Claudio Ribeiro, Jun 21

MySQL Performance Boosting with Indexes and Explain

Claudio Ribeiro shows how you can use explain and indexes to spot and remedy possible performance issues with your database before they strike.
Valeri Karpov, Jun 21

Getting Started With Google Cloud Functions and MongoDB

Serverless architectures are becoming increasingly popular, and with good reason. With FaaS architectures, like AWS Lambda and Azure Functions, in theory the only devops you need is bundling and uploading your app.
Design & UX
SitePoint Team, Jun 21

15 Tools and Resources That Will Help You Grow as a Designer

This might be a good time to take stock of what you have in your designer's toolkit and see whether some changes might be in order. This list of 15 of 2018's top tools and resources should get you off to a good start.
Bruno Skvorc, Jun 20

PHP-level Performance Optimization with Blackfire

Bruno applies Blackfire to a freshly started project to identify PHP performance bottlenecks, establishing a process of continuous performance testing.
Design & UX
John Stevens, Jun 20

How to Use Analytics to Create Targeted Email Campaigns

John Stevens looks at targeted user experiences — the careful art of finding out what users want, and delivering it, tailoring content based on user needs.
Zoran Antolovic, Jun 19

Building an Image Gallery Blog with Symfony Flex: Data Testing

After setting up and organizing files for a Symfony Flex project, Zoran populates the database with data to test application performance.
Michael Wanyoike, Jun 19

How to Create a Mall Map with Real-time Data Using WRLD

In this tutorial, we'll create two demos illustrating the power of WRLD maps. You'll learn how to create custom apps that can overlay real-time information over a 3D map.
Joel Falconer, Jun 18

Learn Angular 5, released June 2018

Angular is one of the most popular JavaScript frameworks today that developers use to build advanced single-page web apps faster and more easily. In this course, we’ll get you up to speed with Angular 5.
Ivan Čurić, Jun 18

Optimizing CSS: ID Selectors and Other Myths

Ivan Čurić covers the basics of CSS parsing, how to measure CSS selector performance, and how to deal with multiple render passing on dynamic pages.
Zoran Antolovic, Jun 18

Building an Image Gallery Blog with Symfony Flex: the Setup

Zoran covers the basics of setting up and organizing files for a Symfony Flex project, including tips, tricks and helper scripts to speed up development.
Maria Antonietta Perna, Jun 15

7 Performance Tips for Jank-free JavaScript Animations

Maria Antonietta Perna presents tips for optimizing JavaScript animation performance and achieving the 60fps target for smooth motion on the web.
Raphael Londner, Jun 14

JSON Schema Validation & Expressive Query Syntax in MongoDB 3.6

Building upon MongoDB 3.2’s Document Validation functionality, MongoDB 3.6 introduces a more powerful way of enforcing schemas in the database, with its support of JSON Schema Validation.
Craig Buckler, Jun 14

What's New in ES2018

Craig looks at new features in ES2018 (ES9), including asynchronous iteration, Promise.finally(), rest/spread properties and RegEx lookbehind assertions.
Mislav Javor, Jun 14

Debugging with Truffle CLI

Mislav Javor explores the Solidity debugger bundled with the Truffle Suite.
Tonino Jankov, Jun 13

Apache vs Nginx Performance: Optimization Techniques

Tonino Jankov introduces techniques to improve Apache and Nginx web server performance, explaining the theory behind those techniques.
Tonino Jankov, Jun 13

How to Migrate WooCommerce to Alibaba Cloud ECS with Let's Encrypt

Alibaba Cloud is a provider that is gaining significant visibility as of late. One of the main products it offers is ECS (Elastic Compute Service) or, to put it into simpler terms, a flexible, cloud-based VPS.
Ahmed Bouchefra, Jun 13

Flattening Contracts and Debugging with Remix

Ahmed Bouchefra shows how to use Truffle and OpenZeppelin to build a simple token, then used truffle-flattener to flatten the custom contract and Remix IDE to start debugging the contract for errors.
Tonino Jankov, Jun 12

Making Your Website Faster and Safer with Cloudflare

Tonino Jankov introduces Cloudflare, a website performance and security service, explaining how it works and how to get started using it.
Adam Janes, Jun 12

Interactive Data Visualization with Modern JavaScript and D3

Adam Janes shows how to build a unique D3 example project, showcasing how each component adds up to make D3 a great data visualization library to learn.
Bruno Skvorc, Jun 12

MetaMask: a Simple Way to use the Ethereum Blockchain

Bruno Skvorc introduces MetaMask, a simple and practical solution for using the Ethereum blockchain and keeping Ether in your browser, contributing greatly to the mainstream-ization of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.
Mislav Javor, Jun 12

Truffle Migrations Explained

Mislav Javor outlines techniques for using Truffle to automate most of your blockchain deployments and reduce much of the boilerplate work involved in the development of decentralized applications.
Bruno Skvorc, Jun 11

What Is a CDN and How Does It Work?

What's a CDN? How do Content Delivery Networks work anyway, and what's so special about them? Which one should you choose? Come find out!
Darren Jones, Jun 11

Use Parcel to Bundle a Hyperapp App & Deploy to GitHub Pages

Daz shows how easy it is to use Parcel — a module bundler — to build a static JS site and automatically deploy it to GitHub Pages with a single command.
Mislav Javor, Jun 11

Truffle: Testing Smart Contracts

Mislav Javor explains how to test smart contracts, using both Truffle and JavaScript.