Chris Burgess, Dec 14
Introducing SitePoint Base Theme for WordPress
Chris Burgess introduces SitePoint's minimal, clean, simple, lightweight, responsive and open source WordPress base theme.
HTML & CSS
Asha Laxmi, Dec 14
Create Stunning Image Effects with CSS Backdrop-filter
Asha Laxmi shows how to use the new backdrop-filter CSS property to create stunning visual effects directly in the browser.
Michael Grogan, Dec 09
How To Create a Twitter App and API Interface Via Python
Michael explains how to use a Python API to connect to Twitter, and download tweets, follower lists, multiple tweets at once, and customize searches.
Lucero del Alba, Dec 07
7 Atom Add-ons for Running Code and Previewing Changes
Lucero del Alba introduces 7 Atom add-ons for previewing changes in HTML, CSS, JS and Markdown, and for executing interpreted and compiled code.
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Dec 07
What is Adaptive Design? (And is it Different from Responsive Design?)
We all have an understanding of responsive design, but how does it relate to 'Adaptive design'? Turns out the answer depends on who you ask.
M. David Green, Dec 06
Ruby, Rails, and Imposter Syndrome, with Glenn Goodrich
In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Glenn Goodrich, aka Ruprict, a developer by day and SitePoint's Ruby Channel editor by night.
Craig Buckler, Dec 06
Browser Trends December 2016: Mobile Overtakes Desktop
2016 has been remarkable for many reasons. A momentous browser event has occurred: mobile now exceeds desktop usage for the first time since the web began.
Ardian Haxha, Dec 02
Keybase: Sending, Receiving and Sharing Encrypted Messages
Ardian Haxha introduces Keybase, a social media service for sending, receiving and sharing encrypted messages.
Craig Buckler, Dec 02
7 Reasons Your Website Needs WhoAPI
Craig Buckler looks at WhoAPI, a website and domain monitoring service.
Simon Codrington, Dec 01
Edit Code in the Browser with ICEcoder
Simon Codrington reviews ICEcoder, a browser-based code editor, and asks whether this way of developing has matured enough for widespread use.
Dmytro Spilka, Nov 30
Google Data Studio: a Nifty, Free, Easy-to-use Data Vis Tool
Dmytro Spilka introduces Google Data Studio, demonstrating how to present data from Google Analytics in a visually pleasing, client-friendly chart.
M. David Green, Nov 29
Sass, HAML, and Inventiveness, with Hampton Catlin
David and Tim are joined by Hampton Catlin, creator of Sass, Haml and other tools and services such as Wikipedia Mobile, Tritium and Moovweb.
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.
SitePoint Offers, Nov 25
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- PHP and MySQL: Novice to Ninja [book]
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- Building a WordPress Theme From Scratch [course]
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.