Getting Started With Amazon Simple Email Service (SES)

By Sam Bennett

In this tutorial I am going to talk about Amazon’s Simple Email Service (SES) and go over a few ways you can utilise it. SES is an outbound email service, which means that it will allow you to send emails through it.

Why would you need an email service though? Well, with many hosting providers, sending a lot of emails (perhaps you have a great deal of customers using your web shop) can be an issue as hosts tend to have limitations. The standard alternative is to use Gmail to send emails, however, that has limitations as well. This is where SES comes in as it is designed for this exact purpose. SES makes sending emails more reliable, and, using a touch of magic, it also helps your emails avoid SPAM folders.


Develop a Monkey Ball Inspired Game with Unity

By Carlos Yanez Introduction In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a mobile 3D game using C# and Unity. The objective of the game is to use the accelerometer to move the ball and reach the portal. You will learn about the following aspects of Unity game development in this tutorial: 3D Primitives accelerometer […]


Final Tips for Best Practices in WordPress Development

By Damian Logghe Welcome to the last part of this series. If you just arrived, please check our two previous articles. We covered so far the following topics: Tips for Best Practices in WordPress Development WordPress Coding standards Avoiding Global namespaces collisions (prefix and use of classes) Code commenting Security More Tips for Best Practices […]


10 Alternative Android App Stores

By Ryan Chang You’ve just written a great Android app and you’re ready to make some money from it. The most common route is probably to pay $25 to get it listed on Google Play. However, there are many alternatives to Google Play, each with their own audience that can drive more downloads. Some of […]