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How to Choose Which Programming Language to Learn

The IT industry is changing incredibly fast. Technologies and programming languages that are all the rage today become out-of-date tomorrow. Trends are coming and going and the job market is continuously fluctuating as well. So, how to choose which programming language to learn next? To find the right answer, you need to take many things into consideration, such as: industry trends, the job market, your current skill set, the requirements of your project, the availability of learning resources,...

How to Create a Landing Page with Bootstrap 4

Bootstrap 4 is currently the most popular front-end framework in the world. You can use it to build any kind of user interfaces, from admin templates to full-featured websites. In this step-by-step tutorial, we will have a look at how to build a responsive landing page with Bootstrap 4. You can even use it as a homepage or connect it to a specific marketing campaign. The landing page we will build will have five sections: a fixed navigation bar, a hero section, a three-column "Services" section, a full-width...

5 Best Cross-Platform Code Editors for Web Developers

Code editors are probably the most important tools of web developers. Finding one that best fits your workflow and goals, and has all the features you need can save you a lot of time and significantly improve your code quality. In this article, I will show you the five best cross-platform code editors for web developers. All of them run on the three major operating systems, Windows, Linux, and OS X. The features you will need mainly depend on your working style, current coding knowledge, and the kind of...

3 Ways to Minimize Downtime

Both developers and system admins regularly focus on strategies to create infrastructures that are reliable and minimize downtime. The primary reason for this, is that so many companies now rely on Internet-based services, making downtime financially damaging. Users expect a stable and reliable service, so interruptions not only decrease customer satisfaction but increase support requests. In this article I’m going to talk about three areas that are particularly sensitive when it comes...

How to Embed an Instagram Feed

One of the widely used tactics for marketers to reach out to their audience is through social media. Instagram is one such platform that helps bridge the gap between these two parties, and is growing its user base at a rapid rate. Instagram serves marketing purposes even outside of it’s own app. As the platform develops, people enjoy looking through Instagram feeds on web browsers, and developers are starting to embed company Instagram feeds directly on the websites they’re working on. Adding...

12 Magento Pitfalls (and How to Avoid Them)

To this day, Magento stands firm to its reputation as the most popular e-commerce platform among online businesses. From startups, SME’s to large scale corporations, this orange shopping cart has been knighted as “The People’s Favorite”. Be it brands like Nike, Nestle, Fox Connect, Samsung, Ford, Lenovo, Olympus, Vizio and Men’s Health, or other millions of eStores, Magento’s foothold in the e-commerce landscape has accelerated and reached new heights. We’ve been very frustrated...

Getting Started with PostCSS and Gulp

PostCSS is a programming tool that uses JS plugins to transform styles. The plugins can do different tasks in CSS, like transpiling CSS syntax, supporting mixins and variables, linting CSS, inlining images and much more. PostCSS has grown popular in recent times, and is now being used by huge corporations such as Alibaba, Wikipedia and others. It is also relatively easy to use, giving the developer an easy time to get the output that they require. The following are the ways that are available for you...

How to build your own theme for Grav CMS

Grav is an open source flat-file CMS platform, built by the RocketTheme Team. While there are plenty of great CMS platforms available, they are all mostly database-driven, which can be overkill for smaller websites. Instead of a database, Grav uses folders and a basic file structure, it is focused on speed, simplicity, and flexibility. After reading all of the documentation and spending some time trying Grav out, I’m definitely sold and will be using the platform. I hope you will too. What We’ll...
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