• News
    iPhone SDK: 8 Valuable Developer Tools and ServicesIphone8tools preview2
    iPhone developers stand to benefit tremendously from finding tools and services that will make the development process as efficient, fun, and profitable as possible. The eight tools in this article cover a range of developer needs, from analytics and monitoring tools to In-App Purchase and Push Notification services. All provide the opportunity to increase productivity and add end-user value -without reinventing the wheel.Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    The 10 HTML Tags Beginners Aren’t UsingHtml
    Let's go back to the basics for this one. Everyone reading this at least knows what HTML is. I believe that, no matter what experience level someone has, reviewing the foundation can help increase knowledge. It also helps to hone skills, especially with the constantly evolving technologies that drives the Internet. There has also been a lot of talk of change with HTML 5. Every tag that I mention below is supported in both HTML 4.01 and HTML 5. While some of these tags are already widely used; I would like to challenge some of the ways that we use and think about them. Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Create a Smooth Rolling Scroller with AS3Preview
    In this tutorial you will learn how to make a scrolling list activated by mouse up and down movements, with different speeds based on the position of the cursor. I'll also cover preparing list data with PHP, loading XML data and a brief explanation of the algorithm I came up with. Enjoy!Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    Inspiration: 40 Unique Footer Designs200x200
    For this week's stream of inspiration, we've collected forty fantastically creative and unique footer designs.Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    Quick Tip: New HTML5 Form Features200x200
    In this screencast, we'll take a quick look at a few new HTML5 features: the placeholder and autofocus tools, as well as the email and URL input types. Read More…
  • iOS SDK
    iPhone SDK: First Steps With JSON Data Using the Twitter APIJson preview
    Web accessible APIs provide a wealth of resources for extending the functionality of your iPhone apps. These APIs tend to be consumed in two primary data formats: XML and JSON. The iPhone SDK has built-in support for XML parsing, and this will be covered in a separate tutorial. In this tutorial, we will be focusing on adding JSON support to your iOS applications by demonstrating how to create a Twitter reading client app.Read More…
  • Plugins
    How to Write a "Most Popular By Views" WordPress Plugin200x200
    As you continue writing for WordPress more and more, the level of difficulty and complexity of your plugins will eventually reach far beyond the simple back-end data manipulation, as demonstrated in our beginner's article. In this installment we'll cover in-depth: database interaction, Admin Widgets, and Sidebar Widgets. Today's example will be a custom built "Most Popular by Views" plugin, which creates an admin area widget for us to view, and a sidebar widget for visitors to see.Read More…
  • Databases
    Quick Tip: A Fast Overview of Querious (MySQL Manager)200x200
    In today's video quick tip, we'll have a quick (not sponsored) overview of a Mac database manager for MySQL that I came across yesterday, called Querious. As I mention in the screencast, I particularly like this one, because it just works -- without being too complicated or overwhelming in the way that PHPMyAdmin might be for some. Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    10 More Awesome Web Development Screencasts and PresentationsCamera
    Last year, around this time, we posted an enlightening list of twenty web development video screencasts from around the web. Today, the same tradition continues, a bit expanded with some presentations from the web world. Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    The Beginner’s Guide to Web Design: Part 2Code
    In part two of this series we're going to create a CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) file to edit the appearance of our HTML webpage. Web designers keep the content of a webpage (the HTML) separate from the styling (CSS) to keep the source code easily readable, and to make redesigns of a website much simpler than than if the styling were mixed in with the content.Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    The Beginner’s Guide to Web Design: Part 1Code
    Throughout this series you will learn how to create a website using the latest in web design techniques (HTML5 & CSS3). This series is aimed at those with absolutely zero previous knowledge of web design.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Android SDK Quick Tip: Launching Maps In-AppAndroid google maps preview
    This Quick Tip will show you how to programmatically launch in to the Google Maps application. You will learn to load Maps with a precise position, a location name, and with a search query. As a bonus tip, you’ll see how to load a Street View at a particular location, with the “camera” aimed the direction you want.Read More…