13 COMMENTs
Web
Josh Althuser, Dec 18

Is Hiring a Full Stack Developer Worth It?

Josh Althuser explores the meaning of full stack development, and the pros and cons of hiring full stack developers.
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Dec 17

Designing Droids: From Metropolis to Huey, Dewey and Louie

Sometimes it's fun to trace how great design decision are made. The original Star Wars droids are great case study on how to channel your inspirations.
8 COMMENTs
Web
Shivam Mamgain, Dec 15

Google Maps Made Easy with GMaps.js

Shivam Mamgain explores ways to utilize and customize Google Maps with GMaps.js, a library that makes it much easier to harness the Google Maps API.
6 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Dec 15

4 Tips for Using Animation in Design

Good web animation is often a paradox - the better it gets, the harder it is to notice. Gabrielle has 4 tips for using animation in your projects.
2 COMMENTs
Web
Elio Qoshi, Dec 11

SitePoint Ambassador of the Month: December 2015

Elio Qoshi congratulates Adrian Sandu, SitePoint's Ambassador of the Month for December, 2015.
1 COMMENT
Web
Craig Buckler, Dec 08

How to Respond to Profit Share Offers

Has a client approached you with a fabulous money-making idea? Are you tempted to offer your expertise in lieu of future profits? Craig provides some advice.
Web
Tim Evko, Dec 08

How to Set Up a Blue-Green Deployment Methodology with AppFog

Tim Evko outlines the Blue-Green deployment methodology, and explains how you can put it into practice with AppFog.
2 COMMENTs
Web
Adam Bolte, Dec 04

Understanding *NIX Login Scripts

Adam Bolte looks at how to determine the best location to load your environment variables and programs for altering your shell or desktop environment.
1 COMMENT
Offers
SitePoint Offers, Dec 04

Enter a New World with the Homido Virtual Reality Headset

You don’t need to leave your home to enter a whole new world, thanks to the Homido virtual reality headset.
30 COMMENTs
Web
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?
1 COMMENT
Ruby
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Dec 02

Watch: Managing Sample Data with Fixtures and Factories

In this video we'll learn two ways of managing sample data: fixtures and factories. As well as annotations for models and specs, and generating fake data.
7 COMMENTs
Web
Simon Codrington, Dec 01

Using the Battery Status API to Optimize Your Development

Simon presents the Battery Status API, used for determining the battery levels of an end user's device and tailoring your app to optimize performance.
8 COMMENTs
Web
Brett Romero, Nov 27

A Tour of Python Collections

Brett Romero provides an introductory guide to Python collections, covering the various functions of lists, strings, mappings and sets.
9 COMMENTs
Web
Jeff Smith, Nov 25

Recognizing and Dealing with Impostor Syndrome

Jeff Smith looks at the phenomenon of impostor syndrome, how it can affect web professionals, and how you can take steps to deal with it.
11 COMMENTs
Web
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.
1 COMMENT
Offers
SitePoint Offers, Nov 20

Go Long! Charge Your Apple Device With A 10-Foot Lightning Cable

Sometimes it's the little things that make a big difference. Like upgrading your charging cable from Apple's standard three-foot cable that falls apart in weeks to the Colossal, a 10-foot, high-quality, Mfi-certified cable
7 COMMENTs
Web
Shaumik Daityari, Nov 20

Shifting Your Development Environment from Ubuntu to OS X

Shaumik Daityari looks at the subtle differences you might face when shifting your development environment from Ubuntu to OS X, and vice versa.
Offers
SitePoint Offers, Nov 19

Early Black Friday! SkyHub storage (88% off) + 10% off with code

Backing up files is essential. It's also tedious. Which is why we opt for a secure storage solution we can trust…for life. Commitment-phobes, even you'll love this one: online file storage for life from SkyHub for $49.99.
1 COMMENT
Offers
SitePoint Offers, Nov 18

Power Six Devices At Once With Kinkoo's High-Speed Charger

Just four inches high, the Kinkoo stays out of the way on your desk while you charge six USB-compatible devices at the same time. It even recognizes the devices you plug in, optimizing each port so that you get the fastest possible charge
1 COMMENT
Offers
SitePoint Offers, Nov 18

Win Round The World Trip, Q&A With Tim Ferriss And More worth $4,746!

Best-selling author and self-hack guru Tim Ferriss knows how to plan an amazing trip around the world. He also knows how to keep his luggage under 10 pounds.
1 COMMENT
Web
Tanay Pant, Nov 17

Sending Secure, Encrypted Email with ProtonMail

Tanay Pant introduces ProtonMail, a free, web-based, encrypted email service based in Switzerland.
1 COMMENT
Offers
SitePoint Offers, Nov 17

Early Black Friday: Additional 10% Off Perfect Shots With Lytro Camera

Lytro is the only consumer camera to capture the entire light field, recording 11 million light rays in each scene. The result is a living picture you can adjust after taking it, changing the perspective, refocusing, and viewing in 3D. You'll get the perfect photo every time,
Web
SitePoint Offers, Nov 16

Get Online Anonymously With 2 Years Of Private Internet Access VPN

The secret to keeping your personal information safe when you're online—whether you're logging on halfway around the world or just halfway down the block—is using a VPN service. Private Internet Access VPN is one of the best ones out there
14 COMMENTs
Web
Elio Qoshi, Nov 13

SitePoint Ambassador of the Month: November 2015

Elio Qoshi congratulates Marc Towler, SitePoint's first ever Ambassador of the Month.