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12:20 pm - Thu, September 29, 2016
TutsPlus - Code New Coffee Break Course on ReactRouter
What You'll Be CreatingWhen creating a single-page web app, routing is how we break up the various functional areas. Routing lets us use URLs to navigate between the logical pages of the application, ...
12:00 pm - Thu, September 29, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Control a Star Wars BB-8 Droid With Arm Gestures and IBM Bluemix Internet of Things
What You'll Be CreatingWelcome! In our prior tutorial, Control a Droid With Your Mind and IBM Bluemix Internet of Things, we covered Joshua Carr's use of the Emotiv Insight headset to contro...
03:24 pm - Wed, September 28, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Get Started With Angular 2 andTypeScript
AngularJS turned the front-end development world upside down when it was released, bringing together a number of new or recent web application development practices into a powerful and easy-to-use fra...
02:00 pm - Wed, September 28, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Control a Droid With Your Mind and IBM Bluemix Internet of Things
What You'll Be CreatingThe Internet of Things Is Coming to LifeWe've all heard about how the Internet of Things (IoT) allows us to control light bulbs, thermostats and security alarms&n...
12:59 pm - Wed, September 28, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Create a Pokmon GO Style Augmented Reality Game WithVuforia
What You'll Be Creating 1. IntroductionIn the first post of this series we talked about how awesome Vuforia is for creating Augmented Reality experiences, and now we're ready to practice these conc...
12:00 pm - Wed, September 28, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Particles.js: Motion and Interaction
In the last Particles.js tutorial, you learnt how to create particles with shapes and sizes that you desired. While it felt good to see all the particles move around, there is still room for improveme...
11:59 am - Wed, September 28, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Sympli for Developers
IntroductionIf you haven't heard of it before, Sympli is a tool designed to simplify the process of taking an interface designed in Photoshop or Sketch and implementing it for the web or as a function...
03:38 pm - Tue, September 27, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Now Available: Web Templates on Envato Elements
Web Templates Now Available on Envato ElementsEnvato Elements launched last month with a simple offer: download unlimited fonts, illustrations, brushes and other design assets for a single monthly fee...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 27, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Improving Website Performance Through Image Optimization
When developing or updating a website, some of your core goals should be delivering an optimal end user experience and improving website conversions, since these two facets are key to driving revenue ...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 27, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Building a Welcome Page for Your WordPress Product: Code Part 2
In my previous post of this series, I started building a welcome page for a WordPress plugin. I discussed the plugin architecture and how it functions. Then I wrote the code for its base and initializ...
12:00 pm - Tue, September 27, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Building Your Startup: Exporting iCal Files into Calendar Events
What You'll Be CreatingIntroductionThis tutorial is part of the Building Your Startup With PHP series on Envato Tuts+. In this series, I'm guiding you through launching a startup from concept to reali...
12:45 pm - Mon, September 26, 2016
TutsPlus - Code An Introduction to the UserNotifications Framework
IntroductionWith iOS 10, tvOS 10, and watchOS 3, Apple is introducing a new framework called the UserNotifications framework. This brand new set of APIs provides a unified, object-oriented way of wor...
12:00 pm - Mon, September 26, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Particles.js: Control Particle Count and Shape
The previous Particles.js tutorial briefly discussed various features that the library offers and how to get started with the library. In this tutorial I will cover in detail all the aspects of Partic...
01:09 pm - Fri, September 23, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Google Play Services: GoogleCastv3 and Media
Google Cast is a technology that allows users to send online content to a device, such as a Chromecast or Android TV, connected to a television. Once the content is available on the television, users ...
12:00 pm - Fri, September 23, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Particles.js: Introduction
A lot of tiny particles moving around and interacting with each other or with you have a certain appeal to them. If you are ever in a situation where you need to work with a lot of particles, Particle...
02:29 pm - Thu, September 22, 2016
TutsPlus - Code How to Set Up Basic Routing in Angular 2
With the recent official release of Angular 2, it's a good time to get up to speed on some of the biggest changes. One thing that's changed a lot is the Angular 2 router, which was completely replace...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 22, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Exploring Devise, Part 1
In some of my previous articles about image uploading in Rails, I made mention of Devise but did not go deep into it. In this tutorial, I will be teaching you about Devise.Ready? Let's get started!Dev...
