Category: web development

Web Development Reading List #165: Starting The New Year With Browser News, Container Architecture, And React “Aha” Moments

    Happy new year! I hope you had a good start and can feel positive about what 2017 might bring. As mentioned in the last edition of the past year, I don’t like New Year’s resolutions too much, but I’d like to point you to so...

Web Development Trends 2016

In the past few years, web development has grown at a rapid pace, with new technologies, languages, and scripts coming into view. Plus, ever since the advent of HTML5, innovation in web development has become the norm, to the extent that even Adobe has been forced to eventually abandon Flash and embrace HTML5. So, wha...

Node.js Foundation will Incubate Express in-House

Node.js has been growing in popularity over the past few years, and it has become one of the most well known choices for server-side JavaScript. Recently, the Node.js Foundation, an impartial foundation hosted by The Linux Foundation to promote growth and better usage of Node.js framework, has announced that it intends...

GitHub Enterprise 2.5 is Now Available

Some days back, we reported that GitHub is contemplating offering better and more focused services for Enterprise users. While the direction of GitHub in relation to the target audience that it wishes to focus on is still unclear, GitHub Enterprise 2.5 is now available. GitHub Enterprise 2.5 focuses on scalability and ...

Reports Suggest GitHub is Having an Identity Crisis

According to several popular reports around the web, it seems like GitHub is having internal issues about the direction in which the company should go forward. This news comes shortly after the famed open letter, which addressed the manner in which GitHub has been treating the non-premium projects hosted through it. Th...

Responsive Image Breakpoints Generator: A Free Tool For Responsive Images

With consumers using devices of multiple sizes – from smartphones and tablets to laptops and desktops, responsive web design is no longer a luxury, it’s a necessity. More and more users are browsing the web via mobile devices, requiring websites to support an increasing number of screen resolutions. In order to del...

How Will REST API Affect WordPress Developers?

With the advent of WordPress 4.4 last year in December, we saw the inclusion of the first half of REST API in the WordPress Core, and the rest of it is expected to be with us in the upcoming major release of WordPress. That said, REST API has been around us in the WordPress world for quite a while, especially by means...

JavaScript Frameworks: To Use or Not To Use?

JavaScript has been rising in popularity, and more and more web developers are turning towards JavaScript for their projects. In fact, even WordPress, the world’s most popular Content Management System, is leaning towards JavaScript after the advent of the REST API. As such, the importance and big role of JavaScript...

Assembla: Manage Web Development Projects Easily

To get that out of the way upfront: Assembla does not refer to the similarly named programming language, but still is important for designers and developers alike. If you run a web design and development business and work with diverse clientele, or manage a team of web developers working across projects, you must alrea...

Why Static Website Generators Are The Next Big Thing

   At StaticGen, our open-source directory of static website generators, we’ve kept track of more than a hundred generators for more than a year now, and we’ve seen both the volume and popularity of these projects take off incredibly on GitHub during that time, going from just 50 to more than 100 ge...