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Setting up an Ubuntu server for the first time (2018 Update)

The first time you’re setting up an Ubuntu server, there are several steps that should be taken to ensure basic security of the server. Connecting to your server via the command line or terminal can be extremely powerful, but there are also some inherent risks if the server is not setup correctly. The configurations in […]

Graphic Design in 2019: The top 14 trends we expect to see this new year

What can people expect from graphic design in 2019? Each year, different trends come on the scene. Some are noteworthy and things that designers incorporate into their designs going forward. Some are grimace-worthy, and designers make sure they never use them in designs again. One way to figure out which trends to expect for the […]

Refactoring CSS Code (2018 Update)

Writing good code is about more than just getting the results you want on a webpage. Good code should be as efficient and concise as possible. While there are often numerous ways to achieve the same results, the most succinct and simple method is, with few exceptions, the ideal choice. There are two major benefits […]

The Top 7 Apps for Time Management

Our smart phones arguably consume the majority of our free time. Mobile applications for time management have become popular choices for organizing work or notes all within one convenient app. For example, many apps can cater to audiences such as students who are managing their coursework. They may also serve employed adults tracking their projects […]

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 […]

The Best 5 WordPress Plugins of 2018

Did you know that 28 percent of the world’s websites use WordPress? As WordPress developers, we can also tell you that 60 percent of all websites with a CMS use WordPress. More than 25 percent of the top 10,000 websites based on traffic use WordPress as well. In this blog post, we’ll review some of […]

Array methods in JavaScript (2018 Update)

The array is one of the most important components of JavaScript, and any programming language in general. Often misconceived as its own data type, it is actually a subset of the Object, along with functions. In simple terms, an array is a compound data structure that can hold a limitless amount of values of any […]

Using Surge for deploying static sites (2018 Update)

Static Site Generators have become increasingly popular over the past several years. They’re great for any projects not requiring server-side processing. There’s been an emergence of services such as webtask.io and others for handling server endpoints. This has no doubt contributed to the growth of static sites and “serverless” web applications. Many see this as […]

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 […]

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