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    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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    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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    A Guide to Providing Quality Customer SupportQuality customer support
    If you’ve ever released free or premium WordPress Themes or Plugins, you know that launching your new product is not the end of the process. In fact, it’s just the start, and raises a lot of questions: How do you provide support? How do you support customers after they’ve used your product? How do you manage email, social media and forum support easily? Should you support your free products, or just your premium ones? Read More…
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    Strategies For Choosing the Right Premium WordPress Theme for Your Next ProjectPremiumwp
    You have your credit card in hand, and you are ready to buy a beautiful, premium WordPress theme for your next website or blog. But where should you begin? Perhaps a search through Google? Maybe a famous WordPress theme site? Perhaps ThemeForest.net? In this post, I aim to arm you with a few tips that will guide you when choosing a premium theme not only purchase a beautiful theme, but one that will meet your needs.Read More…
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    Contributing to WordPress in Your Native LanguageWordpress logo with flags background
    WordPress is huge. It's so big that even though we know how many websites are there using WordPress, it's difficult to imagine how widely it's being used. I mean, we know the numbers, but it's easy to be amazed by how often we stumble upon another WordPress-powered website. It's safe to say that WordPress is the most popular content management system in the world.Read More…
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    iOS: Tools of the Trade741pm preview image@2x
    There are numerous tools and services that have become indispensable in the workflow of many Cocoa developers. In this article, I will highlight some of the tools that I use as well as some alternatives.Read More…
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    What Makes Mobile Design Unique?Mobile unique icon2x
    Are you getting started with mobile design? Any designer who's had the opportunity to design for mobile devices as well as desktop computers knows that mobile design is a one of a kind discipline. You'll find challenges unique for mobile. In this introductory article, I'd like to take a look at some of the attributes that make mobile unique. It's no secret that thinking about a product's design makes for a better product. This doesn't solely relate to aesthetics as design also influences how a product's functionality and how the user interacts with it. Design choices have a distinct influence on usability and user experience. When you start out as a mobile designer or developer, it's your responsibility to make the product not only work for you, but also for its target audience.Read More…
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    Android First… Even When It's Second97373 preview image@2x
    Designing for the Android platform isn't easy, especially if you're used to designing for iOS. Is porting your iOS designs to Android a viable option? It's not, and I will tell you why.Read More…
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    WordPress Initialization Hooks: Benefits and Common MistakesHooks
    In programming, initialization of data is important as it's where we setup the prerequisites for the application such as its attributes, its required files and data, its connection to the database, and so on. WordPress itself has a well-defined initialization procedure. Through the page life cycle, WordPress fires a number of actions many of which we've covered in previous articles. To that end, it provides a set of initialization hooks which are naturally used to initialize the application before executing its primary functionality. As plugin and theme developers, it's important to understand the use cases and common mistakes of these initialization hooks, in order to build quality applications. In this article, we are going to take a look at the importance of WordPress initialization hooks and how they are used in various scenarios.Read More…
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    Interested in Writing For Wptuts+? Read On!Writeforus 400
    If you're an expert at WordPress - at least in some way - then we're interested in talking to you! As we start the new year, we're in need of a few new, terrific authors to help us publish content on Wptuts+ for at least one-to-four times per month. Specifically, you'll be expected to submit at least one article a month, and you're free to choose your topic as long as it appeals to the audience. Regardless of if you're someone who considers themselves a beginner, an intermediate, or an advanced user, we're interested in hearing from you! Note that this is a paid gig, so if you're looking write as well as make some money, then read on!Read More…
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    Coding With KodingCoding with koding retina preview
    Cloud IDEs have been around for a little while now, and they have been pretty good for things like pair programming, or cases where you want to code consistently no matter where you are. Koding just came out of private beta, and they would like to take this notion a couple steps further, with their "cloud ecosystem". In this article we will take a look at what Koding is, as-well as some of the benefits you can get from using it.Read More…
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    Easy Ways to Contribute to Open-source ProjectsOpen source retina preview
    When the jQuery project first started, I remember how passionate the team was about helping developers use the jQuery JavaScript library. It was a labor of love with all of us putting in countless numbers of hours, day and night, to help grow the project and the developer community. And we did those for free because we just loved doing it. But as the project grew, so did the expectations from the community in terms of features and support. And this is where most open-source efforts fail to scale. Read More…
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