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Web Development

How to Become a Web Developer: The Basics

In today’s world, being a web developer is one of the most lucrative jobs. Even though this job title sounds kind of scary to those not involved in the matter, it actually implies possessing a certain set of skills and knowledge about creating websites. Here’s how you can become one.


Getting Started with Full Stack Web Development

If you’re thinking of going the the full stack route, this article is for you. I’ll explain the general requirements of a full stack developer, what the role entails, and how the skillset can be useful for freelancers/contractors who want to work directly either for clients or in their own projects.


How I Would Market And Sell Web Development Services

We’re in a global marketplace where developers are competing with people overseas who can easily undercut them on their rates. Plus, there are a lot of people out there who do this. Let’s go over 8 specific business strategies that I would most definitely set up if I were back in the business myself.


Tools Don’t Solve the Web’s Problems, They ARE the Problem

Facebook (which I don’t use) has a product that allows iPhone users to read news articles without leaving Facebook. John Gruber wrote an as-always thought-provoking article about why this could be bad for the web as a whole. Although I don’t agree that the web is in danger (we hear this story every week, it seems), John makes an important and valid point.


Tutorials

Frontend And Backend – Fast Tech Skills

Learn Hoe I Build Profitable Apps Here: http://bit.ly/1drAhuW In this video we will be looking at the difference between fronted and a backend of an web or mobile application. These words are often used in today’s technology and it’s critical to know what they stand for.


How to Call a Web API Endpoint without Using JavaScript

In this post we’ll look at how to call a web API Controller endpoint from MVC. By default, WebAPI Controller actions return JSON. So when you call them you get back a big string. You then parse this string into an object inside your MVC application and you’re good to go. Let’s see this in action.


Step-By-Step Implementation of Video Conference using WebRTC

Whenever one thinks of video or audio communication online, they remember Skype with its voice and video calls. However, Skype is not the only option. WebRTC is an open source technology that lets you set up video and audio communication that is supported by web browsers. This post explains how to do that.


PHP

Setting up PHP Development and Production Server Environments

Servers require specific software – such as Apache or PHP – to work properly. One of the most common server configurations is the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP). This is the setup we are going to be working with, and we will go through setting up development and production server environments properly for PHP development.


Create Contact Forms Using HTML and PHP

Today I will teach you how to create a simple PHP contact form in HTML, CSS, PHP and Javascript (using RhinoSlider) – all of them can be downloaded for free. You can also find some plugins, and some really good tips on performance and placement of your forms. Are you ready?


PHP Best Practices: A Short, Practical Guide for Common and Confusing PHP Tasks

This document is an attempt to compile a set of basic instructions for what can be considered best practices for common and confusing issues and tasks in PHP. If a low-level task has multiple and confusing approaches in PHP, it belongs here.


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