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12:25 pm - Mon, February 27, 2017
TutsPlus - Code New Short Course: Essential Gulp Tasks
Gulp is a build system for JavaScript that makes it easy to automate repetitive tasks like linting, minification, and transcoding.In our new short course, Essential Gulp Tasks, you'll learn how to set...
12:00 pm - Mon, February 27, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Using Faker to Generate Filler Data for Automated Testing
What You'll Be CreatingFaker is an open-source library created by Francois Zaninotto that generates artificial filler data for your application and its testing needs.Faker can be used in a vanilla P...
12:00 pm - Mon, February 27, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Erlang and Elixir, Part 5: Phoenix Framework
So far we have seen how to use the basic data types and coding principles of the Erlang VM via the Elixir language. Now we will go full circle and create a working web application using the Phoenix We...
10:21 am - Mon, February 27, 2017
TutsPlus - Code 10 Best Android Game Templates
Introduction If you are familiar with the Android SDK, you probably know that using it to create a new game from scratch is no mean feat. Choosing the right game engine, supporting multiple screen siz...
10:16 am - Fri, February 24, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Coding an Android App With Flutter and Dart
What You'll Be CreatingIf you are looking for alternative approaches to Android application development, you should consider giving Google's Flutter, a framework based on the Dart programming language...
07:18 pm - Thu, February 23, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Swift From Scratch: Optionals and Control Flow
In the previous articles, you learned some of the basic concepts of the Swift programming language. If you've programmed before, I'm sure you saw a few similarities with other programming languages, s...
09:08 pm - Wed, February 22, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Introduction to Ionic 2
In this article, we're going to take look at Ionic 2, the newest version of the Ionic cross-platform mobile app framework. For starters, we'll recap what Ionic is and what it's used for. Then we're go...
06:27 pm - Wed, February 22, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Supercharge Your Local WordPress Workflow With Gulp and Browsersync
In this screencast tutorial I’m going to show you how to work more efficiently with WordPress, specifically when developing locally. In order to follow along it’s recommended you have some experi...
05:40 pm - Wed, February 22, 2017
TutsPlus - Code What Are the Three Trees in Git?
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 - Wed, February 22, 2017
TutsPlus - Code WordPress Widgets to Watch in2017
What kind of WordPress widgets will you need in 2017?If you're like me, the only time you find yourself looking for a new WordPress plugin is when you need it for something specific. The problem with ...
12:00 pm - Wed, February 22, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Add a Website Calendar Using Jalendar 2
There are many needs for a calendar on any website. The problem with many calendar programs is reusability. They often only work with one Content Management System (CMS). When you need to move to ano...
01:00 pm - Tue, February 21, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started With Cassandra: CQL Data Types and Using GoCQL
In the first part of this tutorial series, I covered the very basics of Cassandra and used CQLSH to communicate with the database system via shell. In this second part, I will cover in brief the major...
12:00 pm - Tue, February 21, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Building Your Startup: Completing Group Scheduling
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 ...
09:48 pm - Mon, February 20, 2017
TutsPlus - Code What's New in PHP 7 and 7.1? FindOut in Our New Course
Are you up to date with all the changes in the latest versions of PHP?In our new short course, What's New in PHP 7 and 7.1?, your instructor Jeremy McPeak will take you through each of the new languag...
03:24 pm - Mon, February 20, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Swift From Scratch: Collections and Tuples
In the previous article, you learned about variables, constants, and some of the common data types, such as integers, floats, and strings. In this article, we zoom in on collections. Swift's standard ...
05:35 pm - Fri, February 17, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Swift From Scratch: Introduction
In 2014, Apple took the developer community by surprise with the introduction of Swift, a brand new programming language. Swift has come a long way, and it is hard to believe that the language is cele...
10:11 am - Thu, February 16, 2017
TutsPlus - Code How to Create a Camera App With Ionic 2
What You'll Be CreatingAs a prudent developer, you might be wary of creating hybrid applications that depend on Android's native APIs. A few years ago, I was too, what with Android having so many vers...
01:21 pm - Wed, February 15, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Kickstart Your iOS Career With These 6 Courses
Do you want to develop apps for iOS devices?If so, these six courses will give you the solid foundation you need. With expert guidance from Envato Tuts+ instructors Derek Jensen and Markus Mühlberger...
09:51 am - Wed, February 15, 2017
TutsPlus - Code How to Make Calls and Use SMS in Android Apps
In this tutorial, you'll learn about the Android Telephony and SMS API. You'll learn how to make a call from your app and how to monitor phone call events, as well as how to send and receive SMS. 1. H...
