Interesting articles I've come across recently.
Parallel programming with Python
Short course on how to implement parallel programming patterns (e.g. map/reduce) in Python:
10 Basic Android terminal commands you should know
Summary of 10 commands you can use with the adb program. There is one important command that I think is missing from this article which is the backup command allowing you to create an image of your phone for backup to disk. https://www.androidcentral.com/10-basic-terminal-commands-you-should-know?amp
Stephanos Constantinou Blog
This blog is centered around PowerShell scripting. If you can get around the plethora of adverts there are some useful tips and tutorials here:
This is a tool for poking around with Windows security. You can use it to extract plaintext passwords, perform pass-the-hash, pass-the-ticket or build Golden tickets (a dangerous vulnerability in Active Directory). A useful tool for PEN testing or understanding how Windows security works. The developer's blog is also well worth reading.
A node module for finding unused ports. It's useful for example when creating a multi instance express server.
The standard example of parallax scrolling on a web page is when two background images are layered on top of each other, and when scrolling the page one of the images translates faster than the other.
Skrollr is a library that took this to another level. Unfortunately the project has been abandoned, and the repository is archived on GitHub, but the examples are well worth looking at because they demonstrate what's possible when you take parallax scrolling to the extreme. My favourite example is tracing an SVG path when scrolling: https://prinzhorn.github.io/skrollr/examples/path.html.