Powerful Custom Entities with the Diffbot PHP Client

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A while back, we looked at Diffbot, the machine learning AI for processing web pages, as a means to extract SitePoint author portfolios. That tutorial focused on using the Diffbot UI only, and consuming the API created would entail pinging the API endp... Read more
Powerful Custom Entities with the Diffbot PHP Client

Web Development Reading List #110: Jekyll, libSass, 2G Tuesdays and Service Workers

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  What’s going on in the industry? What new techniques have emerged recently? What insights, tools, tips and tricks is the web design community talking about? Anselm Hannemann is collecting everything that popped up over the last week in hi... Read more
Web Development Reading List #110: Jekyll, libSass, 2G Tuesdays and Service Workers

Creating a SCRUD System Using jQuery, JSON and DataTables

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Every non trivial software allows to manipulate data, generally stored in a database. The acronym SCRUD refers to the basic manipulation functions that the user needs to work with the available data: Search, Create, Read, Update and Delete. In this art... Read more
Creating a SCRUD System Using jQuery, JSON and DataTables

Sponsored: Syncano – Database. Backend. Middleware. Real-time. Microservices. All in one place.

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Syncano is a backend platform to build powerful real-time apps more efficiently. Customize your backend with several different modules and minimize boilerplate code. Define your data schema, add real-time communication, integrate with any API, add micr... Read more
Sponsored: Syncano – Database. Backend. Middleware. Real-time. Microservices. All in one place.

How To Increase Workflow And Reduce Stress With Nature Sounds

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  Many of us struggle silently with mental health problems and many more are affected by them, either directly or indirectly. It’s {Geek} Mental Help Week and we would like to help raise awareness with a couple of articles exploring these i... Read more
How To Increase Workflow And Reduce Stress With Nature Sounds

Stripe vs Braintree: the Ultimate Guide

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If you’re developing an app that needs to accept payments, you will likely consider Stripe and Braintree as payment providers. They’re a new breed of full-stack payment companies that are friendly to both businesses and developers. They take care... Read more
Stripe vs Braintree: the Ultimate Guide

Embracing the Network

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Patrick Hamann in a fast-paced talk on avoiding single points of failure. He suggests: Use preloading and prefetching Load fonts asynchronously Always use timeouts / circuit breakers for Ajax requests Cache resources Treat the network as an enhancemen... Read more
Embracing the Network