Craig Buckler, Apr 29
How to Use JSON Data Fields in MySQL Databases
MySQL 5.7 supports a JSON field type which permits NoSQL-like data storage. In Craig's tutorial, he examines whether it's workable or witchcraft.
Design & UX
Elio Qoshi, Apr 28
Sourcehunt Design April: How About Adding Fedora to Your CV?
April's Sourcehunt brings two Open Source goliaths. How would you like to add Fedora and/or Mozilla to your design portfolio?
Craig Buckler, Apr 05
Browser Trends April 2016: Samsung's Surge
We may love our desktop browser but we're a fickle bunch when it comes to choosing a mobile application. Craig looks at the sudden surge in Sumsung surfing.
Ivaylo Gerchev, Mar 22
Building Faster Websites with Grav, a Modern Flat-file CMS
Ivaylo Gerchev introduces Grav, an open-source, flat-file CMS powered by PHP, Twig, YAML and Markdown.
Craig Buckler, Mar 16
7 Reasons NOT to Use a Static Site Generator
A static site can have benefits, but don't presume they apply to every project! Craig discusses issues arising from use of a generator.
Craig Buckler, Mar 15
7 Reasons to Use a Static Site Generator
Is a CMS overkill for your next project? Could a static site generator improve performance, management and security? Craig discusses the benefits.
Craig Buckler, Mar 02
Browser Trends March 2016: Operating System Surprises
The browser market barely changed during February, so Craig discusses the most popular Operating Systems in relation to web development.
Craig Buckler, Feb 24
How to Use Code Snippets in Atom
Are you using code snippets in Atom? Did you realise they were available? Craig reveals how you can create sophisticated snippets and save hours of typing.
Thomas Peham, Feb 04
Developing a Static Site Generator Workflow
Thomas describes a static site generator workflow, from the generator itself to bug tracking, hosting, version control, QA testing and product management.
Jérémy Heleine, Jan 27
Creating Amazing Projects with a $5 Raspberry Pi Computer
Jérémy Heleine introduces the Raspberry Pi, a tiny computer that can be used for all sorts of projects and for learning about computers and programming.
Design & UX
Chris Ward, Jan 21
Display Data Sets in InDesign with Porky
One data source, unlimited endpoints – that's the dream. Porky proposes to convert your online content to 'InDesign'. It might be possible but is it good?
Chris Ward, Jan 15
Deploying from GitHub to a Server
Chris Ward provides tips on making Git and GitHub projects fit better into developer workflow—from running tests to deploying your code to a server.
Design & UX
Elio Qoshi, Jan 14
Are You a Talented Designer? Sourcehunt #1 Needs You!
Sometimes the most wonderful creations die for want of a tiny bit of design love. Maybe you can make the difference?
Tanay Pant, Dec 22
Developing 3D Games with Unity 5
Tanay Pant presents a step-by-step guide to creating a simple 3D game using the Unity 5 gaming platform.
Craig Buckler, Dec 02
Browser Trends December 2015: the Fight for Firefox's Future
Firefox remains the only mainstream open source browser but is losing ground to the all-dominant Google Chrome. Can Mozilla fight back?
Donald Dragoti, Nov 24
Vivaldi, Your Next Browser?
Donald Dragoti looks at some of the special features of the new Vivaldi browser, and why you might consider making the switch.
Thomas Gorissen, Nov 05
Why Southeast Asia Should Embrace the Open Source Movement
Thomas Gorissen explains why the ASEAN community should adapt the Web's values of participation, collaboration and exchange.
Craig Buckler, Nov 03
Browser Trends November 2015: the Chrome Clinch
You may distrust Google or detest Chrome but they've implemented a successful lock-in policy which makes it difficult to switch to another browser.
Craig Buckler, Oct 06
Browser Trends October 2015: Sustained Safari Slips
It's all change in the desktop and mobile browser chart. One of the biggest casualties is Safari. Can Apple respond? Do they care?
Craig Buckler, Sep 23
SQL vs NoSQL: How to Choose
In the continuing SQL vs NoSQL debate, Craig discusses example project scenarios to determine which type of database offers the most benefit.
Craig Buckler, Sep 18
SQL vs NoSQL: The Differences
Are you puzzled by SQL and NoSQL? Are you unsure what to use in your next project? Craig discusses the primary differences in on handy summary.
Craig Buckler, Sep 02
Browser Trends September 2015: IE's Demise Edges Closer
Forgive the geeky title pun, but Craig looks at Edge's first full month in the browser chart. Can it supersede IE quickly and painlessly? Nah, probably not.
Craig Buckler, Aug 23
What's the Best Programming Language to Learn in 2015?
Craig Buckler, Aug 05
Browser Trends August 2015: Chrome Exceeds 50%
Craig takes another look at the browser chart. Chrome is now used by more than more than half of desktop web users and mobile usage has rocketed.