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?
Chris Ward, Sep 30
Creating PDFs from Markdown with Pandoc and LaTeX
Chris Ward demonstrates how to generate PDF files from Markdown files using Pandoc, LaTeX and PDFJam.
Aldo Ziflaj, Sep 29
Developing in the Cloud: an Introduction
Aldo Ziflaj looks at what's involved in moving your dev environment to the cloud, reviewing the tools available and the advantages of cloud development.
Tim Evko, Sep 29
Watch: Performance with requestAnimationFrame
Andrew McDermott, Sep 29
The Maker’s Guide to an Unlimited Supply of Customers
Learn a little-known secret tactic to get a constant influx of customers on the reg.
DK Lynn, Sep 25
Quickly Detect Hacked Files via CRON/PHP: SuperScan
DK Lynn details how to detect hacked files with SuperScan, a CRON script that tracks site changes and reports any changes to files in an account.
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.
Bruno Skvorc, Sep 22
WebCamp Zagreb 2015 - a Conference You Must Not Miss
Have you heard of WebCamp Zagreb? It's an annual conference full of internationally renowned speakers for next to no money. Check it out!
SitePoint Offers, Sep 21
JavaHub: The Center of Your JavaOne Conference
An introduction to JavaHub, the place to be during the 2015 JavaOne conference.
Ravi, Sep 21
Transpiling ES6 Modules to AMD & CommonJS Using Babel & Gulp
Ravi Kiran demonstrates how to use Gulp to compile ES6 modules into both the CommonJS and AMD formats, using a previous Angular project by way of an example
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.
SitePoint Offers, Sep 17
JavaOne4Kids: Robots, Minecraft, and Coding
A selection of highlights from the JavaOne4Kids, a day of demonstrations held right before the 2015 JavaOne conference in San Francisco.
Chris Ward, Sep 16
How I Became an e-Resident of Estonia
Chris Ward introduces Estonia's e-Residency Program, which provides a way to register a business abroad and acquire a secure, digital identity.
Web Dev @ Microsoft
Christian Heilmann, Sep 16
The Full Stack Overflow Developer
Microsoft's Christian Heilmann explains the disadvantages of being a "Full Stack Overflow" developer
SitePoint Offers, Sep 15
JavaOne Track Highlights: Java and Server-Side Development
A selection of highlights from the Java and Server-side Development track at the JavaOne conference.
Web Dev @ Microsoft
Rey Bango, Sep 15
A Glimpse into the Windows 10 Upgrade Notification
A glimpse into the Windows 10 upgrade notification and the benefits and PC compatibility of the operating system
Ralph Mason, Sep 11
4 Simple Things to Remember about Apostrophes
Ralph reviews the main uses of apostrophes in writing, covering possession and missing letters, it's vs its, and apostrophes with verbs and plural nouns.
Aaron Lasseigne, Sep 10
Happy Ending: An Epic Saga of Guard and Docker
Aaron Lasseigne tells a tale of Rails, Rspec, Guard, and Docker. It's an epic saga that has a happy ending, where tests run free in Container Kingdom.
Abder-Rahman Ali, Sep 09
Manipulating Images with the Python Imaging Library
A. Hasan introduces the Python Imaging Library and Pillow, showing how to read and resize images, convert to grayscale and change image file formats.
SitePoint Offers, Sep 08
Giveaway: Win Tickets To The Oracle JavaOne Conference!
The Oracle JavaOne conference is right around the corner (October 25th-29th), and to get you pumped for the event, we’re giving away 40 free tickets! The conference, which is being held in San Francisco, is going to be part innovation, part exploration, and part celebration of Java’s 20 year history.
More Java Than EverOver 400 sessions are being offered this year, all taught by respective experts. If you want to explore a particular track, you can take the “Java and Security” track, “Emerging Languages” track, or one of the six other tracks. Or, you can explore by experience level or session type. Whatever your Java passion or pleasure, you can find it.
KeynotesTo celebrate Java’s 20th anniversary, Oracle executive and engineering experts will highlight memorable events that have taken place over the past 20 years, as well as forecast the future of Java. Using technical demonstrations, they’ll show how Java is, “...driving developer innovation, revolutionizing application development, and improving application services for the Internet of Things, enterprise architectures, and cloud computing.” The Java Community keynote will celebrate the phenomenal 20 year history of Java, as well as use creative onstage demos to showcase the work of Java community gurus.
Java HubGet up close and personal with the latest Java innovations at the Java Hub. Want to improve the future of Java? Stop by the Hackergarten and contribute to your favorite open source project. Want to experience a hands-on demonstration of the power of Java technologies? Check out the MakerZone and see how Java is powering everything from game consoles to robots. Want to see the intersection of Java and art? Don’t miss myMatrix, an interactive community project by media artist Wolf Nkole Helzle. Want to see exactly how 3D modeling and printing work? Watch an exact clone of “Duke” be taken from “birth” all the way to 3D printing. Want fresh coding tips from experienced developers? Don’t miss Nighthacking, where developers are interviewed and share coding tips. Want a great cup of coffee? Grab a cup at the Oracle Technology Network Community Cafe, and chat with your baristas about anything Java related.
Java for KidsJava isn’t just for adults! The JavaOne4Kids event wants to empower the next generation of programmers. With subjects like “Building An Arcade Game With Greenfoot” and “Minecraft Modding With Forge 1.8”, the event is a sure hit for young programmers. The event takes place Saturday, October 24th, and is geared for kids ages 10-18.
Duke's CafeDuke’s Cafe is a great place to grab a bite to eat, hang with friends, and maybe do a bit of hacking. There will be entertainment Monday -Thursday, and plenty of time and space for networking. Duke’s is your home away from home during JavaOne.
How to WinSitePoint is partnering with Oracle to give away FORTY free tickets to the conference. To win a ticket to the conference, leave a comment below telling us how you’ll convince your boss to give you the week off for the conference. The best answers win. See you there!
Thomas Greco, Sep 07
How to Write Modular Code with Angular UI-Router & Named Views
Tom Greco explains how to take advantage of Angular UI Router's relative & absolute named routes, to write modular code you can reuse across your projects.
Alex Walker, Sep 07
The Trick to Writing Fun, Engaging Article Intros
Alex Walker explains what he looks for in an article intro and details how to write one for yourself together.
Design & UX
Adrienne Gross, Sep 04
Tips for Creating Accessible eLearning Resources
As more learning platforms move online – both government and private – the importance of keeping these systems open to all becomes even more pressing.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Sep 03
Watch: Mysteries of Eigenclasses in Ruby
Eigenclasses are probably one of the most mysterious and crucial parts of the Ruby object model. In this video I will reveal the mystery of eigenclasses.