In todays world almost everyone has a smart phone of sorts, be it an Apple, Android, or Windows device. Its a large part of our everyday lives, from alarm clocks, to planners, to e-mail, and much more. These applications on our phones range from banking to gaming, and I’m going to teach you how to build a simple comic book store app using Xamarin.
Sure solid colors fulfill the basic needs of styling text but, its quite boring. Homogeneous, bland, and with no real emphasis. If you need to really emphasize and grab attention using plain text a great option is using CSS to create a knockout effect. You get to choose an image with intricate details and stimulating patterns to color the text. Let me show you how.
ASP .NET MVC, looks intimidating doesn’t it? Despite the acronyms, if you know about models, views, and controllers, then you can easily find out ASP .NET does. If you didn’t catch that I just gave away what the MVC stands for, models, views, and controllers. So that being said lets dive into an shallow overview of ASP .NET.
Check out this article on defensive programming. The article is great and highlights how important it is to write secure robust code. Defensive programming assumes the impossible will occur and to be ready when it does. If you’re a dev who thinks the impossible is impossible check out this link on the first SHA1 collision.
If you’ve spent time on the Internet then chances are you’ve seen somewhere a site with a drop down menu or navigation menu. They are handy little things that allow more space on the page for content, this is especially useful for mobile views where you have less space to fit content. So, let’s delve into and start typing one up.
Wheres Waldo, some may call it debugging for the layman, is a game about staring at an image looking for a man in a red and white striped outfit, named Waldo. I’ll be walking through my approach to building the popular game, and how I approach the project.
Web-pages nowadays tend to change while your viewing the page. Whether that change is a menu dropping in front of you, or when you hit the bottom of your twitter feed and more appear. Many pages use these dynamic elements to insert, show, or remove elements on the page. Large sites embrace dynamic development as it allows them to avoid writing every page by hand. How do they do this, you may ask? The building blocks consist of the DOM, events, and usually a server component.
Writing a command line application is a great way to add custom functionality to your terminal. I’ll show you how to write a command line app using ruby. By the end the program will be able to write things down and then read them from the command line using the application.