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  • News
    $500 For Your Tutorial!200 news
    Hi, everyone. As most of you know, we recently launched our new Plus service -- which supplies members with exclusive tutorials and screencasts each month. Due to the fact that these tutorials must be of a much higher quality and include a respective screencast, we offer our authors $300+ compensation, depending on the tutorial's uniqueness and complexity. However, I'm willing to offer the authors of the next two accepted Plus tutorials $500 each! Read More…
  • Web Development
    Building a Forum From Scratch with Ruby on RailsPreview
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    Today, we will be building a simple forum using Ruby on Rails, and we will be working up from the basics covering things like authentication and more advanced database techniques. Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Create a Simple and Attractive MP3 PlayerPreview image
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    We're going to build a simple mp3 player which you can embed in any webpage (a band's homepage for example). By following this tut you will learn how to import Illustrator graphics, how to build button sprites with movieclips and how to use the Timer and Sound classes. Here we go..Read More…
  • Animation
    Creating ActionScripted Animation and InteractionPreview image
    ActionScript can be a great tool for enhancing your animations. In this tutorial we'll look at the basics of ActionScripted animation. We'll take a look at how to actually move a movie clip using ActionScript, various forms of collision detection and how to use these techniques to add some interaction to your Flash movies. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Web Development
    10 Essential SQL Tips for Developers200x200
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    SQL is yet another essential language for developers wishing to create data-driven websites. However, many developers are unfamiliar with various aspects of SQL; so in this article, we'll analyze ten essential tips. Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    18 Wonderful IDEs for Windows, Mac, and Linux18 ides
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    Last week we looked at 22 Neat Editors for Windows. But sometimes, a code editor simply isn't enough, especially when you're working with things like databases and classes. Which IDE will you prefer? Hopefully you'll find it below!Read More…
  • Databases
    CRUD With Prepared StatementsCode
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    Even now, I constantly see developers using the ancient “mysql_connect” methods to connect to their databases. How come, when there are so many better solutions? In today’s 40-minute screencast, we’ll learn how to create, read, update, and delete records using MySQL improved and prepared statements.Read More…
  • News
    How to Make AJAX Requests With Raw JavaScript: Part 2200x200
    A few weeks ago, I demonstrated how to make AJAX requests with raw JavaScript. In today's screencast, we'll take things a step further as we use PHP to query a database, convert it to the JSON format, and use Javascript to asynchronously request this information and display it on the page. If you're just getting started with these sorts of concepts, this is the perfect video for you! Read More…
  • Interviews
    jQuerified With Karl Swedberg200x200
    I recently had the extreme pleasure of chatting with Karl Swedberg about Javascript and web development in general. Karl is the author of several Javascript books such as Learning jQuery and jQuery Reference Guide. Join us as we take a look inside the mind of a humble and talented developer.Read More…
  • S.E.O.
    Build a Simple Website Template Using SWFAddressPreview
    SWFAddress is a Javascript/ActionScript library which gives you the power to change the browser's URL, add entries to its history list and fire off ActionScript events when the URL changes. It also allows search engines to find specific content in your site. This is all functionality which, according to its creators, is missing in today's rich web technologies. Let's take a look..Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    Design and Code a Slick Website From Scratch – <br/>Part II200x200
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    With the Internet becoming more and more popular every minute, a great-looking website is somewhat of a must-have. You could obviously pay a web designer to design one for you, but wouldn’t it be really cool to design and code it yourself? “Difficult”, you may say; but it’s actually not too hard once you’ve learned how to do it! In this second part of the tutorial, we will code our design into a standards-compliant, cross-browser xHTML, CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery layout. Fire up Coda, or your editor of choice... it’s coding time!Read More…
  • Workflow
    Intro to Flash Camo: Part 1Preview 1
    Welcome to an introduction of the Flash Camouflage Framework. Flash Camo (for short) is a graphics framework that is broken down into 3 core areas: "Decals", the "CSS Parser", and the "CamoDisplay". These systems can be used individually or combined to fit your needs. When used together they form a powerful set of tools to help skin and style any Flash application. With Camo's modular approach, you can use as little or as much of the framework as you want. In this two part tutorial we're going to build a simple website to show how easy it is to incorporate Flash Camo into your next project.Read More…
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