DDoS Protection – Why It is Needed Now More Than Ever

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In 2018 the internet has seen some of the largest DDoS attacks ever. Unfortunately, as the web rapidly evolves, so do the number of DDoS attacks and hackers with malicious intent. For a lot of larger companies, fending off new attacks has almost become a normal routine now has they have to constantly stay vigilant. Compared to a few years ago, it is more important now than ever to have a DDoS protection plan in place before this happens. If your website goes down this gives new users a bad first impression and can affect a variety of other things including loss of revenue, customer loyalty, your overall reputation as a company, and even employee morale.

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A Collection of the Best Text Editors in 2018

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All Windows and Mac machines have basic text editors, but TextEdit and Notepad aren’t sufficient for serious web developers. Fortunately, there is no shortage of alternatives. Below is a roundup of the best text editors in 2018 including free and premium options.

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Popular Vim Commands – a Comprehensive Vim Cheatsheet

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Vim was made available in 1991 and is a free, open source software. Available both as a command line interface and as a standalone program with a GUI, Vim is a text editor that is a modal version of the vi editor created for Unix in the 1970s; Vim stands for vi improved. While it was designed with Unix in mind, versions of it are available for most operating systems and Vim is also available for Android and iOS smartphones.

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Tips for Improving CSS and JS Animation Performance

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Custom animations can help a website stand out among the competition, but poorly optimized assets can lead to performance issues that ultimately drive away users. If any of your animations render at less than 60 frames per second, then your visitors will notice, and the user experience will suffer. This guide explains how to keep your CSS and JavaScript animations running smoothly for everyone.

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18 Tips on How to Speed Up WordPress

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WordPress is an amazing CMS platform, but it can also be quite slow if not optimized correctly. In this guide, we will show you how to speed up WordPress by sharing our web performance strategies and recommendations.

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Icon Fonts vs SVGs – Which One Should You Use In 2018?

icon fonts vs svgs

Graphical icons are a crucial component of almost every website or app. Although icons are typically small in size by nature, selecting a format for your web icons is not a trivial decision. Aside from the standard image formats, web developers have two main options: SVGs or icon fonts. Which one should you use? Let’s see how the two formats compare in terms of performance, flexibility, and accessibility.

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100+ Awesome Web Development Tools and Resources

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The best and worst thing about being a web developer is that the web is constantly changing. While this is exciting it also means that web developers must always be proactive in learning new techniques or programming languages, adapting to changes, and be willing and eager to accept new challenges. This could include tasks such as adapting existing frameworks to meet business requirements, testing a website to identify technical problems, or optimizing and scaling a site to better perform with the back-end infrastructure.  We thought we would compile a comprehensive list of web development tools and resources that can help you be more productive, stay informed, and become a better developer.

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8 Video Optimization Tips for Faster Loading Times

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Adding videos to your website can sometimes be a double-edged sword. Web users love high-resolution videos, but if your website isn’t optimized to handle them, such content can cause performance problems. This guide to video optimization explains how to make sure your multimedia content is increasing conversions instead of driving away users.

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KeyCDN Launches POP in Auckland

pop in auckland

Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve launched yet another POP location to help further supercharge our network’s content delivery speeds. Our newest point of presence has been launched in Auckland, New Zealand! The new POP is in production and has been automatically added to all existing zones.

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