By Patkos Csaba The Single Responsibility (SRP), Open/Closed (OCP), Liskov Substitution, Interface Segregation, and Dependency Inversion. Five agile principles that should guide you every time you write code.
By Steven Riche In our first post in this series, we introduced spriting, and how it can be used to do easy and effective cross-browser animation on the web. In the second post, we got some simple animations up and running, although they had a fair amount of bugs and the code was certainly not […]
By Ashish Trivedi NoSQL databases have emerged tremendously in the last few years owing to their less constrained structure, scalable schema design, and faster access compared to traditional relational databases (RDBMS/SQL). MongoDB is an open source document-oriented NoSQL database which stores data in the form of JSON-like objects. It has emerged as one of the […]
By Rey Bango The benefits of task runners in software development is obvious. They help to automate common, often tedious tasks and let you squarely focus on more important things, like writing awesome code. Seriously though, the ability to automate tasks such as image compression, minification, unit testing and much more is a huge time […]
By Raymond Camden A little while ago I wrote about the recent updates to the Brackets editor. Brackets is an open source project focused on web standards and built with web technologies. It has a narrow focus and therefore may not have a particular feature you’ve come to depend upon. Luckily, Brackets ships with a […]
By Patkos Csaba Installing all your PHP libraries with Composer is a great way to save time. But larger projects automatically tested and run at each commit to your software version control (SVC) system will take a long time to install all the required packages from the Internet. You want to run your tests as […]
By Alan Skorkin Today we’re going to look at New Relic custom dashboards. Specifically, I will show you three ways that I tend to use custom dashboards: creating an overview dashboard from existing charts creating your own charts from existing data captured by New Relic creating dashboards for your custom metrics But, before we […]