Sending Email with Swift Mailer
Sending email is a common task we must deal with often. Although you can use PHP’s native functions, they can be too low-level, especially when you want to attach files to your messages. This article introduces you to Swift Mailer, a powerful, component-based library that let’s you send emails easily through an OOP interface.
Build Lists and Popups in Minutes Using jQuery Mobile
In my last article, I explained what’s new in jQuery Mobile 1.2.0, the latest release of the popular mobile development framework. The article describes the new devices compatibility, the popup widget, the collapsible lists, and several deprecated methods. Today, I’ll show you a complete and functional example which will be powered by the new features […]
Introduction to Page Visibility API
Mobile is cool. Mobile apps are even cooler. Unfortunately, in most cases, mobile connections suck because they are slow or you don’t haven unlimited bandwidth. It would be great to have rich web applications that don’t waste users’ resources, especially when they aren’t looking at that page. This article will show you how to partially […]
Discovering the High Resolution Time API
In today’s world, performance really matters. Developers need to be able to accurately measure the performance of their software. For those who work on the web, the W3C has a brand new API for reliably keeping time. That API is the High Resolution Time API. This article will explore the High Resolution Time API, and […]
3 Strange PHP Facts You May Not Know
There is no doubt: PHP is an easy, flexible, and forgiving language. But it can also exhibit some surprising behavior. See some “strange facts” in this article and learn why PHP gives the results it does.
What’s New in jQuery Mobile 1.2.0?
A highly anticipated new version of jQuery Mobile was recently released. Let’s have a look at what’s been added and changed in this 1.2.0 version. Throughout the code samples, you’ll learn also how to handle these new features and harness them to improve your mobile apps.