutts states that: “The difference between a domain that’s six months old verses one year old is really not that big at all.”. In other words, they do use domain age…but it’s not very important. 2. Keyword Appears in Top Level Domain: Doesn’t give the…

Category : Web marketing   11-01-2023   by Janeth Kent

What is Gzip compression and what is it used for?

GZIP compression allows you to compress the resources of a web page before they are served to the users' browsers so that the web page loads faster and thus improves your WPO. This type of compression has become very popular in recent times among WPO consultants thanks to tools such as…

Category : Programming   22-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

How to fix excessive MySQL CPU usage

What happens if we realise that a series of databases that we thought were optimised through the use of indexes, have begun to consume CPU usage time of a server to unsuspected limits? Even users have stopped being able to access the server when it had a certain number of visits…

Category : Development   21-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

Loading images by resolution with HTML5

Normally the way to load images in HTML is through the img element to which we pass as a parameter the URL of the image to load. But since HTML5 we have the picture element that helps us to make it more efficient and load images by resolution with HTML5. That…

Category : Web design   20-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

How to Grow Your App's Active User Base

META: Read on to find out the best ways to get people engaged – and most importantly, staying – on your app. IMAGE: https://unsplash.com/photos/ZVhbwDfLtYU (Unsplash) A mobile app is nothing without users. There are a lot of ways you can push this number up and up but the approach of “build it…

Category : Web marketing   19-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

Benefits of Corporate Social Responsibility to Business

Corporate social responsibility or CSR is a company's conscious effort and commitment to positively impact various aspects of society, including the environment and community. There are different types of social responsibility, and you can commit to only some or all of them. So, let's go through each of them. Ethical responsibility. This…

Category : Web marketing   06-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

How to recognise cyber-violence

Cyber-violence, i.e. the digital dimension of violence that mainly affects women and is closely linked to the violence that occurs in the 'real world', is a growing phenomenon that is often neither recognised nor addressed. While it is true that several institutions have started to deal with it specifically, it is…

Category : News and events   04-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

Sick of Video Games? Here are Some Other Pastimes to Try

Online gaming and video games is one of the most popular ways in which people choose to spend their free time. Given the quality of the recent releases, this isn't something that comes at a surprise either. There are so many different options for people to indulge in. When it…

Category : Technology   29-11-2022   by Janeth Kent

The history of video games: from entertainment to virtual reality

The release of Return to Monkey Island (September 2022) has jogged video game fans' memories back to 1990, when The Secret of Monkey Island debuted, a graphic adventure based on the vicissitudes of Guybrush Threepwood, a somewhat awkward would-be pirate whose story inspired the film Pirates of the Caribbean. While…

Category : Videogames   28-11-2022   by Janeth Kent

Top 8 Free Online Social Media Marketing Tools For Startups

If you have just launched a new startup one of the things that should be top of your agenda is creating an effective social media strategy. No sane business owner can afford to ignore social media in this day and age. People go to social media sites to socialize. It's like…

Category : Web marketing   08-11-2022   by Janeth Kent

Unlock Hidden SmartPhone Features with these Secret Codes

Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD), sometimes known as "quick codes" or "feature codes", is an extra-UI protocol, which allows people to access hidden features. This protocol was originally created for GSM phones, but can be found on CDMA devices as well (if that's a bunch of acronym gibberish to you,…

Category : Security   06-11-2022   by Janeth Kent

The best websites of the Tor Deep Web and Dark Web Network

We already talked about Deep Web more than a year ago, explaining that to open Deep Web (or rather Dark Web) sites you need total and undetectable user anonymity and access to the "onion" network. The Dark Web is much smaller than the Deep Web and is composed mainly of sites…

Category : Security   03-11-2022   by Janeth Kent

The first videogame tournaments: the origin of eSports

The first video videogame tournaments: the origin of "eSports". Electronic sports or "eSports" are video game competitions that have been increasing in popularity over the years, being a lucrative sector that currently moves hundreds of millions of euros. Its origins date back to the first video game tournaments in history, which were…

Category : Videogames   19-10-2022   by Janeth Kent

Content Knowledge Is Power

The power of web content is infinitely superior to what you think; in other words, it is much more important what you publish and what you transmit, than where you do it. But, curiously, we worry more about having a website with a "professional-attractive-clear-simple-serious-serious-awesome-impressive-impressive" design, than about what we are…

Category : Web marketing   19-10-2022   by Janeth Kent

The AI Revolution: How Are Small Businesses Beginning To Implement AI?