01:36 pm - Tue, February 14, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Check Out Our New Guide to Learning JavaScript
Do you want to learn JavaScript? We have plenty of JavaScript courses and tutorials here on Envato Tuts+, but sometimes it can be hard to know where to start.So we've put together a free JavaScript l...
12:00 pm - Tue, February 14, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Building Your Startup: Meetings With Multiple Participants
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 ...
09:41 pm - Mon, February 13, 2017
TutsPlus - Code New Course on Reactive Programming With RxJS
Reactive programming is a way of coding with asynchronous data streams that makes a lot of problems easier to solve. RxJS is a popular library for reactive programming that makes it easy to respond to...
12:08 pm - Mon, February 13, 2017
TutsPlus - Code 7 Popular React Courses for JavaScript Developers
React is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces that has taken the web development world by storm. React is known for its blazing-fast performance and has spawned an ecosystem of thousands ...
12:00 pm - Mon, February 13, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Using Create React App
What You'll Be CreatingReact has quickly become a popular framework for creating both client-side and server-side views. There was a higher barrier of entry with tooling along with some frustrati...
12:00 pm - Fri, February 10, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Error Handling & Logging in Python
In software development, different types of errors can occur. They could be syntax errors, logical errors, or runtime errors.  Syntax errors most probably occur during the initial development phase a...
12:00 pm - Wed, February 8, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Getting Started With Cassandra: Using CQL API and CQLSH
Apache Cassandra is one of the most popular open-source distributed database systems available. It was designed with the goal of handling large amounts of data stored in many servers distributed acros...
09:09 am - Wed, February 8, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Android Things: Your First Project
Android Things, the new platform from Google for creating Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices, is an easy way to get your feet wet with one of the key technologies of the future. In this tutori...
12:00 pm - Tue, February 7, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Building Your Startup: Requesting Scheduling Changes
What You'll Be CreatingThis tutorial is part of the Envato Tuts+ Building Your Startup With PHP series. In this series, I'm guiding you through launching a startup from concept to reality using my M...
01:00 pm - Mon, February 6, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Intro to Pygal: A Python SVG Charts Creator
SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) is an image format which defines vector-based graphics in XML format. In this tutorial, you'll have a look at how to get started with using Pygal, a Python SVG graph-plo...
12:00 pm - Mon, February 6, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Using the New York Times API to Scrape Metadata
What You'll Be CreatingIntroductionLast week, I wrote an introduction to scraping web pages to collect metadata, mentioning that it's not possible to scrape the New York Times site. The Times paywall...
07:26 am - Mon, February 6, 2017
TutsPlus - Code New Coffee Break Course: How to Animate Your Angular 2 App
What You'll Be CreatingHow your app looks is as important as how it works, and animation is an important part of modern user interfaces. Whether by changing the color of an element to indicate that it...
12:24 pm - Fri, February 3, 2017
TutsPlus - Code How to Use Apple's CloudKit for Push Notifications
IntroductionApple introduced their CloudKit framework alongside iOS 8 in 2014. While its main purpose was to act as an online database for iOS applications, CloudKit also offers many other features, i...
04:07 pm - Thu, February 2, 2017
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, too many dependencies, or specific server-side configurati...
12:57 pm - Thu, February 2, 2017
TutsPlus - Code 6 Do's and Donts for a Great Android User Experience
The most popular Android apps have something in common: they all provide a great user experience. In this post, I'll share some tips that will help your app stand out.Regardless of the kind of app you...
12:00 pm - Thu, February 2, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Get a Fake REST API Up and Running Using json-server
In this tutorial, you'll see how to get started with setting up and using a fake REST API server using json-server, which you can use while developing mobile or web applications. This tutorial assume...
12:00 pm - Wed, February 1, 2017
TutsPlus - Code How to Scrape Web Pages for Metadata
What You'll Be CreatingIntroductionRecently I began building a community site on top of the Yii platform which I wrote about in Programming With Yii2: Building Community with Comments, Sharing and Vo...
03:00 pm - Tue, January 31, 2017
TutsPlus - Code How to Migrate to Amazon In-App Purchasing From Google's
What You'll Be CreatingWelcome. If you're new to the Amazon Appstore, check out our recent introductory guide, How to Submit Your App to the Amazon Appstore. In today's episode, I'll walk you through...
01:00 pm - Tue, January 31, 2017
TutsPlus - Code Understanding Nested Routing inReact
React is a JavaScript library built by Facebook for building user interfaces. If you are new to React, I would recommend reading one of our earlier tutorials on getting started with React. In this tu...