Articles Tagged “web”

  • Understanding Symfony Bundle Configuration and Service Container

    Understanding Symfony Bundle Configuration and Service Container

    In this post we’ll cover different ways on how to configure Bundles in Symfony2 and how the dependency injection container works with the configuration. The Bundle configuration and Symfony dependency injection container (also known as…

  • Sending Confirmation Emails with Phalcon and Swift

    Today, sending emails is considered the basic functionality of any web application. Usually, an email is sent to notify the user of some kind of activity that has taken place on the website, such as…

  • PHP The Right Way: The Book

    The web development world is vastly overpopulated by newbies, especially in easy-entry languages like PHP. The percentage of people who tack on “PHP dev” to their CVs after having been only through a single tutorial…

  • Average Page Weights Increase by 32% in 2013

    Average Page Weights Increase by 32% in 2013

    The HTTP Archive Report has published their end-of-year technology statistics which collate information from 300,000 of the web’s most popular websites. Average page weight has bloated by 32% in one year to reach more than…

  • WordPress Hosting Compared, Part 2: WordPress.com & VPS

    WordPress Hosting Compared, Part 2: WordPress.com & VPS

    In part 1 of this WordPress hosting series, I showed you the differences and benefits of four different solutions. In this second part I’ve prepared a screencast in which I show you how to set…

  • So You Think You Know How to Write a WordPress Theme?

    In this article, we’ll get you started on WordPress theme development, dealing with what you need to learn before you even think about coding. WordPress has become the most popular CMS in the world. As…

  • WordPress as a Framework

    WordPress as a Framework

    WordPress is one of the most popular CMS (Content Management Systems) as far as the user base and ease of access is concerned. Many famous content rich websites use WordPress as their back-end – including…

  • Exploring the classList API

    Exploring the classList API

    Since the creation of HTML and the birth of the first websites, developers and designers have tried to customize the look and feel of their pages. This need became so important that a standard, called…

  • Web Performance Tricks – Beyond the Basics

    This article was sponsored by New Relic. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make possible! We’ve had a lot of performance talk over the years here at , and we believe it’s time to…

  • 10 of the Best Web Page Weight Analysis Tools

    This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Reducing Page Weight Unless you continually monitor page weight, you won’t know how your diet is progressing. The average page now exceeds 1.7Mb and increased…