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  • Ruby
    Learn Ruby on Rails from Scratch: Week 1200x200
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    Ruby on Rails. . .by now most people have heard the hype about it. It promises more effective code, total object orientation, and true MVC architecture to say the least. As far as my own personal experience, it has been all that and more. The code is beautiful, easy to maintain, and edit. In a recent project I was working on, it took me less than 10 hours to do the application, as compared to at least double that if I was writing in PHP. Read More…
  • Tools & Tips
    Evening Tip: 5 Time Saving Coda Features200x200
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    Panic Inc.'s application "Coda" is, in my opinion, a terrific application for the Mac OS X platform. It's single window interface keeps things organized and eliminates the cluttered desktop that typically plagues web designers and programmers. What I like most about Coda is all of it's time saving features. Here are my top 5:Read More…
  • Web Development
    How To Create An Amazing jQuery Style Switcher200x200
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    In this tutorial I will be showing you how to create a style switcher using jQuery and PHP. The end result will be an unobtrusive & entirely degradable dynamic style switcher which will be quick and easy to implement.Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    10 Principles of the CSS MastersPreview
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    When it comes to CSS, there are lots of resources and supposed "expert tips" on the web. These are from unproven, self-proclaimed "gurus" who have no street cred in the design world. While they may have valid points, how is one to know whether a CSS tip is a valid resource or just an untested hack? Instead of relying on unknown sources for advice, let's look deeply into designers who have excellent design backgrounds and have walked the walk. These CSS tips are gathered from some of the most respected designers on the planet. They have the portfolios to back their advice up, so you'll know that each tidbit of advice is of the highest quality.Read More…
  • PHP
    Creating a PHP5 Framework - Part 1200x200
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    With websites becoming more and more dynamic and interactive, developers often look to frameworks to help build websites and web apps rapidly. While there are a number of great frameworks available, a custom framework gives you the ability to easily customize the framework as you need, and to build with it even quicker - as you would already know the ins and outs of it before working with it. In this series of tutorials, we are going to build our very own PHP5 Development Framework! Let's start with planning our framework and put the basic structure into place.Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    The Best Web Development Books - As Voted By You!200x200
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    Some of you are aware that I've been quietly collecting vote for the best web development books available. After roughly three weeks, I'm ready to reveal the results. The books will be categorized according to their subject matter. Read More…
  • Web Development
    Quick Tip: Create A "Click And Drag" Function With JavaScript200x200
    In many modern web applications, developers look for ways to make it easier and more intuitive for users to interact. A drag and select function can help your users select multiple objects quickly. Read More…
  • PHP
    Build An AJAX Powered Shopping Cart200x200
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    The NETTUTS community asked for it. So here you are! One of the innovations of the web is online shopping. It allows us to buy things without ever leaving the comfort of our homes. However, the most basic element of online shopping, the shopping cart, has not evolved much. In this tutorial, we're going to make an AJAX powered shopping cart using PHP, jQuery, and a few nifty plugins.Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    Quick Tip: Force IE6 To Display Alpha TransparencyNettutsddpic
    We're running short on quick tips! That means we need your expertise! For tonight's evening tip, I'll simply refer you to the "2 Minute Video Tip" that I created on my personal site, Detached Designs, this morning. We'll be back to the normal format tomorrow. Keep reading if you have some ideas. Read More…
  • PHP
    Build Your First Facebook App200x200
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    So you want to build a Facebook application and reach literally millions of users. Well luckily, writing an application using the API isn't too hard to learn (for the basics, anyway). In this tutorial we will write a Facebook app that generates a random quote to display on the user's profile. Read More…
  • Web Development
    Build An Incredible Login Form With jQuery200x200
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    One struggle that still remains today in web design is displaying all of the redundant information on every page. For example, a login form. What if there was a way to easily make the content accessible on every page, but keep it hidden until needed? Well you can, by making a top panel that when clicked, will reveal its self and its content. But we need to make this look nice, so we'll also animate it.Read More…
  • Tools & Tips
    Learn How To Develop For The iPhone200x200
    Today I'm going to show you how to build an alternate page and style sheet for the iPhone and iTouch. We will cover how to detect if the user is using an iPhone to view your page as well as the orientation of the device - whether it be landscape or portrait. To accomplish this we will be using javascript, and some Safari mobile specific CSS tags. Read More…
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