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  • News
    5 Things You'll Learn at UDE 2014Thumbnail 2
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    The Ultimate Developer Event takes place again this year in Boston with a renewed focus on APIs. See our top picks for the day.Read More…
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    What You'll Learn at FOWA 2014Thumbnail 1
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    Want to know what you'll learn at FOWA.js this year? Check out our rundown of the conference, which kicks off on October 27th in Boston.Read More…
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone 8: Pivot And PanoramaPreview image@2x
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    The Windows Phone 8 SDK contains a lot of unique elements that enables users to easily identify Windows Phone applications. Pivot and Panorama are two unique approaches to building great user interfaces. In this tutorial, I show you how easy it is to add a Pivot and Panorama control to a Windows Phone application.Read More…
  • Front End
    Adding Charts to Your Site with HighchartsHc img2
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    Everyone deals with data and very often it is presented in large data tables. Representing and reading through long tables on a website can be very cumbersome. Charts are good for letting people understand the change and tendency behind data. Recently, when I was trying to find an easy way to insert an interactive chart on a website, I found Highcharts and I have been using it in various projects ever since. Throughout this series of articles, we're going to take a survey of Highcharts, why it's great, and how we can implement it in our own web-based projects.Read More…
  • Laravel
    Building a Customer Management App Using AngularJS and LaravelCustomer management app
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    In this part of the tutorial, we will build the front-end of our application using AngularJS. Angular is a really unique framework. Instead of abstracting the HTML or providing some way of DOM manipulation they extended the HTML to deal with the fact that it was surely not designed to work with dynamic data. Read More…
  • AngularJS
    New Course: Building a Web App From Scratch With AngularJSWebappangular
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    AngularJS is an amazing front-end framework that has a very novel approach to building web applications, completely unlike any of the other frameworks you might be used to. Learn about our new course, which covers all the core components of Angular, and takes you through the process of building a complete web application from scratch.Read More…
  • Core Data
    iOS 8: Core Data and Batch UpdatesPreviewimage@2x
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    Core Data has been around for many years on OS X and it didn't take Apple long to bring it to iOS. Even though the framework doesn't get as much attention as extensions or handoff, it continues to evolve year over year, and this year, with the release of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, is no different. Apple introduced a few new features to the Core Data framework, but the most notable are batch updates and asynchronous fetching. Developers have been asking for these features for many years and Apple finally found a way to integrate them into Core Data. In this tutorial, I will show you how batch updates work and what they mean for the Core Data framework.Read More…
  • PHP
    PHP 5.6: What's NewPhp 5 6
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    It's been a long time coming, but we finally have a new version of PHP. With it comes a some nice, new features, improvements to existing features, as well as features that have been removed or marked as deprecated. Let's dive in and take a look at everything that's offered by the latest version.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Using New Relic to Monitor WordPress PerformanceNew relic
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    If you arrived here from the Optimizing WordPress with Varnish and W3 Total Cache tutorial, you already have a pretty well optimized WordPress installation. If not, you may want to go back and review our guide to Varnish and W3TC. We're going to show you how to use New Relic's free server monitoring to see within your WordPress and PHP stack.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Configuring W3 Total Cache: General Settings IIWpconfigtips
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    We covered half of the General Settings in last article. Let's move forward to configure the remaining options offered by W3TC. In this article, you will get to know about the Database Cache, Object Cache, Browser Cache, CDN and other settings.Read More…
  • Core Data
    Core Data from Scratch: ConcurrencyPreview image@2x
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    If you're developing a small or simple application, then you probably don't see the benefit of running Core Data operations in the background. However, what would happen if you imported hundreds or thousands of records on the main thread during the first launch of your application? The consequences could be dramatic. For example, your application could be killed by Apple's watchdog for taking too long to launch. In this article, we take a look at the dangers when using Core Data on multiple threads and we explore several solutions to tackle the problem.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Get Started Building Your Blog with Parse.js: Working with Data00 preview
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    Have you ever got excited by your idea of a website but found miserable making it dynamic and actually running on a server? With Parse.js, really everyone who understand the basics of the HTML, CSS, and JavaScript can create dynamic websites and working web apps. This tutorial is going to take you through the process of creating a blog system step by step with Parse.js. And by the end of this series, you should be able to create your own CMS site with ease.Read More…
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  • 00 preview

    Have you ever gotten excited by the idea of a web project, but found it miserable to make it run and work on a server? With Parse.js, everyone who understand the basics of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript can create dynamic websites and working web apps with ease. 

    In this tutorial, I will take you through the entire process of creating a blogging system with Parse.js from scratch. You will utilize all the bootstrapping tools, and really practice the idea of rapid prototyping, refactoring, and MVC framework. By the end of this series, you should be able to create any CMS site by yourself.

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    Over the last several years, developers have finally been trained how to handle building cross-platform mobile applications. The basic idea is to break the application into several pieces and split the shared code from the platform-specific user interface code. With the latest release of Xamarin, this is no longer necessary. Xamarin.Forms allows developers to create shared UI code used across all platforms to shrink platform-specific code.

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  • Advanced use of attachments in wordpress 400

    This is a four-part series in which you'll learn some techniques for working with images in attachments in WordPress which give you advanced options.

    It covers:

    • assigning categories and taxonomies to attachments,
    • querying media files by category/taxonomy so you can output them in a custom loop,
    • using taxonomy/category queries for images to display them on archive pages
    • adding an image to a category or taxonomy term as the category or term's 'featured image'
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