• Web Development
    10 Smart Javascript Techniques to Improve Your UIRarecleverprev
    Javascript can add a lot of special effects that can really improve the user's experience. Here are 10 simple and clever Javascript techniques that add an extra dose of usability to any webpage. Javascript is typically used as an aesthetic language in web development. This means that web developers should almost always be using Javascript for one thing only: Improving the visitor's experience. There are many clever and useful ways to improve a site from the user interface perspective. A developer can find nearly any snippet of Javascript to achieve what he or she wants to accomplish.Read More…
  • PHP
    Create a PHP5 Framework - Part 2200x200
    With the basic structure for our Framework in place, it is time to start adding functionality to it. In this tutorial we will create a template manager and database handler, bringing us a step closer to a powerful Framework fit for use for almost any project. If you haven't already, be sure to review Part 1 of this series first!Read More…
  • Interviews
    Quick Fire with Jeffrey Zeldman200x200
    If there is such thing as a "legend" in our industry, Jeffrey Zeldman just might be it. He was literally one of the first designers for the web. You could even refer to him as the blueprint. He's written a ridiculously successful book, Designing With Web Standards", co-founded the "Web Standards Project", and publishes "A List Apart". Today, we have a quick fire interview with him. Feel free to ask any questions that you might have, via the comments. Read More…
  • PHP
    Learn PHP from Scratch - Part 2200
    Picking up where part 1 of this series left off, this tutorial will continue to guide you through getting started with PHP arrays and loops. Basic fundamentals will be taught alongside their equal partners used in popular software such as Wordpress.Read More…
  • News
    Note from the EditorShield general
    Hidey ho neighbors. I wanted to check in with you to let you know what we've got planned for the coming weeks. We're working on many new features to ensure that NETTUTS remains the best of the best. Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    5 Time Saving CSSEdit Tips200x200
    CSSEdit is another fantastic web dev app, which takes Apple's WebKit by the reigns to deliver a fantastic real-time visual CSS editing experience. But that's just it! People only know it as a visual CSS editor, when it is actually much more! I use these 5 fantastic tips to keep my work flow fast and smooth.Read More…
  • PHP
    10 Principles of the PHP MastersPhp10
    With PHP's widespread adoption,it's almost too easy to find a script or snippet to do exactly what you need. Unfortunately, there's no filter as to what is a "good practice" and what's, well... not so good when writing a PHP script. We need trustworthy sources, who have proven they have a solid grasp on the best practices of PHP. We need PHP masters to show us the best principles to follow for high-grade PHP programming.Read More…
  • Ruby
    Learn Ruby on Rails from Scratch: Week 2200x200
    Welcome to Ruby on Rails From Scratch Week 2. Hopefully this sequel to week 1 will help to further your education in Rails. This week, we'll do a little bit more with getting an actual page up and running. We'll also work on adding more interactivity by embedding ruby in HTML and learning a little about variables. After that, we'll learn more about Ruby's beautiful URL structure and how to manipulate it, plus other things as well. This is definitely going to be a packed week!Read More…
  • WordPress
    How to Create a Wordpress Theme from Scratch200x200
    Following on from the recent article on "PSD to HTML", this tutorial will look at taking a HTML/CSS template and turning it into a functioning WordPress theme. There is so much you can do when creating your own theme we couldn't nearly cover it all. So, we're going to look at how themes are structured, creation of the core files and splitting up that index.html file. Read More…
  • Web Development
    Use the jQuery UI to Control the Size of Your Text200x200
    JQuery's UI can add so much to a web page. There are many different widgets that the UI provides. One up and coming star, is the slider. In this tutorial, I will show you how to use a slider to control the text size of an article on a page. This lets the user control exactly the size that suits them, and is also a pretty impressive feature to have on a site!Read More…
  • General
    Google Enters the Browser Wars with Chrome200x200
    When a new browser enters the market, people generally split up into two categories. The first group thinks, "Great! Anything that moves us towards a more standards oriented environment is a good thing!" The other group, neither better nor worse, thinks to themselves, "Ohh gee. Yet another browser that I'll have to test my sites in. Enter Chrome. Today, Google officially entered the browser wars. No matter which group you fall into, you'll inevitably find yourself downloading this new browser. If you compare the browsers of 1996 to the browsers of today, you'll find that, truthfully, they haven't evolved that much. Sure, they're more standards aware. But generally speaking, they've essentially remained unchanged over the last decade. Google is hoping to change that. Read More…
  • News
    ThemeForest is Live200x200
    After three weeks in beta of ironing out some crinkles and prepping the site, I'm proud to announce that the latest Envato website - ThemeForest - is now out of the beta wilderness and ready for buying, selling, referring and viewing.Read More…