November 7, 2011 in Treehouse News
Treehouse is live!
Treehouse, the brand new version of Think Vitamin Membership, is live! Our mission is to teach Web Design, Development and iOS to people everywhere, in order to help them achieve their dreams and change the world.
September 5, 2011 in Learn
Decrease churn, increase conversions or hire a sales team?
Alan and I are building a financial dashboard for Treehouse and the findings have been fascinating. If you only have time to focus on one of these three for your web app, which should you tackle?
September 1, 2011 in Learn
Adding Search with IndexTank
One tool we’ve been using more and more on Think Vitamin Membership lately is IndexTank. It’s a hosted search indexing service. They’ve got some big customers, like Reddit, and that definitely gave us a ton more confidence to check them…
August 4, 2011 in Learn
Introduction to the iOS UITableViewController
UITableViewController is a convenience class used to manage a table view. It does have some limitations, but as a beginner, it is a great place to start. Moreover, it aids in understanding some of the commonly used classes in iOS…
August 2, 2011 in Learn
When to Break Creative Boundaries
In this article, Allison talks about breaking the creative boundaries in user interface design. Testing the limitations of design is what creates new design patterns, but not without respecting their purpose first.
July 26, 2011 in Learn
How to parse XML with PHP5
Feeds are streams of content that people can use to share pieces of information across websites. PHP5’s simpleXML functions dramatically simplify the process of interpreting the feeds into something useful for your web pages.
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….
July 5, 2011 in Learn
Tips for Great Client Relationships
In this article Allison walks you through six vital tips for maintaining wonderful client relationships.
June 27, 2011 in Learn
Getting started with dates in PHP
The date() function in PHP is powerful and complex. In this article, we’ll teach you how to get started. PHP is an amazing language. Powerful enough to be at the core of the biggest blogging platform (WordPress), deep enough to…
June 21, 2011 in Learn
Getting started with iOS development
Developing a native iOS app can be pretty daunting. There’s the extensive sdk with various APIs and then you have to learn a completely new language known as Objective-C. Most developers fear a new language because of all the nuances…
June 8, 2011 in Learn
Art and the Web: Line
We’re super excited to present the first chapter of Art and the Web: Line, Shape, & Form, which is an eBook by Nick Pettit. This book is part of a larger series that Nick is writing about the elements and principles of art, as they relate to the web.
June 6, 2011 in Learn
Free Web Business Video Course
We’re celebrating our 1-year birthday on Think Vitamin Membership (now up to 410 videos!) so we thought we’d try to do something nice for you all by giving you some free content 🙂 For the next 48 hours, you can…