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KCBJ: LiveKC Launches App

So are you looking for something to do in Kansas City, and don’t know where to look? Code Koalas has partnered with LiveKC, to create the perfect solution! Recently written up in the Kansas City Business Journal, http://bit.ly/2b4NCyu , Leslie...

What Is The Value Of Your Time

If you don’t know the answer to that question, you need to spend some time and nail down a number. Knowing an exact number will save you lots of time down the road. It’s is common for us to search...

Effective Leadership

There is only one type of leadership that is effective and it’s different for everyone.
There are leaders who used different styles. I’m sure you can think of several prominent entrepreneurs who earned a reputation as loud, brash or charismatic. At the same time, Susan Cain, David Rock and others have written about the power...

False Victories

Too often people aren’t willing to take the time to dissect why things are going right. It’s easy for to justify taking the time to solve issues that are immediately causing problems. This is being reactive instead of proactive. It...

Insourcing vs Outsourcing

There are developers in your backyard
Overseas outsourcing promises fast work that is significantly cheaper than what may be around you. Many businesses are already making use of the cheaper costs that outsourcing offers. However, outsourcing has it’s own challenges too. A recent survey found that...

KO Your View Model With Knockout.js

Recently I was presented with a web application which required fixing up, which was a mishmash of a variety of frameworks and pre-processors, including Jade templates, Stylus, and CoffeeScript, and using Knockout.js for its view model. Knockout.js has proved to...

Bridging the Gap with TechHire

Chris Lu visited Kansas City to experience firsthand all of the initiatives to promote Tech talent. Kansas City is one of the first communities to join President Obama's TechHire Initiative, including a $5 million grant to the Full Employment Council...

The Docker Revolution

Our approach to using Docker
I first heard about Docker in October of 2014. It was suggested that we use it to host our sites to help contain hackers to one site at a time, should they get through our defenses. This new technology looks...

Fun with Clip-paths

The clip-path CSS property allows you to only display a part of an element. In Photoshop, this is called masking. In general, this is used to show or hide a part of an image, but you can use on p...

On The Hard Thing About Hard Things

From a Junior Dev Perspective by Max Ehnert
I read the The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz this weekend. I went into it not knowing what it was about other than being a management advice type of book by a VC whom I had heard...

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