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Create slick HTML5 animations

Modern browsers have several dedicated animation technologies built in. Martin Görner showcases the top four to try in your next project Modern mobile operating systems have made animated user interfaces the standard of computer interaction – and have shown…

HTML5: the rightful heir to Flash’s gaming throne. True cross-platform development that allows you to build once and deploy to desktop, tablet and mobile; that will run on Smart TVs; can be wrapped up in a native application for…

History of a branding rockstar

This is an edited excerpt from Chapter 2 of Brandiing by Adii Pienaar. Use the code NETBRANDIING to get a 25 per cent discount 1985: Adriaan Was Born No book – even non-fiction ones – can ever be complete…

This article first appeared in issue 243 of .net magazine – the world’s best-selling magazine for web designers and developers. Could the internet’s endless amusements be keeping you from your best ideas? I spent most of last night glued…

What is pair programming? If you’ve worked on Agile projects, you’ve probably heard of or witnessed pair programming. Pair programming is a practice where two developers program together at one workstation. One developer is the “driver” and the other…

Matt Cohen and Scott Basgaard of WooThemes show how to create a WordPress plug-in to enhance your custom WordPress projects, using best practices in plug-in development This article first appeared in issue 236 of .net magazine – the world’s…

The 5 traits of killer apps

With over one million in-store apps, competition is fierce. Erin Newkirk shares her top five secrets to creating a chart-topping app This article first appeared in issue 241 of .net magazine – the world’s best-selling magazine for web designers…

Get started with Sinatra

Ruby is a trendy programming language among Silicon Valley startups. Tim Millwood demonstrates how to build a small web application in Ruby using the Sinatra framework This article first appeared in issue 239 of .net magazine – the world’s…

If you’re having trouble deciding between Sinatra and Rails, Tim Millwood can help In this tutorial I discussed Sinatra and walked through how to build an application to allow users to add and delete todo list items, as well…

It’s 2013 and the design world is as full of inspiration as it ever has been. Sites like Dribbble and Behance serve up gorgeous screenshots of other designers’ work every hour of every day. Search online for any idea,…