The 2018 Tour De Nerd Language Race is ON!!

April 2, 2018

Which programming language is fastest? Which language will win the software development race? The participants include: C++ C# Java PHP Python JavaScript Ruby … and a late entrant, server side Swift. When measuring a programming language’s speed, you have to consider three things: write time, deployment and run-time. Learn PHP web development fast: Learn…

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What JS framework should you learn?

January 30, 2016
Posted in Javascript


PHP developers have to learn some JavaScript. There is no debate there, given that JS is the most important programming language in the world, and since when it comes to browser scripting, there is no other option.

JavaScript, like PHP, has several frameworks/libraries to choose from: jQuery, AngularJS, ReactJS … etc. With that in mind, I had someone put this question to me recently: “Is there JS framework you would recommend or to think about ?”

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Should you use JQuery less and do more raw Javascript?

April 13, 2014
Posted in Javascript

Yo! Not strictly PHP … actually, this is not PHP at all! But it is still relevant to any active PHP coders because you will need to use JavaScript with PHP – that is almost a certainty. Someone put this question to me recently: What’s your opinion on using pure JavaScript over that of Jquery…

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A Million Lines of JavaScript!

March 28, 2013
Posted in Javascript

Hi, I recently read an article (in Techcrunch,) where the author suggest that JavaScript may have problems with projects with over a million lines of code … and because of that, you should consider alternatives. WHAT!? This is a silly thing to say because for 99% of us, we will never even come close to…

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Learn More Than PHP

March 5, 2013

Hi, I am HUGE advocate of learning alternative languages and frameworks. So that means if you are a PHP Zend man, I would suggest learning another MVC framework like Laravel or any other PHP framework that looks interesting to you – there are many to choose from: Cake PHP CodeIgniter Symfony … Etc PHP programmers…

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Form Validation with PHP and Javascript – mini Video Course.

February 13, 2013

Hi, I want to announce that we just released a new mini video course on form validation with PHP and Javascript. Some details about the video course: In this Mini Course, learn how to use both PHP and Javascript to validate HTML forms. Proper form validation is helpful to everyone involved: It allows the web…

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iOS Programming is going to go Niche … then Ultra Niche!

January 14, 2013
Posted in iOS, Javascript, Mobile

Hi, One of the things that I see time and time again, is a (once hot) technology … fall into a niche. This time, I think it is native iOS programming that will slowly fade away. Why? Here are my top five reason why native iOS programming will become niche: iPhone penetration is falling –…

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HTML5 and the Rise of Pragmatism

April 21, 2012

Hey, Anyone who has read anything I’ve written (or watched my video blogs,) knows I can’t stand academics. I was particularly vocal against the early 2000’s Web Standards movement’s zealotry, wherein reality was pushed aside in favor of code purity. These nerds would ignore reality – for example: They would ignore how the most popular…

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Windows is quickly getting replaced by iOS and Android on the Web

December 9, 2011

As a web developer or web designer, you have to mindful of who your audience is when you are putting up a new web site or web application. Back in the 1990’s when I started, you had to consider which web browser but you were pretty safe to assume that people would be visiting your…

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Beginner's Javascript Closed Captioned Training Video – Toggle Menu Part 1

February 28, 2011

This is part 1 of a 2 part closed captioned video tutorial on creating the Javascript toggle menu, from our Beginner’s Javascript Course. We are happy to announce that we are well on our way to closed captioning all of our Web Design and Web Programming related video training courses. To find more courses on…

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