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    Android SDK
    Common Entry Points for Android Applications5d7z4 preview image@2x
    In this tutorial, we will provide an overview of common entry points for Android applications. These entry points will focus on ensuring that your application maximizes its utility to the user.Read More…
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    News
    ‘Envato Live’ Pop-Up Coworking Space - Chicago, June 7 2014Envatolive
    Do you like making things? Join us at a pop-up Envato coworking space in Chicago on the 7th of June. It's a full day event with a focus on creativity and skill sharing, and tickets are limited!Read More…
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    Theme Development
    Getting The Most of Post Formats: What Are Post Formats?Postformats
    In this series, I will be introducing you to WordPress post formats, dispelling some of the confusion surrounding them and showing you how to put theme to use in your themes. Post formats may be misunderstood, and have a misleading name, but they are still one of the more powerful tools at a theme developer's disposal. Once you understand post formats you will be able to use them to ensure that all of the different types of posts on a site that your theme is used on display properly, while avoiding using unneeded custom post types that limit data portability.Read More…
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    Mobile Development
    Securing Your iOS App with ABPadLockScreen7d5za preview image@2x
    Unless the user's device is enrolled in a mobile device management (MDM) solution, you cannot force your application's users to set up and use a passcode lock at the device level. ABPadLockScreen, however, provides a stylish, quick way to add such an interface to your iOS application.Read More…
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    Theme Development
    The Beginner's Guide to Icon Fonts in WordPressIcon fonts
    I like social icons, I'll admit it. I have literally dozens of social icon sets I've collected over the last few years, and have even created a few sets of my own to try to achieve that perfect fit for a particular project. But lately, I've discovered icon fonts, and I haven't been using those old image icons in a while.Read More…
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    Web Development
    How to Use New Relic With PHP & WordPressRelic retina preview
    Today we will look at how to monitor a PHP application using New Relic. More specifically we will set up a basic WordPress installation and get some performance data about it, in the New Relic dashboards.Read More…
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    Articles
    Mobile Operating Systems in 2014Dj45i preview image@2x
    As a mobile developer, it's good to be familiar with the most important platforms in the mobile space. In this article, we'll take a look at the most important mobile operating systems, their current state, and how they're performing in the current mobile landscape.Read More…
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    Creative Coding
    Advanced Use of Attachments in WordPress: Creating Custom Queries for AttachmentsAdvanced use of attachments in wordpress 400
    This tutorial is the second in a four part series in which you'll learn some techniques for working with images in attachments in WordPress which give you advanced options.Read More…
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    Articles
    Introduction to WordPress App ThemesApp theme 400
    With the increasing growth rate of WordPress powered websites, the need for WordPress themes is rising. Multi-purpose themes are becoming highly popular among website owners. Many existing themes are built mainly to address blog functionality. But with the growth of WordPress web application development, we are in need of specialized themes for different purposes. These themes are known as app themes. In this article, we going to familiarize with the concept of app themes and their usage in real world.Read More…
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    PHP
    Object-Oriented Programming in WordPress: Control Structures IIWordpress oop
    WordPress is a powerful CMS that provides a flexible foundation on which to build both sites and applications. If you want to extend WordPress functionality, then you do so via plugins. Although there are a number of different ways to do that, this series has us taking a look at object-oriented programming specifically from the perspective of a beginner and in the context of WordPress. In this post, we're looking at a second set of control structures that allow us to control the flow of code throughout an application.Read More…
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    iOS SDK
    Getting Started with UIKit Dynamics84oke preview image
    In the previous tutorial, I explained a few new features of iOS 7 that let you add subtle animations and greater interactivity with surprisingly little code to simulate real world physics. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a hidden form on a search results page.Read More…
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    WordPress
    The Beginner's Guide to Selecting a WordPress ThemeBeginnersguide
    When you're first starting out with your site or blog, it's easy to rush into things because of the desire to get things up and running as quickly as possible. In some cases, that works fine, in others it's not always the best idea. And in this case, it's the latter.Read More…
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