Code Learning Guides
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In this series, we're going to take a deep dive into the WordPress Settings API. We're going to look at what it is, why it matters, and how to leverage it in our work.
Our ultimate goal is for this series to be a solid reference for the Settings APIregardless of your level of experience. By the end, you should have a clear understanding of the API and solid examples of how to do things the correct way.
- Refactoring Legacy Code11 PostsView Learning Guide...
Old code. Ugly code. Complicated code. Spaghetti code. Jibberish nonsense. In two words, Legacy Code. This is a series that will help you work and deal with it.
In an ideal world, you would write only new code. You would write it beautiful and perfect. You would never have to revisit your code and you will never have to maintain projects ten years old. In an ideal world...
Unfortunately, we live in a reality that is not ideal. We have to understand, modify and enhance ages-old code. We have to work with legacy code. So what are you waiting for? Let's get our heads into this first tutorial, get the code, understand it a little bit and create a safety net for our future modifications.
- Open Source 1012 PostsView Learning Guide...
Open source software (OSS) is a type of computer software in which the source code is made publicly available and licensed in such a way that anyone can make changes and redistribute the code or executable. This short series will teach you more about open source software, what it is, and how you can benefit from it.
- Strange and Unusual HTML Tags14 PostsView Learning Guide...
In your day-to-day HTML coding you'll undoubtedly use
<div>elements, hopefully even
<article>tags where more appropriate. You'll describe semantic relationships between headings using
<h6>. Your form inputs are probably of the correct type, dictating whether entered data should be a valid email address, or number - but there are loads of obscure HTML tags and attributes which you might not be familiar with. Some are simple, others are still in development and the occasional one is just downright weird! This collection of tutorials and quick tips will get you up to speed with some of the more unusual HTML tags.