• PHP
    Add Power to Your PHP With Multi-Tiered Applications200x200
    As PHP applications become more and more complex, it can be easy to end up with a tangled mess of code that makes maintenance nearly impossible. Applying the concept of tiered applications can help to alleviate some of the difficulty in maintaining complex applications. Read More…
  • PHP
    Make an iPhone App Using the Envato APIArticle thumb
    With the release of the new Envato Marketplace API, third-party developers now have access to a wealth of information to create all kinds of useful applications. This tutorial will teach you how to make your very own iPhone app using data from the new API. Even if you don't have an iPhone, you can still learn the basics about using PHP and JSON.Read More…
  • PHP
    Become an Expression Engine Superstar in 5 Days200x200
    ExpressionEngine claims to be "the most flexible web publishing system you'll ever meet" - it's also the most oft-used CMS in the professional web design community that you've never given the time of day to. It's time to change that and find out precisely why all of the 'free' alternatives should sit up and take note. Read More…
  • Workflow
    Setting Up a Flash Development Sandbox: <br />Part 1Preview
    Welcome to part one of the Flash Development Sandbox Tutorial! In this tutorial we're going cover ActionScript development outside of the Flash IDE. As much as we would like to put it off, the day is coming closer and closer when we will no longer be able to write complex applications in Flash and will be forced to choose a different editor.Read More…
  • News
    Friday Freebies: "Learning Ext JS"200x200
    Our friends over at Packt have been really good to us over the last few months. To promote the recently released Learning Ext JS book, I've been allowed to raffle off three copies! To enter, all you must do is link to your resume/CV. More details after the jump! Read More…
  • Roundups
    20 Useful Flash ComponentsPreviewcustom
    Here is a list of my 20 favorite flash components. Some are freebies, though most of them are for sale. Have fun browsing!Read More…
  • Interviews
    Should You Attend University for Web Development?200x200
    We're entering a unique age; an age where a simple Google search has the potential to replace professors. As students across the globe decide whether or not to spend massive sums of money - during a financial recession - to attend University this fall, they might find themselves asking, "Is it worth it?" Especially in the web development world, it's possible that the latest technologies and trends are being taught on blogs, rather than in the classroom. On a weekly basis, I receive emails from University students informing us that our "little ole'" blog has taught them more than their college professors. Considering the frequency at which these flattering emails occur, it does raise an interesting question: "Is University out-dated?" Read More…
  • PHP
    Create a Progress Bar With Javascript200x200
    The Progress Bar is one of the latest components to be added to the excellent library of UI widgets and interaction helpers built on top of jQuery. It was introduced in the latest version of the library, which at the time of writing is 1.7. Read More…
  • Web Development
    Getting Started with Magento Ecommerce!200x200
    Magento is the next generation of eCommerce! It is incredibly well architectured, fully flexible, scalable, and fun to work with. If you've ever thought about creating an online shop, Magento is your choice! Today we are going to install it locally with XAMPP Lite and review the essentials.Read More…
  • Contests
    Our 1 Year Anniversary, and a Huge CompetitionAnniversary
    Believe it or not, we are rapidly approaching our one-year anniversary! What better way to celebrate than to raffle off some prizes and host our biggest competition yet? Most notably, we have a $2000 RAGE server to award, courtesy of Media Temple! This is a competition you don't want to miss out on! Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    9 Extremely Useful and Free PHP Libraries200x200
    A lot of functionality is shared among applications - like sending emails or preventing spam. In the spirit of reusing the wheel instead of reinventing it, here are nine free web libraries that you can use in your next program which will dramatically increase your efficiency. Read More…
  • Effects
    Create an iPhone-like Flip Effect in Flash Using ActionScript 3.0Preview
    In this tutorial, we'll recreate the Flip Effect used in the iPhone's UI using Flash CS4 and ActionScript 3.0.Read More…