The Poetics Of Coding

The Poetics Of Coding

There is little doubt that WordPress is one of the most popular blogging and content management platforms out there today. This is not an article about WordPress, though, but rather a more general musing on one of its thought-provoking taglines: “Code Is Poetry.” Read Article »

Build a Better Tooltip with jQuery Awesomeness

Build a Better Tooltip with jQuery Awesomeness

Browsers will automatically display a tooltip when you provide a title attribute. Internet Explorer will also use the alt attribute. But, in this tutorial I’m going to show you how to quickly write a jQuery plugin that will replace the typical browser tooltip with something a little flashier. Read Article »

How to Create a PHP/MySQL Powered Forum from Scratch

How to Create a PHP/MySQL Powered Forum from Scratch

In this tutorial, we’re going to build a PHP/MySQL powered forum from scratch. This tutorial is perfect for getting used to basic PHP and database usage. Let’s dive right in!

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20 Ways to Save Kittens and Learn PHP

20 Ways to Save Kittens and Learn PHP

There’s an old adage – dating back to the 1700s – which, in English, says: “A kitten dies each time a PHP programmer doesn’t follow best practices.” Okay, not really; but just go with it!

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Should You Reset Your CSS?

Should You Reset Your CSS?

Web designer/developer and book author Morten Rand-Hendriksen is a huge fan of CSS resets; he has advised everyone to use them as the foundation of their stylesheets. Read Article »

50+ Awesome CSS3 Techniques for Better Designs

50+ Awesome CSS3 Techniques for Better Designs

CSS3 is gaining momentum, despite the fact that the standard hasn’t even been finalized.

There are hundreds of tutorials out there to teach designers how to use it, but unfortunately a lot of them cover the same ground.

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