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08:49 pm GMT - Tue, November 29, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Why Many Developers Hate ASP.NET and Why Theyre Wrong
Few platforms draw the same amount of ire as ASP.NET (or .NET in general) from the development community. While there are certainly valid criticisms of the platform (what platform doesnt?), the majori...
03:00 am GMT - Mon, November 28, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Are jQuery Users Fools?
We should get this out into the open. There seems to be a commonly held belief that jQuery users are ignorant, and, more often than not, designers. Where did this come from, and is it true?RootsThe Ja...
11:20 pm GMT - Fri, November 25, 2011
TutsPlus - Code 50 Practical, Problem Solving Items
In the real world, we have to adhere to tight deadlines — so tight that it’s often not feasible to create everything from scratch. In these situations, a well-built and tested template can...
11:15 pm GMT - Fri, November 25, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Latest Web Development Jobs at FreelanceSwitch
Looking for a new web development job? The FreelanceSwitch Job Board is a great resource of freelance gigs and opportunities. New opportunities are posted every day for web developers, and come from a...
11:14 pm GMT - Fri, November 25, 2011
TutsPlus - Code 50 Practical, Problem Solving Items
In the real world, we have to adhere to tight deadlines — so tight that it’s often not feasible to create everything from scratch. In these situations, a well-built and tested template can...
09:31 pm GMT - Thu, November 24, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Easy Package Management for CodeIgniter with Sparks
Sparks is a new package-management system for CodeIgniter that extends the core with support for gem-like sparks. This tutorial interweaves an entry-level overview of the architecture and usage of the...
02:29 am GMT - Thu, November 24, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started with MongoDB
Ready to get in and start learning about MongoDB, one of the coolest technologies for web developers? In this new series, you’ll go from beginner to pro and be able to use Mongo just as easily a...
11:15 pm GMT - Tue, November 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code How to Generate a Complete Excel Spreadsheet From MySQL
A CSV (Comma Separated Value) file is usually sufficient for exporting MySQL data as an Excel Spreadsheet. These CSV files are data only though. A real Excel spreadsheet has formatting, formulas and p...
09:39 pm GMT - Tue, November 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Join the Nettuts+ Community on Google+
We’re excited to let you know that now, in addition to Twitter and Facebook, you can get involved with the Nettuts+ community over at Google+! We’ll be using Google+ to let ...
02:59 am GMT - Tue, November 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code How to Inject Custom HTML and CSS into an iframe
Ever been to a site like JSBin, where you can write HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and then see the results in a panel to the right? An iframe is how we can accomplish this task. In today’s quick ti...
12:29 am GMT - Tue, November 22, 2011
TutsPlus - Code How to Create a Time Based CSS Style Sheet Switcher
Style switchers have become a popular feature on websites these days. CSS style sheets allow a Web Designer to change the look and feel of a website with little effort. Some sites use “Day”...
02:32 am GMT - Sun, November 20, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Python from Scratch Create a Dynamic Website
Weve covered quite a bit of Python in the previous tutorials in this Session. Today, were going to combine everything weve learned so far to build a dynamic website with Python. Prefer a Video Tutori...
05:16 am GMT - Fri, November 18, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Quick Tip: The Awesome Details Element
One of my favorite new HTML5 tags, which has only recently been integrated into Chrome (as of version 12), is the details element. I’ll show you to use it in today’s quick tip. What Does t...
08:08 pm GMT - Wed, November 16, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Dig into Dojo: DOM Basics
Maybe you saw that tweet: “jQuery is a gateway drug. It leads to full-on JavaScript usage.” Part of that addiction, I contend, is learning other JavaScript frameworks. And that’s wha...
01:30 am GMT - Tue, November 15, 2011
TutsPlus - Code A Massive Guide to Custom Theming jQuery UI Widgets: Premium Tutorial
jQuery UI is an open source library of interface components that features interactions, animation effects and ready-to-use widgets. jQuery UI is based on the jQuery JavaScript library and is themeable...
