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Faster and Simpler Image Optimization for Wordpress

ImageEngine can kick things up a notch. ImageEngine uses WURFL device detection and globally positioned device-aware servers to get the exact context an image is accessed from.

Front-end Performance Checklist 2020

Each year Smashing magazine release an article of the best tips to help improve your frontend performance. Here they have over 80 tips on what you can do to improve your frontend performance. There's even a downloadable PDF of checklist you can use on your own projects.

How Silicon Valley startups run standups to keep their devs happy

Today many startups open their doors to the remote workforce. Daily.co, YC company based in San Francisco, is one of them. However, remote culture brings on the table its advantages and challenges. Stand-up meetings only seem like an easy practice, but many Agile teams face challenges with it, especially when going remote. Some developers even hate standups.

Quick Tip To Speed Up Your Laravel Tests

Here is a quick tip that will speed up your Laravel unit tests straight from Taylor Otwell (the creator of Laravel). Update your CreatesApplication trait to include this Hash::setRounds call and then...

Using a Utility CSS Library

When looking to redesign my website, I was looking at using some of the new CSS frameworks that are out there. I'm not a designer, I don't claim to be. I don't have the designer eye, so I need all the...

Laravel Interactive Make

Found this useful Laravel package which works you through the Laravel artisan make command. Using this package you can easily generate the commands for. - Auth Controller Command Event Job Listener...

Export Sequel Pro To Laravel Migrations

In a previous article I found this plugin for MySQL workbench that will allow you to export your database tables to Laravel migration files. I've recently found this project on github that will allow...

MailOptin: WordPress Lead Generation and Email Automation Plugin

Building email list is very important. It is the very essence of ‘grass-root’ marketing that will pay off over a long period of time. However, one thing is sure, effective lead building is frustrating...

Top Web Building WordPress Alternatives

If you have ever explored the available web building options, then WordPress is definitely one of the platforms you’ve come across when performing your search. But if you need to launch a website in t...

Bootstrapping your MEAN Stack application with Openshift, Kubernetes and Docker

The MEAN stack is a popular, open-source, full-stack JavaScript framework for building dynamic websites and web applications. By combining useful JavaScript modules such as MongoDB, Express.js, Angula...

Svg Patterns With Hero patterns

Hero Patterns is a nice website that offers free SVG pattern background generators. With SVG quickly growing as the preferred method for using graphics on the web, there are still few resources avail...

But It's Not Supported In IE

As a web developer or web designer most likely you've heard somebody say it's not supported on IE? Or worse it's not supported in IE6. I've had people say this to me on tutorials where I would show pe...

JSON Of VAT Values

If you're working on a project that needs to get VAT rates you may find this repository useful. It's a Github repository located Github VAT Rates Which provides you with a JSON files of all EU VAT rat...

List Of All Countries In JSON

Have you ever created a sign up form that required a dropdown for the user to select the country? Normally you will need to use an API to get a list of all the countries. But this requires another HTT...

DigitalOcean VPS Hosting

DigitalOcean is relatively new hosting provider and in the past 2 years have shown massive growth and are now the 3rd largest hosting company in the world, according to netcraft report. DigitalOcean...