Git & GitHub for Front-End Developers

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Over the past couple of years, the differentiation between front- and back-end web development has become much more distinctive. While traditional programming skills used to be the domain of the back-end via Git & GitHub for Front-End Developers.

QUT – Research annual scholarship round

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Each year we award a limited number of scholarships to students of exceptional research potential who are applying for a masters by research, PhD or professional doctorate. Because scholarship numbers are limited, we conduct one highly competitive scholarship selection round each year, which we call our annual scholarship round. To be considered for a scholarship, you must apply during the …

Basic Structure of a Web Page

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While this reference aims to provide a thorough breakdown of the various HTML elements and their respective attributes, you also need to understand how these items fit into the bigger picture. A web page is structured as follows. via Basic Structure of a Web Page.

Quick Tip: Install Zephir and Phalcon 2 on Vagrant

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This quick tip will show you how to install Phalcon on a Homestead Improved instance, and will help you get a sample Phalcon app up and running. The version of Phalcon we’ll be using in this Quick Tip will be 2.0 – a pre-release. If you read this when Phalcon is already in a mature 2.x stage, let us know …

Better Content Creation for the Web

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Ask yourself, what is one of the first things visitors look for when they reach your website? Other than a friendly interface for optimum usability, it’s the content. Content makes up the majority of your site so it is imperative that you pay attention when creating or redesigning your website. Though you learn earlier on in your career as a …

website design – Is there a free ‘Helvetica Neue’ alternative? – Graphic Design Stack Exchange

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Does anyone know any other fonts similar to Helvetica Neue (free for commercial use)? I’m working on a big website project where ‘Helvetica Neue’ is used heavily. I need a font that looks almost the same, is free for personal and commercial use, and looks good even when used with copytext (e.g. fontsize for copytext = 11px, for headlines = …

native vs hybrid app development

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People enjoy using their smartphones because they can accomplish many things on the go such as reading e-mails, social networking, watching movies and plenty of other activities. We enjoy smartphones because they have many applications that make everyday activities easier. If you are thinking of developing for the mobile application market, an important decision is to decide between developing a …

5 Uses for Vertical Media Queries

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Media queries are the core technology behind Responsive Web Design yet, despite a plethora of options, few of us dare venture beyond min-width (and possibly max-width), i.e. via 5 Uses for Vertical Media Queries.

10 Essential Sublime Text Plugins for Full-Stack Developers

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When I started with web development a few years ago, Vim was my first choice of text editor. It was easy to work with and I could get the basics done without much hassle. Also, many developers like terminal based text editors because they get the same environment in both their local development machines and remote servers. In spite of …

6 Tips for Writing Better Code

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One of the best ways to keep code consistent, reusable, and organized, is to group functionality together. For example, rather than dumping all your JavaScript into one main.js file, consider grouping it into separate files based on functionality, then concatenating them once you reach your build step. Of course, there’s a lot more to writing modular code, and you can …