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  • WordPress
    Creating A Mini-CSS Preprocesser For Theme Color OptionsWordpress
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    The WordPress Theme Customizer makes it easy for users to edit and preview theme options. Getting those options into front-end CSS on the other hand can be messy. In this article, we'll learn how to build a simple CSS preprocesser that not only makes for cleaner code, but allows for new possibilities.Read More…
  • WordPress
    What Is the XY Problem and Why Is It Bad?Xy
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    One of the things that makes WordPress so awesome is the willingness of members of the community to help others. No matter where you seek out help, one of the hurdles to solving problems is asking for support about possible solutions, instead of asking about the underlying problem itself. This is what we call an XY problem. Read More…
  • WordPress
    Understanding and Working with Metadata in WordPressWordpress
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    So far in this series, we've looked at the main content types in WordPress. But what about the additional data about all that content? That's where metadata comes in.Read More…
  • Networking
    Be the First on Your Block Running IPv6Ipv6
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    I've setup a WordPress site running via IPV6 that almost no one can access and you can too.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Adding and Removing Images with the WordPress Media UploaderWordpress media uploader
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    In the previous post in this series, we started working with the latest iteration of the WordPress Media Uploader in order to get a clearer understanding of how to begin to incorporate it into our projects. Based on the feedback from the first article, we're going to look at expanding the scope of this series a little bit more. In this article, we're going to look at practically applying the functionality that we introduced in the last article. Then, in a follow up article (or perhaps more than one follow-up article) we'll look at some more of the finer points of how the Media Uploader works.Read More…
  • BDD
    Understanding PhpSpecPhp wide retina preview
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    If you compare PhpSpec to other testing frameworks, you will find that it is a very sophisticated and opinionated tool. One of the reasons for this, is that PhpSpec is not a testing framework like the ones you already know. Instead, it is a design tool that helps describing behavior of software. A side effect of describing the behavior of software with PhpSpec, is that you will end up with specs that will also serve as tests afterwards. In this article, we will take a look under the hood of PhpSpec and try to gain a deeper understanding of how it works and how to use it.Read More…
  • WordPress
    A Guide to WordPress 4.0Wordpress 4 logo
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    WordPress 4.0 is here! While it's a major release, some will argue that there aren't any groundbreaking changes like when WordPress 3.0 was released. In this article, we're going to see what's new in version 4.0 and the reactions among the WordPress community.Read More…
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone 8: An Introduction to XAMLPreview image@2x
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    Developing software is usually a two step process that involves developing the user interface and the business logic of the application. Windows Phone is no exception to this paradigm. When developing for Windows Phone, XAML is used for the implementation of the user interface.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Problems and Challenges of WordPress eCommerce SolutionsWordpress ecommerce
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    A number of people are familiar with WordPress and how to go about the dashboard, the thought of simply adding an eCommerce plugin and tweaking a few details is rather tempting and sounds good, but is it that easy to come with an eCommerce site on WordPress? This post covers some of the challenges that you will most likely encounter when coming up with a WordPress online shop and some of the possible solutions.Read More…
  • Magento
    Understanding Magento ObserversMagento
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    Magento has a pretty well implemented Event/Observer system, but before we dive into the specifics, let's make sure that we have a clear understanding of the design patterns that are in play in the Magento application.Read More…
  • OpenCart
    Create a Custom Theme With OpenCart: IntroductionOpencart
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    In this series, we will go through the development of custom theme in the OpenCart e-commerce framework. We will closely look at the theme structure of the OpenCart and understand the basic elements of the OpenCart theme. Meanwhile we will also discuss the design pattern used by the OpenCart. And finally, we will change the home page layout structure in order to fully understand what it takes to make a complete new theme for your site.Read More…
  • Web Development
    HTML5 Page Visibility APIPage visibility api
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    Earlier, it was not possible to determine which tab is active and which was not, but with the help of the HTML5 Visibility API, we can detect whether our visitor is looking at our web page or not. In this tutorial we will understand how to deal with HTML5 Visibility API and one simple demo to discover the status of the our page. In this demo we will alter the document title based on Status of Page Visibility.Read More…
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