Front-end frameworks have become quite popular over the last few years, and there are a lot of them out there to choose from. But how do you know if and when a framework is right for your web project? While there are lots of benefits in using frameworks, there are also some potentially serious pitfalls.
Information security isn't just for production level systems. In this article, we'll walk you through setting up your local MAMP Stack to run under an SSL Connection.
On the surface, regular expressions appear to be cryptic and confusing, but they don't have to be! In this article, I'll explain how Regex works, and show you how to go about reading and writing your own statements.
New projects aren't the only source of work you are going to encounter as a web developer. In this article, I dive into some of the ins and outs of taking over a project built by another developer.
When it comes to development, the old saying about another person's trash just doesn't apply. Let's clean up our ExpressionEngine projects for ourselves and for all the lovely developers who may end up working on it someday too.
While Expression Engine is a flexible powerhouse, there are always areas where we would like some additional features. Here's five simple ways to extend EE's flexibility with add-on Low Variable's options.
The development process has lots of pitfalls and traps, many of which can be distracting and very time consuming. This article discusses a common problem you might encounter as a developer and provides a simple way to avoid it.
We take a look at the world of hooking (code hooking that is), and show you how the Extension Hook system used by ExpressionEngine can enhance your websites and take their functionality to the next level.
To all those web designers and front end developers out there that aren't running an AMP (Apache, MySQL, PHP) package on your machine, here are a few reasons why you should drop everything right now and install one.
Version Control Systems (or VCSs) are designed to record and manage changes made to computer documents. These systems store and track changes as you move through the development life cycle of a website. The benefits of Version Control Systems are not just limited to tracking changes. If you’re not currently using a VCS, find out how much better your website build (and your life) can be.