Tag Archives: Tutorial


Check out our brief walkthrough to help get you started with Node and the Handlebars precompiler.


Trying to redesign your blog or website and use responsive design? Take a look here and find out the “gotchas” that come with Firefox.


Hate losing bandwidth to hotlinkers? Do you become troubled when there are people using your sites’ images, logos, or other picture assets for purposes such as forum avatars, content theft, or laziness? Here is a setup that will prevent hotlinkers from using your images at all!


Here are five great and utterly simple plugins that you can use with WordPress to dramatically improve your SEO for little effort!


Here are some quick tips that will help you keep search engine optimization in your mind when working on your website.


Here is a set of functions that you can use to format, validate, and “clean up” URLs that come from user input, databases, or even variables.


Forget getting a bleeding edge server, or limiting content or effects to cater to a higher level of broadband or high-speed internet users. Here are some quick tips to make any site load faster, with very little effort – straight from a pro!


Take a look at our handy dandy PHP script here and solve your overwhelming CSS file inclusions or file download times by combining them with PHP and compressing them with GZIP! Plus there is an option for browser specific CSS!


We have a very straightforward method to produce a standards compliant border with two unique colors.


Here is a quick and dirty PHP tip that you might be able to use within one of your next projects.


This jQuery plugin gives you very simple way to change your stylesheet theme. Brought to us by immortalwolf.com, this easily configurable addon to the already easy to use jQuery is a cinch.

Even cooler, this plugin is tested for IE6+, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera, and even Android and iPhones!


Here is the full source for an XML-based slideshow featuring a preloader and hotspots for links!


Here is a really sharp ActionScript 3 class that creates a quick way to make a fun promotional or interactive scratch off effect.

Much like the rub off effect used on lottery tickets and sweepstakes, with this class you can add in your image and then have your website visitors interact with the page to reveal the hidden message, image, video, link, or promotion that is underneath.


Ever look at your WordPress page in Firebug and notice that jQuery is sometimes loaded more than oncea second jQuery file that cannot be found inside your header.php file?

We can fix that!


XML structure makes encourages simplicity and usability with strong Unicode support (to use the myriad languages of the world). XML is created for documents, but it is extended into arbitrary data structures, file centric database organization, and even web services.


We are going to build a very quick PHP class that will automatically generate the copyright for the footer of your website


If you already knowingly and thoughtfully crop your images, then you may not need to have WordPress automatically create thumbnails or resize the images at all. Plus, every time you upload a new image, there are two or three more created from the resizing!


Ever have a web-based form not submit the data or seemingly break for no reason?


In this tutorial, we will learn how to do content loading with an XML file, a common file format that is used to feed data into Flash applications (among other things), and lay some groundwork for more advanced Flash programming Read more…


An ActionScript 3 class is arguably the best method for a programmer to create, manipulate, and share their Flash animations and scripts. Placing classes into their own file within a package helps coders reuse their old code as well as Read more…

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