• 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…
  • Mobile Development
    Flash for Android: Android's Web BrowserPreview browsers
    To kick off the Flash for Android series I show off how runs on two Android phones, the Nexus One with Flash Player 10.1 and the HTC EVO with Flash Player Lite 4. I'll then walk through a couple of other sites, pointing out some of the things you should bear in mind whilst developing for mobile devices.Read More…
  • News
    “Flash for Android” Screencast Series + Free Desktop WallpaperPreview
    Welcome to a new series on Activetuts+ created solely to cover Flash on Android. During the coming weeks Jesse Freeman will be taking you through a massive collection of screencasts to get you and your Flash completely mobile. Read on to learn more about the series and pick up the free accompanying wallpaper!Read More…
  • News
    Nettuts+ Reader SurveySurvey
    Our recent Tuts+ Survey showed that many of you have feedback on how we can make Nettuts+ better for you. Now is your chance to let us know what you want from Nettuts+. Please take a few minutes to complete our reader survey.Read More…
  • WordPress
    16 Vital Checks Before Releasing a WordPress ThemeReleasing a wordpress theme
    Releasing a WordPress theme on a marketplace, such as ThemeForest, where the audience is so large and diverse, has some challenges. You cannot test a solution directly with the client. You need to plan in advance for all edge cases, and ensure that your theme is as customizable as possible. If you're inexperienced, chances are that some things will unfortunately slip through the cracks. Luckily for you, we have drawn on our hard-earned wisdom to help you avoid repeating the same mistakes we made.Read More…
  • Windows Phone
    Using Silverlight to Create a Digg Client for Windows Phone 7Wp7 silverlight tutorial
    Silverlight is the main application development platform for Windows Phone 7. In a previous tutorial we covered how to get your system set up for Windows Phone 7 development and then we developed a very simple Silverlight application that rotated a button around a grid. This article will introduce you to more advanced Silverlight features and will enable you to develop meaningful applications that display data in interesting and unique ways.Read More…
  • Effects
    Creating 3D Intros with Papervision3DCode
    In this Tut, we will look into creating 3D Intros using Papervision3D. In the process, we will also look into using a real world implementation of the Singleton Pattern, and build a neat "CustomLoader" class which will allow you to preload and queue images and sounds, then set them all off at once.Read More…
  • PHP
    How to Authenticate Users With Twitter OAuthPreview
    Beginning August 16th, Twitter will no longer support the basic authentication protocol for its platform. That means the only way to authenticate users will be through a Twitter application. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to use Twitter as your one-click authentication system, just as we did with Facebook.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Android Essentials: Using the Contact PickerAndroid essentials
    This tutorial will not only show you how to launch the contact picker and get results, but also how to use those results in Android SDK 2.0 and above.Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Display Suggestions in a TextField using AS3 and External FilesPreview
    Suggested Terms is an excellent usability element which helps the user select a better option or just increase search speed. In this tutorial, we will learn how to create and display suggested terms in a Flash application.Read More…
  • Corona SDK
    Introduction to Corona SDK: Easy Cross-Platform DevelopmentPreview
    Corona SDK is an excellent option for any kind of mobile developer from beginner to advanced. This tutorial will introduce you to this easy-to-use cross-platform framework and show you how to start creating content for your preferred platform.Read More…