A Complete Guide of Wireframing for Web Designers: Read It Mates!

Web wireframes are an interesting way to begin with web designing. You can plan designing wireframes starting with napkin and pen. You can create good wireframes by eliminating the visual elements. You can design a good functional website using wireframing.

ShieldUI ASP.NET Grid

An example of the new ASP.NET wrapper for the ShieldUI Grid widget.

How to Select Best Hosting for WordPress

I am using WordPress from past couple of years but at that time I didn’t know about the importance of a web hosting service for my WordPress account. For me it was just another way of publishing my content online. Initially, I used WordPress for personal stuff like I love writing and so I used it mainly for personal blogging but as I gained confidence with experience, I tried for business purpose too

Self-healing JVM

Christmas is a magical time. Wonders start happening and applications start self-healing themselves. This is an example where JIT is completely changing the way a program behaves.

7 Brain Tips for Software Developers

This is an article that I am really glad to have featured on Java Code Geeks and one that I think is long overdue. It will explain how to leverage and better utilize our greatest asset as programmers, and that is of course, our brain.

5 ways to initialize lazy relations and when to use them

Lazy loading of relations is a best practice in JPA but what to do, if we need the related entities anyway? What is the best way to trigger the initialization? Within this article, we will have a look at 5 different ways to do it and discuss their advantages and disadvantages.

PhoneGap Goodies for Angular

This holiday season we would like to share with you some of the work we have done, this is part one of a three part series, coding apps with PhoneGap and AngularJS for cross-platform development. These tips will help you avoid common pitfalls in your mobile application development. We will spread more good cheer in a follow-up blog post with more detailed code snippets (including ones for directives, views, etc.) for PhoneGap and Angular. Check back soon so you don’t miss out on these holiday goodies.

SharePoint Performance Sanity Check in 15 Minutes

Bad WebParts, too large and slow SharePoint Lists and Views, to many documents, incorrect configured Load Balancers, ... - the list is long when it comes to things that can slow down SharePoint and prevent user adoption. I created this How to Guide and also recorded a YouTube video on how I do my 15 minute performance sanity check on SharePoint. Hope this is useful

QUIZ: What's Your Developer Personality?

Welcome to the Developer Personality Quiz! After some inspiration from Alistair Doulin's Programmer Personality Test, I've created my own more extensive personality test for developers. Below are links to the short and full versions of the quiz. The short version is 25 questions (approx. 4 min.) and the full version has 62 (approx. 9 min.).

HttpAsyncClient Tutorial

HttpAsyncClient Tutorial - send a basic GET request, use the multi-threaded client, set up the client with SSL as well as with a proxy, and finally - do authentication.

SOHO Agile – Practices make perfect

Now if you are a SOHO developer then you might think that agile practices are irrelevant to you. I would disagree. For example TDD. You do not need a team for this and you can dive straight in. But where do you start. Well a good place to start could be with book like Test Driven Development (The Addison-Wesley Signature Series) which goes into some of the fundamentals of TDD and how they can applied.

10 Best Bug Tracking Tools For Developers

When it comes to web development, every programmer knows very well about the importance of coding in any web development project. This is not just an important aspect of web development, but one also has to take care of the common issues generated at the same time. Because if someone is not mentally fit or active, the chances of getting an error or bug become more high during the coding stage.

Top 11 Best Ruby On Rails CMS for Programmers

Ruby on Rails or RoR is the most popular web development framework and it is in great demand amongst the developers since its inception in the year 2004. Today this framework is widely used by more and more people, owing to its features and advantages associated to it. This is the most effective programming language that is used to create content management system.

40 JavaScript Chart and Graph Libraries

For this roundup we have chosen some of the best JavaScript Chart and Graph Libraries for developers that will help them to crate and visually their data in the form of charts and graphs.

Top 10 Best Website re-brandings of 2014 so far

Any form of re-branding is an exciting time for any company. It is a period of renewal, rebirth, and opportunity, but who can lay claim to the greatest re-branding of 2014? Getting an idea of a brand and how it is perceived by consumers is a constant evolution of changes, modifications and re-creation.

25 Smashing Website Designs For Inspiration

Browsing websites is a good approach to get inspiration for future projects and also to see how designers are delivering their designs as new site designs pop up every week, all over the web. Our today’s showcase is “25 Smashing Website Designs For Inspiration” which is fully attractive.

15 Christmas Gift Ideas for Designers and Developers

December month brings in with it excitement of Christmas party, buying gifts for friends and families, preparations, dresses and lot of fun. As the day of celebration is just around the corner and I am sure you all might have started with the brainstorming sessions for parties, dresses and gifts.