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11:03 pm GMT - Mon, August 29, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Sublime Text 2 Tips and Tricks
I consider Sublime Text 2 to be the spiritual successor to TextMate – particularly when the likelihood of TextMate 2 coming to fruition becomes bleaker and bleaker. When Duke Nukem Forever is re...
01:13 am GMT - Sat, August 27, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Recently in Web Development (August Edition)
Web development is an industry that’s in a state of constant flux with technologies and jargon changing and mutating in an endless cycle. Not to mention the sheer deluge of information one has t...
05:36 pm GMT - Thu, August 25, 2011
TutsPlus - Code How to Create an Advanced Twitter Widget
As of March 2011, the current average number of “Tweets” the world sends per day is 140 million. This tutorial demonstrates how to create a custom Twitter widget from scratch that uses the...
09:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 24, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Python from Scratch: Object Oriented Programming
Welcome back to lesson four in our Python from Scratch series. This tutorial will assume some prior knowledge of variables, data types, functions and print output. If you’re not up to date, chec...
09:38 pm GMT - Tue, August 23, 2011
TutsPlus - Code 11 Tools to Instantly Code Faster
Twice a month, we revisit or update some of our readers' favorite posts and sessions from throughout the history of Nettuts+. This tutorial was first published last September.Doesn’t the ti...
07:34 pm GMT - Mon, August 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Ruby for Newbies: Testing Web Apps with Capybara and Cucumber
Ruby is a one of the most popular languages used on the web. We’re running a Session here on Nettuts+ that will introduce you to Ruby, as well as the great frameworks and tools that go alon...
07:13 pm GMT - Mon, August 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Celebrate Envato's Birthday With Our Freebie Pack!
If you haven’t heard already, today marks Envato‘s fifth birthday! We celebrated the occasion last week with a 70% commission rate for marketplace authors, and today have announced an exci...
07:13 pm GMT - Mon, August 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Celebrate Envato's Birthday With Our Freebie Pack!
If you haven’t heard already, today marks Envato‘s fifth birthday! We celebrated the occasion last week with a 70% commission rate for marketplace authors, and today have announced an exci...
07:13 pm GMT - Mon, August 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Celebrate Envato's Birthday With Our Freebie Pack!
If you haven’t heard already, today marks Envato‘s fifth birthday! We celebrated the occasion last week with a 70% commission rate for marketplace authors, and today have announced an exci...
07:13 pm GMT - Mon, August 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Celebrate Envatos Birthday With Our Freebie Pack!
If you haven’t heard already, today marks Envato‘s fifth birthday! We celebrated the occasion last week with a 70% commission rate for marketplace authors, and today have announced an exci...
09:46 am GMT - Mon, August 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Get the Birthday Bundle Today!
It's Envato's 5th birthday and we're ready to celebrate! With another year comes another Bundle, and this year's Bundle is bigger and better than ever with over $500 ($507 in fact) worth of awesome fi...
12:37 am GMT - Sat, August 20, 2011
TutsPlus - Code How to Use the Nettuts+ Phing Build Script
We’ve created a build script for Phing that will give designers the ability to automatically compress, concatenate, and Prefixize all of their stylesheets and scripts — simply by typing f...
05:39 am GMT - Fri, August 19, 2011
TutsPlus - Code How to Create an Alfred Extension
Today, I’m going to teach you how to build a plugin for the popular Mac productivity application, Alfred, with PHP. As you’ll find, it’s a lot easier than you might expect! Even ...
09:35 am GMT - Thu, August 18, 2011
TutsPlus - Code PhotoDune "" Envato Photo Marketplace
It’s been almost five years since we launched Envato, the company behind this site and many others, and in that time we’ve built eight digital marketplaces for everything from WordPress Th...
03:05 am GMT - Thu, August 18, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Into the Ring with knockout.js: Part 2 "" the Rematch
In the first part of this tutorial, we put together a basic example of a list of contacts. The view (the visible representation of the data on the page) was created using a template, along with some o...
07:18 pm GMT - Tue, August 16, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Nettuts+ Quiz #4: Abbreviations "" Stormtrooper Edition
Abbreviations are an inevitable part of being a web developer. HTML, CSS, HTTP, XML… the list goes on and on.This beginner friendly Stormtrooper edition is a great place to test your knowledge o...
11:26 pm GMT - Mon, August 15, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Killer Build Scripts with Phing: Premium Course
In this 10-part Premium screencast course, I’m going to teach you exactly how to work with the popular build script tool, Phing. Phing allows us to automate so many of the things we do manually ...
11:26 pm GMT - Mon, August 15, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started with the Fuel PHP Framework
This two-part tutorial will get you up and running with the Fuel PHP framework. We’ll start with the basics, and then move onto some more advanced topics in part two! Let’s get started.Int...
06:55 pm GMT - Fri, August 12, 2011
TutsPlus - Code How to Query Web Services with a Build Script
Do you hate that your favorite web service can’t be used in your build scripts? Well, are you sure that’s the case? I’ll show you how to use a popular tool, Phing – whi...
10:31 pm GMT - Wed, August 10, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Ruby for Newbies: Testing with Rspec
Ruby is a one of the most popular languages used on the web. We’re running a Session here on Nettuts+ that will introduce you to Ruby, as well as the great frameworks and tools that go alon...
12:59 am GMT - Wed, August 10, 2011
TutsPlus - Code How I Made the Domai.nr Chrome Extension
Writing a nifty Chrome Extension honestly isn’t as difficult as you might think. In this tutorial, I’m going to walk you through how I took an API offered by a great domain-name search ser...
08:32 pm GMT - Mon, August 8, 2011
TutsPlus - Code On the Cutting Edge with Adobe's Edge
One of the biggest sources of buzz this past week has been Adobe’s announcement of the Edge preview. People have been talking about it a lot but few seem to really grasp some of the ideas or tec...
07:52 pm GMT - Mon, August 8, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Dive into ExtJS: New Premium Tutorial
Today, we’re going to discuss version four of the JavaScript framework, ExtJS. We’ll cover what it is, how to install it, and then I’ll demonsrate the power of ExtJS by putting toget...
08:23 pm GMT - Fri, August 5, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Into the Ring with knockout.js
In the red corner, weighing in at just 29Kb (uncompressed), is knockout.js; a pure JavaScript library that simplifies the creation of dynamic user interfaces. Knockout is library agnostic so can easil...
10:18 pm GMT - Thu, August 4, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Testing Your JavaScript with Jasmine
We all know we should be testing our code, but we don’t actually do it. I guess it’s fair to say that most of us put it off because, nine times out of ten, it means learning yet another c...
06:27 pm GMT - Wed, August 3, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Cross-Browser CSS in Seconds with Prefixr
A couple weeks ago, as I began to manually update update my stylesheet with all of the various browser prefixes for the new CSS3 properties, I thought to myself, “This is such a waste of time. S...
07:15 pm GMT - Tue, August 2, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Best of Tuts+ in July
Each month, we bring together a selection of the best tutorials and articles from across the whole Tuts+ network. Whether you’d like to read the top posts from your favourite site, or would...
08:00 pm GMT - Mon, August 1, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Win a Free Hosting Package From Eleven2 (x10)
Are you looking for a place to host your new website? If so, then we have a treat for you. The guys at Eleven2 have decided to give away some free S-200 hosting packages (1 year) to 10 lucky Nettu...
07:07 am GMT - Mon, August 1, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Essential TextMate Shortcuts, Tips and Techniques
Even after six years, TextMate is still considered by many to be the best code editor available for Mac. The reason why is simple: it’s incredibly powerful, and offers features that even the new...