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05:45 pm - Fri, October 30, 2015
TutsPlus - Code What Is a Core Data Fault?
Faults are an essential component of Core Data. Even though the term sounds ominous, faults are inherent to the life cycle of a Core Data record. In this tutorial, you'll learn what faults are, how to...
05:15 pm - Fri, October 30, 2015
TutsPlus - Code New Course: Animate Your Site With AngularJS
What You'll Be CreatingAnimation is no longer an optional feature in web applications. Users expect it, so developers must oblige. If you're writing an AngularJS-based application, then you already ha...
12:34 pm - Fri, October 30, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Interested in Writing for Tuts Code?
For the first time in over a year, we're looking to add more instructors to our team. Specifically, we're looking for those who have strong skills in Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, and more, all of which we...
10:35 am - Fri, October 30, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Using PostCSS with BEM and SUIT Methodologies
In this tutorial we’re going to learn how to use PostCSS to make development of BEM/SUIT style CSS easier and more efficient.These two methodologies lay out a naming convention for classes that make...
12:00 pm - Thu, October 29, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Monitor and Control Applications Using Supervisor: Part 2
In the first part of this two-part tutorial series, we saw to set up and control Supervisor to work with our web applications. In this part, we will see how we can programmatically control Supervisor ...
06:33 pm - Wed, October 28, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Managing Private Pods With CocoaPods
Most of us use open source libraries on a daily basis. With CocoaPods, managing dependencies in a Cocoa project is virtually painless. In some situations, however, a project depends on a library or ...
12:24 pm - Wed, October 28, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Quiz: Do You Understand Object-Oriented JavaScript With ES6?
Do you understand objected oriented JavaScript with ES6? Take our quiz and find out.Object-Oriented JavaScript With ES6In this course, Envato Tuts+ instructor Jeremy McPeak will teach you everything y...
12:00 pm - Wed, October 28, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Mastering WP_Meta_Query & WP_Date_Query
Welcome to the final part of the series—well, technically the final part will be "Series Finale", but you get the idea. In this part, you're going to learn about two sibling classes called WP_Meta_Q...
02:34 pm - Tue, October 27, 2015
TutsPlus - Code How to Use New Relic Insights to Learn More About Your Customers
From day to day, a lot of the work of running a software business revolves around asking and answering questions and trying to make the correct decisions based on them.Some of the questions are techn...
10:07 am - Tue, October 27, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Using PostCSS Together with Sass, Stylus, or LESS
If you’re interested in using PostCSS, but you still love your favorite preprocessor, don’t worry. You needn’t make a choice between the two–you can use them right alongside one another.There ...
05:15 pm - Mon, October 26, 2015
TutsPlus - Code iOS 9: An Introduction to 3D Touch
IntroductionWith the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, Apple introduced an entirely new way of interacting with our devices called 3D Touch. 3D Touch works by detecting the amount of pressure that you are applyi...
12:00 pm - Mon, October 26, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Mastering WP_Comment_Query
We're almost coming to the end of our series, "Mastering WP_Query", and it's time to introduce the siblings of the WP_Query class. In the previous part, we went over WP_User_Query, and in this article...
06:12 pm - Fri, October 23, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Test-Driven Development in AngularJS
Why use test-driven development? In this short video from my recent course, I'll examine what test-driven development is and why you should use it.Also, testing in Angular is not the same as testing a...
04:45 pm - Fri, October 23, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Protocol-Oriented Programming in Swift 2
IntroductionWith the release of Swift 2, Apple added a range of new features and capabilities to the Swift programming language. One of the most important, however, was an overhaul of protocols. The i...
12:00 pm - Fri, October 23, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Monitor and Control Applications Using Supervisor: Part 1
Supervisor is a monitoring tool which controls various child processes and handles starting/restarting of these child processes when they exit abruptly or exit due to some reasons. It can be extended ...
06:28 pm - Thu, October 22, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Free Course: Deploy Your Rails Application Into Heroku
Heroku is a cloud-based hosting provider that allows easy deployment of web applications. In this short, free course, you'll discover how easy it is to deploy a Rails application into Heroku.&nbs...
04:41 pm - Thu, October 22, 2015
TutsPlus - Code PostCSS Deep Dive: Roll Your Own Preprocessor
In the previous tutorial we went through how to use the excellent preprocessing pack “PreCSS”. In this tutorial we’ll be approaching PostCSS-based preprocessing in a different way; installing a ...
12:00 pm - Thu, October 22, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Design Patterns: The Factory Method Pattern
In the previous article, we went through the Simple Factory Pattern. Now in this article we will examine the Factory Method Design pattern. In the case of Simple Factory, it provides an interface to c...
