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Featured Content

Featured news, events, job opportunities, organisations, exciting projects and websites (especially Jamaican projects and websites) can be found here.
Friday 02. August 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Docker Featured DevOps Kubernetes Containerization

Learn Kubernetes entirely within your own browser

Play with Kubernetes is a labs site provided by Docker and created by Tutorius. Play with Kubernetes is a playground which allows users to run K8s clusters in a matter of seconds. It gives the experience of having a free Alpine Linux Virtual Machine in browser. Under the hood Docker-in-Docker (DinD) is used to give the effect of multiple VMs/PCs.

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Wednesday 24. July 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Featured Flutter Dart


Are you gearing up for Flutter development and want to learn more about Dart programming? You may test your scripts online by using the online editor at https://dartpad.dartlang.org/. The Dart Editor executes the script and displays both HTML as well as console output. The online editor is shipped with a set of preset code samples.

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Friday 31. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Ecommerce Shipping

Shipping Companies in Jamaica

You've bought an item online, whether through Amazon, eBay or Wallmart, now you need to choose the right shipping company that offers the optimal service, price and pickup location combination to get your item to Jamaica. It can be a daunting process if you are not aware of the right criteria to look for. A lot depends on the item you happen to be shipping either to Jamaica or from Jamaica your priorities but most importantly, your budget. Here's a nice list of Shipping companies you can choose to get your items to deliver to Jamaica.

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Thursday 30. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Game Development Copyright Video Streaming Featured Regulation Policy

Article 13 of EU Copyright Directive update

Article 13 of the EU's new copyright directive has sparked huge controversy online, with YouTube campaigning strongly against the proposal. Comparitech surveyed 1,500 video game streamers about how they would respond to the proposed filtering of copyrighted material before it is posted online. 45.6% of streamers would be dissuaded from streaming gameplay if they could be held liable for copyright violations.

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Thursday 09. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Java Python JavaScript C# Featured CakePHP Programming Language

StackOverflow language popularity through the years

We took a look at the most popular programming languages on Stack Overflow since 2008 bar chart race and was amazed by the stunning adaptation for the major languages we are using today. What do you think about the end result? Was it a surprise to you in any way? Do you think the change in language popularity is the same in Jamaica? Let us know in the comments below

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Wednesday 08. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey iOS Development Flutter Featured Dart Android Development Web Development

Flutter is now multi-platform

Flutter: a Portable UI Framework for Mobile, Web, Embedded, and Desktop - Today marks an important milestone for the Flutter framework, as we expand our focus from mobile to incorporate a broader set of devices and form factors. At I/O, we’re releasing our first technical preview of Flutter for web, announcing that Flutter is powering Google’s smart display platform including the Google Home Hub, and delivering our first steps towards supporting desktop-class apps with Chrome OS.

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Monday 06. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Windows 10 React Native JavaScript Featured Microsoft

Microsoft launches React Native for Windows

Microsoft launches React Native for Windows – TechCrunch - Microsoft today announced a new open-source project for React Native developers who want to target Windows. “React Native for Windows,” as the project is unsurprisingly called, is meant to be a new ‘performance-oriented’ implementation of React for Windows under the MIT Lice…

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Tuesday 30. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Docker

Docker just keeps on getting better

Have you heard the big news? Docker ranked #1 most wanted platform, #2 most loved platform, and #3 most broadly used platform in the StackOverflow 2019 Developer survey from nearly 90,000 developers.

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Wednesday 17. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey KingstOOn Featured Animation

KingstOOn 3 crowns the ambitions of Kam Kam for best concept in the emerging animated content

The Adventures of Kam Kam – Space Explorer tells the tale of a headstrong little Jamaican girl who wants to become a space explorer and go where no one has ever gone before. According to the team's pitch document, Kam Kam's ‘boundless imagination propels her and Glow Juice – her favourite fishy squishy toy into the most 'intergalacticosmic' adventures’.

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Wednesday 17. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Job Listing Job Management

Jamaican Medium Jobs

Jamaican Medium Jobs is a job board website that does: Candidate searching, screening and resume matching with a built-in employer’s account that thoroughly connects quality job seekers with companies.

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Monday 15. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Hardware KingstOOn Animation JaD's Choice Film

Daytime Live: demonstrating motion capturing during KingstOOn Animation interview

Watch Roshane and Lushane Jones explain what KingstOOn and Motion Capturing is and how it will impact Jamaica. KingstOOn is the Caribbean’s Premiere International Animation Conference and Film Festival being presented by Jamaica’s Office Of The Prime Minister, in partnership with the World Bank. The festival has three major objectives of LEARN to EARN and DISPLAY animation.

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Monday 15. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Design Sprint Design Patterns Customer Experience

Conversation with Jake Knapp - Design Sprints and Customer Experience

At Incrementic, we “Reduce risk and save time by rapidly testing the viability of new opportunities”. Our methodology is the Design Sprint, which offers a transformative formula for testing ideas that work whether you’re at a startup or a large organization. Within five days, you’ll move from idea to prototype to decision, saving you and your team countless hours and countless dollars.

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