US will reportedly seek criminal case against Huawei for stealing tech secrets

According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, U.S. federal prosecutors are preparing a criminal indictment against Huawei for stealing trade secrets. The report, which cites sources with knowledge of the indictment, specifically mentions Huawei’s actions surrounding a T-Mobile smartphone testing tool known as “Tappy.” The report notes that the current investigation is…

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Try a New Course on JavaScript Functions

JavaScript Practice JavaScript and Learn: Functions Jeremy McPeak What You’ll Learn Despite their importance, there’s a lot of confusion around JavaScript functions—especially since JavaScript ES5 (ECMAScript 2015), with the introduction of arrow functions. Functions are one of the most important constructs in JavaScript. Without understanding functions, you’ll never master the JavaScript language. Luckily, our new…

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Square launches its in-app payments SDK

Square today announced the launch of its in-app payments SDK that allows developers to build Square-powered payments right into their mobile apps. While Square remains best known for its offline payments solutions that grace virtually ever independent coffee shop and quirky corner store, the company has long offered APIs for taking online payments on the…

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Scratch 3.0 is now available

The only kids’ programming language worth using, Scratch, just celebrated the launch of Scratch 3.0, an update that adds some interesting new functionality to the powerful open-source tool. Scratch, for those without school-aged children, is a block-based programming language that lets you make little games and “cartoons” with sprites and animated figures. The system is…

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New Course: Get Started With Hapi.js

It might seem crazy what I’m ’bout to say, but if you want to discover a great alternative to Express as an HTTP server framework for Node.js applications, you should try our new course, You’ll learn how to set up a new Hapi project, starting with serving static content and files. Next, you’ll learn how…

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