20 Incredible Photoshop Actions for Sketching Effects

Turning your photography into sketches could be a great approach if you want to give your photography a little more impact. Doing this looks fantastic and gives a hands-on appeal to your work. How can you accomplish this? Why, through Photoshop actions, of course. What you’ll find here is a solid collection of Photoshop sketch […]

How to Crop or Resize an Image with JavaScript

It is very easy to show resized or cropped version of an image on a website using CSS. However, this doesn’t change the original image data. What if you want to create an actual cropped or resized version of image for your visitors or clients? We have already written a couple of tutorials on how […]

13 Best Social Media Scripts and Plugins to Streamline Your Workflow

If you are running a business or building a brand, you’re always looking for ways to increase your online reach. A streamlined, accessible and consistent social media presence is essential, whether you are a bricks-and-mortar shop, a digital specialist, or a marketing influencer. Get the Essential Grid Gallery WordPress Plugin for your website today! Get […]

How to Create Presentation Slides with HTML and CSS

As I sifted through the various pieces of software that are designed for creating presentation slides, it occurred to me: why learn yet another program, when I can instead use the tools that I’m already familiar with?  We can easily create beautiful and interactive presentations with HTML, CSS and JavaScript, the three basic web technologies. […]

Improving The CI/CD Flow For Your Application

Big tech companies have the ability to make thousands of releases per day. Already back in 2011, Amazon released new software once every 11.6 seconds. These companies typically have entire teams working on improving the delivery speed of their product teams. Luckily, many of the best practices used at these tech companies are well documented […]

8 CSS & JavaScript Snippets That Celebrate Spring

The arrival of spring is always a cause for celebration. Flowers begin to bloom, the animal world teems with new life, and warmer temperatures cure us of cabin fever. It’s no surprise that the season also inspires creativity. Web designers have been known to build their own homages. Bursts of color and nature-inspired animation pop […]

TypeScript for Beginners, Part 1: Getting Started

Let’s start this tutorial with the question: “What is TypeScript?” TypeScript is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript. As an analogy, if JavaScript were CSS then TypeScript would be SCSS. All the valid JavaScript code that you write is also valid TypeScript code. However, with TypeScript, you get to use static […]

18 Best Bootstrap 4 Plugins

Totally open source and free to use, Bootstrap has become one of the most popular front-end frameworks for desktop and mobile development. With a mobile-first approach, the framework essentially forces designers to create sites for small screens and then scale designs up from there.  Today we take a look at the best Bootstrap 4 plugins available […]

Everything You Need to Get Started With MySQL

Despite the advent of modern, NoSQL databases like MongoDB, Firebase and Redis in recent years, SQL databases still remain very popular among developers. SQL (structured query language) is the language used to interact with data in a wide variety of  databases, including popular ones like MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and MS SQL Server.  In this article, […]

What is Webpack?

Webpack is a module bundler that lets you compile JavaScript modules (Files, Images, Fonts, JS, CSS, HTML, etc.). Webpack offers multiple functions, like merging modules, code minimization (or minimizing code by eliminating spaces, remarks, junk code, and code reduction), SASS or TypeScript compiling, integration with npm, and other features. It bundles and complements into something […]