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  • WordPress
    A WordPress Development Process Using Sass and CompassSass
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    In this article, we're going to take a look at how to use Sass and Compass in our WordPress theme development process. We will structure our theme stylesheets in SMACSS fashion and will leverage the power of Compass to generate image sprites for both retina and non-retina devices. Note that this article is not an introduction to Sass; however, if you are a beginner, still feel free to follow along.Read More…
  • WordPress
    A Practical Use of WordPress Global Variables1
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    In the first article in this series, we reviewed an introduction to WordPress global variables. Specifically, we said that they are variables that hold a variety information that can be accessed from anywhere in the WordPress page lifecycle. We learned how to access a global variable and display various details about the latest post using the $post global variable. In today’s article, we will dive further into global variables by learning how to access them to display the author information.Read More…
  • News
    Students Save 75% on a Yearly Tuts+ SubscriptionStudent promo article
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    You have until September 30th to grab an annual student subscription at our special price of just $45! Thanks to our friends at PayPal, we’re pleased to bring you this fantastic discount on a Tuts+ Subscription.Read More…
  • PHP
    How to Build Rate Limiting into Your Web App LoginPreview
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    Apple's failure to rate limit iCloud logins likely contributed to celebrity photo hacking. Here's how to protect your own apps.Read More…
  • Xamarin
    Accessing Native Features with Xamarin.FormsPreview image@2x
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    One of the biggest misconceptions that arose when Xamarin.Forms appeared on the scene was that developers would no longer have access to the individual platforms' APIs. That couldn't be further from the truth. With inclusion of some very cool functionality within Xamarin.Forms, you are able to jump from Forms code into native functionality and back again. Let's see where this rabbit hole will take us.Read More…
  • Magento
    Custom Layouts and Templates with MagentoMagento
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    In the first part of this series, we learned the basics of Magento module development including the Magento directory structure, custom module structure and basic "Hello World" module with understanding of how controllers works in Magento. In this second part we will learn how to create blocks and layouts files, how layout files and blocks files are works in Magento and rendering of layout files. With that said, let's get started.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Creating Maintainable WordPress Meta BoxesMaintainable meta boxes
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    Throughout this series, we're going to take at one way that we can write maintainable code in WordPress through an example plugin that introduces meta boxes, various options, and tabbed navigation in the WordPress dashboard.Read More…
  • ExpressJS
    New Course: Getting Started With ExpressExpress4
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    In this course, you're going to learn Express from the ground up: not just the new features, but everything. If you haven't had a chance to look into Express before, this is a great place to start!Read More…
  • WordPress
    Seven Plugins to Help Your Mobile UsersWordpress
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    As web designers and developers, we've been living in the mobile era for a few years now. In this tutorial, we're going to review seven plugins that help to make your website look good and perform well for mobile visitors.Read More…
  • Programming Fundamentals
    Refactoring Legacy Code - Part 10: Dissecting Long Methods with ExtractionsRefactoring wide retina preview 1
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    Today, we will take another approach: We will assume we are alone, no colleague or pair to help us. We will use a technique called "Extract till you drop" that breaks code in very small pieces. We will make all the efforts we can to make these pieces as easy to understand as possibleRead More…
  • OpenCart
    Create a Custom Theme With OpenCart: Part ThreeOpencart
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    In the previous part of this series, we learned how to create a custom theme and enable it from the back-end of OpenCart. We also studied how the template overriding system works in the application. In this part, we'll go further and dissect the important templates to understand the basic elements used in a general OpenCart template.Read More…
  • BrowserSync
    A Quick Introduction to BrowserSyncBrowsersync
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    In this quick video tutorial I'm going to introduce you to BrowserSync, a tool so good Google built it into their recent Web Starter Kit. You can think of BrowserSync as being a bit like LiveReload (it watches for changes you make to a web page and automatically updates the browser), except that it also works across multiple devices.Read More…
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    Just a few short years ago, we as C# developers had very limited options when it came to creating mobile applications. We could take the path of least resistance and stick to Windows Mobile or Windows Phone applications, or we could spend the time learning new languages such as Java or Objective-C, just to reach out to different platforms. Well, times are definitely changing.  With the advent of Xamarin, we now have more options. It's time to get on board.

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    In this series, we look at how to create a simple CRM using WordPress and some of its advanced features such as custom fields.

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    In this series, I will be showing you how to create a plane fighting game reminiscent of the old 1942 arcade game. Along the way, you'll learn about Corona's storyboard functionality, timers, moving a character, and a bit of trigonometry. Let's get started.

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