Sending Emails With Laravel 4 & Gmail

By Andrew Perkins Sending emails is crucial for any web application. Usually, an email is sent to notify the user of some kind of activity that has taken place on the site, for example, such as when updates have been made or when new friends have been found. In this short tutorial, I’ll show you […]

SRP

SOLID: Part 1 – The Single Responsibility Principle

By Patkos Csaba Single Responsibility (SRP), Open/Close, Liskov’s Substitution, Interface Segregation, and Dependency Inversion. Five agile principles that should guide you every time you write code.   The Definition of the Single Responsibility Principle A class should have only one reason to change. Defined by Robert C. Martin in his book Agile Software Development, Principles, […]

Three.Js

WebGL With Three.js: Shaders

By Maciej Sopyło 3D graphics in the browser have been a topic of interest since its introduction. But if you were to create your apps using plain old WebGL, it would take ages. Recently, some really useful libraries have come available. Three.js is one of the most popular, and in this series I will show […]

statamic

Statamic 101

By Gabriel Manricks Statamic is a modern PHP CMS which really makes an effort to be easy and intuitive to use. From its flat-file design to its use of technologies, like markdown and Yaml, you can accomplish an outstanding amount of work without writing any code at all. In this article we will take a […]

Rails

Kickstarting Your Rails Education

By Rey Bango It’s been a long time since I last coded on the server-side. In fact, if you’ve read some of my tutorials, you may have noticed that I use ColdFusion as my application server. While ColdFusion still works great, it definitely doesn’t have the panache and coolness of newer server-side technologies like Ruby […]

node.js

Using Node.js Event Module

By Andrew Burgess When I first heard about Node.js, I thought it was just a JavaScript implementation for the server. But it’s actually much more: it comes with a host of built-in functions that you don’t get in the browser. One of those bit of functionality is the Event Module, which has the EventEmitter class. […]

FB Web Tips

Recently in Web Development Nov 2013

By Rey Bango We used to have an awesome series called “Recently in Web Development” which listed out cool happenings around the web development industry. It touched on interesting frameworks, tools, articles and tutorials, helping to organize information in a quick and easy-to-read format. Based on feedback, we’ve decided to bring it back and hope […]