This was an insanely busy week with tons of tutorials and even a lot of newly released libraries. There’s a lot here to digest, but it is well worth it.
As part of my research on improving Rails application, I noticed a pattern in the bugs that are quite characteristic to Rails in several applications.
Today, DZone Research released its Definitive Guide to Cloud Providers, which you can pick up for free here.
In case you didn't hear, Chrome DevTools Workspaces let you edit local CoffeeScript source files directly from your browser.
In this tutorial I will go through how you can build a WordPress plugin that uses the sharrre plugin, I will also make this plugin available on Github so anyone who wants to use or improve on this plugin can do so freely.
I used the excellent Nodemailer module to setup email support for my application. All I needed was the ability to send an email to myself and this worked fine. Here's a code snippet from my app.js showing this in action.
These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques.
Were you waiting to check out Brackets until ColdFusion support was available? Good news - Reto Aeberli has released an extension that provides basic support for ColdFusion.
These items are the fruits of those ideas, the items I deemed worthy from my daily reading. These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques.
Errorception is a service that aggregates and reports on client-side errors on your web site. By placing a simple embed in your HTML code, all errors will be sent off to their service for your perusal.
If you could identify the presence of specific pigments from a photograph, it might provide a crude filtering mechanism for images to help find images from a particular time period, locale, artist, or medium. To test this theory, I built a small visualization using D3.js to test it out.
When talking about HTML people often forget that it's not just semantics, it's also structure. And when talking about structure, people tend to forget it's not just wrapping stuff, it's also about logical order.
I’ve written a book called “Jump Start Rails” that covers getting up and running with Rails 4.0. Here, I’ll give you an overview of what to expect from the book/course.
When debugging in PHP there are a few techniques you can use, you could use something like Xdebug which will allow you to step through your code at run time and you can see exactly what the code is doing
If you are interested in attending the CF Summit later this year, then please consider participating in the public Trello board: CF Session Ideas. You can add your own suggestions or cast votes for sessions you would like to attend.
Geoff Dowd, Adobe XD's Design Lead, gave the Engadget folks a closer look at Projects Mighty and Napoleon which we debuted at MAX last month.
This is something I demoed a bit quickly at MAX but I thought it would be nice to create a video to demonstrate it more fully. The next release of Edge Code will include support for Edge Inspect directly within the editor itself. Make sense? No? Then watch the video!
If you've been keeping up with activity in the F# world, you have no doubt seen great strides in a number of areas such as expansion of support for F# on different platforms and an ever increasing number of libraries and frameworks. One of these libraries that I've been playing with of late is named FunScript.
Recently I’ve undertaken some explorations with fellow evangeslit Kevin Hoyt, trying to determine how far we can push PhoneGap applications with devices and physical computing. Turns out, you can push things really far and now I’m delighted to share one of the experiments that we’ve been pursuing.
Closures are a language feature which allow the programmer to inject static variables into a function’s scope, without the use of method parameters. This is a powerful construct, as it lets you essentially create custom functions.
Spam is a nuisance and every blogger have to deal with it. As a WordPress user, I bet you already use Akismet, which is definitely a great way to reduce spam. But several other tricks can definitely help. Here are my favorite WordPress hacks and code snippets to reduce spam on your blog.
So, I decided to have a go at setting up CentOS for web development. Here’s the first part of how I got on.