JavaScript
Matt Raible, Jul 19

Build a React Native Application & Authenticate with OAuth 2.0

With Okta and OpenID Connect (OIDC), you can easily integrate authentication into a React Native application and never have to build it yourself again.
Web
Kevin Arhelger, Jul 19

How Memory & Disk Performance Affects Your MongoDB Database

Understanding the relationships between various internal caches and disk performance, and how those relationships affect database and application performance, can be challenging. We’ve used the YCSB benchmark, varying the working set and disk performance, to better show how these relate.
Blockchain
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 18

Ethereum DApps: Cross-contract Communication & Token Selling

In this fifth tutorial in his series explaining how to build decentralized applications using the Ethereum blockchain, Bruno shows how to add the ability for participants to buy tokens from the DAO and to add submissions into the story.
Blockchain
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 16

Building Ethereum DApps: Whitelisting & Testing a Story DAO

In this fourth tutorial in his series explaining how to build decentralized applications using the Ethereum blockchain, Bruno takes the first steps towards developing a Story DAO, covering whitelisting and testing.
Web
SitePoint Team, Jul 12

4 Handpicked Design & Dev Collaboration Tools You Should Know About

If you're a web designer or developer, your work involves some teamwork and collaboration. Even when you're working on a personal project it never hurts to have someone you can rely on. You might need somebody for guidance, assistance, or fresh ideas.
Blockchain
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 12

Ethereum DApps: Compiling, Deploying, Testing TNS tokens

In this third tutorial in his series explaining how to build decentralized applications using the Ethereum blockchain, Bruno looks at how to compile, deploy, test and verify a TNS token, which is compatible with all exchanges and can be used as a regular ERC20 token.
WordPress
Alla Taff, Jul 11

Best Market for WordPress Themes: TemplateMonster or ThemeForest?

TemplateMonster and ThemeForest have proven to be the two leading digital marketplaces selling WordPress templates of top quality. Comparing these two options, which one is a better place to buy themes for your websites?
JavaScript
Lee Brandt, Jul 10

How to Add Auth to Your PWA with Okta and Stencil

Learn how to get started building PWAs with Stencil from Ionic, including authentication for your app via Okta.
Blockchain
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 10

Building DApps with Ethereum: Creating, Deploying TNS Tokens

In this second tutorial in his series explaining how to build decentralized applications using the Ethereum blockchain, Bruno dives right into it and builds and deploys his TNS token — the token users will use to vote on proposals in the Story DAO.
Web
SitePoint Team, Jul 09

30 Awesome Tools for Web Designers & Developers

We're always on the lookout for the best web tools and services available for designers and developers. Using these resources will help you stay competitive in terms of pricing and project delivery dates.
JavaScript
Ahmad Awais, Jul 06

Build Custom Dashboards with MongoDB, Azure & Serverless Functions

I’m building a custom WordPress dashboard for an enterprise client which is powered by React.js on top of Node.js, with MongoDB Atlas as the database.
Blockchain
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 06

Building DApps with Ethereum: App Rules and Blockchain Setup

In this first tutorial in his series explaining how to build decentralized applications using the Ethereum blockchain, Bruno lays out the app's rules and features and sets up the private blockchain, showing how to build your own custom Ethereum token with or without an accompanying DAO and app.
WordPress
SitePoint Team, Jul 05

8 of the Best WordPress Themes for Your Portfolio

It's not at all difficult to build a decent design portfolio. But if your business depends on how you choose to showcase your work, "decent" usually won't cut it.
Web
Tonino Jankov, Jul 04

HTTP/2: Background, Performance Benefits and Implementations

Tonino Jankov covers the background, performance benefits and current implementations of the HTTP/2 protocol.
Web
Ahmed Bouchefra, Jul 03

Performance Auditing: A Firefox Developer Tools Deep Dive

Ahmed Boucherfra provides an in-depth guide to making use of the performance-related tools within Firefox's developer tools.
Blockchain
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 03

Using Puppeth, the Ethereum Private Network Manager

Brunk Skvorc introduces Puppeth, a one-stop shop of blockchain service management tools that allow you to start developing smart contracts with ease and deploy them to your test blockchain through your local version of MyEtherWallet or the MetaMask integration of Remix.
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 02

Improving Performance Perception: On-demand Image Resizing

Image Resizing: Bruno Škvorc shows how to modify a multi-image gallery blog to serve resized versions of images depending on the size of the viewport.
PHP
Tonino Jankov, Jul 01

How to Boost Your Server Performance with Varnish

Tonino discusses ways to tune server performance with Varnish Cache, covering how it works, and its features, setup, monitoring and administration.
Web
Ahmed Bouchefra, Jun 29

Optimization Auditing: A Deep Dive into Chrome's Dev Console

Ahmed Bouchefra offers an in-depth exploration of the features of the Chrome DevTools for measuring performance and debugging your web applications.
PHP
Tonino Jankov, Jun 28

Improving Page Load Performance: Pingdom, YSlow and GTmetrix

Tonino Jankov introduces Pingdom, YSlow and GTmetrix and a range of other tools for testing, debugging and fixing website performance.
JavaScript
Randall Degges, Jun 28

Build a Video Chat Service with JavaScript, WebRTC, and Okta

WebRTC allows you to easily build real-time communication software in your browser and is being standardized at the W3C and IETF levels. Using WebRTC, you can build real-time video chat applications in the browser that actually work well!
Blockchain
Mislav Javor, Jun 27

Ethereum: Introducing Mist, a Human-friendly Geth Interface

Mislav Javor introduces Mist, a human-friendly interface for talking to Geth, designed for those who want to participate in the Ethereum network but who aren't comfortable using command line tools.
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Jun 27

How to Use Varnish and Cloudflare for Maximum Caching

Bruno Škvorc shows how to implement Varnish as an additional caching layer, along with the Cloudflare CDN, to increase an app's GTMetrix score dramatically.
PHP
Tonino Jankov, Jun 26

Server-side Optimization with Nginx and pm-static

Tonino Jankov shows how to optimize on-the-fly thumbnail generation, reducing request time from 28 to 0.7 seconds with Nginx and pm-static.