12:00 pm - Thu, September 22, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Creating Custom WordPress Administration Pages, Part 3
In this series, we've been looking at how to create custom administration pages in WordPress without the use of the Settings API. This isn't to say the Settings API isn't useful (because it is!), ...
01:34 pm - Wed, September 21, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Apply Photo Filters With Core Image in Swift
What You'll Be CreatingThe Power of the Core Image FrameworkCore Image is an image processing and analysis technology designed to provide near real-time processing for still and video images in iOS an...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 21, 2016
TutsPlus - Code WordPress Development With VVV
Japh, in his previous article, has explained the rationale—and eventually convinced us—to set our development environment as close to the remote web server using Vagrant. The article is more th...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 20, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Building a Welcome Page for Your WordPress Product: Code Part 1
In the first two articles of this series, I wrote about what welcome pages are and how they are helping products improve user experience by connecting the dots, after which I wrote about the WordPres...
10:44 am - Tue, September 20, 2016
TutsPlus - Code New Coffee Break Course on WordPress Site Settings
What You'll Be CreatingAre you looking for a quick, simple guide to WordPress site settings? If so, our new Coffee Break Course is for you.In WordPress Basics: A Guide to Site Settings, Envato Tuts+...
06:46 pm - Mon, September 19, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Practical Concurrency on Android With HaMeR
In Understanding Concurrency on Android Using HaMeR, we talked about the basics of the HaMeR (Handler, Message, and Runnable) framework. We covered its options, as well as when and how to use...
12:00 pm - Mon, September 19, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Building Your Startup With PHP: Simplifying Onramp With OAuth
What You'll Be CreatingThis tutorial is part of the Building Your Startup With PHP series on Envato Tuts+. In this series, I'm guiding you through launching a startup from concept to reality using my ...
09:25 am - Mon, September 19, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Setting Up Jekyll for GitHub Pages in 60 Seconds
Jekyll can be used with GitHub Pages to create simple, blog-aware, static websites. This video will show you how to setup the bare-bones Jekyll flat file structure in 60 seconds!Once you’re all set ...
02:11 pm - Fri, September 16, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Android From Scratch: Firebase Crash Reporting
There are well over a billion people using Android devices today, and thousands are joining them every day. Making sure that all those people can enjoy your app is no easy task. The characteristics o...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 16, 2016
TutsPlus - Code The Enhanced Script Notifications in OpenCart 2.2.x.x
Today, we’re going to discuss one of the coolest features of OpenCart—script notifications. Although they've been available since the release of OpenCart 2.x version, they've been enhanced in the ...
12:00 pm - Fri, September 16, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Grokking Scope in JavaScript
Scope, or the set of rules that determine where your variables live, is one of the most basic concepts of any programming language. It's so fundamental, in fact, that it's easy to forget how subtle...
01:14 pm - Thu, September 15, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Passing Data Between Controllers inSwift
About SwiftSwift is an awesome programming language that Apple introduced during WWDC 2014, and now almost all Apple developers are using it to program iOS and OS X applications. It's very flexible, e...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 15, 2016
TutsPlus - Code 10 Best WordPress Twitter Widgets
Ever since Twitter changed their API a few years ago, I think third-party developers have been hesitant to develop apps and plugins that integrate with Twitter. When you factor in a questionable futur...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 14, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Introducing Python's MatplotlibLibrary
As a researcher who writes publications regularly, I'm frequently faced with the issue of producing neat graphs. This wasn't always easy for me, and I had to use the available tools in the best way I ...
12:05 pm - Wed, September 14, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Integrating Sympli With Xcode
IntroductionSympli is a service which simplifies the conversion of a professionally designed user interface into an actual app-compatible format (e.g. storyboard for iOS or XML for Android).  It wor...
12:00 am - Tue, September 13, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Building a Store Finder With Node.js and Redis
Visit the website for any chain restaurant or store and you’re likely to find a “store finder”: a seemingly simple little page where you enter your address or postal/zip code and it provides the...
12:01 pm - Mon, September 12, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Pokmon GO Style Augmented Reality With Vuforia
1. IntroductionThanks to the wild success of Pokémon GO, augmented reality (AR) is getting a lot of attention in the mobile development world. The idea of augmented reality isn’t new, but only no...
12:00 pm - Mon, September 12, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Building Your Startup With PHP: Email Commands
What You'll Be CreatingIntroductionThis tutorial is part of the Building Your Startup With PHP series on Envato Tuts+. In this series, I'm guiding you through launching a startup from concept to reali...
