Exciting New Tools For Designers, August 2021

It’s almost time for another season of change. Although the temperatures might not reflect it, this is the time of year where most of us start thinking about what’s next. This collection of tools and resources for designers is just the spark to propel you forward with work as you think ahead. Here’s what’s new… Continue reading Exciting New Tools For Designers, August 2021

Which Back-End to Choose? Node.js vs PHP

In this article, we’re going to discuss PHP and Node.js: two popular back-end technologies for web applications. We’ll discuss the key differences between them to help you choose the right back-end technology for your next project. Introduction First of all, let’s go through what exactly these two back-end technologies are and what they are used… Continue reading Which Back-End to Choose? Node.js vs PHP

What Is Composer for PHP and How to Install It

Today, we’re going to discuss one of the most important tools in PHP: the dependency manager Composer. In this article, we’ll look at the ins and outs of Composer and how to install it and use it in your day-to-day PHP development.  If you’ve been coding in PHP for some time, you’ll be aware of how PHP libraries… Continue reading What Is Composer for PHP and How to Install It

Everything you need to know about Zenserp

It has become quite challenging to scrap search result pages from the various search engines. This is owing to the fact that all search engines, including Google, have put some strict regulation services in place for dealing with scraping SERPs programmatically. If you want to get around these restrictions, you need to use an effective… Continue reading Everything you need to know about Zenserp

File Upload With Multer in Node.js and Express

When a web client uploads a file to a server, it is generally submitted through a form and encoded as multipart/form-data. Multer is middleware for Express and Node.js that makes it easy to handle this multipart/form-data when your users upload files. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use this library to handle different file upload situations… Continue reading File Upload With Multer in Node.js and Express

Flattening Contracts and Debugging with Remix — SitePoint

Smart contracts on the Ethereum main-net use real money, so building error-free smart contracts is crucial and requires special tools like debuggers. Remix IDE is the most fully-featured IDE for Solidity. Among other tools, it has an excellent step-by-step debugger. You can perform various tasks such as moving in time, changing the current step, exploring… Continue reading Flattening Contracts and Debugging with Remix — SitePoint

5 Node.js Alternatives To WordPress

Originally released in 2003, WordPress is still the king of CMS. But with the rise of Node.js, there are many modern challengers that have large communities, support themes, plugins and are easy to install on your own server. Here are 5 you might want to checkout. KeystoneJS is a powerful CMS framework, build on Express… Continue reading 5 Node.js Alternatives To WordPress

Embedded Signing with the HelloSign API — SitePoint

A walkthrough into embedded signing with HelloSign We’ve teamed up with HelloSign to help you get started with their eSign platform. HelloSign is a full-featured eSignature platform with the fastest eSign integration platform in the industry, making it easy for you or your company to manage and sign any legally binding document. In less than… Continue reading Embedded Signing with the HelloSign API — SitePoint

How to Connect Your Api.ai Assistant to the IoT — SitePoint

Building an AI assistant with Api.ai If you’re keen to learn more on AI, check out our screencast Microsoft Cognitive Services and the Text Analytics API, for AI sentiment in your bot. The potential of a personal assistant gets exciting when it has access to personal data and the real world via the Internet of… Continue reading How to Connect Your Api.ai Assistant to the IoT — SitePoint

Creative Splash Transition with CSS and SVG ― Scotch

SVG path’s are really awesome! And its versatility is what makes them even more impressive and useful for creating engaging animations. In this tutorial we’ll be creating an eye catching animation, just using SVG paths and CSS transitions. To make things easier, we will also be using Pug and Sass, HTML and CSS preprocessors respectively.… Continue reading Creative Splash Transition with CSS and SVG ― Scotch

the Pros and Cons — SitePoint

This article is part of a series created in partnership with SiteGround. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. The range of hosting options has become bewilderingly complex during the past few years. The basics are simple: a computing device has software installed which can respond to a network event such as… Continue reading the Pros and Cons — SitePoint

How Good Is JavaScript for Building a Large Scale Web Application?

According to the most statistics that are recent on w3techs.com, significantly more than 89percent of sites presently utilize JavaScript as a client-side program writing language. As a cross-platform and programming that is lightweight, JavaScript makes it easier for programmers to build responsive websites and web applications that work with seamlessly with popular web browsers, operating… Continue reading How Good Is JavaScript for Building a Large Scale Web Application?

