It is always interesting to find out what technology I will have to work with next. One of the latest that I’ve had to learn is PHP and since I am running Windows 8 I had to get it working in that environment.
I’d like to be able to use a powerful editor yet be able to see changes to JS/HTML/CSS without having to save-[compile]-reload and I want to be able to execute pieces of JS in the context of the browser. Fortunately, there are ways to get at least some of this and it is getting continually better. Let’s see what tools we have now.
Though you find many articles online that help you to learn CSS, the below mentioned 17 fresh CSS tutorials will help you more to grasp the basic of CSS.
I initially tried to use Nokogiri to grab the data that I wanted. But when I tried to query by CSS selector for all the matches nothing came back. I was a bit surprised but read somewhere that I should check if there were any errors while parsing the document. In fact there were quite a few!
SELA Developer Practice (SDP) is Sela Group’s annual conference. The next scheduled conference will occur between May 5-9, 2013.
I know I sound like a broken record when it comes to Chrome DevTools ("Your page is broken? What did DevTools tell you?"), but I wanted to share a new resource that just launched - Discover DevTools.
Before I begin, I want to be clear. I'm writing this as a means to help me cement my understanding. I am not an expert. I'm learning. I expect to make mistakes, and I expect my readers to call me out on it. If in the end we all learn something together, then I think this process is worth while!
…and now I’d like to introduce you to PhoneGap Legends. PhoneGap Legends is a fantasy/RPG themed demo that leverages HTML DOM animation techniques and targets webkit browsers
I currently use a very simple set of core objects within my model layer: entities, mappers and service objects.
There are some really great examples of embeddable, open data goodness over at the OpenSpending project, which is operated by the Open Knowledge Foundation, a non-profit with a missions to promote open knowledge and data.
Decoupled Content Management is a movement to bring clean separation of concerns into CMSs. With it, Content Management Systems can focus better on their core functionalities, and get the missing pieces through code-sharing and collaboration.
Over on the official ColdFusion blog, they've announced a survey for people interested in trying out the next version of ColdFusion ("Splendor") and ColdFusion Builder ("Thunder"). I still say these sound like 1980s X-Men but what do I know. Sign up now!
When you are using PHP to putput a string on the page most of the time you will use the syntax echo, which will take the following string and display that string in HTML.
If you're a WordPress developer then this is one plugin that you need to download before you start any new work on a plugin or theme.
The other day on TeXtip, I threw this out: "Imagine if the web had been built on LaTeX instead of HTML …" Here are some of the responses I got:
What’s the best way to name a css class? form-field-label or bold-text? Is there any difference between MVC’s EditorFor and TextBoxFor? Or between a DetailedRowText property and ArticleDescription?
There are 3 ways you can query the WordPress database, you can use the pre_get_posts action, query_posts() function or the WP_Query class.
Few years ago I made ClipR distraction free readability bookmarklet based on jQuery. One of first things that ClipR does is trying to eliminate all Flash from the website. That is done with just one line of jQuery:
While encoding your email address will make it display correctly in the browser in the source code the email address will be encoded so that spam bots can not read the email.