As the technological world moves forward with new advancements, so too does the business world evolve and adapt to integrate those advancements to optimise their operations. Artificial Intelligence has been around for a couple of decades, but only in the last few years has it developed to a point where…

Category : Technology   17-10-2022   by Janeth Kent

AI predicts crimes in the US like Minority Report

As in Spielberg's film based on Philip K. Dick's novel, an AI model was able to predict crimes in some American cities before they happened. However, it also revealed the racism that exists in the police. Once again, a science fiction bestseller has (almost) anticipated the future: in 1956, Philp K.…

Category : Technology   19-09-2022   by Janeth Kent

Does Google's artificial intelligence have feelings?

A Google employee claims that one of the company's artificial intelligence systems is conscious, and the news bounces around the world's media. Is he crazy or enlightened? It was last month's news: Blake Lemoine, an engineer working for Google's "AI Responsible" department, claims that one of the artificial intelligence (AI) systems…

Category : Technology   04-08-2022   by Janeth Kent

The man who married a hologram: fact or fiction? The story of Akihiko Kondo

His name is Akihiko Kondo, he is 38 years old, and four years ago he married Hatsune Miku. What's strange about this? Miku is not a person but a hologram that 'lives' in a device called the Gatebox. Let's take a look at the details of this controversial yet interesting…

Category : News and events   19-07-2022   by Janeth Kent


How to use the endsWith method in JavaScript

In this short tutorial, we are going to see what the endsWith method, introduced in JavaScript ES6, is and how it is used with strings in JavaScript. The endsWith method is used to find out if a string ends with the character or substring you pass as a parameter to the…

Category : Javascript   21-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

What are javascript symbols and how can they help you?

Symbols are a new primitive value introduced by ES6. Their purpose is to provide us unique identifiers. In this article, we tell you how they work, in which way they are used with JavaScript and how they can help us. How to create symbols To create a new symbol we will have…

Category : Javascript   20-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

Callbacks in JavaScript

Callback functions are the same old JavaScript functions. They have no special syntax, as they are simply functions that are passed as an argument to another function. The function that receives the callback as an argument is called a higher-order function. Any function can be used as a callback, since it is…

Category : Javascript   19-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

How to create PDF with JavaScript and jsPDF

Creating dynamic PDF files directly in the browser is possible thanks to the jsPDF JavaScript library. In the last part of this article we have prepared a practical tutorial where I show you how to implement the library. Below you can see the completed exercise. The client side is gaining ground over…

Category : Javascript   04-12-2022   by Janeth Kent

Amazing Javascript Game Source Codes for Free

In this article we will share the code to make simple games with Javascript programming language. The games code can later be your reference material for making other simple games. Before you continue do you already know what is javascript programming ?, if you don't know yet, please read the brief…

Category : Javascript   19-07-2022   by Luigi Nori

import one JS file into another in the plain JS

Until some years ago, it was not possible to import one js file or block of code from one file into another but since 2015, ES6 has introduced useful ES6 modules. With the modulestandard, we can use importand exportkeyword and syntax given to include and export the module in JS…

Category : Javascript   03-12-2021   by Luigi Nori

Node.js and npm: introductory tutorial

In this tutorial we will see how to install and use both Node.js and the npm package manager. In addition, we will also create a small sample application. If you have ever used or thought about using a JavaScript-based development tool, you have probably noticed that you need to install…

Category : Javascript   05-11-2021   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to connect to MySQL with Node.js

