Léonard Hetsch, 7 days ago
Building APIs with Ruby on Rails and GraphQL
Léonard demonstrates the possibilities offered by GraphQL and Rails by implementing a simple movies database API.
Claudio Ribeiro, May 21
Re-Introducing Composer - the Cornerstone of Modern PHP Apps
Claudio re-introduces a tool that most revolutionized the way we develop PHP apps: Composer, PHP's dependency manager. Still unfamiliar with it? Dive in!
Danny van Kooten, May 19
Jumping from PHP to Go: Blasphemy, Bravado or Common Sense?
Danny explains why he moved from Laravel to a Go version of his app and explains which advantages a Golang rewrite of his web app brought him.
Jeff Smith, May 18
WordPress: A World-Class Content Management System
How do you feel about WordPress - world-class content management system, or antiquated & insecure? Jeff responds to some criticisms of the platform.
Mike Cantelon, May 18
A Guide to Testing and Debugging Node Applications
Mike Cantelon demonstrates various strategies for testing Node applications and offers some handy tips and tricks for debugging failing tests.
Parth Misra, May 18
How to Conduct Cold Email Outreach like a Pro
Parth Misra explains how to increase your cold email outreach response rate, while staying clear of spammy tactics.
Larry Alton, May 17
4 Wearable Predictions You Should Know About
Charles Costa, May 17
Your Next Marketing Strategy Depends on Complex Data Analytics
Charles Costa looks at the rise of data-driven marketing, and what you need to know to take advantage of it without being overwhelmed by vanity metrics.
Michael Paris, May 17
REST 2.0 Is Here and Its Name Is GraphQL
What is GraphQL, and why should you use it? Michael Paris looks at this extremely powerful successor to REST for building efficient data-driven applications
HTML & CSS
Ivaylo Gerchev, May 17
The 5 Most Popular Frontend Frameworks of 2017 Compared
Ivaylo Gerchev looks at the most downloaded frontend frameworks available today and offers some suggestions on how to choose one that's right for you.
Michael Ye, May 17
Succeeding with Mobile Ads
For most developers, there comes a time when they need to evaluate theirmonetization approach and decide whether having in-app advertisements is theright fit for their app. If the answer is yes, and they want to move forwardwith ads, the next step is to evaluate what advertising mediation platformmakes sense for them to integrate. What is an Ad Mediation Platform? An ad mediation platform, simplifies advertising by allowingpublishers to integrate with a variety of ad networks or demand-sideplatforms (DSP) to maximize eCPM. These ad providers are placed on a waterfall,and will serve ads according to various thresholds you set. The greatestbenefit of using a mediator is that you only have to integrate any ad unitonce. Adding a new ad provider is as easy as adding a new SDK to your build.gradle or Podfile,and then adding adapter files. The mediation SDK will then use reflection to invoke our adapter files, which in turninvoke its respective ad SDK to display the ad. Choosing which specific platform to use will depend on many factors suchas: platform support (iOS, Android, Unity), ad unit type availability (banner,interstitial, video), community support, and open-sourcing of client-side code.Some popular platforms include: MoPub, AerServ, Fyber,and AdMob.
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, May 17
IDEO Font Map: A Faster Way to Find the Best Google Fonts
In this quick tip, Daniel Schwarz shows us how to use a machine learning font map to find the perfect Google Font, in the fastest way possible.
M. David Green, May 16
CSS Animation, Prototyping Tools, and Sources of Inspiration, with Donovan Hutchinson
In this episode of the Versioning Show, Tim and David are joined by Donovan Hutchinson, a developer, teacher and proprietor of CSSanimation.rocks.
Larry Alton, May 16
The 2 Secrets to Successfully Selling Online Courses
The e-learning industry is booming, expected to be worth $240 billion by 2023. Larry Alton looks at two themes among successful online course ventures.
James Kolce, May 16
HTML & CSS
Asha Laxmi, May 16
A Walkthrough of CSS Length Units You Can Use for Font Size
Asha Laxmi walks you through the CSS length units you have at your disposal to size fonts like a pro: from pixels to ems, rems, viewport units and more.
Ada Ivanoff, May 16
Top 10 Free Bootstrap Themes For Mobile
Design & UX
Alex Walker, May 16
The Top 9 Animation Libraries for UI Designers in 2017
Animation is a part of a UI designer's job in 2017. Here are the 9 animation libraries we think deliver the most power for smallest file size.
Graham Cox, May 15
Building your Front End with Maven: Simple Resources
Learn how to process your resource files with Maven, be it templated files, conversion of LESS/SCSS to CSS or of Markdown/Ascissdoc to HTML.
Nilson Jacques, May 15
Craig Buckler, May 15
How to Create Custom WordPress Shortcodes for Your Editors
WordPress shortcodes provide a quick and simple way to add advanced page functionality without relying on editors to edit raw HTML. Craig explains how.
Bruno Skvorc, May 15
Can You Build a CLI Image Drawing Laravel App with These Packages?
This time, we look at a package that lets us interactively add code to Laravel from the command line, an image drawing package, and much more.
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Greg Snow-Wasserman, May 12
6 Common Mistakes That Tank Content Marketing
Are your content marketing efforts falling flat? Greg Snow-Wasserman looks at six of the most comment content marketing mistakes.
Younes Rafie, May 12
PDS Skeleton by Example: A Standard for File and Folder Structure
Younes explores PDS-Skeleton, a new idea in the PHP world aiming to standardize file and folder layouts of packages and apps. No more "where's that class?"!