web development

Build Your Own CAPTCHA and Contact Form in PHP

People write code every day to automate a variety of processes. We exploit the fact that computers are a lot faster and more accurate than humans, which lets us simplify a lot of mundane tasks. Unfortunately, these same abilities can be used to program computers to do something malicious like sending spam or guessing passwords. The focus of this tutorial will be on combating spam.


How to Use AJAX in PHP and jQuery

Today, we’re going to explore the concept of AJAX with PHP. The AJAX  technique helps you to improve your application's user interface and enhance the overall end user experience.

What Is AJAX?

AJAX stands for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML, and it allows you to fetch content from the back-end server asynchronously, without a page refresh. Thus, it lets you update the content of a web page without reloading it.


Try a New Course on JavaScript Functions

Functions are one of the most important constructs in JavaScript. Without understanding functions, you'll never master the JavaScript language. Luckily, our new course will set you straight:


How to Install, Configure and Secure Your Own Website Server From Scratch

If you’ve ever owned or run a website you’ll be familiar with one
important part of it: quality hosting, good servers. And whilst there’s a huge number of hosting companies available, finding the best option can
sometimes be tricky. This intermediate level tutorial will help you understand hosting with a VPS or dedicated server.


Best PDF Viewers for WordPress Compared

PDF files are an efficient and time-tested way to share and display documents, but there are some limitations when you do not have a PDF viewer for your website. First, you risk losing visitors: while browsers can load PDF documents, files load in a new tab or window, which means that viewers’ attention has already drifted from your site. Second, by relying on third party PDF viewers, you do not have control of the way your documents are displayed, nor can you decide how site visitors will interact with your documents.


Connect to the Twitter API in an Angular 6 App

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to authenticate and connect to the Twitter API using Node.js and Angular 6. By the end of this tutorial, you'll have done the following:

  • authenticate with the Twitter API
  • post tweets with the Twitter API
  • read the twitter timeline with the Twitter API
  • and more!

Create a Node Server

We will start by building a Node server which handle interaction with the Twitter API. The first step will be to register a new app so as to obtain the credentials to start using the Twitter API.


Create a Contact Form in PHP

No matter what type of website that someone owns or manages, they probably need a contact form. The contact form can help your visitors request a quote, ask for information, or share any tips or problems that they are facing while using a website.

In this tutorial, our focus will be on creating a fully functional contact form in PHP from beginning to end. We will begin with the markup of all the fields that we need to add and the basic styling of the contact form. After that, we will move on to the PHP code to implement its functionality.


New Course: Building JavaScript Websites With Meteor

Meteor.js is a full-stack, open-source framework for building web and mobile apps. In our new course, Building JavaScript Websites With Meteor, you will learn how to use Meteor and its front-end framework, Blaze, to build a simple social networking website.


Adding Swipe Gestures to RecyclerViews

A big part of Material Design is the way users get to interact with the visual elements of an app. Therefore, in addition to taps and long presses, a well-made Android app today is expected to handle more complex touch gestures such as swipes and drags. This is especially important if the app uses lists to display its data.


What Makes WPBakery (Visual Composer) the Best WordPress Page Builder Today?

Are you looking for a WordPress page builder that takes the hassle out of creating your website? WPBakery (formerly known as Visual Composer) is hands-down the best WordPress page builder available today. With WordPress rolling out the new Gutenberg Editor, you might be wondering if WordPress page builders are still an essential page of your toolkit.