15 Webinars about Web Design You Should Not Miss for 2021

April 7, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine If you are feeling inspired to learn about the latest events in the industry, attending web design webinars might be the best idea. Going to places to attend a conference may not be possible at the moment. However, learning about the latest trends, techniques, and technologies about web development… Continue reading 15 Webinars about Web Design You Should Not Miss for 2021

Scrape the Web at Scale With the scrapestack API

Introduction to Web Scraping Businesses need better information to target and reach wider audiences. They get this information by scraping the web for content from social media platforms, eCommerce platforms, video platforms, travel platforms, review and ratings, and more. Web scraping is simply collecting information and data from around the web. It can be done… Continue reading Scrape the Web at Scale With the scrapestack API

How to Create a Simple Web-Based Chat Application

In this tutorial we will be creating a simple web-based chat application with PHP and jQuery. This sort of utility would be perfect for a live support system for your website. Otherwise, learn how to build one yourself in this tutorial. This tutorial was updated recently to make improvements in the chat app.  Introduction The… Continue reading How to Create a Simple Web-Based Chat Application

10 Ways to Perfect Your Graphic Design Skills With Domestika’s Online Courses

19 Shares Graphic design is a complex industry, you can either specialize in a specific area and be an expert in the field, or delve into various areas to widen your scope of opportunities. However, one thing is certain: to stand out from the crowd and become the best at what you do, keeping up… Continue reading 10 Ways to Perfect Your Graphic Design Skills With Domestika’s Online Courses

What Are the Best Online Web Design Certificate Programs?

August 5, 2020 by Clarence Web design is a continuous learning process. As our technology develops day by day, the number of new things we need to learn to be well-versed in web design increases as well. Good thing there are already online classes that teach web design. Whether you’re a beginner or a professional,… Continue reading What Are the Best Online Web Design Certificate Programs?

What Is a Widget in WordPress?

WordPress widgets are a great way to add extra content, snippets, and interactivity to your site. They make your site more than just a blog, and they give you the flexibility to identify content you want to show on every page of your site and make sure people won’t miss it. In this article, you’ll… Continue reading What Is a Widget in WordPress?

Introduction to WordPress Plugin Development

If you’ve ever dreamed of creating your own WordPress plugin, our new course is for you. In Introduction to WordPress Plugin Development, you’ll learn about how plugins work and how you can create different kinds of plugin.  This is a comprehensive guide to everything you need to know to write your own plugins! With Rachel… Continue reading Introduction to WordPress Plugin Development

Introduction to Studio, the Screen Design Tool From InVision

Today I’m going to give you a quick introduction to Studio, a brand new screen design tool from InVision. With it, you can design your UI projects, but also build prototypes and collaborate with others to keep everything in sync. If you’re looking for an alternative to Adobe XD, or Sketch, or Figma, read on! Studio… Continue reading Introduction to Studio, the Screen Design Tool From InVision

Introduction to Firebase

We are in an era of rapid prototyping. We may get bright ideas, but sometimes they don’t get implemented if they take too much work. Often, the back-end is the limiting factor—many ideas never get implemented due to lack of knowledge or time for server-side coding. As a mobile developer, using a back-end as a service (BaaS) platform can… Continue reading Introduction to Firebase

Introduction to Network Programming in Python

This tutorial will give an introduction to sockets in Python and how to use the socket module to build HTTP servers and clients in Python. It will also cover Tornado, a Python networking library which is ideal for long polling, WebSockets, and other applications that require a long-lived connection to each user. What Are Sockets?… Continue reading Introduction to Network Programming in Python

Getting Started with CSS Grid Layout ― Scotch

Introduction CSS Grid Layout allows us to construct custom grids with more flexibility and control than ever before. Grid Layout gives us the ability to divide a webpage into rows and columns with simple properties. It also allows us to position and size each element inside the grid using CSS only, without any change to… Continue reading Getting Started with CSS Grid Layout ― Scotch

Creating GraphQL Subscriptions in Express ― Scotch

Introduction This section focuses on creating realtime applications using GraphQL, and the best way to achieve that is through subscriptions. The code in this section is a continuation of Part 1 of this series, and I would advise going through it before moving forward. This is a critical and essential part to future implementation of… Continue reading Creating GraphQL Subscriptions in Express ― Scotch

