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Code Learning Guides

Collections of posts that take you through a particular topic or project.
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    This two-part series gives an overview of the new features of the SpriteKit framework that were introduced in iOS 8. The new features are designed to make it easier to support advanced game effects and include support for custom OpenGL ES fragment shaders, lighting, shadows, advanced new physics effects and animations, and integration with SceneKit. In this series, you'll learn how to implement these new features.

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    Imagine that you have a large set of data with millions of rows and you're faced with the task of extracting information from the data. How do you make sense of a large set of data? The simple answer to this question is that we do so via data visualization, but what is that, exactly?

    In this series, we'll seek to answer that very question.

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  • Wordpress widgets preview

    For non-coders creating a WordPress site, widgets are great. They let you add menus, lists, feeds, text and much much more to widget areas which don't need to be limited to the sidebar. Many themes now feature widget areas in the footer, and the big theme frameworks often have widget areas in multiple locations such as the header and before and after the content.

    In this five part series I'll take you through the steps required to create your first widget. 

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    This tutorial will walk you through installing Yii 2.0, setting up your local development environment, building some sample applications, setting up your remote production environment for hosting and deploying your code from a GitHub repository.

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  • Opencart

    In this series, we are going to look at building a Bitcoin payment system into our installation of OpenCart. We've already looked at basic module development, so in this series we'll look at developing more advanced modules.

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  • Angular js firebase

    In this series, we'll be using AngularJS and Firebase to create a simple web application from scratch. It will be a simple blogging application where the user can sign in or sign up and publish a blog post.

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