Getting M.E.A.N. With Trello and Zapier

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When speaking of workflow tools, there's no doubt that both Trello and Zapier play a significant role in the lives of many developers. Trello manages tasks while Zapier automates them. This makes this pair a powerful combination. By the end of this art... Read more
Getting M.E.A.N. With Trello and Zapier

A Quick Guide to Custom Fields and Post Metadata

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WordPress is a powerful and easy-to-use content management system (CMS) out of the box. The default "Page" and "Post" content types are enough for many websites and blogs. In order to really harness the power of WordPress as a CMS, though, you'll want ... Read more
A Quick Guide to Custom Fields and Post Metadata

LightCMS: A Hosted Solution For Creating Websites

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There is no dearth of tools and Content Management Systems out there to help you build your websites. And speaking of Content Management Systems, web-based CMSs hold a particular place, only because they offer a set of features and services that are un... Read more
LightCMS: A Hosted Solution For Creating Websites

Influencing Web Layouts with Print Layouts

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Jen Simmons has a compelling talk (video) where she calls out web design as being far too dominated by the HEADER CONTENT SIDEBAR FOOTER pattern we're all too familiar with. Print design, despite so often being dubbed "dead" or in massive decline by th... Read more
Influencing Web Layouts with Print Layouts

Parallel JavaScript with ParallelJS

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One of the coolest new possibilities arriving along with HTML5 was the Worker interface of the Web Workers API. Beforehand, we had to introduce some tricks to still present a responsive website to the user. The Worker interface allows us to create func... Read more
Parallel JavaScript with ParallelJS

Things You Should Look for in a Web Host

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Web hosting is one of the most crucial aspects related to setting up a website, simply because you cannot go online if you have no place to host your site in the first place. As such, choosing the best web host for your needs and requirements becomes m... Read more
Things You Should Look for in a Web Host

An in-Depth Walkthrough of Supercharging Apps with Blackfire

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No one hates robust and scalable applications, especially when the database is growing quickly, and millions of requests need to be served on a daily basis. Profiling is a form of program analysis to measure the time and resources consumed by the progr... Read more
An in-Depth Walkthrough of Supercharging Apps with Blackfire

IFTTT and WordPress: Automating (Almost) Everything You Do With Your Website

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How do you deal with the mundane, repetitive tasks in your WordPress project? Probably with some plugins. Or maybe you choose to (or have to) do them by yourself, manually. Wouldn't it be nice if you could do some of those tasks automatically and witho... Read more
IFTTT and WordPress: Automating (Almost) Everything You Do With Your Website