6 COMMENTs
PHP
Wern Ancheta, Sep 13

Create a Movie Recommendation App with Prediction.io - Setup

Wern Ancheta introduces you to Prediction.io, an open source machine learning server you can use to smarten up your web apps - learn how to install it.
31 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Sep 12

Challenge: Re-Imagining the Hamburger Icon

We've all seen that three lines icon, and have learned what it means, but does that make it good? Gabrielle looks for alternatives to the hamburger icon.
25 COMMENTs
PHP
George Fekete, Sep 12

18 Critical Oversights in Web Development

George Fekete expands on previous posts about common PHP mistakes by listing 18 critical oversights in PHP and general web development
32 COMMENTs
PHP
Taylor Ren, Sep 10

Generate Excel Files and Charts with PHPExcel

Taylor Ren explains how you can generate XLS files with charts using PHPExcel - a PHP library
6 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Elio Qoshi, Sep 08

The Long Road to Google's Material Design

Mobile UIs have been around since the 90's, but big screened smartphones really changed the game. Elio follows Google's journey to Material Design.
9 COMMENTs
PHP
Bogomil Shopov - Bogo, Sep 08

Implement Client-side Bug Reporting with UserSnap

UserSnap is a JS widget your clients can use to send you detailed bug reports. See how you can send PHP errors to it and improve those reports.
PHP
SitePoint Team, Sep 05

Personal Packagist with Toran Proxy

Toran, a Satis alternative, is software which enables you to have your own Packagist for Composer package management.
8 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Zack Wallace, Sep 04

Danger of the Accidental Click (and other UX issues)

Humans are imprecise creatures by nature. We fumble and mis-click often. But what happens when bad UX decisions amplify our accidental clicks?
9 COMMENTs
PHP
Jeroen Meeus, Sep 04

Asset Access Restriction Methods - Block Unwanted Visitors

Jeroen Meeus explains Access Restriction - ways of blocking direct embeds and hotlinking of your website's content
11 COMMENTs
Web Foundations
Bruno Skvorc, Sep 02

Quick Tip: Make Sure Your PHP Version is Safe with Versionscan

Versionscan is a tool that can help you determine the outstanding faults of your installed version of PHP. Being aware of the problem is half the solution!
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Armando Roggio, Sep 02

3 Great Reasons to Make Your Website Accessible

Armando looks at some very good reasons - financial, legal, and moral - to embrace accessibility in today's market.
4 COMMENTs
PHP
Taylor Ren, Aug 25

PINQ - Querify Your Datasets - Faceted Search

Taylor Ren introduces PINQ - a PHP library based on LINQ for providing a unified API for querying arrays, iterators and external data sources
7 COMMENTs
PHP
Taylor Ren, Aug 20

PINQ - querify your datasets - introduction

Taylor Ren introduces PINQ - a PHP library based on LINQ for providing a unified API for querying arrays, iterators and external data sources
9 COMMENTs
PHP
Shaumik Daityari, Aug 16

APIfy Your Legacy App with Toro

Shaumik Daityari explains how you can build a simple API interface for your legacy application with the Toro router class
13 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gian Wild, Aug 15

8 Steps to Creating Accessible Video

Studies report that and incredible 65% of search results are pages with video. Gian walks us through what you need to know to make accessible video content.
PHP
Rajiv Seelam, Aug 14

IronMQ and Laravel: Delays and Retries

Rajiv Seelam addresses long running tasks, retries, delays and timeouts in this third installment on IronMQ push queues and Laravel
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Georgina Laidlaw, Aug 13

Bring Your Help Docs into Your UX Design

Help docs is often the last thing you design -- which often makes it an after thought. Georgina wants to change the way your work.
18 COMMENTs
PHP
Vova Feldman, Aug 13

How to Create a Unique 64bit Integer from String

Vova Feldman explains how his company tackled the problem of converting URLs into unique 64bit integers to achieve optimum MySQL performance while querying
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Joyce Echessa, Aug 11

Improving Your App’s Onboarding UX

How do you keep a user engaged after that initial giddy flush of install excitement? Joyce shows you ways to make that initial 'onboarding UX' really count.
1 COMMENT
PHP
Amit Gupta, Aug 11

Data Validation in Laravel: The Right Way - Custom Validators

Amit Gupta wraps up his validation series by showing us how we can implement custom validations with Laravel, the right way
74 COMMENTs
PHP
Tom Butler, Aug 09

PHP Dependency Injection Container Performance Benchmarks

Tom Butler did an analysis on DI container performance and published his results in this post. They're not what you would expect.
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Aug 08

Screencast: Principles of Design for Developers

Design sometimes looks more like magic than a repeatable process. Gabrielle introduces you to some principles of design to build your websites by.
41 COMMENTs
PHP
Amit Gupta, Aug 08

Data Validation in Laravel: The Right Way

Amit Gupta explains data validation in Laravel and teaches you how to do it right - decoupled, abstracted and clean
23 COMMENTs
PHP
Francesco Malatesta, Aug 07

Fast PHP Routing with PHRoute

Francesco Malatesta demonstrates the use of one of PHP's fastest routing engines - PHRoute by nikic. Forty times faster than Laravel's!