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11:04 am - Fri, December 30, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Get Started With a React Native Template in 60 Seconds
React Native app templates from CodeCanyon can jump-start your app development. This video will show you how to get started with your own app in only 60 seconds! BeoStore React Native App TemplateTh...
05:50 pm - Thu, December 29, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Building Your Startup: Ajax for Meeting Times and Places
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 ...
02:43 pm - Thu, December 29, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Sending Data With Retrofit 2 HTTP Client for Android
What You'll Be CreatingWhat Is Retrofit? Retrofit is a type-safe HTTP client for Android and Java. Retrofit makes it easy to connect to a REST web service by translating the API into Java interfaces. ...
12:00 pm - Thu, December 29, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Creating a Custom WordPress Messaging System, Part 4
In this series, we've taken a look at how we can implement a system that allows us to programmatically define custom messages that display on a given administration page in the WordPress back end.If y...
04:35 pm - Wed, December 28, 2016
TutsPlus - Code In-App Purchases in iOS With Swift 3
What You'll Be CreatingIntroductionIn-app purchase is a great feature for all those developers who want to get more revenue and offer extra content and features through their applications. For example...
01:00 pm - Wed, December 28, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Building Your First Web Scraper, Part3
Welcome back to this series on building a web scraper. In this tutorial, I'll go through an example of scraping data from my own podcast site. I'll cover in detail how I extracted the data, how the he...
12:04 pm - Tue, December 27, 2016
TutsPlus - Code What's New in Swift 3?
IntroductionThis September, Apple officially released the latest version of their new programming language, Swift 3. Just like Swift 2 last year, this version contains a lot of new features and improv...
12:00 pm - Tue, December 27, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Programming With Yii2: Helpers
What You'll Be CreatingIf you're asking, "What's Yii?" check out Introduction to the Yii Framework, which reviews the benefits of Yii and includes an overview of Yii 2.0.What Are Helpers?In the Pr...
12:00 pm - Mon, December 26, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Uploading Files With Rails andShrine
There are many file uploading gems out there like CarrierWave, Paperclip, and Dragonfly, to name a few. They all have their specifics, and probably you've already used at least one of these gems.Today...
01:00 pm - Fri, December 23, 2016
TutsPlus - Code How to Submit Your App to the Amazon Appstore
Introduction to the Amazon AppstoreWelcome. Today, I'll guide you through adding your app to the Amazon Appstore. When you add your app to the Amazon Appstore, it's visible to Android and Fire users i...
12:31 pm - Fri, December 23, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Easy Location-Based iOS Apps With the appyMap Template
What You'll Be CreatingIntroductionIs it better to earn $5,000 by working ten hours a day, or to earn $3,000 by working just one? Time is money, and it's the most important asset that we have.Using a...
12:00 pm - Thu, December 22, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Creating a Custom WordPress Messaging System, Part 3
At this point in this series, we've laid the foundation for our plugin, defined a custom hook, and wired up a perpetual message to show how we can take advantage of said hook.What we haven't done, th...
04:10 pm - Wed, December 21, 2016
TutsPlus - Code New Course: Build a REST API WithLaravel
REST APIs are useful for all kinds of apps. They can be the back-end to a front-end web app, they can store data for a mobile app, or they can provide services to other apps or APIs. There are a lot o...
03:17 pm - Wed, December 21, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Create a Custom Alert Controller in iOS 10
What You'll Be CreatingIntroductionA UIAlertController is used to display an alert message in an app. For example, if an error occurs, the alert can show a description and buttons to take further ac...
01:00 pm - Wed, December 21, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Building Your First Web Scraper, Part2
In this tutorial, you will learn how you can use Mechanize to click links, fill out forms, and upload files. You'll also learn how you can slice Mechanize page objects and how to automate a Google sea...
03:00 pm - Tue, December 20, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Google Play Games Services: Creating Events and Quests
High replay value is one of the defining characteristics of a great game. Even games with very simple plots can become successful on Google Play so long as they have a high replay value. If you are an...
12:00 pm - Tue, December 20, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Building Your Startup: SecurityBasics
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 ...
01:00 pm - Mon, December 19, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Compressing and Extracting Files inPython
If you have been using computers for some time, you have probably come across files with the .zip extension. They are special files that can hold the compressed content of many other files, folders, ...
12:49 pm - Mon, December 19, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Coding Functional Android Apps in Kotlin: Getting Started
While the vast majority of Android apps are written in Java, there's no rule that you have to use Java for Android development. There are a variety of modern programming languages that are designed t...
