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  • Test-Driven Development
    Introduction to Testing on iOSPreview image@2x
    This tutorial will show you how to get started with automated unit testing of your iOS applications. In this tutorial, you'll learn the basics of creating an iOS unit test, how to structure your project to include your tests, new features that Xcode 6 has provided for unit testing your application, as well as a couple other tips and tricks.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Creating Maintainable WordPress Meta Boxes: Verify and SanitizeMaintainable meta boxes 1
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    Up to this point, we've put together the basic file organization of the plugin as well as the front-end, but we haven't actually implemented functionality for saving information to the database. And if you can't save information, then the plugin is of little benefit to anyone. In this post, we're going to hop back into the server-side code and implement the functionality that will verify the user has permission to save and that the data is properly sanitized.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Basic Functional Testing With Symfony 2's CrawlerSymfony2 wide retina preview black
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    Follow along as I walk you through using Symfony 2's Crawler to write basic functional tests. We'll learn how to test the entire spectrum of implementing a controller, template, and route by writing functional tests to test their integration as a whole, using PHPUnit.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Creating Dummy Text in WordPressDummy
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    When developing a new WordPress site, you'll often want to add some dummy text to your posts and pages so you can see what the site will look like before the content is published. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to speed up this process by developing a plugin that generates dummy text for you.Read More…
  • Testing
    Unit Testing Succinctly: Other PurposesUnit testing
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    Unit testing is an important tool in the testing process. While integration and usability testing are often more customer-centric (reporting, milestones, verifying high-level requirements), unit testing is the first line of defense for a programmer, his or her team, and the team managers. If used judiciously (remember, you are not aiming to create thousands of pretty green lights), it can be a cost-effective way of verifying the computational correctness of the code and for re-creating bugs and verifying that they have been fixed.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Securing Your Server LoginGoogle auth app
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    Here's our guide to a handful of common approaches to securing access to your Linux-based web and application server. You'll learn about adding two-factor authentication, changing your SSH port, activating a firewall and more.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Using AlterEgo to Add Two-Factor Authentication to Your WordPress SiteTutsplus icon
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    In this tutorial, you will learn how to modify the WordPress user authentication flow by extending it with AlterEgo, the two-factor authentication tool from MailChimp.Read More…
  • Xcode 6
    Getting Up to Speed With Xcode 6Xcode preview image
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    At this year's WWDC, Apple unveiled iOS 8, which it dubbed "the biggest release since the launch of the App Store". At the same time, Apple released Xcode 6, offering developers new and improved tools to aid in developing their applications. This article will get you up to speed on the most important updates in Apple's IDE.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Solutions to WordPress eCommerce ChallengesWordpress
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    Developing an eCommerce site using WordPress is not a simple task. There a number of challenges that come up in the process. This post for those those who are new to WordPress eCommerce as it attempts to highlight solutions to some of the challenges mentioned in a previous post on how best developer a solid WordPress eCommerce site.Read More…
  • Testing
    Unit Testing Succinctly: Advanced Unit TestingUnit testing
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    In this article, we're going to begin talking about a few of the advanced topics that come with unit testing. This includes things such as cyclometric complexity, methods, fields, and reflection.Read More…
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    Take out a hosting plan with InMotion from 20 October to 31 October and you'll get a free yearly subscription to Tuts+.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Build a Custom API to Connect WordPress With Ruby on RailsWordpress rail api preview
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    Once upon a time, web applications used to be monoliths that did everything all by themselves. These days, not so much. With web services opening up their APIs, developers are moving to using third party applications to handle parts of the functionality—things such as authentication or emailing users. While the most common case is one where you use an API to connect to one of the popular online services (Google, Twitter, and so on) there are times when both of the applications you want to connect are your own.Read More…
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  • Wordpress

    Setting up an online shop has never been easier, with so many options available, one can easily get lost in the maze of plugins that developers launch every single day. 

    So what WordPress options do you have? What should you look out for when setting up a WordPress eCommerce website? Below I have reviewed some of the possible solutions and particular features that make them stand out from the rest.

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  • Bitbucket

    In this series, we look specifically at Git and Bitbucket and how they can help us in our day-to-day work. 

    Throughout the series, we look at Git and how it's distributed source control model works. We also look at how pull requests work and how they are useful in the context of code reviews, and we also look at team workflows and creative uses for web hooks.

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  • Unit testing

    This learning guide is based on the Unit Testing Succinctly eBook, by Marc Clifton, kindly provided by Syncfusion.

    Unit testing can be a valuable part of any development cycle, but it can easily cause more problems than it prevents if used incorrectly. In this series, you'll learn what you need to know to leverage unit testing and minimize the number of bugs introduced in development. 

    The series clearly defines what does and does not constitute units and tests, different approaches to implementing unit tests, and even the far-reaching effects that unit testing can have on the architecture of your application.

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