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Online Games For New Or Young Programmers

We’ve talked in the past about online games that teach programming, with CodeCombat being one of the more popular options. However, it’s by no means alone and if you want to learn something besides JavaScript or Python, alternatives do exist for other languages.

How Can You Overcoming Mental Roadblocks When Writing Code?

Programming can be as fulfilling an experience as it is frustrating. While you might have all the tools and design patterns in the world, sometimes a problem can seem unsolvable, or the solution too complex and lengthy to implement and anxiety quickly builds. So what do you do when your brain gives out at a critical coding juncture?

Tweak Hidden Firefox Settings With Free Tool ConfigFox

Braver souls venture regularly into the about:config section of Firefox, but only a few return having made any useful changes. ConfigFox promises to make the life of the casual (and determined) browser tweaker easier by providing a nice user interface and tool set for altering Firefox’s internals.

Free Games Friday: Shooty Skies, DragonSoul, FIFA 16

The weekend’s almost here, so you have time to relax and check out a free game (or three) on your smartphone. Here are the highlights from the last week.

Video Briefly: Smashing iPhones, Easy Illusions, Roller Coaster Proposal

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers: watch people demolish their iPhones, learn some quick and easy optical illusion magic tricks and a roller coast proposal.

All The Ways To Watch The 2015 NRL Grand Final Live

This Sunday, the North Queensland Cowboys will take on the Brisbane Broncos in an all-Queensland NRL Premiership Grand Final. Still working out when and where you plan to watch it? This guide has all the information you require.

How Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Runs Work Meetings

Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella is soft-spoken, humble and understated; a complete contrast to his garish predecessor Steve Ballmer. With a background in electrical engineering and over two decades worth of experience working at Microsoft, Nadella is highly respected in the technology industry. So when he gives advice, you’d want to listen.

How I Succeeded: Campaign Monitor's Craig Shull

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business owners for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Craig Shull from Campaign Monitor.

Free App Friday: Smart Resume Pro, ClockChart, Mr.Money

Are you looking to make your smartphone or tablet more useful? Each week, we collect the latest productivity apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone; all of which are 100 per cent free! Here are this week’s highlights.

Ask LH: Am I Allowed To Compare Companies On My Blog?

I’m currently in the process of creating my first website. The website will focus on tourism in Australia and compare companies that offer similar products. Am I breaking any laws by writing about these companies? For example, if three different tour companies are offering wine tours in the same region, can I write about the prices, the wineries each company visits, the length of the tour and any other information I consider relevant? I intend to write the comparisons in a non-biased manner and will link directly to each company’s website.

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