12:00 pm - Mon, December 19, 2016
TutsPlus - Code The Power of PowerShell, Part 2
In part one, I showed you some cool stuff you can do with PowerShell, covered the history of PowerShell, and explored in depth the capabilities of PowerShell as a strong scripting language that suppor...
08:06 pm - Fri, December 16, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Get Started With Retrofit 2 HTTP Client
What You'll Be CreatingWhat Is Retrofit?Retrofit is a type-safe HTTP client for Android and Java. Retrofit makes it easy to connect to a REST web service by translating the API into Java interfaces....
12:00 pm - Fri, December 16, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Installing the Google PageSpeed Module
What You'll Be CreatingWelcome to my third tutorial about optimizing your Google Page Speed. For those that don't know, Google PageSpeed is a free tool that assesses the performance and usability of...
12:00 pm - Thu, December 15, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Creating a Custom WordPress Messaging System, Part 2
If you're just now catching up to this particular series, we're in the process of building our own custom messaging system that hooks into WordPress, allowing us to take advantage of some of the exist...
01:00 am - Thu, December 15, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Practical Animation Examples in React Native
In this tutorial, you're going to learn how to implement animations that are commonly used in mobile apps. Specifically, you're going to learn how to implement animations that: Provide visual feedbac...
02:41 pm - Wed, December 14, 2016
TutsPlus - Code New Course: Get Started With NativeScript and Mobile Angular2
What You'll Be CreatingNativeScript is a cross-platform mobile framework that lets you write apps using the web technologies you know and love: CSS, ES6, and even frameworks like Angular 2.Sound inter...
12:29 pm - Wed, December 14, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Common React Native App Layouts: News Feed
Welcome back to this series, in which you're learn how to use React Native to create page layouts commonly used in mobile apps. The layouts you're creating won't be functional—instead, the main focu...
12:00 pm - Wed, December 14, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Building Your First Web Scraper, Part1
Rubyland has two gems that have occupied the web scraping spotlight for the past few years: Nokogiri and Mechanize. We spend an article on each of these before we put them into action with a practica...
12:00 pm - Tue, December 13, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Programming With Yii2: Routing and URL Creation
If you're asking, "What's Yii?" check out Introduction to the Yii Framework, which reviews the benefits of Yii and includes an overview of Yii 2.0.Introduction to RoutingIn this Programming With Y...
11:04 am - Tue, December 13, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Create an iOS App With Swift 3: Variables, Constants, and Optionals
Variables in Swift are a fundamental and powerful language concept. Although they seem simple, they include a lot of functionality, and there are also some common pitfalls you will encounter when doin...
01:00 pm - Mon, December 12, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Preparing a Book Index Using Python
You have probably come across some of those large text books and noticed the index at the end. With a hard copy, it is nice to have such an index to navigate to the desired page quickly. I have recent...
12:11 pm - Mon, December 12, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Java vs. Kotlin: Should You Be Using Kotlin for Android Development?
When you think about Android development, chances are one programming language immediately springs to mind: Java.While it’s true that the majority of Android apps are written in Java, when it comes...
12:00 pm - Mon, December 12, 2016
TutsPlus - Code The Power of PowerShell, Part 1
PowerShell is an interactive shell and scripting language from Microsoft that rethinks what a command shell is all about. It has very interesting capabilities above and beyond the familiar Unix shells...
06:59 pm - Fri, December 9, 2016
TutsPlus - Code What's New in Firebase? Updates From the Firebase Dev Summit
Firebase's goal is to help developers build better apps and grow them into successful businesses. By taking care of your app back-end or infrastructure, Firebase lets you focus on solving problems for...
12:00 pm - Fri, December 9, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Make Creating Websites Fun Again With Hugo
What You'll Be CreatingStatic sites are popular for many reasons - avoiding overkill solutions and keeping a project simple without databases, dependencies or specific server side configurations (no P...
03:04 pm - Thu, December 8, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Get Started With Android VR and Google Cardboard: Panoramic Images
During the 2014 Google I/O conference, Google introduced the Cardboard VR viewer, an inexpensive device made of cardboard, which uses lenses and a user's phone to provide simple access to virtual real...
03:00 pm - Thu, December 8, 2016
TutsPlus - Code How to Extend Visual Composer With Custom Content Elements
In the previous tutorial we looked at Visual Composer for theme developers; licensing and technical setup. In this tutorial we’ll take things further, extending Visual Composer and setting it up ...
12:00 pm - Thu, December 8, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Creating a Custom WordPress Messaging System, Part 1
Earlier this year, we worked through a series of tutorials covering the process of creating custom administration pages in WordPress. Though this series is not necessarily a prerequisite for the mater...
