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  • Themes
    NetBeans Twilight Theme!200x200
    Those of you who follow us on Twitter might be aware that I've recently become smitten with Netbeans. Personally, when coding, I prefer to use a dark theme. It's less harsh on my eyes. Unfortunately, there simply aren't many available for Netbeans. After an hour or so of searching, I was able to find exactly one theme -- which was mostly specific to Ruby. So, I took it upon myself to convert the popular Twilight theme to Netbeans/PHP! Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Build an ActionScript 3.0 HTML Box with XML and CSS SupportPreview
    In this tutorial, we'll create an HTML Box which parses content loaded from XML and CSS. We'll build it using ActionScript 3.0 so we can compile it in FlashDevelop. I'll also demonstrate how to compile it in Flash IDE. We'll focus on creating external script files (classes), loading and using XML and CSS files, all of which will assume some understanding of ActionScript. Let's get started!Read More…
  • PHP
    Build a Shopping Cart With PHP and MySQLCode
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    For this week’s screencast + tutorial, we’re going to teach you how to build your own shopping cart with PHP and MySQL. As you’ll find, it’s not quite as difficult as you might have thought.Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    40+ Invaluable PHP Tutorials and ResourcesPhpcaching
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    PHP is one of the most popular scripting languages on the internet today, and one of the easiest to get into. Whether you're a PHP newbie, or an experienced code-slinger, there is always something new to discover. A function you're unfamiliar with a killer timesaving tool, a technique that you forgot about...Read More…
  • Web Development
    How to Create a Bubble Chart in Flex200x200
    Flash components have always been the most visually gratifying components on the web. With Flex, Flash has reached a whole new level of interface design, and have made it considerably easier. However, Flex lacks the array of customization options, styles, and animations that are provided by several 3rd party components. Notable among them is FusionCharts, who provide a module just for Flex. For this example, we will use this suite to create a bubble chart in Flex.Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    22 Neat Code Editors for Windows200x200
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    Code editors for Windows are numerous, but it seems that only a few of them are really worth using. After all, it can take a while to really get into the groove of an editor and tweak all the settings to your tastes, so you'd better find one you like! Read More…
  • General
    How to Create Screencasts200x200
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    At least a few times each week, I'm emailed about how I create the video tutorials that show up on the site each week. I think many of you are under the impression that it's much more difficult than it really is. If I can do it, anyone can. I'll show you the exact setup I use. Read More…
  • Games
    Build a Wiimote Controlled Lightsaber Using WiiFlash and Papervision3DPreview image
    Today we're going to build a wiimote controlled lightsaber using WiiFlash and Papervision3D. The goal of this tutorial will be to learn how to use a wiimote within flash and how to combine it with papervision3D. Afterwards, of course, you can use this app to train for your Jedi mastership.Read More…
  • WordPress
    How to Set Up a Killer WordPress Testing Environment Locally200x200
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    If you're a heavy WordPress developer like me, you might find that you need to create a new installation for each site that requires a strange structure or specific posts, instead of using your uniform local test WordPress installation. Cue WordPress Mu. WordPress Multi User is a platform created by the geniuses at Automattic that is basically a WordPress installation that allows multiple blogs to run using the same software.Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    31 Fascinating Ruby on Rails Tutorials & GuidesPomegranate
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    Ruby on Rails is an excellent framework to learn not only because it's a great web application framework, but also because it has a large and helpful community. In fact, chances are you can learn how to use Rails in a multitude of ways, just by searching the web. We've taken it upon ourselves to compile some excellent tutorials that Rails beginner's and zealots alike can use while working in the popular web app framework and continue exploring the endless possibilities of Rails.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Create a Fun Tweet Counter With jQuery200x200
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    In this tutorial, we will look at using jQuery to call Twitter’s API and then use the results to create a widget for a blog or personal website that shows what hours during the day we tweet at the most. Read More…
  • PHP
    How to Implement Email Verification for New MembersAvatar
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    Have you ever created an account with a website, and were required to check your email and click through a verification link sent by the company in order to activate it? Doing so highly reduces the number of spam accounts. In this lesson, we'll learn how to do this very thing!Read More…
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