Docker From the Ground Up: Building Images

Docker containers are on the rise as a best practice for deploying and managing cloud-native distributed systems. Containers are instances of Docker images. It turns out that there is a lot to know and understand about images. In this two-part tutorial, I’m covering Docker images in depth. In part one I discussed the basic principles,…

3 software development trends you don’t want to miss

The world of software development is a fast paced and ever changing landscape. Developers want to work on exciting things. New tools, languages, frameworks and innovations are constantly emerging and revolutionizing the industry. So, are you taking advantage of these software development trends that will help you ship great software applications with greater speed, efficiency…

Les navigateurs supportent Grid Layout

L’une des spécifications CSS les plus attendues du moment, le module Grid Layout, vient tout juste d’être implémentée sur la dernière version du navigateur Safari (10.1 sur bureau et 10.3 sur mobile). À ce jour, ce module est donc officiellement reconnu sur l’ensemble des navigateurs les plus courants : Internet Explorer 10+ et Edge Chrome…

10 Best Weather App Templates

CodeCanyon offers a wide range of application templates to get your app project up and running quickly. In this article, I’ll show you the top ten weather templates you can choose from to kick start your own weather app. Android App Templates Simple Weather 5.0 This is a simple weather template with two screens—the main…

Leverage Assembla’s Zapier Integration With Cloud Services

What You’ll Be Creating What Is Assembla? Welcome! Your likely first question is, « What’s Assembla? » Assembla is a project management tool for software development teams with code repositories for Git, SVN and Perforce built into their platform. Assembla’s capabilities are broad in scope, and while I can’t cover them all here, here are its primary…

PyQuery: Python’s jQuery

In this tutorial, you’ll have a look at PyQuery, a Python library which allows you to make jQuery queries on XML documents. Syntactically it’s quite similar to jQuery, and if you are familiar with jQuery it should be easier to follow. Getting Started With PyQuery To get started with PyQuery, install the Python package using…

How to Program With Yii2: Running Cron Services

What You’ll Be Creating If you’re asking, « What’s Yii? » check out my earlier tutorial: Introduction to the Yii Framework, which reviews the benefits of Yii and includes an overview of what’s new in Yii 2.0, released in October 2014. In this Programming With Yii2 series, I’m guiding readers in use of the Yii2 Framework for…