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  • WordPress
    Object-Oriented Programming in WordPress - A SummaryWordpress oop
    At this point, it's time to draw this beginner's series to a close but prior to doing so, I'd like to provide a summary of each of the articles so that we not only have a refresher of the everything that we've done, but so that we also have a single summary page to bookmark for reference.Read More…
  • PHP
    Dates and Time - The OOP WayProcedural to oop php retina preview
    The Date/Time PHP extension is a set of classes that allow you to work with almost all of the date and time related tasks. It's been available since the release of PHP 5.2 and the extension introduced several new classes, all of which are mapped to real life scenarios:Read More…
  • PHP
    From Procedural to Object Oriented PHPProcedural to oop php retina preview
    This tutorial was inspired by a speech given by Robert C. Martin that I watched a year or so ago. The main subject of his talk is about the possibility of picking The Last Programming Language. He addresses topics such as why should such a language exist? And what it should look like? However, if you read between the lines, there was another interesting idea that caught my attention: the limitations that each programming paradigm imposes upon on us programmers. So before we get into how we could go about converting a procedural based PHP app into an object oriented one, I want to cover a little bit of theory beforehand. Read More…
  • PHP
    Why you Should be using PHP's PDO for Database AccessPdo
    Many PHP programmers learned how to access databases by using either the MySQL or MySQLi extensions. As of PHP 5.1, there's a better way. PHP Data Objects (PDO) provide methods for prepared statements and working with objects that will make you far more productive!Read More…
  • Back-End
    Object-Oriented PHP for Beginners200x200
    Twice a month, we revisit some of our readers’ favorite posts from through out the history of Nettuts+. This tutorial was first published in July, 2010. For many PHP programmers, object-oriented programming is a frightening concept, full of complicated syntax and other roadblocks. As detailed in my book, Pro PHP and jQuery, you'll learn the concepts behind object-oriented programming (OOP), a style of coding in which related actions are grouped into classes to aid in creating more-compact, effective code. Read More…
  • Python
    Python from Scratch: Object Oriented ProgrammingPython from scratch
    Welcome back to lesson four in our Python from Scratch series. This tutorial will assume some prior knowledge of variables, data types, functions and print output. If you're not up to date, check out the previous three articles in the series to catch up. Today, we're going to be delving into the subject of Object Oriented Programming (OOP). OOP is a very powerful way of organizing your code, and a solid understanding of the concepts behind it can really help you get the most out of your coding. Read More…
  • Ruby
    Ruby for Newbies: Working with ClassesPreivew
    Ruby is a one of the most popular languages used on the web. We’ve recently started a new screencast series here on Nettuts+ that will introduce you to Ruby, as well as the great frameworks and tools that go along with Ruby development. In this chapter, we'll take a look at creating our own Ruby classes.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Learn Java for Android Development: Introduction to JavaJava logo
    In this tutorial series, you’ll become familiar with Java, the programming language used to develop Android applications. Our goal is to prepare those already familiar with one programming language, such as PHP or Objective-C, to become comfortable working with the Java programming language and dive into Android app development. In this tutorial, you’ll get a brief introduction to Java fundamentals, including object oriented programming, inheritance and more. If you’re new to Java, or just looking to brush up on the details, then this is the tutorial series for you!Read More…
  • PHP
    Understanding and Applying Polymorphism in PHPPreview
    In object oriented programming, polymorphism is a powerful and fundamental tool. It can be used to create a more organic flow in your application. This tutorial will describe the general concept of polymorphism, and how it can easily be deployed in PHP.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Learn Objective-C: Day 1Learn objective c
    Welcome to my series on coming to grips with the awesome language that is Objective-C. Throughout this small series of articles, my aim is to take you from no prior experience with Objective-C to using it confidently in your own applications. This isnʼt a rush job - so donʼt expect to just skim through the basics and be away - weʼll be going through not just the bare essentials, but also the best practices you can apply to ensure your code is the best it can be. Letʼs jump straight in! Read More…
  • PHP
    Learning OOP in PHP ASAP!200x200
    PHP is so much more than a scripting language. It's a full-fledged language capable of building very complex applications. By harnessing the full power of Object Oriented Programming, you can reduce the amount of time you spend coding and use it to build better websites. This tutorial will show you how. Read More…
  • PHP
    How to Create an Object-Oriented Blog Using PHP 200x200 preview
    In the past few weeks NETTUTS has posted quite a few great tutorials on how to get started using PHP and MySQL to create simple web applications such as a shout box. Today we are going to take our knowledge of PHP and MySQL a step further by creating a simple blog. While there are countless excellent free blog platforms, the purpose of this tutorial is not to make a "better" blog but to use the process of making a blog to learn about advanced database structure techniques and how to use data more efficiently by utilizing objects in PHP. Read More…
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