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  • Algorithms
    Understanding Base-36 MathBase36 math
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    What if one number could address every person alive, be shorter than a name and shorter than a social insurance number? You can’t do it with Base-10 numbers, but with Base-36, it’s a breeze. In this article, we're going to take a look at base-36 math, how to understand it, and how it's practically applicable in our day-to-day.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Implementing the EU Cookie Law Into Your WordPress SiteWordpress
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    If you live in Europe you've probably heard about the cookie law. The exact law changes from country to country and some of the guidelines are a little unclear about ways it should be implemented. This article is not to discuss or advise on the law, but to show you the method behind creating a simple cookie law popup plugin.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Using The WordPress Custom Field User InterfaceWordpress
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    In the first post in this series, I covered what custom fields are and why they are important. I also gave an overview of the various ways to add them to WordPress posts. In this article, I will cover the Custom Fields User Interface.Read More…
  • Xamarin
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    It's true that Xamarin.Forms makes creating cross-platform mobile apps much simpler. You now have the ability to not only share the logic of your application across multiple platforms, but your user interface as well. Although this makes it seem like using Xamarin.Forms is a done deal, you still have choices to make. Those choices have to do with layout your screens and controls, which is what we'll cover in this tutorial.Read More…
  • WordPress
    The Privacy and Optimization of a WordPress Dashboard WidgetWordpress
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    People often complain that WordPress is slow. Whether or not this is true depends on many factors, but if we can see server resources inside the WordPress dashboard, then it may give some insight about how well our WordPress installation is operating. In this tutorial, we will be crafting a plugin to show server status including disk space, memory consumptions, CPU usage, and process usage. We will also learn about WordPress cache to avoid querying these metric over and over and we will also cover WordPress cron jobs to generate this data automatically.Read More…
  • Milo
    Rolling Your Own FrameworkJavascript wide retina preview
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    Building a framework from scratch is not something we specifically set out to do. You’d have to be crazy, right? With the plethora of JavaScript frameworks out there, what possible motivation could we have for rolling our own?Read More…
  • Push Notifications
    Setting Up Push Notifications on iOSPreview image@2x
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    Apple originally introduced push notifications to enable applications to respond to events if the application isn't running in the foreground. However, the operating system and iOS devices have changed significantly during the past few years and applications don't need to rely solely on push notifications to perform tasks in the background. This doesn't mean that push notifications are no longer useful though. Let me show you how to set up push notifications on iOS in less than ten minutes.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Understanding and Working with Posts in WordPressWordpress
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    Like so many examples of WordPress terminology, the term 'posts' can be confusing, as it refers to a post type as well as a content type stored in a specific database table. Here, I'll clarify the difference between the two and look at post types in detail.Read More…
  • Magento
    Magento Custom Module DevelopmentMagento
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    Magento custom module development is a core part of any Magento development or Magento project, because at any stage you may want to integrate your own functionality/module in your existing Magento project. In this series, I am going to cover Magento custom module development in detail.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Using JekyllJekyll
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    In the previous post I talked about GitHub Pages and how to set it up on your GitHub repository. We used the site generator to get started and I mentioned that GitHub Pages also supports Jekyll. In this post I will talk about Jekyll and show you how to get it set up with your project.Read More…
  • Version Control
    Git, Bitbucket, and YouBitbucket
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    With the interest in Git growing when compared to other source code management systems, it's one of the most attractive options from which to choose especially if you're just getting into version control. In this tutorial, we will talk about why you should be using Git regardless of if you are an individual or a part of a team of developers. We'll also teach you how to get started with Bitbucket, a premier repository hosting platform, for free. Read More…
  • OpenCart
    From Beginner To Advanced in OpenCart: Understanding MVCOpencart
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    In our previous tutorial, we discussed some of the basics programming of OpenCart. In this tutorial, we are going to continue the discussion of the design pattern employed by OpenCart and even write our own controller. Before understanding the code architecture in OpenCart, We'll first examine the Model-View-Controller (MVC) Architecture.Read More…
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