How to deploy WordPress themes with Git

One of the legacy problems with WordPress is it does not offer an easy out of the box solution for using Git. This means that it is often the case that theme management is handled through FTP. Using Git for deployment is far superior than FTP in just about every way. In this post I […]

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Design Inspiration #79

Design Inspiration from Facebook Home, Camayakm, Simple, Gumroad and Vdio! Design Inspiration is a weekly post that showcases examples of some of the best new web design from around the internet. To submit to Design Inspiration, click the “submit” link at the bottom of the page and follow the instructions for submitting your site or […]

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The right way to build an online affiliate based business model

Affiliate marketing is a popular online business model that has the potential to scale quite considerably. The model revolves around third party websites referring traffic to a product or service website. When a customer makes a purchase after using a referral link, the affiliate receives a percentage of the cost of the transaction. There are […]

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What is Dependancy Injection?

When you start to build complex web applications, it’s important to structure your components so that they remain independent and your architecture remains flexible and maintainable going forward. However, once you add even the slightest bit of complexity, it can become difficult to maintain this form. In Object Oriented Programming, it is inevitable that one […]

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Design Inspiration #78

Design Inspiration from Geckoboard, Desk, Keen IO, Enigma64 and Instead! Design Inspiration is a weekly post that showcases examples of some of the best new web design from around the internet. To submit to Design Inspiration, click the “submit” link at the bottom of the page and follow the instructions for submitting your site or […]

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What are PHP Lambdas and Closures?

Lambdas and Closures are relatively new additions to PHP after shipping with version 5.3. Both offer some new functionality and the ability to refactor old code to be cleaner and more intuitive. However, I think many developers are unaware of Lambdas and Closures or confused about what they actually do. In this post I will […]

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Design Inspiration #77

Design Inspiration from Mixture, Jawbone UP, Kippt, FHOKE and Quazar! Design Inspiration is a weekly post that showcases examples of some of the best new web design from around the internet. To submit to Design Inspiration, click the “submit” link at the bottom of the page and follow the instructions for submitting your site or […]

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What analytics software should I use?

An important part of building a successful website is using analytics to see what is working and what can be improved. Making websites is all about proving or disproving assumptions through iterative testing and improvement. When you first build a website, you will be making many assumptions on how your website will be structured, your […]

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