Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Dec 11

5 Myths About Data-driven Design

Daniel Schwarz exposes five common myths about data-driven design that cause designers to overlook user-related data that's critical for effective UX.
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Dec 11

UX Analytics: What They Are, and Why They Matter

Daniel Schwarz introduces the meaning of the term UX Analytics, and explains why the data derived from analytics is so important in the field of UX.
SitePoint Team, Dec 06

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Tony Spiro, Dec 05

How to Build a Simple Blog Using React and GraphQL

This tutorial shows you how to easily create a simple blog that is both fast and light-weight, using React, GraphQL and Cosmic JS.
Design & UX
Nadav Soferman, Nov 30

The Complete Video Solution for Web and Mobile Developers

As videos take up more real estate on websites and mobile apps, we introduce Cloudinary's new cloud-based video management solution for developers.
Hayden James, Nov 29

PHP-FPM tuning: Using 'pm static' for Max Performance

Hayden James looks at how best to setup PHP-FPM for high throughput, low latency and a more stable use of CPU and memory.
Ahmed Bouchefra, Nov 28

23 Development Tools for Boosting Website Performance

Ahmed Boucherfra presents 23 tools you should know about for boosting front-end and back-end website performance.
Ivan Čurić, Nov 27

JavaScript Performance Optimization Tips: An Overview

Ivan digs into JavaScript performance, from environments, response times, context, parsing, compiling and executing, to bundle sizes and shipping less code.
Ahmed Bouchefra, Nov 24

Progressive Web Apps: A Crash Course

Ahmed explains PWAs by showing how to build a PWA from scratch with ES6 and React, optimizing it step by step with Lighthouse for UX and performance.
SitePoint Team, Nov 24

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Alex, Nov 24

24 Productivity Tools to Help You with Almost Everything

We've rummaged the internet to find you 24 productivity tools that will help you on your next big project, whatever that may be.
Adrian Try, Nov 23

How to Ship & Validate New Projects Fast

Adrian Try takes you through how to launch and validate your new business idea or project quickly, even if you're not a coder.
Maria Antonietta Perna, Nov 23

Optimizing CSS: Tweaking Animation Performance with DevTools

Maria Antonietta Perna explores the Performance Tool available in the Firefox browser to find out more about CSS animation performance.
Colin O'Dell, Nov 22

Case Study: Optimizing CommonMark Markdown Parser with

Colin O'Dell demonstrates how Blackfire helped with optimizations that resulted in a 53% performance boost in the league/commonmark parser.
Colin O'Dell, Nov 21

How to Optimize Docker-based CI Runners with Shared Package Caches

Colin O'Dell explores how using a shared cache volume across Docker-based Gitlab CI jobs drastically improves build speeds.
Tim Harrison, Nov 20

Upgrade Your Project with CSS Selector and Custom Attributes

Element selectors for Selenium WebDriver are one of the core components of an automation framework and are the key to interaction with any web application. In this review of automation element selectors, we will discuss the various strategies, explore their capabilities, weigh their pros and cons, and eventually recommend the best selector strategy – custom attributes with CSS selector.
Design & UX
SitePoint Team, Nov 20

ProtoPie, the Hi-Fi Prototyping Tool That Will Improve Your Workflow

An introduction to the prototyping tool ProtoPie, and how it can help you improve your design workflow.
Iain Poulson, Nov 20

How to Optimize SQL Queries for Faster Sites

Iain Poulson provides a helpful guide to database query optimization, showing how to track down slow database queries and fix them up.
Christopher Pitt, Nov 16

How to Read Big Files with PHP (Without Killing Your Server)

Christopher Pitt shows how to read and write large files efficiently, using of streams and generators to remove an entire category of application errors.
Karen Teboulle, Nov 15

Essential Skills for Landing a Test Automation Job in 2018

Following our last research, we examined top job searching websites around the world to determine in-demand automation skills and technologies for 2018.
Microsoft Tech
Cormac Foster, Nov 15

Automate CI/CD and Spend More Time Writing Code

An overview of how Microsoft Visual Studio App Center can help you automate continuous integration and continuous deployment to save you time.
SitePoint Team, Nov 14

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Craig Buckler, Nov 14

Which Browsers Should Your Website Support?

How do you choose a set of applications from an ever-changing landscape of devices, operating systems and browsers? Craig discusses pragmatic options.
Dan Greenberg, Nov 10

7 Open-Source Test Automation Frameworks

Here are the pros and cons of 7 different open-source test automation frameworks.