Let's see how you can connect to a MySQL database using Node.js, the popular JavaScript runtime environment. Before we start, it is important to note that you must have Node.js installed on your system. Likewise, you must create a MySQL database.   Create a MySQL database   If you haven't already done so, you can…

Category : Javascript   04-11-2021   by Silvia Mazzetta

JavaScript Programming Styles: Best Practices

When programming with JavaScript there are certain conventions that you should apply, especially when working in a team environment. In fact, it is common to have meetings to discuss standards to follow. The reason is that code is much more readable when certain standards are followed. We have already seen…

Category : Javascript   28-10-2021   by Janeth Kent

First steps into JavaScript – a practical guide 2

In the previous aticleFirst steps into JavaScript – a practical guidewe covered the basics of the DOM and its relation to us becoming JS literate. Now that we know how to access DOM elements, we can continue with learning how to change them. But before we start, let's make sure we…

Category : Javascript   26-10-2021   by Iveta Karailievova

First steps into JavaScript – a practical guide

For those who are new to web development, surely the amount of new terminology can sometimes be discouraging. But when it comes to learning JS, some of the first new concepts you definitively should wrap your head around is the Document Object Model and what it implies. To keep it simple…

Category : Javascript   26-10-2021   by Iveta Karailievova

JavaScript Arrow functions: What they are and how to use them

In this article we are going to see what they are and how to use JavaScript Arrow Functions, a new feature introduced with the ES6 standard (ECMAScript 6). What are Arrow Functions Arrow Functions are a new syntax for defining anonymous functions in JavaScript in a more concise way. Being an abbreviated…

Category : Javascript   30-08-2021   by Janeth Kent

Difference between arrow and normal functions in JavaScript

In this tutorial we are going to see how arrow functions differ from normal JavaScript functions. We will also see when you should use one and when you should use the other.   Normal functions   JavaScript's standard functions, those we call normal or standard functions, have been included in JavaScript since its inception.…

Category : Javascript   30-08-2021   by Janeth Kent

How to insert an element into an array with JavaScript

In this brief tutorial you will learn how to insert one or more elements into an array with JavaScript. For this we will use the splice function. The splice function will not create a new array when used, but will modify the existing array. The syntax of the splice function, included in…

Category : Javascript   20-08-2021   by Janeth Kent

What is the difference between primitives types and objects in JavaScript?

In this short tutorial we are going to look at the differences between primitive types and objects in JavaScript. To start with, we're going to look at what primitive types are. Then we will see what objects are and how they differ.   Introduction   The primitive types in JavaScript are as follows:   Boolean: 'boolean String:…

Category : Javascript   16-08-2021   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to get DOM elements with JavaScript

When you access any element of the DOM, it is usual to save it in a variable. This is something that at first might seem very simple, but if you are a beginner programmer it might give you some headaches sometimes. To begin with, let's see how you can get an…

Category : Javascript   11-08-2021   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to reverse an array in JavaScript

In this tutorial we are going to see how you can change the order of the elements of an array so that they are inverted. You could use a loop and reverse the array manually, but as we will see, in JavaScript there are much faster ways to achieve our…

Category : Javascript   11-08-2021   by Janeth Kent

How synchronize the scroll of two divs with JavaScript

In case you have two divs of different sizes you may sometimes want to scroll both at the same time but at different speeds depending on their size. For example, you could have text in one and images in the other and want to scroll both at the same time.…

Category : Javascript   11-08-2021   by Silvia Mazzetta

Best Open-Source Javascript Date Picker Plugins and Libraries

For date pickers, selecting menus is a common choice as they are simple to set up. But I suppose our customers deserve better after centuries of using MM / DD / YY menus. For many companies, datepickers are vital. They can also be used for any defined purpose to monitor time. It…

Category : Javascript   23-07-2021   by Janeth Kent

How to use the codePointAt method in JavaScript

The JavaScript codePointAt method has more or less the same function as the charCodeAt method, used to get the 16-bit Unicode representation of the character at a certain position in a string. However, certain characters present a small problem, as they use two 16-bit units, so the charCodeAt method will only…

Category : Javascript   23-07-2021   by Janeth Kent