Google Play Services: Using the Nearby Connections API

Introduction One of the many APIs available in Google Play Services is the Nearby Connections API. Introduced in early 2015, this framework lets you set one device running your application as a host and have multiple other devices connect to it in order to communicate over a Local Area Network (LAN). Use cases for this Read More

An Introduction to Ruby’s JSON Library

The de facto standard in data portability across web applications and services, JSON has a concise yet powerful syntax for sharing data across platforms. In this short video tutorial from my recent Essential Ruby Libraries course, you’ll learn about Ruby’s JSON library and experiment with parsing and generating JSON structures. Watch the Tutorial Here are the links I mention Read More

Quick Tip: Accept Multiple Vouchers in OpenCart 2.0

OpenCart is an open-source, PHP-based online e-commerce solution that allows you to accept orders online. It allows customers to shop using vouchers, but only one at a time by default. If you want to allow your customers to use multiple vouchers at once, you’ll need to modify the code. I’ll show you exactly how to Read More

Mastering WP_Query: Related Functions

Hi, and welcome to the second part of the series called “Mastering WP_Query”. In the first part, we started off with the series by simply introducing what the WP_Query class is. And in this second part, we’re going to learn about the functions related to WP_Query. Let’s begin! Harnessing the Power of WP_Query With Functions, Read More

Quiz: Are You Ready to Get Started With Django?

Want to get started with Django? Take our quiz and find out if you’re ready. Getting Started With Django If you like the elegance of the Python programming language, Django is the web framework for you! Django is a powerful but pragmatic framework, with an emphasis on getting work done. In our course, Getting Started Read More

Build a Real-Time Chat Application With Modulus and Python

First of all, let me show you the final look of the chat application that we will completed by the end of this article. We will implement the application with Flask, Gunicorn for standalone WSGI application, and Flask-SocketIO for real-time communication. 1. Scenario Let’s look at an example scenario that we can use throughout this article as we build Read More

The Beginners Guide to WooCommerce: Adding Coupons—General Settings Part 1

In the previous article I gave an overview of how you can manage and track all of your coupons in WooCommerce. Today we will explore the process of adding a new coupon. I will explain how you will add a new coupon and will configure various settings that are associated with it. So, let’s get Read More

An Introduction to GameplayKit: Part 3

This is the third part of An Introduction to GameplayKit. If you haven’t yet gone through the first part and the second part, then I recommend reading those tutorials first before continuing with this one. Introduction In this third and final tutorial, I am going to teach you about two more features you can use in your own games: Read More

Mastering WP_Query: Using the Loop

As I outlined in the introduction to this series, the WP_Query class has four main elements: the arguments for the query, using parameters which will be covered in detail in this series the query itself the loop, which will output post content, titles or whatever you want to display finishing off: closing if and while tags Read More

Google I/O 2015 Through My Eyes: Part 2

I reached the venue early at 8:45 and found out that the queue today was moving comparatively faster. We were being handed a brand new Nexus 9 on our way in. I had installed Android M preview the previous night and I was already seeing an improvement in the battery life and responsiveness of my Read More