Category Archives: Web Coding

How To Create A Simple Google Chrome App In Less Than 5 Minutes

If you take a look at Google’s “Web Store” a lot of these apps listed there are basically just quick ways to access web-pages.

For example, the official Google Docs app does what? It opens docs.google.com.

The Hootsuite app? It opens hootsuite.com/dashboard

Etc.

While that may defeat the purpose of an app (shouldn’t it be more than just a bookmark?) there’s an interesting way we can exploit this. Read more »

8 Useful server variables available in PHP

You guys must have know about server variables in PHP. Server Variables are those variables which are inside the super global array named $_SERVER available in PHP. There are many server variables in PHP and some of them are very useful for fore developing PHP projects. I’m going to post here some of the very useful server variables available in PHP development. Read more »

10 Rare HTML Tags You Really Should Know

Web developers these days are often expected to know and work in multiple languages. As a result, it’s tricky to learn everything a language has to offer and easy to find yourself not utilizing the full potential of some more specialized but very useful tags.

Unfortunately we haven’t been tapping into the full potential of these more obscure HTML tags as of late. But it’s never too late to get back into the game and start writing code that taps into the power of some under-used tags. Read more »

HTML Character Reference

HTML Character Reference Read more »

Ajax File Uploading with progressbar

Ajax file uploading with progress bar can be particularly useful if your site needs to upload large files…since no one really wants to wait few minutes wondering why the page is taking so long to load, or even they may feel their connection died…
It is not only cool but, pretty useful to a user who is expecting a large upload to complete… Read more »

100+ Resources for Web Developers

There is some amazing stuff out there on the Web–resources, tools, tricks, and tips. Problem is, as a Web developer, you spend so much of your time just keeping up with new technologies – learning, playing – and this doesn’t leave much time to go hunting for the latest and greatest tool, or for a better way of doing things.

So we’ve put together a list of over 100 resources to help make your life as a developer easier; where to find snippets of code, sites that automate processes, cheat sheets, lessons, useful tools and a couple of silly videos to give your brain a break if you make it through to the end. Please enjoy! Read more »

Phototype: image manipulation with Javascript

Lately I had same crazy thoughts on coding a javascript wrapper to manipulate images rendered on the server-side. I decided to do some test which eventually resulted in phototype, a client/server-side library, based on prototype, which supports all kinds of image manipulations. On the serverside the library is powered by combination of PHP/GD that renders the image. With phototype, you are able to rotate, resize, flip and do some other cool effects to images. Let’s start a quick tour. Read more »

Secure File Upload with PHP

PHP makes uploading files easy. You can upload any type of file to your Web server. But with ease comes danger and you should be careful when allowing file uploads. Read more »

Embed Custom Fonts

With typeface.js you can embed custom fonts in your web pages so you don’t have to render text to images.

NEW! Version 0.15 is released, now with support for Internet Explorer 9. Read more »

PHPSpeedy

There are 4 relatively easy ways by which you can speed up the time it takes a browser to download a page:

  • Make fewer HTTP requests
  • Add a far-future expires header
  • Gzip your page’s components
  • Minify your JavaScript, CSS and HTML Read more »