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Web Development

What is the Difference between a Back End and a Front End Programming Language?

You may have heard the terms “back end” and “front end” with respect to web development languages. Some may find them confusing, but there is not too much mystery to it at all. Continue reading here:

50 Mobile App Development Tips For Acquisition, Retention, and Everything in Between

Over the last few years, I’ve built 13 leading mobile apps, and I’ve taken copious notes on what makes great apps stand out from the crowd. I consolidated this into a list of tips to help developers develop mobile apps that can launch into the stratosphere.

What are the Best Tools for Open Source Web Development?

When it boils down to ensuring proper execution of web development projects, there is simply no denying the importance of highly functional web development tools. Here is a list of the top open source tools for web development.

How to Write Great Web Development Articles and Tutorials

As some of you probably already know, since January 2014 I’ve been working for SitePoint as one of their Managing Editors. For this post, I’ve put together my thoughts on what I think makes for a good web development article or tutorial.


The Busy JavaScript Developer’s Guide to ECMAScript 6

With more libraries and packages adopting the new JavaScript standard, it’s time that developers did too. Get started with an overview of what’s new in ECMAScript 6, then find out how key features have been tweaked for stronger coding.

Mobile Web Development: Chapter 11 – Mobile Design and Development

In this chapter, I discuss the foundational principles and techniques for creating designs for multiple mobile devices.

Web Developers Guide

This tutorial provides a simple and practical way of understanding the essential areas of developing a website. It also provides elementary insights and an overview of the subjects necessary to understand the world of web technologies.


Object-Oriented Autoloading in WordPress, Part 1

I recently wrapped up a series in which I covered namespaces and autoloading in WordPress. In this series, we’re going to take a look at exactly what PHP namespaces are, why they are beneficial, and how to use them.

10 Things Every Web Developer Should Be Doing with PHP

So what can you do with PHP? Here are 10 fun and useful ways you can use PHP for your website.

PHP: The Right Way

PHP: The Right Way is an easy-to-read, quick reference for PHP popular coding standards, links to authoritative tutorials around the web and what the contributors consider to be best practices at the present time.

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