Archive for: November, 2016

Sending PHP Event Messages to Remote Logstash on Windows

By opening this article you’ve endeavored yourself to expanding your knowledge of PHP applications as part of event-based distributed systems. You’ll be given a quick intro into what we are referring to when we say event messages, what Logstash is, and why it is so cool. If you’ve already heard of B...

WordPress Security: This wp-config.php Protects Your Website

Most people think that their WordPress website was safe just because it doesn’t have any content worth hacking. Unfortunately, that is not true. Websites are often hacked to distribute spam emails, for example. Or the core and theme files are filled with malicious code to infect and hack your website visitor̵...

Introduction To Chatbots

Chatbots have been a trending topic for quite some time now and have got a lot of people excited about them. Some believe that bots are the next big thing and will soon replace apps, while others think they are just a fad, bound to fail. In this article we will restrain ourselves from giving opinion on the future of c...

Input Masking

I don’t have any UX research to cite, but anecdotally, I like it when inputs that expect data in a specific format us an input mask. I thought I’d just line up a few demos for really easy reference. Robin Herbots’s (jQuery) Inputmask This is an actively maintained plugin. See the Pen jQuery Input Ma...

Christmas Wallpaper Calendars: December 2016

    New month, new wallpapers! To get you in the right mood for December, designers and artists from across the globe got their ideas bubbling and created unique and inspiring Christmas wallpaper calendars to deck your desktop. This ...

Object-Oriented Autoloading in WordPress, Part 3

In the last tutorial, we reviewed the original state of our autoloader and then went through a process of object-oriented analysis and design. The purpose of doing this is so that we can tie together everything that we’ve covered in this series and the introductory series.  Secondly, the purpose of doing this in...

Object-Oriented Autoloading in WordPress, Part 3

In the last tutorial, we reviewed the original state of our autoloader and then went through a process of object-oriented analysis and design. The purpose of doing this is so that we can tie together everything that we’ve covered in this series and the introductory series.  Secondly, the purpose of doing this in...

Enhancing Grid Design With GuideGuide, A Plugin For Photoshop And Illustrator

    Almost five years ago, I had the honor of writing a post on Smashing Magazine about my Photoshop panel GuideGuide. Since then it has seen wild success as the most installed third-party Photoshop extension, an achievement I’m qu...

Cloudinary Enhances Media Delivery with Multi-CDN Offering

Advertise here via BSA Cloudinary is well known for solving the challenges you face when managing images and videos. With its newest enhancement, the company is also eliminating the complexities of media delivery by enabling the use of multiple content delivery networks (CDNs) to ensure end users quickly and reliably ...

Getting up and Running with the Vue.js 2.0 Framework

Back in September, the popular JavaScript framework Vue.js released v2 and ever since I’ve been really eager to give it a spin and see what it’s like to work with. As someone who’s pretty familiar with Angular and React, I was looking forward to seeing the similarities and differences between them and...