By Bill Morefield Often websites feel to exist primarily to put something into a database in order to pull it out later. While other database methods, such as NoSQL, have gained popularity in recent years, data for many websites still resides in the traditional SQL database. This data often consists of valuable personal information such […]
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 […]