Category Archives: Dev

Notepad++: A guide to using regular expressions and extended search mode

The information in this post details how to clean up DMDX .zil files, allowing for easy importing into Excel. However, the explanations following each Find/Replace term will benefit anyone looking to understand how to use Notepad++ extended search mode and … Continue reading

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Can you convert html, css and javascript into a exe?

Electron, by GitHub. Lets you build cross-platform Windows, MacOS, and Ubuntu applications from HTML/JavaScript/CSS. It works by embedding them into a Chromium build alongside with Node.js. Many applications such as Slack and Visual Studio code are built with Electron. Cordova, … Continue reading

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Deep dive CSS: font metrics, line-height and vertical-align – Vincent De Oliveira

An introduction to the inline formatting context. Explores line-height and vertical-align properties, as well as the font metrics. Understand how text is rendered on screen, and how to control it with CSS. Source: Deep dive CSS: font metrics, line-height and … Continue reading

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Transparent JPG (With SVG)

Let’s say you have a photographic image that really should be a JPG or WebP, for the best file size and quality. But what if I need transparency too? Don’t I need PNG for that? Won’t that make for either … Continue reading

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20 Awesome PHP Libraries For Early 2017

This week we have for you a collection of high-quality PHP libraries that have caught our eye in the last couple of months. We’ve tried our best to include projects that are active, well documented, and will have a realistic … Continue reading

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20 Awesome PHP Libraries For Summer 2016

Monolog With Monolog you can create advanced logging systems by sending your PHP logs to files, sockets, databases, inboxes or other web services. The library has over 50 handlers for various utilities and can be integrated into frameworks such as … Continue reading

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10 Unmissable Web Design Podcasts

Learning how to design a stunning website is a practical experience, and often, you may find it a bother to refer to a heavy text online or on paper when you are working your way around the various elements of … Continue reading

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10 Web Scraping Tools to Extract Online Data

Web Scraper Comparison, Test Drive Web Scraping tools are specifically developed for extracting information from websites. They are also known as web harvesting tools or web data extraction tools. These tools are useful for anyone trying to collect some form … Continue reading

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A More Efficient Method for Embedding YouTube Videos

When you embed any YouTube video on your website using standard IFRAME tags, you’ll be surprised to know how much extra weight that YouTube video will add to your page. The web page has to download ~0.5 MB of extra resources … Continue reading

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20 Interesting JavaScript and CSS Libraries for February 2016

Super Simple Slider Super simple slider is jQuery plugin which provides you with a functional and lightweight slider. To set it up just place your content in an empty element and call the plugin. If your content is of different … Continue reading

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