Glen Stansberry
Glen Stansberry is a web developer and blogger. You can read more tips on web development at his blog Web Jackalope or follow him on Twitter.
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    10 Django Trouble Spots for Beginners200x200
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    Django is an incredibly-powerful web framework, but using it can be a bit daunting for new users. I found this out the hard way over a year ago, spending hours struggling with even the most basic of concepts. If you're new to Django, (or MVC frameworks in general), you're probably going to have to shift your thinking a bit to use this robust framework. Here are some of the issues that I had to struggle with before I fully understood them. Hopefully, this will save you hours of struggling. Read More…
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    Top 20 Ways for Web Developers to Reduce Their Carbon Footprint200x200
    Climate change is greatly affected by our carbon footprint. As web developers, it may not seem that we make huge "footprints." We read our mail and news online (no paper), communicate with instant messenger and Skype (no stamps or letters), and many of us relax by watching video or TV shows online (no renting/buying physical DVDs). As a whole, web developers do a pretty good job reducing their carbon footprint. Yet there are plenty of ways that we can reduce our carbon footprints even further and treat Mother Nature a bit better. After all, every little bit helps when it comes to becoming more environmentally responsible. So here are the top twenty ways that web developers can reduce their carbon footprint each day. They're simple changes, but in the end they make a huge difference.Read More…
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    Best of the Web: SeptemberSystemizing design
    September was yet another exciting month for web developers. New Javascript libraries, major acquisitions, and monster open source projects were some of the things that happened as Summer died out. And that's not including the usual plethora of excellent tips and articles published from top-notch web development sites. Read on for some of September's highlights in web development.Read More…
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    30 CSS Best Practices for Beginners200x200
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    CSS is a language that is used by nearly every developer at some point. While it's a language that we sometimes take for granted, it is powerful and has many nuances that can help (or hurt) our designs. Here are thirty of the best CSS practices that will keep you writing solid CSS and avoiding some costly mistakes.Read More…
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    Best of the Web - AugustDirty coding
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    August was a month filled with excellent articles from around the Net. We can always rely on major companies to provide some interesting fodder for developers; Yahoo! started suggesting Firefox users try IE8 and Google unveiled a faster, sleeker search engine. Oh, and if you've ever released some imperfect shoddy code to meet a deadline, than you'll appreciate some examples of dirty hacks used in games. All these and more in August's edition of Best of the Web.Read More…
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    Top 10 Most Usable Content Management Systems200x200
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    There are plenty of options when it comes to picking a content management system for a development project. Depending on how advanced you need the CMS to be, what language it's built in, and who is going to be using it, it can be a nightmare trying to find the "perfect" CMS for a project. However, some CMSs have a slight edge over the rest of the competition because of the usability of the software. Some are just easier to install, use and extend, thanks to some thoughtful planning by the lead developers. Here are 10 of the most usable CMSs on the web to use in your next project.Read More…
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    30+ PHP Best Practices for Beginners200x200
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    PHP is the most widely-used language for programming on the web. Here are thirty best practices for beginners wanting to gain a firmer grasp of the fundamentals. Editor's Note: The "Best Practices" series has been my baby for three articles now. However, due to my focus on the CI video series, I've decided to hand off this next entry to Glen. Having said that, I'm not very good at keeping my mouth shut! I thought it might be fun to sporadically add a few rebuttals to his tips. I hope he doesn't mind! Read More…
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    30 More Helpful Video Tutorials For Web Developers200x200
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    You can find a good tutorial on just about any subject of web development, but great video tutorials are much less common. Here are a few great tutorials that any developer can use to brush up on various topics like iPhone development, frameworks, jQuery, CSS and more.Read More…
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    Best of the Web- JulyMisunderstanding markup
    July has been an interesting month for web developers. Aside from some excellent tutorials, interesting announcements from major web companies have come to light. New homepage designs, new APIs and other announcements have been put forth by Google, Twitter, and other big web players. The times, they are a changin'!Read More…
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    20 Ruby on Rails Tuts to Rule Them All200x200
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    Today, we'll review twenty incredible Ruby on Rails tutorials that every developer should consider reading. Whether you're a beginner who prefers video tutorials or an experienced dev, you'll find an applicable tutorial here!Read More…
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    31 Fascinating Ruby on Rails Tutorials & GuidesPomegranate
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    Ruby on Rails is an excellent framework to learn not only because it's a great web application framework, but also because it has a large and helpful community. In fact, chances are you can learn how to use Rails in a multitude of ways, just by searching the web. We've taken it upon ourselves to compile some excellent tutorials that Rails beginner's and zealots alike can use while working in the popular web app framework and continue exploring the endless possibilities of Rails.Read More…
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    20 More Excellent AJAX Effects You Should KnowAjax thumb
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    Back in October we wowed you with 20 Excellent Ajax Effects You Should Know. The post went on to become one of the most popular ever published at Nettuts+. This time around we have twenty more equally excellent Ajax effects for you to know and love.Read More…