• Android SDK
    Advanced Android: Getting Started with the NDKAndroid ndk
    Learn how to install the Android NDK and begin using it. By the end of this tutorial, you will have created your own project that makes a simple call from Java code to native C code.Read More…
  • Contests
    Winners Announced: Build an Incredible HTML5 App: $7000 CompetitionHtml5 competition
    After a week of deliberation by a handful of select reviewers, we've narrowed the dozens of submissions down to the top three winners! Trust me, when I tell you that it was not an easy decision. Let's see who won! Read More…
  • Mobile Web Apps
    Browser Storage for HTML5 AppsHtml5 browser storage preview
    For years one of the main advantages of writing desktop applications has been the easy access to local storage on the client machine. Web developers have put up with the inability to store and retrieve data from the client’s machine for a long time, but it looks like that may change soon. You might even think it already has after reading this article. Yes, I'm going to discuss the origins of persisting data on clients machine and then introduce you to the Web Storage standard. Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Flash for Android: Beer Tapper PreviewPreview tapper
    Today's quick screencast is a preview of the latest Flash Android game I am working on with Aidan Coyne. This game is a port of Beer Tapper and I plan on reskinning it to help promote my Developer Happy Hours.Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    Building Persistent Sticky Notes with Local StoragePreview
    HTML5 local storage is like cookies on steroids; it’s incredibly simple to use and yet still so powerful. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create “sticky notes” functionality, that allows your users to take persistent notes while browsing your site.Read More…
  • Mobile Web Apps
    Mobile WordPress Theming: Day 3Jqtouch wordpress
    Welcome to the latest installment of Mobile WordPress Theming. Last week, we created the HTML version of the WordPress theme that we will be creating in this tutorial. By the end of this tutorial, we will have a basic WordPress theme that can be applied to any existing WordPress site. Next week, we will package and finish it. Let's get right down to it! Read More…
  • Web Design
    Enhance Your Flash Layouts with Draggable Windows preview
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create draggable windows using Flash and AS3. I'll cover the basics of drag&drop, window bounds, adding content, and how to minimize the window.Read More…
  • PHP
    The Problem with PHP's Prepared StatementsThe problem with prepared statements
    PHP's prepared statements (for database access) are fantastic. Not only do they help secure your database queries, but they're also particularly more efficient for larger products. However, there are a couple issues that appear to make these methods less flexible than we'd hope. For one, we must utilize the bind_result method, and pass in a specific number of variables. However, what happens when this code is within a class, and we won't immediately know how many variables to pass? Luckily, there's a solution! I'll show you what it is in today's video tutorial. Read More…
  • Corona SDK
    Corona SDK: Creating an Analog Clock AppPreview
    In this tutorial, we will discover the capabilities of the Corona SDK and use the Lua programming language to learn more about how to develop a simple cross-platform application.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Flash for Android: Introduction to GitPreview git
    1 shares is a web-based hosting service for projects that use the Git revision control system. This screencast is designed to help you work with projects on More…
  • PHP
    CodeIgniter from Scratch: Profiling, Benchmarking & HooksCodeigniter
    In this 15th episode of the series, we are going to learn about three subjects: Profiling, Benchmarking and Hooks. You can use these tools to analyze your CodeIgniter applications performance, and figure out what part of the code you need to optimize. We are also going to make even further improvements to the Profiler library to suit our needs.Read More…
  • iOS SDK
    Configuring an iPhone Web App With Meta TagsThumbnail
    iPhone Web Applications are underestimated in iPhone development. However, they are surprisingly easy to setup. The process only requires a few Meta tags.Read More…