Inside Stripe, The PayPal Competitor

Editor’s Note: Stripe raised an additional $20 million of financing in early July. The Series B round was led by General Catalyst, with angels ranging from Peter Thiel to Aaron Levie, as. Earlier this year, we got the first inside look at the startup, founded by brothers Patrick and Jonathan Collison. Off of Ramona Street…

Brackets open-source code editor

Recently, Adobe announced the initial (super beta) release of a public editor known as Brackets(not Adobe Brackets). In Adobe’s own words, Brackets is “a code editor for HTML, CSS and JavaScript that’s built in HTML, CSS and JavaScript.” Certainly not the first application to be implemented as such, but the fact that a company such as Adobe is…

Watch UK or U.S. TV Online Using Tunlr

People typically use virtual private networks or proxies when accessing a Web site outside their country. These work, but they are slow, and better functioning versions cost at least $10 per month. A free tool is always preferred, and that’s where Tunlr comes in. Instead of acting as a proxy, Tunlr changes your domain name…

New programming slang

Egyptian brackets This is the style of brackets, when an opening bracket is placed at the end of this line: if (a == b) { printf(“hello”); } Why do we call this style “Egyptian brackets?” Compare the location of the brackets with the location of the hands in this picture: (This style of brackets was used…