December 3, 2012 in Learn
A Look at Responsive CSS Frameworks
CSS frameworks have gone responsive, squeezing content into a spectrum of desktop and mobile browsers with varying degrees of success. While any CSS solution for layout is preferable to nested tables, no single solution fits every website. But that hasn’t stopped…
November 14, 2012 in Learn
How to Choose the Right CSS Preprocessor
You’ve probably heard about CSS preprocessors by now, but haven’t quite plucked up the courage to try one because of the learning curve, or maybe because “preprocessor” just plain sounds intimidating. So let’s put those uncertainties at ease and go over…
October 15, 2012 in Learn
The Beginner’s Guide to Android
If you ask someone what an iPhone is, the answer is pretty obvious, and even people unfamiliar with iPhones are likely to be able to tell you pretty accurately what it is. But if you ask, “What’s an Android?” you…
August 30, 2012 in Learn
Coding in the Cloud: Writing Code on a Server with Tmux
If your computer crashed right now, how long before you could be productive on a new machine? Hopefully you’re already backing up all of your important files, and using version control on all your code, so getting your data back…
August 8, 2012 in
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August 8, 2012 in
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October 17, 2011 in Community
A Treehouse Developer Interview with Alan
Treehouse is our major re-imagining of our video tutorial service, Think Vitamin Membership. I caught up with Alan, our developer, and asked him a few questions about coding the Treehouse app.
July 7, 2011 in Learn
It's Time To HTTParty!
When you’re developing with Ruby, it’s pretty inevitable that at some point you come across an HTTP API that doesn’t have a gem available. While writing Hopefully Sunny I ran into just that situation with World Weather Online’s weather API….
September 14, 2009 in Learn
Why You Should Switch from Subversion to Git
You may have heard some hubbub over distributed version control systems recently. You may dismiss it as the next hot thing, the newest flavor of kool-aid currently quenching the collective thirst of the bandwagon jumpers. You, however, have been using…
June 24, 2009 in Learn
Should you go Beyond Relational Databases?
Relational databases, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL and various commercial products, have served us well for many years. Lately, however, there has been a lot of discussion on whether the relational model is reaching the end of its life-span, and what…