Web
M. David Green, 7 days ago

Versioning Show, Episode 5, with Rachel Smith

In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Rachel Smith, a front-end developer at CodePen. They discuss creating art with code, learning the skills of animation, the future of animation on the web, and being limitlessly creative with code.

3 COMMENTs
Entrepreneur
Andrew Lau, 7 days ago

8 Ways to Stay Productive When Starting Your First Business

Your first business is the hardest because, as a lifelong employee, you're used to other people keeping you accountable. Here's how to stay productive.
8 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Peter Bengtsson, 7 days ago

Cache Fetched AJAX Requests Locally: Wrapping the Fetch API

Peter Bengtsson walks through building a wrapper for the Fetch API, step-by-step, to cache fetched AJAX results and avoid repeated requests to the server.
7 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Anselm Urban, Aug 23

8 Clever Tricks with CSS Functions

Anselm Urban looks at some neat tricks you can use today in CSS, from fancy CSS animations to a frosted glass effect.
16 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Aug 23

Up and Running with the Fastest PHP Framework on PHP7 in 5 Mins

Phalcon is back - and in style! It can now run on PHP 7, and is written completely in Zephir. Easy extension development AND perfect performance!
2 COMMENTs
Entrepreneur
Josh Althuser, Aug 22

What Is Telemedicine & What Do You Need to Know about It?

Telemedicine is an emerging market preparing to disrupt healthcare. Josh Althuser gives entrepreneurs a primer.
5 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Nilson Jacques, Aug 22

File Bundling and HTTP/2: Rethinking Best Practices

File bundling is the norm for JS apps these days. With the adoption of the HTTP/2 protocol, Nilson Jacques asks whether its time to rethink this practice.
6 COMMENTs
PHP
Reza Lavaryan, Aug 22

Framework-Agnostic PHP Cronjobs Made Easy with Crunz!

Crunz is a framework-agnostic library for scheduling and defining cronjobs wholly in PHP. Commit them to VCS, edit without server access, and more!
Design & UX
Konrad Caban, Aug 22

How to (Almost) Painlessly Troubleshoot Your Client Sites

FInding, tagging and removing bugs may not be glamorous but it's a product development phase. Konrad has a toolset for painless troubleshooting of bug.
Ruby
Ardian Haxha, Aug 22

Create a Slack Bot to Interact with Your Wiki

Ardian Haxha shows you how to accept our new bot-based overlords and write your own Slack bot using Ruby and Sinatra. Assimilate!
2 COMMENTs
Entrepreneur
Joshua Kraus, Aug 21

To the Clients Who Stiffed Us...

One risk freelancers face is spending substantial time on a project without ever getting paid. Joshua Kraus talks to four freelancers who have been there.
2 COMMENTs
WordPress
Agbonghama Collins, Aug 19

Understanding Namespaces in the WordPress Hook System

Agbonghama covers how to hook methods of an instantiated class (object) to actions and filters and the caveats of using namespaces in WordPress hook system.
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Aug 19

Quick Tip: Solution to Paypal IPN Always Returning "Invalid"

A solution to the PayPal IPN Simulator "INVALID" problem - where the verification message always returns invalid, even if everything seems fine
1 COMMENT
Mobile
Valdio Veliu, Aug 19

A Step by Step Guide to Building an Android Audio Player App

Valdio Veliu presents an in-depth and step by step guide to building your very own Android audio player app.
10 COMMENTs
Entrepreneur
Andrew McDermott, Aug 19

You're the Best Developer on the Team — Why It'll Cost You Your Job

Being the best developer - or the best at anything - can cost you everything, if you let it. Andrew McDermott explains why, and how to avoid that fate.
90 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Julian Motz, Aug 18

Basic jQuery Form Validation Example (2mins)

A step by step tutorial on how to use jQuery to setup basic form validation in just a few minutes you can implement form input field validation.
4 COMMENTs
PHP
Wern Ancheta, Aug 18

Sculpin Extended: Customizing Your Static Site Blog

Wern Ancheta shows us how to install, use, customize, and deploy a static site blog generated with Sculpin - a PHP static site generator!
Ruby
Christopher Vundi, Aug 18

Tap User Interests with Curated Feeds in Rails

Christopher Vundi walks through setting up an interest feed model and application for your users  in Rails.
262 COMMENTs
Offers
SitePoint Offers, Aug 17

Get a Free Year of SitePoint Premium Thanks to Atlassian

At SitePoint, we've built a reputation for empowering developers with the resources they need to take their skills to the next level and stay up to date in web development. Thanks to our friends at Atlassian, we have an exciting offer for SitePoint readers! Here's what you'll get:
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8 COMMENTs
Web
Ben Dickson, Aug 17

How to Prevent Replay Attacks on Your Website

Ben Dickson explores how to prevent replay attacks on your site via a nifty one-time token pattern.
5 COMMENTs
Entrepreneur
Paul Maplesden, Aug 17

Which Productivity System Is Best for Me?

Paul Maplesden looks at the major productivity systems, and discusses the pros and cons of each choice.
7 COMMENTs
WordPress
Chris Burgess, Aug 17

What's New in WordPress 4.6

Chris Burgess covers an overview of what’s new in WordPress 4.6 and what features to look out for when you update your site.
2 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Hugo Giraudel, Aug 17

Setting up a Living Styleguide in Jekyll

Hugo Giraudel looks at how to put together a styleguide of components for your design using Jekyll and the Liquid template engine.
Web
M. David Green, Aug 16

Versioning Show, Episode 4, with Chris Coyier

In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Chris Coyier, well-known creator of CSS-Tricks and co-founder of code-sharing site CodePen and the ShopTalk podcast — to discuss getting started on the web, the future of web technologies, approaches to coding projects, and least favorite things on the web.