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09:24 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Sublime Text 3 Beta Released
This just in: after six months of silence, the beta for the next version of the popular Sublime Text code editor is now available for testing to registered members. Join me as I show you the first fea...
12:00 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Why Youre a Bad PHP Programmer
We all have our bad habits. In this article, we’ll go over a list of bad practices that are worth examining, reevaluating, and correcting immediately. February of 2011Who the Hell Do You Think ...
02:43 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Making Use of jQuerys Widget Factory
For a long time, the only way to write custom controls in jQuery was to extend the $.fn namespace. This works well for simple widgets, however, as you start building more stateful widgets, it quickly ...
02:43 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Making Use of jQuery UIs Widget Factory
For a long time, the only way to write custom controls in jQuery was to extend the $.fn namespace. This works well for simple widgets, however, as you start building more stateful widgets, it quickly ...
09:55 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Visual Studio: Web Dev Bliss
Developers are a picky bunch, almost to the point of superstition and voodoo magic, when it comes to their tools. If you take into account the countless number of things we use to build apps (Node, Gr...
09:38 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Announcing the Mobile Bundle!
If you love building for Mobile then youll love the Mobile Bundle! Weve filled it with 39 items across all of our marketplaces, and weve knocked down the price to $20 for 7 days only!The Mobile Bundle...
02:39 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
TutsPlus - Code From Scrum to Lean
While Scrum’s primary goal is organization and project management, Lean is more about optimizing processes in order to quickly produce quality products. It can be your first step toward adopting...
03:02 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Ruby on Rails Study Guide: The History of Rails
Ruby on Rails – or simply, Rails – is an open source, rapid web development framework, with a continuous goal of maximizing developer happiness and productivity. Created nearly a decade ag...
12:18 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Important Considerations When Building Single Page Web Apps
Single page web applications – or SPAs, as they are commonly referred to – are quickly becoming the de facto standard for web app development. The fact that a major part of the app runs in...
01:08 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Better Workflow in PHP With Composer, Namespacing, and PHPUnit
In this video tutorial, we’ll again focus on workflow. Specifically, we’ll use Composer’s built-in autoloading capabilities, along with namespacing, to make for an elegant testing ex...
04:26 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
TutsPlus - Code PSR-Huh?
If you’re an avid PHP developer, it’s quite likely that you’ve come across the abbreviation, PSR, which stands for “PHP Standards Recommendation.” At the time of this wri...
10:14 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Source Maps 101
In today’s modern workflow, the code that we author in our development environments is considerably different from the production code, after running it through compilation, minification, concat...
12:08 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Why 2013 is the Year of PHP
2012 was an excellent year for the PHP community, thanks to many badly needed features being added to version 5.4, as well as the countless projects, advancing PHP to the next level.In this article, I...
07:34 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
TutsPlus - Code A RequireJS, Backbone, and Bower Starter Template
Switching to a modular approach to writing JavaScript is unfortunately a more difficult process than we might hope. Once you understand the concept of AMD, you then have to figure out the logistics: ...
01:41 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Building Ribbit in Rails
Welcome to the next installment in our Twitter clone series! In this tutorial, we’ll build Ribbit from scratch, not using PHP, but with Ruby on Rails. Let’s get started! One quick service ...
03:26 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
TutsPlus - Code SCRUM: The Story of an Agile Team
Scrum is one of the most heavily used agile techniques. It’s not about coding; instead, it focuses on organization and project management. If you have a few moments, let me tell you about the te...
02:53 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
TutsPlus - Code The First Ever Tuts+ Premium Sale
Those of you who help support the Tuts+ network by becoming Premium members will be well aware of the improvements that we’ve made in the last year, including a full redesign, in depth scre...
03:00 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
TutsPlus - Code A Beginners Guide to HTTP and REST
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is the life of the web. It’s used every time you transfer a document, or make an AJAX request. But HTTP is surprisingly a relative unknown among some web devel...
10:04 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Best of Tuts+ in December 2012
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...
08:23 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started with TypeScript
In late 2012, Microsoft introduced TypeScript, a typed superset for JavaScript that compiles into plain JavaScript. TypeScript focuses on providing useful tools for large scale applications by impleme...
02:56 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Build Your First Admin Bundle for Laravel
It's hard to deny the fact that the PHP community is excited for Laravel 4. Among other things, the framework leverages the power of Composer, which means it's able to utilise any package or s...
08:11 pm GMT - Fri, January 4, 2013
TutsPlus - Code How I Test
In a recent discussion on Google+, a friend of mine commented, “Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) is Ivory Tower BS.” This prompted me to think about...
09:23 pm GMT - Thu, January 3, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Building Ribbit in PHP
In the initial entry in this series, we took care of the UI-aspect of our Twitter-clone, called Ribbit. Now, we’ll begin coding the application in a number of languages. This lesson will leverag...
09:58 pm GMT - Wed, January 2, 2013
TutsPlus - Code An Introduction to Pythons Flask Framework
Flask is a small and powerful web framework for Python. It’s easy to learn and simple to use, enabling you to build your web app in a short amount of time.In this article, I’ll show you ho...
09:46 pm GMT - Tue, January 1, 2013
TutsPlus - Code Whats Hot in 2013: Our Picks
2012 was a fantastic year for new technologies, products, and frameworks in our industry. That said, 2013 is looking to be even better! Recently, I asked our Nettuts+ writing staff to compile a ...
08:38 pm GMT - Mon, December 31, 2012
TutsPlus - Code What Was Hot in 2012: Month By Month
Well, 2012 has come to a close. A plethora of excellent tutorials and articles were published throughout the year, both here on Nettuts+ and elsewhere around the web. To document the year, I comp...
08:38 pm GMT - Mon, December 31, 2012
TutsPlus - Code The Best Education of 2012: Month By Month
Well, 2012 has come to a close. A plethora of excellent tutorials and articles were published throughout the year, both here on Nettuts+ and elsewhere around the web. To document the year, I comp...