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  • Web Development
    A Different Top Navigation200x200
    When designing a new site, web designers usually face the age-old question: vertical or horizontal navigation? There are pros and cons to both solutions. One example being horizontal navigation limits the number of links you can have due to a limited page width. This is usually solved by including a drop down system. However, if you are attempting to make your particular site stand out, you might consider thinking outside the "norm". In this tutorial, we will be doing precisely that. We will use jQuery to create a different multi-layered horizontal navigation system that is still intuitive enough for anyone to use for the first time. Read More…
  • ActionScript 3.0 Classes
    Simple AS3 Contact Form Using PHPPreview
    This contact form class is super-customizable and simple to use. I’ve used it in lots of projects and it’s easy to make it look different every time. Pretty much everything can be easily customized including all the colors and text and validation copy. Requires a server running PHP for the email to send.Free for any use other than reselling.Read More…
  • PHP
    Organize Your Next PHP Project the Right WayPreview
    When starting out with PHP, it can be daunting figuring out how best to organize a project. If you've ever been confused with where to put your images, external libraries, or keeping your logic separate from your layout, then check out these tips; they'll get you heading in the right direction.Read More…
  • Workflow
    Introduction to Unit TestingPreview
    Unit testing is relatively new to ActionScript projects. Although FlexUnit has been around for a while it wasn't intuitive to set up and there were a lot of inconsistencies with the documentation. Lucky for us, FlexUnit is now built into Flash Builder 4. Although the documentation is still sparse, this tutorial will be a good primer for setting up a Test Suite, going over several unit test examples and showing how to run/analyze them.Read More…
  • Web Development
    5 Fun and Practical Htaccess Solutions200x200
    Today we will go over some practical uses of htaccess files that you can use in your web applications.Read More…
  • Design
    Create a Realistic Vector Portrait Using FlashPreview
    Flash isn't only about mathematics and complicated action scripts, it's also about vectors. One of Flash's most under-utilized options is its ability to create realistic vectors from scratch. For all you hopeful vector artists out there who don't have the pocket change to purchase another software application, or for those who just want to try vectoring the Flash way, this is the tutorial for you. Grab a cup of coffee and let's get started!Read More…
  • Web Development
    Create a Twitter-Like "Load More" Widget200x200
    Both Twitter and the Apple App Store use a brilliant technique for loading more information; you click the link and fresh items magically appear on the screen. This tutorial teaches you to use AJAX, CSS, Javascript, JSON, PHP, and HTML to create that magic. This tutorial will also feature both jQuery and MooTools versions of the script. Read More…
  • News
    Sell your PHP and Javascript on ThemeForest200
    In the year since we first announced ThemeForest right here on Nettuts+ the marketplace has grown like gangbusters. Even in the middle of the recession sales on the site have been racing along. In fact we've had one top selling author pulling in earnings of over $2,000 a week! Sure only a few very dedicated and talented people get up to that level, but hey it shows what's possible!Read More…
  • PHP
    Online File Storage with PHP200x200
    In this tutorial, I will show you how easy it is to create an online file storage system with PHP. You will learn how to upload files with PHP and list them by scanning the "uploads" folder. Read More…
  • ActionScript
    AS3 101: Branching - BasixPreview
    In our third installment of AS3 101, we meet the brains of the operation. All applications need to have at least a little logic built in, so that is what we're talking about: branching. We'll meet the if statement, the switch statement and a little something called the lookup table (or hash map). Read More…
  • WordPress
    Building a Custom “Search By Category” WordPress PluginCode
    With an ever increasing amount of content building on your Wordpress site, your users will inevitably need to search your site to find that specific helpful article from way back. To help narrow the search results, I'm going to show you how to code a plugin that allows the user to search based on category.Read More…
  • PHP
    CodeIgniter From Scratch: Day 1Codeigniter
    After numerous requests, today we are launching a new screencast series on Nettuts+ that will focus exclusively on the CodeIgniter PHP framework. Over the course of about 10 videos, I'll teach you exactly how to use this framework. Ultimately, we'll work our way up to building a custom CMS. Without further ado, here's day one! Read More…