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  • Web Roundups
    30 Exceptional Web Designs200x200
    I've compiled a list of 30 exceptional web page designs for your inspiration. Most of these are relatively new; so they'll hopefully give you some ideas for your next project! Enjoy! Read More…
  • XML
    Develop an OOP Drop Down Menu Using ActionScript 3.0 DocumentsPreview
    In this, my first tutorial for Flashtuts+, I'll quickly explain how to create an object oriented drop down menu. We'll use ActionScript 3.0 and pull all the necessary data from an xml file. The resulting menu can be used in any flash file without needing recoding.Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Develop a Useful Font Picker App with ActionScript 3.0Preview
    When working with typography, like designing logos, choosing the correct font is crucial. The selection process can be a little slow if you're testing each font in a design application. This tutorial will help you create your own font-testing app using Flash and ActionScript 3.0.Read More…
  • PHP
    Easy Development With CodeIgniterCodeigniter
    In this week's 30 minute screencast, I'm going to show you how easy it is to work with the MVC pattern and CodeIgniter. This video is aimed at beginners who have no experience with a PHP framework. For demonstration purposes, we'll be building a simple image upload utility. We'll then perform some validation, save the file to our uploads folder, and automatically create a respective thumbnail. With raw PHP, this can be somewhat time-consuming. However, with CodeIgniter, it's simply a matter of referencing the correct library, and passing in some configuration options! Let's dive in. Read More…
  • Ruby
    Getting Started With Restful Authentication in Rails200x200
    In this article, we will use restful_authentication to add a user system to a simple Rails application. This is great for those first starting out and need step-by-step directions for using this amazing plugin. At the end of the article, visitors will be able to create an account, reset their password, login, logout, and validate email addresses. Read More…
  • Books
    The PHP Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks, 2nd EditionPhpanth
    The PHP Anthology - Free 207 Page Preview A compilation of the best solutions provided to common PHP questions. The PHP Anthology will save you time, and eliminate the frustration of completing PHP tasks, with a comprehensive collection of ready-to-use solutions. If you're building web applications with PHP you'll never let this book out of your site! Read More…
  • Web Development
    10 Ways to Instantly Increase Your jQuery Performance200x200
    This article will present ten easy steps that will instantly improve your script's performance. Don't worry; there isn't anything too difficult here. Everyone can apply these methods! When you're finished reading, please let us know your speed tips. Read More…
  • Web Development
    "Outside the Box" Navigation with jQuery200x200
    Just about every website uses the regular navigation concepts we're all used to. After awhile this can get pretty boring, especially for designers who thrive on creativity. While mimicking the OS X dock and stacks isn't new, it's certainly not common.Read More…
  • Flash
    Build a Multi-Purpose Contact Form With FlexPreview
    In this tutorial we'll be creating a custom Flex-built contact form. We'll be implementing many of the fantastic built-in features of the Flex framework, such as the validation methods, the alert box and datefield components to give our contact form added functionality. We'll also look into adjusting the CSS properties to give our application a unique look and style.Read More…
  • WordPress
    10 WordPress 2.8 Features To Look Out For200x200
    It's a great achievement for WordPress 2.8 to be released so soon after 2.7. Named 'Baker', 2.8 adds plenty of new features, including syntax highlighting for theme/plugin editing, a theme installer, and a great revamped widgets interface and API. Read More…
  • News
    Friday Freebies: Wrox JavaScript Books!200x200
    This week, the folks over at Wrox Publishing (@wrox) have generously donated six JavaScript books to raffle off to you guys! Simply by leaving a comment, you'll automatically be entered to win either "Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development With jQuery" or "Professional JavaScript for Web Developers, 2nd Edition". Good luck! Read More…
  • Reviews
    Flash Catalyst Beta: First LookFlash catalyst logo
    June 1st 2009; the date that Adobe released their newest tool aimed at "both designers and developers". This was almost the slogan for Flash Catalyst, previously code named "Thermo". Let's take a first glimpse at this powerful application which promises designers that they'll now be able to participate in the development of Flash applications and websites.Read More…