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Code Learning Guides

Collections of posts that take you through a particular topic or project.
  • Git succinctly cover 400

    We recently had the opportunity to collaborate with the fine team at Syncfusion to offer you one of their popular eBooks, Git Succinctly, in session form.

    Are you looking for a new version control system? Perhaps what you're using now is too cumbersome, or you just want to try something new to manage a pet project. In this session written by Ryan Hodson, you can get up and running with one of the fastest-spreading revision control systems out there.

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    In this series, we will create a finger-painting app for Android using touch interaction. The user will be able to select from a color palette, choose a brush size, erase, create a new drawing, or save their existing drawing to the device gallery.

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  • A case for code comments   the server side

    In this two-part series, we're taking a look at building a case for code comments. In the first article, we covered the server-side by taking a look at PHP. Specifically, we reviewed PHPDoc conventions and how to use them to document templates, functions, and lines and blocks.

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  • Migrating your wordpress database 400

    When it comes to working with WordPress-based projects, arguably one of the most frustrating or tedious aspects of deployment is actually getting the databases across your environments in-sync with one another.

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  • Ios succinctly preview1

    We recently had the opportunity to collaborate with the fine team at Syncfusion to offer you one of their popular eBooks, iOS Succinctly, in session form.

    iOS Succinctly is for developers looking to step into the sometimes frightening world of iPhone and iPad app development. Written as the companion to Objective-C Succinctly, this e-book guides you from creating a simple, single page application to managing assets in a complex, multi-scene application. Advanced features such as localizing application UI, and working with the Audio Toolbox and AVAudioPlayer frameworks are also covered. If you're looking for the fastest way to get up and running with iOS development, forget about the 1,500+ pages of documentation in the iOS Developer Library. This is the only resource you need.

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    There are a variety of ways to make HTTP requests with PHP. For instance, the most popular are "fopen" and "curl"; and different web hosts have different levels of support for them. When you develop for WordPress, you have to ensure that your code works across as many hosts as possible. A solution that supports all the different transport methods is thus required.

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