09:20 pm GMT - Mon, November 14, 2011
TutsPlus - Code How to Create a Sublime Text 2 Plugin
Sublime Text 2 is a highly customizable text editor that has been increasingly capturing the attention of coders looking for a tool that is powerful, fast and modern. Today, we’re going to recre...
01:19 am GMT - Sat, November 12, 2011
TutsPlus - Code A Look at Popcorn
Today we’re going to take a look at Popcorn.JS, a library from Mozilla which makes it very easy to manipulate a webpage based on the current position of a video. This allows you to create rich &...
03:00 am GMT - Fri, November 11, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Nettuts+ Quiz #7: Abbreviations Darth Vader Edition
Abbreviations are an inevitable part of being a web developer. HTML, CSS, HTTP, XML… the list goes on and on.This Darth Vader edition should be a moderate test of your web development force-fu. ...
09:46 pm GMT - Wed, November 9, 2011
TutsPlus - Code An Update on Nettuts+ Prefixr
Many of you might be aware that we recently launched a helpful web service, called Nettuts+ Prefixr. Thankfully, the tool has come a long way since the initial launch, as I’ve squashed c...
04:40 am GMT - Wed, November 9, 2011
TutsPlus - Code 30 Days to Learn HTML and CSS: a Free Tuts+ Premium Course
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to build websites and web apps, HTML and CSS are the first skills you should learn. They are so fundamental that we believe everyone has the right to learn the...
06:52 pm GMT - Tue, November 8, 2011
TutsPlus - Code 20 Ways to Save Kittens and Learn PHP
Twice a month, we revisit some of our readers favorite posts from through out the history of Nettuts+. This tutorial was first published in January, 2011.There’s an old adage – dating...
02:58 pm GMT - Tue, November 8, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Take the 2011 Web Design Survey
Do you design websites? Got five minutes? We want to hear from you! Take the 2011 Web Design survey hosted by Rockable Press and Webdesigntuts+ and get the chance to win the grand prize: an Apple...
08:52 pm GMT - Sun, November 6, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Dive into ExtJS: New Premium Series
In this Premium series, we review version four of the JavaScript framework, ExtJS. We’ll cover what it is, how to install it, and then work through a variety of demos that demonstrate how to tak...
01:38 am GMT - Sat, November 5, 2011
TutsPlus - Code How to Use Faye as a Real-Time Push Server in Rails
There are multiple ways to add push functionality to an application, including Pushr and Pub-Nub, which are quite elegant and simple solutions. There are also some more advanced options. In this artic...
02:36 am GMT - Fri, November 4, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started with Spine Mobile
With the growing complexity of JavaScript applications, frameworks are an absolute must if you need to meet real world deadlines. In this article, we’re going to take a look at a new framework c...
12:39 am GMT - Thu, November 3, 2011
TutsPlus - Code How to Work with GitHub and Multiple Accounts
So you have a personal GitHub account; everything is working perfectly. But then, you get a new job, and now need to have the ability to push and pull to multiple accounts. How do you do that? I’...
12:39 am GMT - Thu, November 3, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Quick Tip: How to Work with GitHub and Multiple Accounts
So you have a personal GitHub account; everything is working perfectly. But then, you get a new job, and now need to have the ability to push and pull to multiple accounts. How do you do that? I’...
10:05 pm GMT - Wed, November 2, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Zend Framework from Scratch
Ready to take your PHP skills to the next level? In this new “From Scratch” series, we’ll focus exclusively on Zend Framework, a full-stack PHP framework created by Zend Technologies...
04:17 am GMT - Wed, November 2, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Quick Tip: How to Keep the Count with CSS
Did you know that, with CSS, you can create a counter? This can be especially useful for instances where the count is purely needed for presentational purposes. I’ll show you how to use count...
08:10 pm GMT - Tue, November 1, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Best of Tuts+ in October
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...
10:04 pm GMT - Mon, October 31, 2011
TutsPlus - Code Recently in Web Development (October 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...