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Weekly Roundup No. 24

GD Star Ratingloading...Web Development 2016/2017 MUST-KNOW WEB DEVELOPMENT TECH – Watch this if you want to be a web developer What should you learn in 2016/2017? This video gives you a complete roadmap! View the mindmap: The Docker Course!: 8 Web Development Trends To Look Out For In 2017 This post lists of the main players that may reshape the tech landscape in 2017! Best Developer Websites: Programming News, Tutorials and More Here are a few go-to sites for staying on top of news specific to developers and programmers. 26 Tools and Frameworks for HTML-based Desktop and Web App Interfaces This article is a round-up of tools for building the interface with plain old HTML. Key Web Development and Design Skills You Should Learn In 2017 This article lists some key fields you should investigate and master if you are planning to move forward in your web development career through 2017 and beyond. Tutorials Ruby on Rails Tutorial (Rails 5) The purpose of this article is to teach you how to develop custom web applications, with the tool of choice being the popular Ruby on Rails web framework. REST with Java (JAX-RS) using Jersey – Tutorial This tutorial explains how to develop RESTful web services in Java with the JAX-RS reference implementation Jersey. PHP PHP Vs Java – Which Is More Secure Which language is better –...

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Weekly Roundup No. 23

GD Star Ratingloading...Web Development Front-End vs. Back-End Development: Which Side of the Screen Are You? To give you a better idea of where your skills would be best utilized, this article lays out the differences between frond and back development. Developer Roadmap This article includes a set of charts demonstrating the paths that you can take and the technologies that you would want to adopt in order to become a frontend, backend or a DevOps. Phil Japikse Q&A, Part 1: ASP.NET Core & Current Web Development Trends Phil Japikse shares some of his thoughts on the state of the development world, including ASP.NET Core and other current web development trends. Tutorials Introduction to Developing Web Applications – NetBeans IDE Tutorial A short guide to creating and using web applications in NetBeans IDE. Custom Scrollbars with CSS and Webkit This article provides a short CSS code snippet to change the default scrollbar style and create custom scrollbar. The Best Web Development Tutorials You’ll Find On Youtube! In this collection, you’ll find the top 10 YouTubers who publish web development tutorials on their channels. Check out the list to help you accelerate your dev & design game today. PHP Top 10 PHP RESTful Frameworks This article lists the the most preferable RESTful PHP Frameworks. Xdebug On Demand for CLI PHP Scripts in PhpStorm 2016.2 This is a guide to PhpStorm 2016.2...

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Weekly Roundup No. 22

GD Star Ratingloading...Web Development 11 Skills And Programming Languages to Become A Professional Web Developer Do you know the biggest skills and programming languages needed to become an expert web developer? In this article you will find a helpful infographic for aspiring web developers. How to Become a Front-End Web Developer Learn how to become a front-end web developer by discovering the skills, responsibilities and programming languages that are required. Best Web Development Trends For 2017! In this article you will find information about the anticipated trends for this upcoming year and some advice about what areas of development you should be focusing on. The Future Of Web Development with GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij In this interview, GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij talks about the future of web development and his 2016 Global Developer Report. Tutorials Java Web Application Tutorial for Beginners The aim of this tutorial is to provide basic details of different components in a web application, and how can we use Servlet and JSP to create our first Java web application. Intro to Basic Commands in jQuery If you write HTML, and use JavaScript, this beginner lesson will make your work easier! Learn to get jQuery on your page and review basic commands. Web Applications in Racket In this tutorial, we will learn how to use Racket to achieve dynamic web applications. PHP How to use PHP...

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Weekly Roundup No. 21

GD Star Ratingloading...Web Development The Website Development Process The website development process varies from project to project depending on the customers needs and the web development company. The following is a general overview of some of the steps you may encounter while developing your own online presence. Python4U – A New Web Development Platform for IS Apps In this post, we will provide a preview of some of the features that will be delivered for developers in the first release of the new Python web development platform. 15 Free Online Web Design and Development Tools We know that it doesn’t make sense to reinvent the wheel. So, we always take advantage of web design and development tools that generous people have created and released online for free. Enjoy this collection of tools that will make your work better and more efficient. Tutorials 15 Sites To Find Free Web Development Tutorials All the resources you need to learn web development can be found online for free. We share the top 15 sites and blogs offering the best web dev tutorials. 10 Great HTML5 and CSS3 Tutorials to Master Web Development HTML5 is the latest version of the amazing markup language. Have a look at these step by step tutorials to learn and handle HTML5 and CSS3 markup languages. Create a Full-Screen Slider Using HTML, CSS3 and jQuery In this tutorial,...

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How to Choose the Best CMS for Your Needs

GD Star Ratingloading...Choosing the right CMS Choosing a CMS (Content Management System) for your needs can be a daunting task.  There are so many different versions, with so many different options, it’s difficult to know which one is the best option for you and your business.  In this article, I’ll try to cover the basics and make it easier for you to make the right choice. Must Haves, No Matter Which System You Choose No matter which CMS you select, there are certain aspects which are absolutely necessary requirements.  For example, the platform should work with your current IT configuration or server.  It makes no sense to use a CMS that requires a total overhaul of your existing computer system.  The platform should be secure.  Don’t put your business or customer information at risk with a system that can be easily hacked.  The CMS should be able to be integrated with CRM (Customer Relationship Management) strategy.  Content should go hand-in-hand with customer relationship management. It should follow the MVC (model-view-controller) pattern, which is the standard used in web development.  This allows for cleaner code and makes testing easier.  The CMS should also follow the SOLID principles of development.  SOLID is an acronym for single-repository principle, open-closed principle, Liskov substitution principle, interface segregation principle, and dependency inversion principle.  When these principles are followed, it’s easier for software to be maintained...

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