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Twitter just released its playbook for building great mobile apps

Developers who want to know how to take advantage of Twitter’s tools and knowledge can do just that now that it has released its Mobile App Playbook.<p>The ‘book’ is really a series of of blog posts Twitter has been releasing over time on best practices for building apps, which obviously lean on …

The Secret History of Agile Innovation

You hear a lot about “agile innovation” these days. Teams using agile methods get things done faster than teams using traditional processes. They keep customers happier. They enjoy their work more. Agile has indisputably transformed software development, and many experts believe it is now poised to …

10 Useful Tools & Apps for UX Designers & Web Agencies

Advertise here with BSA<br>There are many good multi-purpose prototyping tools on the market, but even when you limit your search to the very best, it …

Web Design

5 Steps To Closing The Gap Between Strategy And Execution

It’s a safe bet that many leaders are where they are because they have good ideas – visionaries, some of them, whose dream of what the company could and should be inspire the workforce. Then comes the execution part. And all too many great visions fall into that big black hole that yawns between …

Management

How to Design a Strategic Planning System

In this sequel to their well-received earlier collaboration for HBR, “Strategic Planning in Diversified Companies” (January–February 1975), Peter Lorange and Richard F. Vancil take the reader through the steps necessary to implement and carry forward a formal strategic planning effort. They …

The Difference Between Purpose and Mission - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DISNEY INSTITUTE

<b>By Bruce Jones, Senior Programming Director, Disney Institute</b><p>What is the difference between an organization’s mission and its common purpose?<p>People frequently ask the Disney Institute team this important question. To answer it, we must define “mission.” Most organizations think of a mission as a …

Immutable Objects in PHP

When I first learned to program, I made many objects that were mutable. I made lots of getters and lots of setters. I could create objects using a …

Fault tolerant programming in PHP

40+ Best HTML5 and CSS3 3D Demo Examples

In this article you will see that there are some amazing HTML5 and CSS3 3D graphics examples with demo link. Usually, HTML5 goes hand in hand with …

Awesome Laravel

A curated list of awesome bookmarks, packages, tutorials, videos and other cool resources from the Laravel ecosystem.<p>Inspired by …

Laravel

Accessing private PHP class members without reflection

A couple of weeks ago I was working on a very tricky issue on ProxyManager.<p>The problem is simple: instantiating ReflectionClass or ReflectionProperty …

Using PHP Streams Effectively — SitePoint

In my previous article we've discovered the basics of PHP Streams and how powerful they were. In this tutorial we are going to use this power in the …

A few thoughts about composer and how people use it

A few thoughts about composer and how people use itcomposer has changed the PHP ecosystem like no other tool introduced – almost everyone is using it …

Software Development

Desktop notification in PHP

The need for desktop notificationsWe celebrate this year the 20th birthday of PHP. Even if the language was originally created as a templating engine …

Test Suites

How to Quickly Build a Chat App with Ratchet

In this tutorial, we’ll be taking a look at Ratchet, a PHP library for working with WebSockets. Let’s start by defining what WebSockets are. MDN …

Immutable Data Structures in PHP

As someone who most often works with PHP I often find myself envious of the more advanced data structures that are present in a language like Python. …

Building Secure Web Applications in PHP - Paragon Initiative Enterprises Blog

Whether you're planning the development of a brand new application or trying to prevent legacy code from causing a costly data breach, if you're …