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  • HTML & CSS
    CSS Fundamentals: Containing Children200x200
    I've received multiple requests for simpler CSS tutorials that teach the tricky fundamentals. This will serve as the first entry in a series that will receive new additions sporadically each month. Today, we'll be reviewing the overflow: hidden, and clearfix tricks to force a parent div to contains its children. Read More…
  • News
    Easy E-Commerce With Magento200x200
    Hundreds of ecommerce systems exist, but very few can match the power of Magento. In this screencast, I'll demonstrate how to download and install Magento to a local host, configure some of the site options, and create simple and configurable products and categories for our test e-commerce site. Read More…
  • Web Development
    10 Tips for New iPhone Developers200x200
    Making a webapp for the iPhone is a lot like making a normal web site, but with a few quirks to abide by. In this article, I'll give you a wide variety of tips, covering things such as: "must-haves", usability guidelines, testing/debugging, pitfalls, and performance issues. I hope you enjoy it! Read More…
  • 3D
    Creating and Texturing a Cube in Away3DPreview
    We're going to create a cube in the Adobe Flash (or Flex) environment using the Away3D engine. We'll choose the necessary texture and superimpose it onto the cube's faces. We'll also make the cube rotate and rule the scene via a camera. Let's get stuck in..Read More…
  • Web Development
    Turn-By-Turn Directions with the Google Maps API200x200
    In this tutorial, we will go through the process of creating a small widget that allows users to retrieve turn-by-turn directions to a specified location. We'll be using the Google Maps API, via JavaScript, to provide this rather advanced functionality. Read More…
  • Applications
    ActionScript 3.0 WYSIWYG Text EditorPreview
    Hey guys, this is an ActionScript 3.0 WYSIGYG text editor. It loads all of the fonts from your system, includes color-changing, adding links, bold, italic, underline, alignment, and font size. It's a complete OOP Class, with Event Listeners built in and ready to go! (Unlimited use).Read More…
  • 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…