Ask JW: How to Bring in Your Twitter Feed With Javascript

For this week’s question and answer, we’ll discuss how to use Javascript/jQuery to utilize the Twitter API to bring in a list of tweets.

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Diving into PHP: Day 15

Continuing with our OOP review, today, we’ll create a very simple “calculator” class that should give you a better idea of how abstracting your code to its own class can save you a great deal of time. We’ll also take a look at the helpful “__construct” method, as well as creating variables. Enjoy!

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Ask JW: How do I Make AJAX Requests With jQuery?

This week’s email question comes from Mohammed. He’d like to learn more about how to create AJAX request with the jQuery library. We’ll be reviewing the $.get and $.ajax methods.

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WordPress for Designers: Day 14

Moving full steam ahead with our WordPress series, it’s time to finish our static home page that we have been creating. Today, we will utilize all kinds of cool WordPress tricks and functions to bring our home page together. Get ready for a day full of custom fields, WordPress queries, and special functions!

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Regex for Dummies: Day 5

For day five of our series, we’ll examine how to use regular expressions and PHP to “scrape” content from other pages. We’ll be reviewing the preg_match_all function as well as ‘foreach’ statements.

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Diving into PHP: Day 14

It’s been a while, but we’re back with Day 14 of our “Diving into PHP” series. Today, we’ll begin researching OOP techniques. We’ll start with a basic overview of classes and functions, and will then move into some more real-world and complicated examples in future tutorials.

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WordPress for Designers: Day 13

Get ready to jump straight into WordPress coding as we continue on with our Wordpress for Designers series. As suggested by many of our readers, we will go straight into WordPress and begin coding our theme. Today, we will cover a basic reset, as well as begin coding our home page. Start your servers, launch your text editor, and let’s go!

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Regex for Dummies: Day 4

We’ll be focusing specifically on Javascript and jQuery today, as we learn how to replace strings of text. Then, in a strange turn that has no place in the video, we’ll review how to correctly access the event object in all browsers (when using pure Javascript).

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WordPress for Designers: Day 11

After a short break, we are back! Today is a big day as we continue on with our “WordPress for Designers” series and introduce the .psd that we will be converting. Join us as we get to know the ins and outs of the design we are working with and the basics of getting our images out of the .psd and ready for the web.

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Regex for Dummies: Day 3

We’re going to start reviewing real-world examples. We’ll begin by learning the correct syntax for matching an email address. In day four, we’ll take things a step further and implement this code into a PHP and Javascript app.

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