• Web Design
    Enhance Your Flash Layouts with Draggable Windows preview
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create draggable windows using Flash and AS3. I'll cover the basics of drag&drop, window bounds, adding content, and how to minimize the window.Read More…
  • PHP
    The Problem with PHP's Prepared StatementsThe problem with prepared statements
    PHP's prepared statements (for database access) are fantastic. Not only do they help secure your database queries, but they're also particularly more efficient for larger products. However, there are a couple issues that appear to make these methods less flexible than we'd hope. For one, we must utilize the bind_result method, and pass in a specific number of variables. However, what happens when this code is within a class, and we won't immediately know how many variables to pass? Luckily, there's a solution! I'll show you what it is in today's video tutorial. Read More…
  • Corona SDK
    Corona SDK: Creating an Analog Clock AppPreview
    In this tutorial, we will discover the capabilities of the Corona SDK and use the Lua programming language to learn more about how to develop a simple cross-platform application.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Flash for Android: Introduction to GitPreview git
    1 shares is a web-based hosting service for projects that use the Git revision control system. This screencast is designed to help you work with projects on More…
  • PHP
    CodeIgniter from Scratch: Profiling, Benchmarking & HooksCodeigniter
    In this 15th episode of the series, we are going to learn about three subjects: Profiling, Benchmarking and Hooks. You can use these tools to analyze your CodeIgniter applications performance, and figure out what part of the code you need to optimize. We are also going to make even further improvements to the Profiler library to suit our needs.Read More…
  • iOS SDK
    Configuring an iPhone Web App With Meta TagsThumbnail
    iPhone Web Applications are underestimated in iPhone development. However, they are surprisingly easy to setup. The process only requires a few Meta tags.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Flash for Android: Android's Web BrowserPreview browsers
    To kick off the Flash for Android series I show off how runs on two Android phones, the Nexus One with Flash Player 10.1 and the HTC EVO with Flash Player Lite 4. I'll then walk through a couple of other sites, pointing out some of the things you should bear in mind whilst developing for mobile devices.Read More…
  • News
    “Flash for Android” Screencast Series + Free Desktop WallpaperPreview
    Welcome to a new series on Activetuts+ created solely to cover Flash on Android. During the coming weeks Jesse Freeman will be taking you through a massive collection of screencasts to get you and your Flash completely mobile. Read on to learn more about the series and pick up the free accompanying wallpaper!Read More…
  • News
    Nettuts+ Reader SurveySurvey
    Our recent Tuts+ Survey showed that many of you have feedback on how we can make Nettuts+ better for you. Now is your chance to let us know what you want from Nettuts+. Please take a few minutes to complete our reader survey.Read More…
  • WordPress
    16 Vital Checks Before Releasing a WordPress ThemeReleasing a wordpress theme
    Releasing a WordPress theme on a marketplace, such as ThemeForest, where the audience is so large and diverse, has some challenges. You cannot test a solution directly with the client. You need to plan in advance for all edge cases, and ensure that your theme is as customizable as possible. If you're inexperienced, chances are that some things will unfortunately slip through the cracks. Luckily for you, we have drawn on our hard-earned wisdom to help you avoid repeating the same mistakes we made.Read More…
  • Windows Phone
    Using Silverlight to Create a Digg Client for Windows Phone 7Wp7 silverlight tutorial
    Silverlight is the main application development platform for Windows Phone 7. In a previous tutorial we covered how to get your system set up for Windows Phone 7 development and then we developed a very simple Silverlight application that rotated a button around a grid. This article will introduce you to more advanced Silverlight features and will enable you to develop meaningful applications that display data in interesting and unique ways.Read More…
  • Effects
    Creating 3D Intros with Papervision3DCode
    In this Tut, we will look into creating 3D Intros using Papervision3D. In the process, we will also look into using a real world implementation of the Singleton Pattern, and build a neat "CustomLoader" class which will allow you to preload and queue images and sounds, then set them all off at once.Read More…