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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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