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  • WordPress
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  • Windows Phone
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  • Sencha Touch
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  • WordPress
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  • Testing
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  • Sublime Text
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  • Twitter API
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    Learn the Twitter API with PHP using a standalone, open-source Yii application called Birdcage.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Android SDK: Working with PicassoPreview image@2x
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  • WordPress
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    WordPress is an amazing platform and the most popular content management system in the world. The reason for this title is because of its extensibility. In this series, we're going to learn about filters - one of the best ways we can extend WordPress.Read More…
  • Design Patterns
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    In the previous article we saw how the facade design pattern can be employed to simplify the employment of any large and complex system using only a simple facade class. In this article we will see how the adapter design pattern can be used when your code is dependent on some external API, or any other class that is prone to change frequently. This pattern falls under the category of "structural patterns", because it teaches us how our code/class should be structured in order to manage and/or extend them very easily.Read More…
  • Node.js
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    Learn how to make a dictionary API using Koa.js, which leverages generators to make web application and API development a joyful ride.Read More…
  • Unity
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    You can find a vast variety of genres and game styles in the app stores, from deep and complicated stories to simple and casual ones. Fruit Ninja is an example of a very creative yet simple game that conquered the mobile gaming ecosystem. Learn how to create a similar game in this Unity tutorial.Read More…
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