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07:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 29, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started with Umbraco: New Premium Series (The Full Series)
Advertise hereUmbraco is a super-friendly, ultra-configurable and uber-powerful .Net-based CMS, and you need it in your life! It is so powerful that you can literally do whatever you want with your si...
07:13 pm GMT - Fri, April 29, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Allow your Clients to Update their Websites on the Go
Advertise hereToday, we’re going to learn how to set up a website that can be easily edited via your iPhone and the Pagelime mobile app. If you’re unfamiliar with Pagelime, it’s an i...
07:59 pm GMT - Thu, April 28, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started with Backbone.js
Advertise hereUnlike its web development peers, JavaScript doesn’t really have much in the way of frameworks to provide structure to its code. Thankfully, in recent years, that’s beginning...
07:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 26, 2011
TutsPlus - Code An In Depth Guide to mod_rewrite for Apache
Advertise hereTwice a month, we revisit some of our readers' favorite posts from throughout the history of Nettuts+. This tutorial was first published last September.When people think of .htacces...
06:23 pm GMT - Mon, April 25, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Essential Ruby & Rails 3 Reading
Advertise hereNearly two years ago, we published a round-up of the greatest Ruby and Rails learning resources available. Since then, big things have happended in the glorious world of Ruby. Rails 3 br...
01:05 am GMT - Sat, April 23, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Foundation HTML5 Canvas (Free Copies)
Advertise hereRob Hawkes, author of our popular Canvas from Scratch session recently released his fantastic new book, Foundation HTML5 Canvas. This book is unique in that it introduces the HTML5 canva...
07:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started with Umbraco: New Premium Series
Advertise hereUmbraco is a super-friendly, ultra-configurable and uber-powerful .Net-based CMS, and you need it in your life! It is so powerful that you can literally do whatever you want with your si...
07:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started with Umbraco: New Premium Series (Updated)
Advertise hereUmbraco is a super-friendly, ultra-configurable and uber-powerful .Net-based CMS, and you need it in your life! It is so powerful that you can literally do whatever you want with your si...
01:40 am GMT - Fri, April 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Quick Tip: The Power of Google Analytics Custom Variables
Familiarity with your users and their needs is the most important aspect of any successful site or web campaign. Google Analytics is the perfect tool to gather this sort of information. But thereR...
01:39 am GMT - Fri, April 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Vim Essential Plugin: NERDTree
In this episode of Vim Essential Plugins, we’ll review the fantastic NERDTree plugin, which is a much improved replacement for the traditional file explorer. Subscribe to our YouTube and Blip.tv...
06:55 pm GMT - Thu, April 21, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Protect a CodeIgniter Application Against CSRF
In today’s tutorial, we will learn how to painlessly protect your CodeIgniter application against Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks. The library we’ll be creating today will automate a...
07:04 pm GMT - Wed, April 20, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Canvas From Scratch: Transformations and Gradients
In this article, I’m going to walk you through transformations in the canvas, as well as shadows and gradients. Transformations are an extremely valuable set of methods that allow you to start b...
11:02 am GMT - Wed, April 20, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Clarifying Our Discount Membership Promotion
Hi everyone,I’m sure you would have noticed the $0.99 membership promotion we ran yesterday.Tuts+ has never tried Promotion of a membership in this way before. Ever. We are not internet mar...
07:40 pm GMT - Tue, April 19, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Ruby for Newbies: Working with DataMapper
Ruby is a one of the most popular languages used on the web. We’ve started a new Session here on Nettuts+ that will introduce you to Ruby, as well as the great frameworks and tools that go ...
08:14 am GMT - Tue, April 19, 2011
TutsPlus - Code $0.99 Premium Memberships!
Want to join Tuts+ Premium for just $0.99!?Tuts+ is providing a discount code so you can sign up to Premium at half the regular price.There are an extremely limited number of these avail...
06:57 pm GMT - Mon, April 18, 2011
TutsPlus - Code The Perfect Workflow, with Git, GitHub, and SSH
In this lesson, we’ll focus on workflow. More specifically, we’ll use the helpful GitHub service hooks to automatically update a project on our personal server whenever we push updates to...
07:30 pm GMT - Sat, April 16, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started with Umbraco: New Premium Series
Umbraco is a super-friendly, ultra-configurable and uber-powerful .Net-based CMS, and you need it in your life! It is so powerful that you can literally do whatever you want with your site, but itR...
01:40 am GMT - Sat, April 16, 2011
TutsPlus - Code For Your Script Loading Needs
As JavaScript usage has skyrocketed over the last few years, so has the sheer number of scripts that are being loaded in an average web page. With these script tags, comes a lot of baggage, such as bl...
10:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 14, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Automated Optimization with HTML5 Boilerplate Build
HTML5 Boilerplate is widely recognized as a rock-solid foundation for building new web-based sites and applications. That said, few are aware that the tool offers more than simply setting up your deve...
11:00 pm GMT - Wed, April 13, 2011
TutsPlus - Code ASP.NET from Scratch: Views with MVC3
ASP.NET MVC3 is now available, and it includes a new View engine called Razor. In this lesson (dubbed 9.5), we download the MVC3 bits and look at Razor and rebuild the application from the previous le...
08:09 am GMT - Wed, April 13, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Why You Should Use RVM
Once you’re addicted to Ruby development, you’re going to want to experiment with different versions of Ruby. At first blush, you might think that it’s somewhat difficult. RVM makes ...
09:55 pm GMT - Mon, April 11, 2011
TutsPlus - Code The Top 8 Placeholders for Web Designers
In the last year, there’s been a wave of helpful placeholder services. What’s a placeholder? Well, when you’re working on a new website, isn’t it a waste of time to use sto...
09:55 pm GMT - Mon, April 11, 2011
TutsPlus - Code The Top 8 Placeholder Services for Web Designers
In the last year, there’s been a wave of helpful placeholder services. What’s a placeholder? Well, when you’re working on a new website, isn’t it a waste of time to use sto...
11:14 pm GMT - Fri, April 8, 2011
TutsPlus - Code This Time, You'll Learn Node.js
Node.js is an amazing new technology, but, unless you’re specifically a JavaScript developer, the process of becoming acquainted with it can quickly become a bit overwhelming. But that’s w...
10:15 pm GMT - Fri, April 8, 2011
TutsPlus - Code "Structurer Pro"  for Premium Members
Today, exclusive to our Premium members, we’re pleased to released the best version yet of Structurer: Structurer Pro. Not only have we implemented commonly requested features, such as export an...
04:36 am GMT - Fri, April 8, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Join the Nettuts+ Newsletter and get an Exclusive Tutorial
We’ve just launched a free newsletter you can use to keep up to date with new tutorials and articles on Nettuts+. At the end of each week you’ll get a digest of all the tutorials and ...
11:36 pm GMT - Thu, April 7, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Managing Cron Jobs with PHP
The cronTab, or “Cron Table”, is a Linux system process / daemon which facilitates the scheduling of repetitive tasks thereby easing up our day to day routine. In this tutorial, we’...
04:24 pm GMT - Wed, April 6, 2011
TutsPlus - Code An Introduction to Stored Procedures in MySQL 5
MySQL 5 introduced a plethora of new features – stored procedures being one of the most significant. In this tutorial, we will focus on what they are, and how they can make your life easier.Intr...
10:21 pm GMT - Tue, April 5, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Fullscreen Music Player (Free CodeCanyon Item)
The Envato marketplaces grow from strength to strength, month after month, due to loyal buyers like you. And to really show you how appreciative we are of your loyalty, we offer a free item from each ...
09:18 pm GMT - Tue, April 5, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Vim Essential Plugin: Markdown to HTML
We’re cheating a bit in this episode. Rather than installing an actual plugin, we’ll be using a couple tools to allow us to write and convert Markdown to HTML. It’s really a simple p...
01:08 am GMT - Tue, April 5, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Singing with Sinatra "" The Encore
Welcome back to Singing with Sinatra! In this third and final part we’ll be extending the “Recall” app we built in the previous lesson. We’re going to add an RSS feed to the ap...
07:58 pm GMT - Mon, April 4, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Kick-Ass Sponsors
When planning events and competitions, we have a rule that we don’t allow sponsors who offer services that we personally wouldn’t use. That’s misleading, and can often times do more ...
07:52 pm GMT - Mon, April 4, 2011
TutsPlus - Code $41,000 Web Developer Competition
After months of planning, I’m pleased to introduce our $41,000 web developer competition on Nettuts+ and CodeCanyon. Officially launching today, we want you to…build something! Do a k...
02:36 am GMT - Sat, April 2, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Mastering Sass: Lesson 3
In this final lesson in our Sass mini-series, we’re going to review the excellent Compass stylesheet framework, why you should be using it, and how it connects to Sass. Subscribe to our YouTube ...
09:33 pm GMT - Fri, April 1, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Firefox 4: A Developer's Perspective
Right on the heels of Internet Explorer 9 arrives the much vaunted, latest iteration of Firefox 4. The release has been a success so far, with over 7 million downloads in the first 24 hours and over ...
06:33 am GMT - Fri, April 1, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Tuts+ Solid Gold Bundle!!!
The first Tuts+ bundle is finally here! An exclusive bundle of eleven fabulous items for an astonishingly low price! Get a load of all the Solid Gold Bundle has to offer. Vectors, PS Brushes, Sto...