The Ultimate Guide to User on-Boarding – Tips and Best Practices

In the mobile era, where mobile internet usage has already surpassed desktop usage and with drastic change in user behavior and habits happening in the recent times, delivering a great user experience to your website or app visitors is highly important than ever before. Mobile users are impatient and quick – bad UX increases bounce… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to User on-Boarding – Tips and Best Practices

JSON-Server as a Fake REST API in Frontend Development

Introduction Frontend development is changing day by day and we have to learn a lot more stuff. When we start learning a new framework or library, the first thing that is recommended to build a todo list which helps in doing all CRUD functions. But there is no solid backend/library available to make use of… Continue reading JSON-Server as a Fake REST API in Frontend Development

ZIPL Web Studio

INTRODUCTION This is one of our most favorite websites. When the client contacted us, we didn’t even think this project would become one of our calling cards. ABOUT THE CLIENT Very Berry is an event agency from Odessa, specializing in weddings, children and private events, corporate parties. The primary and the most developed direction of… Continue reading ZIPL Web Studio

Rapid, Interactive Prototyping With Xcode Playgrounds

What You’ll Be Creating Introduction Since their introduction in Xcode 6 alongside Swift, to their current iteration in Xcode 7.3.1, playgrounds have come a long way. With new features and better stability, they are evolving into a viable tool for rapid prototyping or quickly hacking together a proof of concept. As a developer, sometimes you have… Continue reading Rapid, Interactive Prototyping With Xcode Playgrounds

Taking Control of the tvOS Focus Engine

Introduction On iOS, users normally interact with your apps via the device’s touch screen. On tvOS, however, user interaction is handled by moving the current focus between views on the screen. Luckily, the tvOS implementations of the UIKit APIs handle the changing of focus between views automatically. While this built-in system works very well, for specific… Continue reading Taking Control of the tvOS Focus Engine

Free Course: Create Content in WordPress With Posts and Pages

What You’ll Be Creating WordPress is a powerful and easy-to-use tool for creating websites, but for beginners it can still be a little hard to know where to get started. What’s the best way to fit your content into the WordPress content management system? In our new course, Create Content in WordPress With Posts and… Continue reading Free Course: Create Content in WordPress With Posts and Pages

Learn the Basics of HTML in Our New Course

Do you need to learn HTML from the ground up? If so, our new course, Start Here: Learn HTML Basics, is perfect for you. What You’ll Learn The most critical first step to becoming a web designer is learning how to code HTML. By the end of this short course you’ll know what HTML is, how it… Continue reading Learn the Basics of HTML in Our New Course

SpriteKit From Scratch: Visual and Audio Effects

Introduction In this tutorial, the fourth installment of the SpriteKit From Scratch series, we look at the various visual and audio features SpriteKit provides to add some more detail and variety to your games. This includes particle systems, filters, lighting, and audio. To follow along with me, you can either use the project you created in… Continue reading SpriteKit From Scratch: Visual and Audio Effects

New Course: The Complete Guide to CSS Positioning

If you want to get a comprehensive but concise overview of CSS positioning, our new course is for you.  The Complete Guide to CSS Positioning consists of just eight video lessons totalling less than an hour of viewing time, but by the time you’ve finished it, you’ll have a firm grasp of the essential principles you… Continue reading New Course: The Complete Guide to CSS Positioning

SpriteKit From Scratch: Constraints and Actions

Introduction In this tutorial, the second installment of the SpriteKit From Scratch series, you learn about constraints and actions. These features are used to easily add movement and animations to your SpriteKit game while limiting the position and orientation of nodes in the game. To follow along with me, you can either use the project… Continue reading SpriteKit From Scratch: Constraints and Actions

SpriteKit From Scratch: Fundamentals

Introduction SpriteKit, available on iOS, tvOS, and OS X, is a framework that allows developers to create high quality 2D games without worrying about the complexities of graphics APIs, such as OpenGL and Metal. In addition to handling all of the graphics for developers, SpriteKit also offers a wide range of extra functionality, including physics simulation, audio/video playback, and… Continue reading SpriteKit From Scratch: Fundamentals