Stories by Linda Vivah on Medium

Digital gate: Smart lock acts as your personal doorman

Linda Haviv

Tags airbnb, locks, smart-home, startup, tech

***Originally published on the Fox News Tech Section HERE

With over 23 million Americans falling victim to package theft last holiday season, ‘holiday porch pirates’ are projected to be at an all-time high and the old-fashioned lock and key might not be keeping up with the job.

The Gate smart lock, built by two former Google Glass engineers, can change the way people allow access and protect their...


Top 5 iOS apps of the month: July 2016

Linda Haviv

Tags apps, ios, mobile, mobile-app-development, tech

With over 2 million apps in Apple’s App Store, it can be hard to find the ones that suit you best. We’re here to take the tedium out of your search. These are FoxNews.com’s Top 5 apps of the month:

……Read it HERE


JavaScript Closures: A Beginner’s Guide

Linda Haviv

Tags closure, coding, javascript

If you are a beginner to JavaScript, you may have heard the term closures before.

Closures are an important concept and many employers ask about this very concept on interviews. In this article, I will help you gain a better understanding of closures.

WHAT IS A CLOSURE?

In JavaScript, functions are not just functions. They are also...


Build IOS apps with RubyMotion

Linda Haviv

Tags ios, ruby-on-rails, rubymotion

The Web as we know it is being replaced, slowly but surely, by mobile apps. Ruby is a beautiful programming language used for web development, but what if I told you that you can use Ruby to write mobile apps?!

WHAT IS RUBYMOTION?

RubyMotion is a toolchain to create native IOS, OSX, and Android apps with Ruby.

In this article, I will cover...


ALL ABOUT JAVASCRIPT HOISTING

Linda Haviv

Tags javascript, programming

So, you want to understand Javascript well, eh? You are in the right place. Variable scope and variable hoisting are important concepts in Javascript.

…Hence, it is no surprise that “hoisting” is asked about often during interviews.

In this article, I will cover the following concepts:

  1. SCOPE

2. BLOCK SCOPE vs. FUNCTION SCOPE

3. SCOPE CHAIN

4....