09:09 pm - Wed, October 21, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Mastering WP_User_Query
After all those previous parts, we're done going through the WP_Query class—but that doesn't mean that we're done with the series! It's time to meet WP_Query's brother and sister classes: WP_User_Qu...
07:30 pm - Wed, October 21, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Error Handling in Swift 2
I have yet to meet a programmer who enjoys error handling. Whether you like it or not, a robust application needs to handle errors in such a way that the application remains functional and informs th...
01:03 pm - Wed, October 21, 2015
TutsPlus - Code PostCSS Deep Dive: Preprocessing with PreCSS
In the last two tutorials we looked at ways to use PreCSS on completed stylesheets to enhance their cross browser compatibility and optimization, essentially as a post-processor. In this tutorial yo...
07:31 pm - Tue, October 20, 2015
TutsPlus - Code The Beginners Guide to WooCommerce: Taxes Report
One of the biggest confusion and hindrance in setting any kind of business is to understand the tax structure which will apply on your dealings. Taxation is quite a sensitive issue as far as business ...
09:27 pm - Mon, October 19, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Combining WP_Query With the Main Query
So far in this series you've learned how to use WP_Query to create custom queries for use in your theme or plugins.In most cases, you'll use WP_Query with a completely new set of arguments which are s...
04:45 pm - Mon, October 19, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Creating a Dictionary App Using React Native for Android
Introduction Facebook’s React Native is a powerful framework that allows you to quickly and effortlessly build Android and iOS apps using just JavaScript and JSX. Apps built using React Native make...
01:00 pm - Mon, October 19, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Get Started Building Your Blog With Parse.js: Delete, Logout, and Single Blog View
What You'll Be CreatingIn the last session, you refactored your entire blog system. Now that everything’s cleaned up, you are ready to speed up for some new adventures. In this session, we are going...
03:13 pm - Fri, October 16, 2015
TutsPlus - Code How a Typo Got Natalie Rogers Hooked on Envato Tuts
Name: Natalie RogersLocation: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USATopics of interest: Graphic design, print design, movie posters, photo manipulations, concept artOccupation: Graphic Designer and Science...
12:52 pm - Fri, October 16, 2015
TutsPlus - Code How to Add Videos in WooCommerce
WooCommerce provides a lot of power and flexibility for simple storefronts out of the box, but to build truly outstanding sites, we have to dig a little deeper. In this short video tutorial from ...
07:15 pm - Thu, October 15, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Seven Tips for the Healthy Programmer
You don't know what you have until you lose it. We all know what it means, but we often forget that it also applies to our health. In no way is this article intended to lecture you or make you feel gu...
02:00 pm - Thu, October 15, 2015
TutsPlus - Code How to Optimize and Accelerate Your Website With Imperva Incapsula
What You'll Be CreatingIntroduction to Our Imperva Incapsula SeriesThis is the third of a series of sponsored tutorials covering Incapsula Website Security and performance services. In this ...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 15, 2015
TutsPlus - Code 14 Organizations & Meetups Promoting Diversity in Tech
Earlier this summer, we looked at a handful of organizations working to close the gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and math. In continuing with this trend, I thought it'd also be b...
12:00 pm - Thu, October 15, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Building a Product CSV Import Tool in OpenCart: Part 2
In our last tutorial we discussed how to implement an import tool, in which we created an import button and its front-end template. Today we’ll learn how we can directly import the bulk data from ou...
11:27 pm - Wed, October 14, 2015
TutsPlus - Code How Tech Firms are Becoming More Diverse by Changing the Way They Recruit
Recently I wrote about the gender imbalance in the tech industry, and made some practical suggestions as to what we can all do to change that. One of the areas I covered was recruitment: if you're an ...
04:29 pm - Wed, October 14, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Using PostCSS for Minification and Optimization
In the last tutorial you learned how to use PostCSS to help make your stylesheets more cross browser compatible, in particular dealing with issues arising from support for legacy versions of IE.In thi...
03:55 pm - Wed, October 14, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Function Currying in Swift
IntroductionCurrying is a feature found in most modern programming languages. It translates a single function with multiple arguments into a series of functions each with one argument. In essence, thi...
12:00 pm - Wed, October 14, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Mastering WP_Query: 10 Useful Examples
Now that we learned almost everything about the WP_Query class, it's time to try out some examples. In this part, we're going to work on 10 different scenarios to utilize the WP_Query class and relate...
03:00 pm - Tue, October 13, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Using PostCSS for Cross Browser Compatibility
In the last tutorial we wrapped up our “Quick Start” section of this series, and we’re now ready to move onto using PostCSS to generate stylesheets, employing different kinds of plugins for vari...
