Georgina Laidlaw, Aug 28
How to Write (Better) Release Notes in 7 Steps
Release notes, properly created, can improve customer retention communications without you having to more work, Georgina Laidlaw says.
Aurelio De Rosa, Aug 19
How to Test Your Site Locally with Modern.IE
Modern.ie is a great way to test your existing websites. But did you know you can also use it to test local, in-development sites? Aurelio De Rosa explains.
Peter Nijssen, Aug 06
Check Your Code's Quality with SensioLabs Insight
Sensiolabs, the company behind Silex and Symfony, offers Insight as a service to help you check your code's quality and security issues. Here's a quick demo
Sarah Hawk, Aug 05
A New SitePoint Forum Experience: Our Move to Discourse
The SitePoint forums will soon move to a new, Discourse-based system. Here's forum "Galactic Overlord" Sarah Hawk with a guide to making the transition.
Adam Roberts, Jul 27
Code Manifesto: Words to Live By
Adam Roberts outlines the Code Manifesto, an attempt to encourage the technology community to become more respectful and inclusive.
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 20
7 More Mistakes Commonly Made by PHP Developers
Here are seven mistakes PHP developers often do - from wrong database drivers to too much transparency, read this list to find out what you shouldn't do
Paul Wilkins, Jun 20
On Our Radar This Week: RebeccaPurple, Animations and More!
A weekly collection of links to articles and resources that will make your lives as designers and developers easier, in this fast-paced industry.
Louis Lazaris, Jun 05
Will "Specifiction" Improve the Standards Process?
Discourse on web standards and specs is complex and ancient. A new project aims to centralize standards discourse and make things better going forward.
Louis Lazaris, May 30
Using modern.IE to Identify Common Coding Problems
A look at the Site Scan and Browser Testing and Compatibility reports offered on modern.ie
Adam Roberts, May 19
Versioning is a daily email, short and sweet, filled with links to the most important and interesting stuff we've found on the web. It's mainly focused on the web dev world, but we do mix it up with links to more general - but still interesting - stuff.
Louis Lazaris, Apr 24
20 Useful Docs and Guides for Front-End Developers
A roundup of learning tools, documentation, and guidelines for front-end developers.
Ophelie Lechat, Apr 13
Win Two Tickets to Web Directions Code in Melbourne!
We love Web Directions, and not just because they're based in our home country of Australia. We're giving away two tickets to Code in Melbourne!
Matthew Setter, Apr 12
Can Great Apps Be Written in PHP - An Interview Series
Matthew Setter lays the foundations for a series of interviews with companies which use PHP in production on high capacity projects
Amit Diwan, Mar 31
How Many of Your Users Need Accessible Websites?
Some stats from various sources drive home the importance of making websites accessible to blind, deaf, low vision, and other disabled people.
Shaumik Daityari, Mar 24
Easy Checks for Website Accessibility
Summarizing some suggestions from the WCAG, this article outlines some easy things to do to ensure a website is accessible to those with assistive technology.
Shaumik Daityari, Mar 17
Using Git in Open-Source Projects
An overview of how Git became so dominant in the version control industry along with some concepts showing how it can be used effectively in open-source.
Design & UX
Robert Morris, Feb 11
Page Speed and Business Metrics: The Relationship
Are your good design practices hurting your website performance? Robert takes us through some very common site problems, and how to fix them.
Design & UX
Shaumik Daityari, Feb 10
Web Accessibility: Tools and Considerations
Some common pitfalls along with some tools to help when evaluating a website's accessibility.
Bruno Skvorc, Feb 01
PHP The Right Way: The Book
PHP The Right Way was published in book form on Leanpub. Buying is optional, but helps the Electronic Frontiers Foundation.
Design & UX
Georgina Laidlaw, Jan 28
Putting Web Standards for Writers Into Practice
Web standards has been a big topic in the web world for a long time, but is it all just lip service in the real world? Georgina takes a closer look.
HTML & CSS
Aurelio De Rosa, Jan 16
10 HTML Tags You May Not Be Using
Since HTML has evolved quite a bit in recent years, it's good to review some tags you may have forgotten about or maybe didn't know at all. Here are 10.
Bruno Skvorc, Dec 28
Best PHP Frameworks for 2014
Have a look at our 2013 survey to decide what the best frameworks for 2014 are!
Matthew Setter, Dec 25
Build Virtual Machines Easily with PuPHPet - Part 2
Learn more about PuPHPet, an online GUI to quickly build PHP enabled virtual machines
Design & UX
Steven Clark, Dec 23