Archive for: February, 2018

Serverless development with Node.js, AWS Lambda and MongoDB Atlas

This article was originally published on mongoDB. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. The developer landscape has dramatically changed in recent years. It used to be fairly common for us developers to run all of our tools (databases, web servers, development IDEs…) on our own machines, ...

10 Amazing CodePen Demos for March 2018

We share with you a collection of some of the most interesting CodePen demos for March. Continue reading on Tutorialzine. ...

Exploring New Worlds: March Desktop Wallpapers, Challenge and The Winner

Everybody’s an artist. That was the idea behind the Smashing Creativity Challenge which we announced at the beginning of the month. We asked the community to get their creative ideas flowing, and design a desktop wallpaper for March 2018. The only requirement: The wallpaper had to somehow relate to the theme “Explo...

Game AI: The Bots Strike Back!

The following is a short extract taken from our new book, HTML5 Games: Novice to Ninja, written by Earle Castledine. Access to the book is included with SitePoint Premium membership, or you can grab a copy in stores worldwide. You can check out a free sample of the first chapter here. We have all the tools at our dispo...

Celebrating Smashing Newsletter #200: The Things We Learned Along The Way

When we share our lessons learned, we can’t predict who is going to read them, but it can make all the difference in the world. I still vividly remember that day when I received an email from a school teacher in Johannesburg, South Africa, five or six years ago. Back then, they didn’t have any teaching materials av...

10 Best Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency WordPress Plugins

Bitcoin is booming. In February of 2018, someone bought $400 million worth of Bitcoin. But this isn’t just an isolated instance. While $400 million is certainly newsworthy, the truth of the matter is that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are becoming more mainstream. It feels as if we are at a tipping point of ...

10 Best Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency WordPress Plugins

Bitcoin is booming. In February of 2018, someone bought $400 million worth of Bitcoin. But this isn’t just an isolated instance. While $400 million is certainly newsworthy, the truth of the matter is that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are becoming more mainstream. It feels as if we are at a tipping point of ...

Skyrocketing WordPress Speed: The Ultimate Guide To WP Fastest Cache

WP Fastest Cache is a versatile plugin that helps decrease the page load time of your website by creating quickly rendered HTML files that are stored and accessed by subsequent visitors. Since a WordPress website is rendered through PHP and MySQL it requires RAM and CPU usage each time the page is requested from the se...

Animated Fragment Slideshow

Today we’d like to show you how to create a playful slider with an original fragmented look. Each element of the slider will be divided into pieces that will animate in different ways, using Pieces, a library that I’ve created for achieving interesting effects like these easily. This will be the final resu...

Freebie: 2 Beautiful Checkout Forms with Bootstrap 4

We present you two free Bootstrap 4 checkout forms that are easy to set up and use, and will save you a lot of time. Continue reading on Tutorialzine. ...