Wolfram Hempel, Nov 25
Deepstream: an Open-source Server for Building Realtime Apps
Wolfram Hempel discusses issues around building realtime apps at scale, and introduces deepstream, an extensible, open-source server.
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Kristi Progri, Nov 23
Nextcloud: an Open-source Dropbox, Google Drive Alternative
Kristi Progri presents Nextcloud, an open-source, self-hosted alternative to file sharing services like Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive.
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Nov 23
How to Hack Brains with Cinemagraphs
Cinemagraphs are like the snow globes of the web – simple yet strangely mesmerizing. Here's how to use them in your web design.
Tim Evko, Nov 22
The Skills and Qualities of a Good Web Engineer
In this one-on-one episode of the Versioning Show, Tim and David talk about humility, curiosity, discipline and the other qualities of a good developer.
Christian Heilmann, Nov 22
Christian Heilmann and Rita Zhang look at the benefits of releasing your code as an open source project, as well as the pitfalls to avoid.
HTML & CSS
Simon Codrington, Nov 22
The Power of Open Source in the Foundation Framework
Simon Codrington illustrates the power open source brings to front-end frameworks and talks to the guys from Zurb, the team behind Foundation.
Giannis Konstantinidis, Nov 21
An Introduction to OSVR
Giannis Konstantinidis looks at the OSVR platform and headsets, and their promise within the open source movement in virtual reality.
Elio Qoshi, Nov 21
Open Source Week at SitePoint
Elio Qoshi announces the start of Open Source Week here at SitePoint!
Ralph Mason, Nov 18
Writing for Money: Tips for Planning Your Next Article Pitch
Ralph Mason discusses things you should think about when planning, scoping out and pitching article ideas to publishers, and how to write a killer outline.
Zack Wallace, Nov 17
What's the Difference between Meteor and Electron?
At first glance, Meteor and Electron may seem similar, Zack investigates the very different strengths of each and explains when to use each one.
Lucero del Alba, Nov 16
How to Build an Image with the Dockerfile
Lucero covers how to build an image with the Dockerfile, explaining syntax, best practices, basic tools and runtime libraries, packages and shipping.
M. David Green, Nov 15
The Challenges of Responsive Web Design, with Ethan Marcotte
In this episode, David and Tim are joined by Ethan Marcotte, a well-known designer who coined the term Responsive Web Design.
M. David Green, Nov 09
In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Christian Heilmann, well-known developer, speaker, author and Developer Evangelist at Microsoft.
Lucero del Alba, Nov 08
Data Serialization Comparison: JSON, YAML, BSON, MessagePack
Lucero compares the data serialization options of JSON, YAML, BSON and MessagePack, weighing up their pros and cons, ease of use and performance.
Stephen Altrogge, Nov 08
Use Indeed Prime to Get Matched with Only the Best Companies
Indeed Prime helps developers, product managers, data scientists, designers, and sales professionals simplify their job searches and land their dream jobs.
Tim Evko, Nov 01
Ensuring Cultural and Gender Diversity in Tech, with Nicole Sanchez
In this episode, David and Tim discuss diversity in tech with Nicole Sanchez, the Vice President of Social Impact at GitHub.
Craig Buckler, Nov 01
Browser Trends November 2016: Rise of the Underdog
In October, we discussed reasons why Edge has struggled to gain momentum. Are November's StatCounter browser statistics better for Microsoft's flagship brow
Design & UX
Jan Losert, Nov 01
26 Steps of Product & Dashboard Design
Jan Losert has spent 4 years refining his refining his design product dashboard design – now he's ready to share his insights and secrets. Read on.
Michael Grogan, Oct 26
Shiny and R: How to Add Themes and Customize Error Messages
Michael Grogan explains how to link the UI and server side in a Shiny app, customize Shiny themes, and implement error messages to guide end users.
Mark Pedersen, Oct 19
Progressive Web Apps: Bridging the Gap Between Web and Mobile
Mark Pedersen takes a look at what progressive web apps are, their advantages and disadvantages, and reasons to consider building one for yourself.
M. David Green, Oct 18
Job Interviews, and Tips for Getting a Web Development Job
In this one-on-one episode, Tim and David discuss the ins and outs of job interviews in the web industry and getting a web development job.
Binay Jha, Oct 14
Quick Tip: How to Add Coupons to a Magento eCommerce Store
Binay Jha demonstrates how to add coupons to a Magento store via the admin panel.
Lucero del Alba, Oct 12
Cloud Storage: Choosing Between Drobpox, Drive, S3 and Others
Lucero digs into cloud storage options, covering everything from small and very practical requirements for domestic users to the needs of businesses.