WordPress

WordPress themes, less is more

If you’ve ever used WordPress, chances are you’ve used a theme you found or bought, even if you’re web developer and know how to create custom one by yourself.

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JavaScript

My experience with backbone.js and require.js

Backbone.js is... as some say - just another javascript plugin. And technically it is just 6KB javascript plugin that you can add to pretty much any website or web application, it's MV\* library, not a framework.

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Ruby on Rails

Launch Rails 4 application with passenger and nginx

I've recently built simple Rails application. Then I decided to move it to "interwebs" and make it live. But... it wasnt' as straigtforward as I thought. Even though there are gazilion tutorials - it just didn't work.

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WordPress

Flexible WordPress dashboard, tips for customization

WordPress is my CMS of choice. Every single project I do is very different from the previous one. And not only on the front-end, but on the back-end as well. It's not just static pages and blog, WordPress can do a lot more.

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JavaScript

Stay up to date with front-end development

My day job is front end web developer. That means I write JavaScript, HTML and CSS every single day (in that order). Front end development is not about static html pages anymore and JavaScript is not just for animations. It's much more than that. You can build any web application with these open source technologies, including on the server side (Node.js).

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JavaScript

JavaScript templates

JavaScript is the most used programming language these days, it's very powerful and can do more than home page slideshow or animations. AJAX is a big part of JavaScript and one of the reasons this language is so popular. It's possible to get any content from the server and send any content back to server, two way communication.

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WordPress

WordPress celebrated 10 year anniversary

Few days ago WordPress community celebrated 10 year anniversary. It's a huge milestone for an open source project and for its community, which is the driving power behind the project's success.

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WordPress

WordPress and Phonegap (part3)

In part one and two we learned how to prepare everything for our mobile app. Get data from WordPress in JSON format and setup jQuery mobile and Phonegap boilerplate. Now, it's time to get the mobile app actually do something, in this case I will build app fro my blog and portfolio to demonstrate how to work with different post types.

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WordPress

WordPress and Phonegap (part2)

This part will explain how to get phonegap set up and prepare some boilerplate for our app using jQuery Mobile, CSS and HTML.

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JavaScript

Backbone.js explained

Backbone.js is one of many javascript MVC frameworks, others are Angular.js, Phantom.js, Ember.js. Why backbone? It's very small, only 6K minified, not opinionated, meaning it doesn't dictate how you should organize your code. A lot of big companies (like Pandora, USA Today, New York Times, Rdio) use backbone.js to power their web applications.

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