57 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Nov 03

Bower vs BowerPHP

BowerPHP is a PHP version of JavaScript's front end package manager, Bower. Bruno tells you why it's far from redundant by comparing Bower vs BowerPHP.
2 COMMENTs
Programming
Alex Walker, Oct 29

The 100 Year Old Trick to Writing at 240 Words Per Minute

Stenography is 'old tech' that still makes sense today. Plover is an open source project designed to deliver 240 wpm typing to authors, bloggers and coders.
8 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Oct 29

How Do You Represent a Language on the Web?

Languages are not flags, and flags are not languages. So, what is the best to approach representing language on the web? Gabrielle ponders.
7 COMMENTs
Web
George Fekete, Oct 29

Increase Productivity with Komodo: an Extensible, Multi-language IDE

Komodo IDE is an excellent, cross-platform IDE that helps developers of all stripes work smarter. Here's a guide to making it your own.
1 COMMENT
Web
Lauren Ribando, Oct 27

Playing Nice in the Inbox

Great email designers create hardy, resourceful little emails that work almost anywhere. Lauren unveils some hard-won tricks for optimizing for the inbox.
PHP
Peter Nijssen, Oct 25

Strategic Archive Extraction with Distill

Peter Nijssen explains how one can use Distill to strategically extract files from archives in PHP - add rules and let it take care of things!
2 COMMENTs
Mobile
Annarita Tranfici, Oct 23

Designing Interfaces for Cross Device Use

Increasingly, users are frequently using multiple devices at once. How do we design a great experience for this?
PHP
Arno Slatius, Oct 22

Where are you? Implementing geolocation with Geocoder PHP

Arno Slatius explores the GeoCoder PHP library and shows you how to implement normal and reverse geolocation in your own app. Live demo included!
11 COMMENTs
PHP
Miguel Ibarra Romero, Oct 17

PHP and RabbitMQ: Advanced Examples

Miguel Ibarra Romero continues his RabbitMQ series by demonstrating its use on two more advanced examples, after having covered the basics in part 1.
10 COMMENTs
PHP
Miguel Ibarra Romero, Oct 16

How to use RabbitMQ with PHP

Miguell Ibarra Romero explains the theory of AMQP and RabbitMQ before demonstrating its use with PHP on a simple example.
Design & UX
Simone Sala, Oct 14

Tips For Designing With Video Backgrounds

In the past video on the web has been about telling stories, video backgrounds are more about setting an emotional tone. Are they a design win or UX fail?
46 COMMENTs
Web
George Fekete, Oct 10

How to be a Good Developer

George speaks from experience when he explains how one can be a good developer, or even, a professional.
13 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Jessica Enders, Oct 09

Satisficing: What Does it Mean for Web Forms?

Satisficing is a combination of the word 'satisfy' and 'suffice', and describes the tendency to do just enough to get a result. How does this affect forms?
21 COMMENTs
PHP
Phil Sturgeon, Oct 04

How to Use PHPbrew and VirtPHP

A guide to using PHPbrew and VirtPHP to achieve perfectly fast virtual environments for development and testing on multiple PHP versions
Design & UX
Luis Vieira, Oct 03

The Perception of Performance

Luis Vieira discusses how the way users perceive the speed of our website is more important than the actual speed metrics themselves.
PHP
Younes Rafie, Oct 03

Using the Google Analytics API v3 with PHP: Fetching Data

Younes continues his series by showing readers how to fetch Google Analytics data for their properties via the Google Analytics V3 API
Design & UX
Annarita Tranfici, Oct 02

3 Tips To Make Your Application Feel Faster

Great magicians use the 'art of misdirection' to control their audience's perception of reality. We can do the same with our UX.
32 COMMENTs
PHP
Younes Rafie, Oct 01

Using the Google Analytics API with PHP: Logging In

Younes Rafie shows us how we can log into the Google Analytics API from PHP to start querying it for analytics data
8 COMMENTs
PHP
Miguel Ibarra Romero, Sep 29

Interactive PHP Debugging with PsySH

Miguel Romero demonstrates interactive debugging with PsySH - a REPL for PHP you can embed in your apps!
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Amit Diwan, Sep 26

Assistive Technology: That Means Screen Readers, Right?

It's easy to think that Assistive Technology is just another name screenreaders, but Amit shows us there is a wider variety of products in this category.
11 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Annarita Tranfici, Sep 19

3 Old and Outdated UX Patterns (And How to Fix Them)

When you find something that works, it's easy to keep doing it day after day without seriously wondering if it's still the best approach.
328 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Sep 19

PhpStorm 8 Released - See What's New and Grab a Free License

This week marks the release of PhpStorm 8. Now that the day has finally come, Bruno Škvorc takes a look at what new features are included, and finish up with a giveaway of free licenses.
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Diana MacDonald, Sep 18

The Perils and Perks of Designing with Parallax

Parallax effects are certainly 'hip' but are they helpful to your brand, your product, or your UX? Diana finds it might depend on your goals.
1 COMMENT
PHP
Wern Ancheta, Sep 15

Create a Movie Recommendation App with Prediction.io - Implementation

Wern Ancheta introduces you to Prediction.io, an open source machine learning server you can use to smarten up your web apps - build the full app now!