Design & UX
Robin Schwartz, Feb 17

Mobile UX Design and All the Ways It Could Go Wrong

Smaller screens means a smaller margin for error with your UX. Robin Schwartz walks you through her top 5 mobile UX design boo-boos.
PHP
Daniel Sipos, Feb 11

Push your Drupal Site's Events to your Phone with Pushover

A tutorial by Danny Sipos on pushing the status/events of your website to your phone by means of a service/app called Pushover
Design & UX
Bruno Skvorc, Feb 11

3 UX Errors to Avoid When Designing an Unsubscribe Flow

It's tempting to get petulant when designing an unsubscribe flow. In some ways you're designing a break-up. Bruno shows you how to take the high road.
Design & UX
Vinay Raghu, Feb 10

UI Patterns: What's in a (User)Name?

Usernames can be one letter or a hundred. This can present a challenge when we need to display them in our UI. Vinay looks at a curly UI pattern problem.
Design & UX
Byron Houwens, Feb 02

What Makes Ecommerce Design Different?

Readers and shoppers are different users with different goals. Byron looks at the ways that ecommerce design differs from publishing.
PHP
Chris Ward, Feb 02

Effective PDF Generation in Drupal

Chris Ward has some experience in effective PDF generation with Drupal - if you've got similar requirements, you might find his advice useful.
PHP
Lukas White, Jan 30

RAML, the RESTful API Modeling Language

Lukas White explains RAML, the RESTful API Modeling Language, which you can use to scaffold, test, mock and document your API endpoints.
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 26

Basic TDD in Your New PHP Package

Bruno Skvorc explains how to use TDD (test driven development) to jumpstart your new PHP package's development. Dive into professional workflow, now!
Design & UX
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 22

3 Common UX Gaffes and Ways Around Them

In this post, Bruno looks at three UX issues that come up frequently in even established companies and services, and details the easy ways around them.
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 21

Starting a New PHP Package The Right Way

Bruno Skvorc shows you the best way to get started developing new PHP packages with the help of The PHP League and a friendly checklist
PHP
David Brumbaugh, Jan 19

How to Encrypt Large Messages with Asymmetric Keys and phpseclib

David Brumbaugh will show you how to encrypt arbitrarily large messages with asymmetric keys and phpseclib. Improve your security, today!
Design & UX
Vinay Raghu, Jan 19

15 Steps To Better Usability (and Happier Users)

It's a pretty easy formula: Happy users = stay longer. Vinay takes a comprehensive look at how better usability can make new users stick around longer.
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 14

Modernizing Legacy Applications in PHP: Review

Modernizing Legacy Applications in PHP is a book that promises to help you bring ancient horrible projects up to speed. Does it? Find out in this review!
Design & UX
Petras Baukys, Jan 12

5 Ways To Use Google Analytics for Your UX Research

Most people see Google Analytics as a marketing tool, but that's underestimating what it can tell you about your UX. Petras has some magic to show you.
PHP
Taylor Ren, Jan 07

Developing PHP Extensions with C++ and PHP-CPP: Advanced

Taylor Ren demonstrates some advanced PHP extension development with the PHP-CPP library and C++
Design & UX
Jerry Cao, Jan 05

Usability Testing Goals: Knowing 'Why' Before 'How'

We all understand the value usability testing, but it's wasted if you're asking the wrong questions. Jerry helps you sort out your goals.
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 02

PHP Tips, Resources and Best Practices for 2015

This post by Bruno Skvorc will list highly effective tips, resources and best practices for keeping your PHP projects secure, fast and awesome.
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Dec 31

Checkboxes, Passwords and Magical Incantations

We program our computers but maybe they program us too? Alex looks at how working on the web changes the way we think.
Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Dec 23

Push It! Making Your CTA Buttons More Clickable

Whether it's article links, signups, or sales, most sites live and die on their ability to coerce clicks. Gabrielle breaks down the DNA of a good button
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Dec 22

Visualize Your Code's Quality with PhpMetrics

PhpMetrics is a code quality analysis tool that shows you info about your project in a beautifully mathematical way, with intricate graphs and charts!
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Dec 19

No More var_dump - Introducing Symfony VarDumper!

Have you been var_dumping your variables checking for problems? Let's get you rid of that practice, huh? Symfony's VarDumper to the rescue!
PHP
Wern Ancheta, Dec 17

Getting Started with Medoo - Examples of Use

Wern Ancheta introduces Medoo, a small database abstraction library that aims to make your database related codebase lighter.
Design & UX
Byron Houwens, Dec 15

The UX of Error Messages

In a perfect world we'd never need them, but creating a thoughtful error message UX is one of the best ways to help our users. Byron explains.
PHP
Lukas White, Dec 12

Writing API Documentation with Slate

Lukas White introduces Slate - a Markdown way of writing your API documentation - and shows you how to publish it to Github pages for free hosting