Build a Custom Photo Widget for Your Desktop with Node.js

The first thing I do on any new device is customize the home screen. This has been a tradition of mine since my first non-DOS computer, when I used my Mario Paint manual to help me make some Legend of Zelda pixel art in MS Paint, and set it as the Desktop wallpaper. Now that… Continue reading Build a Custom Photo Widget for Your Desktop with Node.js

20 Interesting JavaScript and CSS Libraries for February 2016

The world of web development keeps expanding as new frameworks, libraries and plugins are created everyday. To keep you up to date with all the cool toys, we made this collection of our favorite JavaScript and CSS tools you should try in February 2016. Super Simple Slider Super simple slider is jQuery plugin which provides you with a functional and… Continue reading 20 Interesting JavaScript and CSS Libraries for February 2016

New eBooks Available for Subscribers

Do you want to learn more about data analysis with Python? How about iOS 9 game development, Django, or Swift 2? Our latest batch of eBooks will teach you all you need to know about these topics and more. What You’ll Learn In the past couple of months we’ve made 16 new eBooks available for… Continue reading New eBooks Available for Subscribers

NodeJS Framework – An Easy Way To Develop High Performance Apps

We are well conscious of the fact that applications development has been successful in creating a buzz all over the world. Therefore, with this advancement, different frameworks are deployed in order to develop highly scalable and real time applications and that too, in a simpler way. The augmenting popularity of Javascript has led to the… Continue reading NodeJS Framework – An Easy Way To Develop High Performance Apps

The Languages And Frameworks You Should Learn In 2016

The Languages And Frameworks You Should Learn In 2016 A lot happened in the software development world in 2015. There were new releases of popular programming languages, new versions of important frameworks and new tools. You will find a short list of the new releases that we think are the most important below, together with… Continue reading The Languages And Frameworks You Should Learn In 2016

More About MEAN Stack You Want to Know!

A latest technology to the old-fashioned LAMP/WAMP stack for building professional websites and real-time applications is MEAN (MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, Node.js) stack, which is an open-source software. MEAN is nothing but a rearrangement of code and technology upgrades switching the base platform from Linux OS to a JavaScript run-time which brings Node.js. Node.js allows to… Continue reading More About MEAN Stack You Want to Know!

Are Mobile Website & Responsive Web Design Two Different Things?

Building a responsive website is critical Now is the era of mobile devices such as the iPad, Galaxy Tab and Macbook Air, etc. All of such devices are available in the market in many different screen sizes. This has compelled the companies to adjust their own websites to be workable on the mobile devices of… Continue reading Are Mobile Website & Responsive Web Design Two Different Things?

The Importance of Web Development Services

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A properly designed website is important for the success of any business. A unique website has the capacity of attracting many visitors to the business’s site, helping to turn them into customers. Web development can be said to be one of the most demanding tasks because it includes developing, designing, creating content, search engine optimization… Continue reading The Importance of Web Development Services

Tools and Resources for web designers and developers, May 2015

Hello, coders out there! We have an exceptional freebie pack for all of you today. Our team has been scouting for the best, freshest material over the last few weeks and this is what they’ve come up with, all kinds of sliders, plugins and other tools to make your developments easier are now at your… Continue reading Tools and Resources for web designers and developers, May 2015

Creating Your First Node.js Command-line Application

Command-line utilities are a must for every seasoned web developer. Node.js makes developing such tools extremely easy thanks to a wealth of open source modules and a great package manager. In this tutorial, we will convert our Cute File Browser, which we published last week, from PHP to Node. Our goal is to create a… Continue reading Creating Your First Node.js Command-line Application

Awesome Math Library for JavaScript and Node.js

Math.js is an extensive math library for JavaScript and Node.js. It features a flexible expression parser and offers an integrated solution to work with numbers, big numbers, complex numbers, units, and matrices. Powerful and easy to use. It supports chained operations. It’s easily extensible. Requirements: jQuery Framework and Node.js Demo: http://mathjs.org/ License: Apache License

Real-time Visitor Globe with Node.js and WebGL

In this post we would like to share with you a cool project we created by using Node.js and WebGL. It’s a mapped globe of the Earth that you can use to keep track of the people who use your web apps in real-time. After a quick setup, you’ll be able to see the location… Continue reading Real-time Visitor Globe with Node.js and WebGL