02:21 pm - Tue, October 13, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Quiz: Do You Understand WebSockets?
Do you understand WebSockets? Take our quiz and find out.Connect the Web With WebSocketsWebSockets make it possible to have interactive, two-way communication sessions between the user's browser and a...
01:17 pm - Tue, October 13, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Free Course: Fun With Web Audio
What You'll Be CreatingYou may have used the audio tag to play sound in the past. While that works fine for simply playing a sound, it doesn't give us much control over the quality or timing of the pl...
12:00 pm - Tue, October 13, 2015
TutsPlus - Code The Beginners Guide to WooCommerce: Stock Reports
Running an online store can put you in situations when you have to go through tough times. This happens especially when you run “out of stock” and your customers are dying to buy a particular prod...
04:45 pm - Mon, October 12, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started With Google Maps for Android: Advanced
1. IntroductionWhile the standard features of Google Maps are incredibly useful, there will be times that you want to do a little bit more. Luckily, Google has created an open source library containi...
01:00 pm - Mon, October 12, 2015
TutsPlus - Code WP_Query Arguments: Author, Search, Password, Permissions, Caching and Return Fields
So far in this series you've learned about a selection of arguments you can use with the WP_Query class, to select posts by post type, category, tag, metadata, date, status and much more.In this final...
10:58 pm - Sun, October 11, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Introducing Envato Tuts
Ever since the publication of our first tutorial in 2007, Tuts+ has always been part of the broader Envato (then called Eden!) community. Our content and approach has grown hand-in-hand with...
04:42 pm - Sun, October 11, 2015
TutsPlus - Code The Beginners Guide to WooCommerce: Customer Reports
Customers are the backbone for any business especially when you run an online store. As in this case the contact with your customers is a virtual one so, it's critical to be able to monitor, track and...
04:45 pm - Fri, October 9, 2015
TutsPlus - Code watchOS 2: Background Transfers and Queues
IntroductionWatch Connectivity is a new communication framework released alongside iOS 9 and watchOS 2. It's main purpose is to easily and seamlessly transfer information between an Apple Watch applic...
12:00 pm - Fri, October 9, 2015
TutsPlus - Code The Beginners Guide to WooCommerce: Order Reports - Part 4
So far in this series, out of four I have discussed the first three sub-sections which an online store owner finds in the Orders reports. The fourth and last option deals with the reports which are ca...
02:26 pm - Thu, October 8, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Quiz: Are You Ready to Get Started With Python?
Want to get started with Python? Take our quiz and find out if you're ready.Introduction to PythonPython is well known as a programming language that is easy to learn. With a simple, expressive syntax...
02:00 pm - Thu, October 8, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Protecting Your AWS Website From a DDoS Attack
An Update to Our Imperva Incapsula SeriesThis is the second of a sponsored, three-part series covering Incapsula performance and security services. In part one, I introduced you to Incapsula Website ...
12:00 pm - Thu, October 8, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Building a Product CSV Import Tool in OpenCart - Part 1
Suppose you have a list of products for your store which prices needs to be updated on site. But you hate manual jobs? You want a solution where you can directly import that list and all of your produ...
06:45 pm - Wed, October 7, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started With Google Maps for Android: Intermediate
IntroductionOne of the most useful features for users is maps integration. In the previous installment of this series, we discussed how to set up Google Maps for Android using the Google Developer C...
01:44 pm - Wed, October 7, 2015
TutsPlus - Code New eBooks Available for Subscribers
Do you want to learn more about the Swift programming language? How about Laravel, Android Wear, or Javascript promises? Our latest batch of eBooks will teach you all you need to know about these topi...
12:43 pm - Wed, October 7, 2015
TutsPlus - Code PostCSS Quickstart Guide: Exploring Plugins
As you will have gathered from the previous entries in this series, PostCSS is all about the plugins. The plugins you choose will completely define your experience with PostCSS. Given that they are s...
12:00 pm - Wed, October 7, 2015
TutsPlus - Code WP_Query Arguments: Status, Order and Pagination
In this part of the series on Mastering WP_Query, you'll learn about some of the arguments you can use with the WP_Query class, namely those for: status order pagination You can use these arguments to...
02:17 pm - Tue, October 6, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Kickstarting Your Creative Career
If you've just started your creative career or you're considering starting one, then this article may help you on your journey. In this post, I will give you some tips to kickstart your creative caree...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 6, 2015
TutsPlus - Code How to Monitor Docker-Based Applications Using New Relic
IntroductionDocker is one of the fastest-growing new technologies at the moment. A solution for deploying software and building scalable web service architectures, it allows you to split your appl...
