If you're one of the billion or so people using Facebook to connect with friends and family, you now can use the social networking site to automatically celebrate your important memories.       On This Day, a tool launched by Facebook on Tuesday, takes anything from birthdays to wedding anniversaries logged on the site and notifies you of the special moments on a dedicated page on the site, through your News Feed or via mobile app. ...

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Why Use Model View Controller Introduction Being someone very interested in the principles of MVC (Model-View-Controller), I was amused to see that there is very little written out here on the internet that actually makes sense. Most articles or tutorials use terms like "business logic" without really defining what it means, which makes understanding MVC all the more difficult. Others simply gloss over what an architectural pattern is without really explaining why you w ...

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It’s no secret to web designers and developers that mobile devices can’t be ignored anymore. It’s a familiar story at this point: more and more visitors are using mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones to visit websites, instead of their desktop computers. So if your site isn’t easy to view on a mobile device, you’re missing chances to get more visitors and increase usage of your site. This has led many web designers to a key decision on how ...

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Chromebooks are cheap. They work best that way. It’s rare to find one north of $400, and the sweet spot is between $200 and $300. While they've got shortcomings, the cost is reasonable for what you get. In some cases, the limitations are even desirable. Only one Chromebook has truly gone against that grain—the Chromebook Pixel. It was the polar opposite of every other device bearing the name. The Pixel was high-quality hardware where others are ...

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