04:56 pm - Wed, December 7, 2016
TutsPlus - Code How to Integrate Visual Composer Into Your WordPress Themes
Visual Composer is WordPress plugin which allows pages to be built using a drag-and-drop interface. It gives users the power to layout pages easily, and it gives developers the opportunity to add val...
01:00 pm - Wed, December 7, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Upgrading Your Linux Server to PHP7.0
What You'll Be CreatingCover image via PONTIERIntroductionPHP 7 was released last December. Once you've tested your code locally to run on it, it's time to upgrade your production server. Generally, I...
12:17 pm - Wed, December 7, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Common React Native App Layouts: Gallery Page
In this series, you're learning how to use React Native to create page layouts commonly used in mobile apps. The layouts you're creating won't be functional—instead, the main focus of this series is...
12:00 pm - Wed, December 7, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Processing Forms With phpPress, goPress, rubyPress, and nodePress
Now that you have a web site using a flat file system, you would like to get some feedback from your users. Adding Disqus is easy since it’s all JavaScript code added to the page, but it isn’t wha...
12:00 pm - Tue, December 6, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Programming With Yii2: UsingAmazon S3
What You'll Be CreatingIf you're asking, "What's Yii?" check out my earlier tutorial, Introduction to the Yii Framework, which reviews the benefits of Yii and includes an overview of what's new in Y...
08:44 pm - Mon, December 5, 2016
TutsPlus - Code New Coffee Break Course: JavaScript Without jQuery
What You'll Be CreatingDo you really need jQuery?In our new Coffee Break Course, JavaScript Without jQuery, Envato Tuts+ instructor Jeremy McPeak will take you through several common parts of jQuer...
01:30 pm - Mon, December 5, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Get Started With Google Play GamesServices
Gaming technologies are constantly evolving. Nevertheless, a lot of core gameplay elements have remained unchanged for decades. High scores, leaderboards, quests, achievements, and multiplayer support...
12:00 pm - Mon, December 5, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Let's Go: Golang Concurrency, Part 2
OverviewOne of the unique features of Go is the use of channels to communicate safely between goroutines. In this article, you'll learn what channels are, how to use them effectively, and some common ...
07:26 pm - Fri, December 2, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started With Raygun: Insights and Crash Reporting for App Developers
Introducing Raygun Nobody writes bugs into their software on purpose, but have you ever considered just how many problems exist in your software applications that you aren’t even aware of? Have you ...
12:00 pm - Fri, December 2, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Building Your Startup: Issue Tracking and Feature Planning
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 re...
09:58 pm - Thu, December 1, 2016
TutsPlus - Code New Course: How to Use the GoogleDrive API
What You'll Be CreatingWant to know how the Google Drive API works and how you can use it in your projects? If so, our new Coffee Break Course, How to Use the Google Drive API, is for you.In a super-c...
01:00 pm - Thu, December 1, 2016
TutsPlus - Code HTTPie, a Human-Friendly cURL-Like Tool
cURL is a commonly used command-line tool for making HTTP requests. In this tutorial, we'll have a look at HTTPie, a command-line tool for making HTTP requests in a human-friendly way. HTTPie uses com...
12:00 pm - Thu, December 1, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Let's Go: Golang Concurrency, Part 1
OverviewEvery successful programming language has some killer feature that made it successful. Go's forte is concurrent programming. It was designed to around a strong theoretical model (CSP) and prov...
12:31 pm - Wed, November 30, 2016
TutsPlus - Code 13 UI Kits for Beautiful Mobile Apps
A UI kit is a great way to get started with the design for your next app. Each one comes with a complete set of assets for every part of your app's user interface, along with original PSD Photoshop fi...
12:19 pm - Wed, November 30, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Common React Native App Layouts: Calendar Page
In this series, you'll learn how to use React Native to create page layouts commonly used in mobile apps. The layouts you'll be creating won't be functional—instead, the main focus of this series is...
12:00 pm - Wed, November 30, 2016
TutsPlus - Code Object-Oriented Autoloading in WordPress, Part 3
In the last tutorial, we reviewed the original state of our autoloader and then went through a process of object-oriented analysis and design. The purpose of doing this is so that we can tie together ...
11:34 am - Wed, November 30, 2016
TutsPlus - Code 11 Courses to Help You Master PHP Frameworks
PHP frameworks can really speed up your development process. They provide you with a stable foundation to start from, so that you can spend time developing the important parts of your application rath...