12:00 pm - Tue, October 6, 2015
TutsPlus - Code The Beginners Guide to WooCommerce: Order Reports - Part 3
The first tab of reports in WooCommerce is for the "Orders" which an online store owner receives during a particular duration of time. This section is further divided into four sub-sections which prov...
02:50 pm - Mon, October 5, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Scrolling Techniques for Material Design
IntroductionLast year, Google introduced Material Design and it became clear that motion and animation would be two of the most eye-catching features in modern Android applications. But Google didn't...
01:00 pm - Mon, October 5, 2015
TutsPlus - Code WP_Query Arguments: Date
In this series on WP_Query, you've been learning how to use the WP_Query class to create custom queries in your theme files or plugins.This part of the series will take you through the arguments you c...
12:13 pm - Mon, October 5, 2015
TutsPlus - Code PostCSS Quickstart Guide: Grunt Setup
In the last tutorial we went through how to setup a PostCSS project with Gulp. In this tutorial we’ll achieve the same ends, by using Grunt. By the end of this tutorial you’ll know how to setup a ...
04:05 pm - Fri, October 2, 2015
TutsPlus - Code An Introduction to On-Demand Resources on iOS and tvOS
IntroductionAlongside iOS 9 and watchOS 2, Apple introduced on-demand resources, a new API for delivering content to your applications while also reducing the amount of space the application takes up ...
01:00 pm - Fri, October 2, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started With Raygun: Insights and Crash Reporting for App Developers
Introducing RaygunRaygun is a powerful new crash reporting service for your applications. Raygun automatically detects, discovers and diagnoses errors and crashes that are happening in your software...
12:00 pm - Fri, October 2, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Set Up Scheduled Tasks in Magento
Cron is an important utility which allows you to execute scripts at certain regular intervals. It has become an important aspect for web­-based applications as well. There are lots of ways in which c...
07:00 am - Fri, October 2, 2015
TutsPlus - Code The Genius of Template Strings in ES6
ES6 is the future of JavaScript and it is already here. It is a finished specification, and it brings a lot of features a language requires to stay competitive with the needs of the web of now. Not e...
03:58 pm - Thu, October 1, 2015
TutsPlus - Code PostCSS Quickstart Guide: Gulp Setup
In the last tutorial we covered how you can get started with PostCSS instantly using CodePen or Prepros. These options are great, but restrictive in that you don’t get to control which plugins are a...
02:00 pm - Thu, October 1, 2015
TutsPlus - Code How to Secure Your Website With Imperva Incapsula
What You'll Be CreatingIntroduction to Imperva IncapsulaThis is the first of a sponsored, three-part series covering Incapsula performance and security services, brought to you by Imperva. Incapsula p...
12:00 pm - Thu, October 1, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Use Two Loops to Output Your First Blog Post Differently
I think it's safe to say that if you're a blogger, you want to highlight the most recent content on your blog so that people will spot it and read it. There are a few ways you could do this, including...
03:05 pm - Wed, September 30, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Create a Mobile Application Using WordPress, Ionic, and AngularJS
What You'll Be CreatingIntroductionIn this tutorial, I will explain you step by step how to create a modern, hybrid, mobile application (iOS and Android) of your WordPress website using the latest t...
02:25 pm - Wed, September 30, 2015
TutsPlus - Code An Interview With Tuts Reader Lucy Stanford
What makes Tuts+ so special is our community. At a meetup of Tuts+ readers and contributors in London, I had the chance to speak to some of our readers about how they use Tuts+ and what it m...
02:00 pm - Wed, September 30, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Jenkins Workflow: Scripting Out Complex Builds
In this second and final part of the series, we’ll be taking a look at the Jenkins Workflow plugin as a solution for setting up more complex Jenkins pipelines. We’ll be picking up where part one ...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 30, 2015
TutsPlus - Code The Hitchhiker's Guide to Docker and Modulus
In this tutorial, we're going to be taking a look a the history of containerization, Docker, its components, and how to get started using it in our day to day work. But before we dive too deeply into ...
12:00 pm - Wed, September 30, 2015
TutsPlus - Code WP_Query Arguments: Custom Fields
If you've been following this series, you'll have an understanding of how WP_Query is structured and how you use it to write custom queries. To be able to define what WP_Query fetches from the datab...
05:21 am - Wed, September 30, 2015
TutsPlus - Code Amazon Underground's New Model for Mobile App Revenue
There's a basic problem in the world of mobile app development. Developers invest a lot of time and money in creating a great app, and they deserve to be rewarded for that. But consumers are unwi...