01:50 pm - Fri, September 9, 2016
TutsPlus - Code What Are the Three Trees? Find Out in Our New Course on Git Basics
Git has become the most widely used system for version control and sharing code. If you want to help build open-source software, or if you want to work on a professional team, understanding Git is a m...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 9, 2016
TutsPlus - Code List to Graph: How to Represent Your List as a Graph In Python
Let me start by showing you the following graph:It looks familiar, doesn't it? This is called a bar graph. We normally draw them using different applications like Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.If...
09:21 am - Fri, September 9, 2016
TutsPlus - Code How to Use amp-img and amp-video to Speed Up Your Website
AMP, in a nutshell, is a method for optimizing websites to be faster and more performant. AMP stands for "Accelerated Mobile Pages", and while the stated focus is performance on mobile devices, the s...
12:00 pm - Thu, September 8, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Creating Custom WordPress Administration Pages, Part 2
In the previous tutorial in this series, we began working on our custom administration page. Ultimately, the goals we're working towards will demonstrate how we can use our own custom code as well as...
02:48 pm - Wed, September 7, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Understanding Concurrency on Android Using HaMeR
1. IntroductionEveryone who tries Android development discovers the importance of concurrency. The only way to create a responsive app is by leaving the UI Thread as free as possible, letting all the...
01:30 pm - Wed, September 7, 2016
TutsPlus - Code How to Use the react-redux Package
React is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces that has taken the web development world by storm. However, in a community that favours choice and flexibility, it can be hard to know where ...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 6, 2016
TutsPlus - Code CSS Custom Properties: Variables
Variables invariably exist in all programming languages, and that's because they are pretty useful. You just have to store a value in a variable once, and then you can use it later multiple times, avo...
12:00 pm - Tue, September 6, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Full-Text Search in Rails Using Elasticsearch
In this article I'm going to show you how to implement full-text search using Ruby on Rails and Elasticsearch. Everyone is used nowadays to entering a search term and getting suggestions as well as ...
12:36 pm - Mon, September 5, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Android From Scratch: UsingRESTAPIs
Most of us have developed voracious appetites for new information, what with the Internet being such an important part of our lives. Our attention spans too are shorter than ever, so building Android...
12:00 pm - Mon, September 5, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Building Your Startup: Delivering the Meeting Invitation
What You'll Be CreatingIntroductionThis tutorial is part of the Building Your Startup With PHP series on Envato Tuts+. In this series, I'm guiding you through launching a startup from concept to reali...
05:00 pm - Fri, September 2, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Creating Custom WordPress Administration Pages, Part 1
In a previous series, I provided an in-depth guide to working with the WordPress Settings API. For those who are new to WordPress or who have been using other tools such as The Customizer to handle va...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 2, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Command-Line WordPress
What You'll Be CreatingDevelopers and users of WordPress are all too familiar with the /wp-admin administration panel and how it works. This guide is for users and admin alike. I’ve heard them many...
12:00 pm - Fri, September 2, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Useful *NIX Shell Commands for Web Developers
So, why *NIX and why do you need to go to the console?According to the statistics of W3Techs, Unix is used by 68% of all the websites whose operating system they know. This means that if you are web d...
03:00 pm - Thu, September 1, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Mailgun Delivers a New Reporting Dashboard
What You'll Be CreatingBack in May, Exploring Mailgun: The Email Engine for Developers encouraged you to make yourself familiar with the capabilities of Mailgun, my favorite programmable email se...
01:07 pm - Thu, September 1, 2016
TutsPlus - Code What's New in watchOS 3: Background Tasks
IntroductionWith the upcoming watchOS 3 update to all Apple Watch devices, the performance of many watch applications is going to significantly improve. This is mainly due to the new forms of backgrou...
10:58 am - Thu, September 1, 2016
TutsPlus - Code New Course on WordPress Basics: Create a Navigation Menu
What You'll Be CreatingNavigation menus are key parts of most sites. A good navigation menu will help your visitors find their way around the site and connect to your content.In our new Coffee Break C...
12:00 pm - Wed, August 31, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Let's Go: Command-Line Programs With Golang
OverviewThe Go Language is an exciting new language that gains a lot of popularity for a good reason. In this tutorial you'll learn how to write command-line programs with Go. The sample program is c...