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Paul Underwood04/11/13
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Force SSL On Certain WordPress Pages

There are going to be certain pages that you want to force SSL, so that the browser will redirect you to this page using a HTTPS connection so the data that is posted from this page is encrypted and secure.

Justin Bozonier04/10/13
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Event Sourcing in Javascript

Why event sourcing? There are a ton of benefits as well as some costs to choosing this architectural style. For myself, on this project, I chose it to learn more about event sourcing through experience and I don’t fancy myself enough of an expert to give guidance here.

Paul Underwood04/10/13
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Add Custom Post Meta Data To Post List Table

One of the best thing about WordPress is that you can customise almost anything. In the admin area you can see a list of all the posts you have added in WordPress.

Nicolas Frankel04/10/13
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JavaScript namespace and restricted access

JavaScript functions are available from everywhere. Isolation is not built-in, but has to be designed. The first rule is: do not use global variables. Global variables are a bug waiting to happen, encapsulation should be enforced, period.

Juri Strumpflohner04/09/13
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Modularity in JavaScript MVC Frameworks

JavaScript MVC architectures are a de-facto standard when you create complex single-page JavaScript applications. But it doesn’t stop here.

Brian Rinaldi04/09/13
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Best of JavaScript, HTML & CSS - Week of April 1, 2013

This week features a lot of library and framework-focused tutorials including jQuery, Ember, Sass, Jasmine, Grunt and Backbone. It was an active week despite everyone being occupied by posting and reading about Blink and, to a lesser degree perhaps, asm.js.

Karl Agius04/09/13
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Templating a WordPress theme with Twig

Well, that wasn’t as painful as I thought it would be. Some googling and a couple of experiments went a long way, and now I have a partial, unstyled, Twig-based theme happily running on WordPress.

Kay Hebbourn04/09/13
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Options For Building A WordPress Membership Site

There are a number of ways to turn your ordinary WordPress site into a membership site and add a stable new income stream. There are a number of membership options including membership themes and plugins to choose from.

Gil Fink04/08/13
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Quick Tip – The JavaScript arguments Object

Yesterday I delivered a session about JavaScript and mentioned the arguments object. I was surprised that most of the attendees didn’t know the object so I decided to write this post.

Raymond Camden04/08/13
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Quick Code Sample - Add your Behance portfolio to your web site

A few months ago Adobe acquired Behance. Even as a non-designer, I found the site really cool. I noticed that there was no way to embed portfolio data on another site via a simple widget. So I made one.

Glenn Dejaeger04/08/13
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My quest for awesome css

I was stunned when I discovered the existence of the calc method in CSS. Finally a way to express relative widths!

Jon Antoine04/08/13
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Win8 XAML App : how to debug the javascript in a WebView !

When you build a Windows 8 Xaml app you sometimes need to put a WebView in it and run some custom Javascript in the loaded html page.

Ryan Carter04/07/13
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Introducing the Bitly Cloud Connector for Mule

Bitly are now providing version 3 of their APIs. And anyone working with them will know that they have their fair share of idiosyncrasies, particuarly error codes! So I am pleased to announce the Mule Cloud Connector for the Bitly APIs.

G. Andrew Duthie04/07/13
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Tweak Touch Behavior in Internet Explorer with User Style Sheets

As touch becomes a more and more prevalent means of interacting with PCs as well as phones and tablets (I'm typing this on a Lenovo Carbon X1 Touch laptop), developers should be aware of how to create touch-friendly sites and apps that help users make the most of touch-enabled devices.

Raymond Camden04/06/13
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ColdFusion Web Application Construction Kit 10

I'm happy to announce that you can now purchase the latest edition of the CFWACK, volume 10. CFWACK10 was written by a host of ColdFusion super stars including Ben Forta, Charlie Arehart, Rob Brooks-Bilson, Kenneth Fricklas, Hemant Khandelwal, Chandan Kumar, and yours truly.

Gary Sieling04/06/13
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Philly ETE – Metor.js Talk Summary

I went to a talk at Philly ETE on Meteor, a Javascript-based webapp development platform. The talk was given by Avital Oliver, one of the core meteor developers.

Raymond Camden04/05/13
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Delaying an Edge Animate asset until visible

What if your Edge Animate asset is on a page where it may not be visible? For example, a page with lots of text or other assets above it? Here is how I solved it.

jb j04/05/13
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Cross browser compatible HTML5 videos

For years, Flash has been the most popular solution for playing videos on the web. But the HTML5 specification is bringing a new solution, HTML5 videos. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use HTML5 to display videos on your website.

David Salter04/05/13
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Hosting WordPress On OpenShift

OpenShift uses git to publish files to your site, so the general approach is to make your application locally. In this post, I’m going to show the steps needed to host WordPress at OpenShift Express.

Nathalie Daigle04/05/13
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Instant HTML5 Presentations How-to

Complete step-by-step guide to create beautiful HTML5 Presentations.

Raymond Camden04/04/13
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Recording from my PhoneGap Build Ask a Pro Session

Miss my presentation last week? You can watch the recording below. If you would like the slide deck or any code samples from what I demonstrated, just ask.

Andrey Prikaznov04/04/13
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Neat and modern design – responsive

Responsive templates become a trend. This technology makes it possible to simply use your site on mobile devices without a global alteration of your template.

Ben Forta04/04/13
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CIO Magazine On Responsive Design Tools

CIO Magazine has published an overview of 7 Tools to Build Websites Using Responsive Design, and highlights both Dreamweaver and Edge Reflow.

Raymond Camden04/04/13
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Remember this special little rule about ColdFusion Components

People new to CFC development often forget a very critical rule: Every line of CFML that is not inside a cffunction block will execute whenever you create an instance of a CFC.

Remy Sharp04/03/13
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Creating popups without HTML files

One thing that always bugged me about dynamic popup windows when compared to dynamic iframes: you need a separate .html file to use as the target of the popup. I’ve documented this process because it might help someone else.