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Optimizing Graphics For HTML5 Apps: Lessons From The Game Dev

Optimizing Graphics For HTML5 Apps: Lessons From The Game Dev Watch this talk to learn about the following: – Problems developers face when building HTML5 applications – The bonuses of skeletal animation – Optimizing existing assets – Using shaders for UI element development and optimization – Shader SFX development –…
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Read Linux File Permissions : Symbols, Octal and Raw

Read Linux File Permissions : Symbols, Octal and Raw I don’t doubt that you know how to use ls -l to list a file mode or permissions in Linux. This will show the symbolic mode of the file but we also have the octal mode but what about the raw…
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Render Functions: Part 1

Render Functions: Part 1 So far in this series, we’ve used templates to declare our desired HTML structures. However, there’s another way: render functions. Though you won’t reach for them nearly as often, they nonetheless serve an important role. In this lesson we’ll review the basics.

What You Should Know About Penetration Testing

What You Should Know About Penetration Testing Reading Time: 4 minutes If you’re responsible for an application that handles credit cards for online retail, let’s run through what you need to know about the penetration test, a critical piece of your system’s security. “Understanding the PCI DSS requirements for proper…
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Email Marketing and Online Advertising – The Perfect Duo

Email Marketing and Online Advertising – The Perfect Duo Being a marketer is tough. From identifying the different sources for capturing prospects and onboarding them to nurturing and motiving them to convert, a marketer needs to jump through a lot of hoops to win a loyal customer. To make matters…
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Why smart service businesses use Email Automation

Why smart service businesses use Email Automation Email Automation helps service-based business owners like you connect with your customers and drive results in a timely, personalized, relevant way. You set up a series of timed emails that are automatically delivered based on predefined triggers, such as whether or not contacts have…
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Automatically Open Files on Artisan “Make” Commands

Automatically Open Files on Artisan “Make” Commands Laravel Packages / June 19, 2018 Automatically Open Files on Artisan “Make” Commands “Open on Make” is a neat little package by Andrew Huggins that makes it easy to have newly created files open in your editor of choice. When you run commands…
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Authentication and Authorization Using Auth0 in PHP

Authentication and Authorization Using Auth0 in PHP In this article, we’re going to explore the Auth0 service, which provides authentication and authorization as a service. Auth0 allows you to set up basic authentication and authorization features for your apps in the blink of an eye. What Is Auth0? Auth0 is an…
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Authentication and Authorization Using Auth0 in PHP

Authentication and Authorization Using Auth0 in PHP In this article, we’re going to explore the Auth0 service, which provides authentication and authorization as a service. Auth0 allows you to set up basic authentication and authorization features for your apps in the blink of an eye. What Is Auth0? Auth0 is an…
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Content Marketing Strategy with or without an Audience

Content Marketing Strategy with or without an Audience A while ago, I wrote a blog post containing side hustle ideas for software developers.  A lot of those ideas centered around content, rather than, say, writing software.  I did that on purpose.  Writing software will let you procrastinate.  Get out of…
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How Publishers Can Put Out Valuable Content in the Age of GDPR

How Publishers Can Put Out Valuable Content in the Age of GDPR The road to GDPR has been far from a cake walk — especially for those in the digital media industry. Even though we’re on the other side of the May 25, 2018 GDPR enforcement date, GDPR continues to…
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AWeber’s Customer Solutions Team Is Now Available 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week!

AWeber’s Customer Solutions Team Is Now Available 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week! Never let a question keep you from connecting with your audience. We’re excited to announce that AWeber’s Customer Solutions team is now available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With subscribers opting-in around…
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Building an Image Gallery Blog with Symfony Flex: the Setup

Building an Image Gallery Blog with Symfony Flex: the Setup This post begins our journey into Performance Month’s zero-to-hero project. In this part, we’ll set our project up so we can fine tune it throughout the next few posts, and bring it to a speedy perfection. Now and then you…
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Using Python to Build an AI to Play and Win SNES StreetFighter II

Using Python to Build an AI to Play and Win SNES StreetFighter II Hear the story of how we used Python to build an AI that plays Super StreetFighter II on the Super NES. We’ll cover how Python provided the key glue between the SNES emulator and AI, and how…
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Get Started With Pusher: Introducing Channels

Get Started With Pusher: Introducing Channels Real-time communication is a holy grail of web development, and we finally have the ability to incorporate it in our applications, thanks to the Web Sockets API. But as with most browser APIs, the Web Sockets API is rather low level, and if you…
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Laravel Eloquent Status Package

Laravel Eloquent Status Package News / June 18, 2018 Laravel Eloquent Status Package The Laravel Eloquent Status package by Rasmus Christoffer Nielsen is a package that helps you check the state and status of eloquent models without cluttering them. I am sure many of us have built something similar to…
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GDPR’s relationship with marketing, the EU and you

GDPR’s relationship with marketing, the EU and you The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect May 25, 2018, bringing with it new privacy requirements that can affect businesses around the world. We’ll answer the big questions, so you can get back to marketing your small business…
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If Content Is a Performance, Is It Ever Authentic?

If Content Is a Performance, Is It Ever Authentic? Written by Stefanie Flaxman | June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments If Content Is a Performance, Is It Ever Authentic? Producing more effective content that helps you build an audience of interested prospects is a common theme in my articles. In…
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GSoC Project Intro: Jenkins Remoting over Message Bus/Queue

GSoC Project Intro: Jenkins Remoting over Message Bus/Queue About me My name is Pham Vu Tuan, I am a final year undergraduate student from Singapore. This is the first time I participate in Google Summer of Code and contribute to an open-source organization. I am very excited to contribute this…
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GSoC Project Intro: Jenkins Remoting over Message Bus/Queue

GSoC Project Intro: Jenkins Remoting over Message Bus/Queue About me My name is Pham Vu Tuan, I am a final year undergraduate student from Singapore. This is the first time I participate in Google Summer of Code and contribute to an open-source organization. I am very excited to contribute this…
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