Hans Zimmer is one of the most prominent composers of the 21st century. He has been composing for over fifty years, scoring some of the most famous movies in recent history including The Lion King, Gladiator, The Dark Knight, and Inception. Surely, he has the skill to create highly complex music. Why then are his themes so simple?

Look at the chords from Hans Zimmer’s most famous song, Time from Inception (which happens to be my favorite song in the world). It’s just four chords, Am-Em-G-D, and then these are repeated, but with a C instead of the Em.

transcribed by Geoffrey Hunter


The 7–1 pattern is a common Sass architecture, and is recommended by the Sass Guidelines Project. Here’s the basic structure:

Hugo Giraudel, Sass Guidelines Project

To make the 7–1 pattern work with Angular, a few modifications are needed. Here’s my take on it. Enjoy!

Creating the Directory Structure

Here’s what you get when you create a new Angular app:

Why whiteboard coding interviews aren’t as effective as we all think.

Oooh, a pretty stock image of a city. Photo by Aleksandar Pasaric on Pexels

“Whiteboard coding” is an interview practice most software developers will be familiar with. Its original form involved the interviewer posing a question like “Write an algorithm that prints the duplicate characters in a string,” and the candidate must write code on a whiteboard for the interviewers to examine while explaining her thought process aloud. Now, there are apps like Codeinterview or HackerRank that enable candidates to type on a computer and actually run the code to test their solution. …

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