Author Archives: Nicholas Morera

An Introduction to Version Control using Git (2018 Update)

The enterprise of coding and computer programming is rarely (if ever), a linear process. Even after the stages of brainstorming and other planning, the actual activity of coding involves a lot of back and forth. You’ll change things as you get a clearer picture of the vision for your application. To assist in the development […]

An introduction to the htaccess file:The Ultimate Guide (2018 Update)

Browsing through the file manager of your cPanel or hosting account, you may have seen a file called .htaccess. This file governs many configuration settings for the Apache Web Server. Apache is widely used server software for cross-platform operating systems. While the syntax it uses can be a bit confusing at first, the .htaccess file […]

Getting started with vim (2018 Update)

Getting started vim: The choice of one’s text editor can be a hot point of debate amongst developers. There is even a Wikipedia entry on this common rivalry. To be sure, it’s not what you use but how you use it. However, a professional text editor can make a massive difference in your development workflow […]

Introducing Gutenberg, the new WordPress editor

For the past 6+ months, the development community behind WordPress have been working on a complete overhaul of the page and posts editor, the first significant change in the editor since WordPress’ inception. The new editor, entitled Gutenberg, has now been released to the official WordPress Plugin store, available to the public to try. Built […]

5 Tests That Will Ensure Your Website Stands Out

Excited! That is how you feel when your website is done and ready for launch. You cannot wait for the world to see what you have to offer. Your design is awesome; you have great content and so much useful information to keep your visitors engaged. However, you should be aware that there are lots […]

Understanding Semantic Code

Understanding the proper use of semantic code in your HTML will go a long way to make sure all of your content is presented exactly as it was intended. While it is often tempting to simply use p or div elements for everything, more often than not there is a more appropriate and semantic element […]

Some of the best new features in iOS 11

iOS 11 was released late last month, and this update brings a large assortment of new features and improvements since previous iOS versions. Available across all iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices, this blog post will highlight some of the coolest new features of this update. New Dark Mode Option To cut down on all […]

Tips For Keeping Your WordPress Site Secure

With cyberattacks becoming all too common with increasing frequency, there’s never been a more important time to make sure your WordPress site is secure from attacks. Given the prevalence of WordPress and the likelihood of not having a secure defense system, WordPress sites can be an easy target for would-be attackers. That being said, there […]

4 Ways To Keep Your Data More Secure

It’s seems like there’s a recent news story about cybercrime coming out on a weekly, if not daily basis. There have been many horror stories in the last few years alone of identity and data theft, or even of losing access to various online accounts altogether — the loss of which, can be devastating, both […]

Basic Command Line Usage

For many, the command line interface is something viewed with much dread and aversion. It seems like something only those with computer science degrees would consider using. However, the command line interface (or CLI), is an extremely powerful tool. CLI skills can speed up your workflow. Many tools not available on a computer’s graphical interface […]

Setting up an SSL Certificate

Since Google announced late last year that they would be giving search rank priority to sites using secure HTTP connections (HTTPS), it’s becoming ever more important to have your site encrypted with an SSL certificate. SSL is an essential technology for any site with eCommerce functions or collection of sensitive data, such as credit card […]

The Pros and Cons of Native vs Hybrid App Development

One of the first questions you’ll need to answer when deciding to build a mobile app is whether to build a Native or Hybrid app. In this article, we’ll aim to define what both of those terms mean, as well as what is the right choice for you. Native App Development Native apps are mobile […]

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