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  • PHP
    CodeIgniter from Scratch: The Calendar LibraryCodeigniter
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    In this tenth episode of the CodeIgniter From Scratch screencast series, we will be exploring the Calendar library. We are also going to utilize the database class and jQuery AJAX. I will show you how to build a simple and CSS-styled calendar page, which will have the ability to store and display content for each day. Read More…
  • Animation
    Making Armatures With the Bones Tool in Flash CS4Preview
    Getting started with the bones tool can be intimidating and tricky, but it can be your best friend for animating once you've had some practice. You can create bones (armatures) for graphic shapes (like a simple triangle) or a set of movie clips. During this screencast, I'll demonstrate using the bones tool with shapes and will follow up using bones with movie clips.Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    Design a Prettier Web Form with CSS 3Code
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    Thanks to advanced CSS properties, such as gradients and shadows, it’s now quite easy to turn a dull web form into something beautiful – with minimal effort. I’ll show you how in today’s tutorial!Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Quick Tip: Get a Random Number Within a Specified Range Using AS3Preview
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    We often need to use a randomly generated number for certain situations; using Math.random() * n will usually do the trick, but it will only calculate a number from 0 to n. What if we need a number that doesn't give 0 as the minimum value? How can you generate a random number between 100 and 1000? I'll show you how to do it in this Quick Tip.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Coding your First jQuery UI Plugin200x200
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    jQuery contains the fn.extend() method, which makes authoring jQuery plugins quite easy, allowing us to write code that is used in exactly the same way as other jQuery methods. jQuery UI also contains structures that make authoring custom jQuery UI plugins easy. So that's what we'll be looking at over the course of this tutorial. The methods used differ from that of standard jQuery plugins, and there are stricter conventions that should be followed, which is why I feel the topic is deserving of an article. Read More…
  • Tools
    How to Design a Website with FireworksCode
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    In this week’s plus video tutorial, we’ll teach you how to design a home page for a website using Adobe Fireworks CS4. Over the course of the video, you’ll learn numerous tips and tricks to accomplish the final design.Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Display Data With Funky Animated Needle GaugesPreview
    Creating appealing data visualization has always been one of Flash's key features. It allows you to achieve eye candy results with real dynamic data; be it in a preloader, a game, or an office presentation. This simple tutorial will show you how to build a needle gauge meter. You'll learn how to apply a "gloss" effect, communicate with XML, and apply a tween engine to rotations.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Quick Tip: Private Variables in JavaScript200x200
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    Because of JavaScript's dependence upon globals, it might be easy to forget that creating private variables can be accomplished quite simply, thanks to closures. In just a few minutes, I'll demonstrate two common techniques which allow for private variables and methods in your projects. Read More…
  • ASP.NET
    .NET LINQ from ScratchIntroimg
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    As software developers, we spend a lot of time extracting and displaying data from many different data sources. Whether it's a XML webservice of some sort, or a full featured relational database, we have been forced to learn different methods of data access. Wouldn't it be great if the method of access was the same for all data sources? Well, we are in luck because, as of the release of C# 3.0 and the .NET 3.5 Framework, LINQ has come to change the game forever. Read More…
  • News
    One Week Left to Enter the CodeCanyon Scripting CompetitionCodecanyon comp
    On February 1st, we announced an enormous scripting competition on CodeCanyon with prizes equaling $6200. You now have just one week left to enter! For those unfamiliar, Envato recently launched its newest marketplace, focused specifically on selling high-quality scripts and components for PHP, JavaScript, ASP.NET, and Java. As we've only recently launched, we're hoping to build up our repository with a plethora of fantastic scripts and components, across all of the categories. Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    CSS Fundamentals: CSS3 TransitionsCode
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    As CSS3 rolls out around the web, it is bringing some interesting new presentational techniques along with it. Today, we’ll review the basics of using CSS3 transitions and animations to add an extra layer of polish.Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Create an Image Rotator in Flash Using XML and ActionScript 3.0Preview
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    In this tutorial you will learn how to make a simple Image Rotator from scratch using Flash, XML and ActionScript 3.0.Read More…
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