ActionScript 3 to Post to PHP and Retrieve Variables with a Simple AS3 and PHP Login

November 20, 2011 in Actionscript, PHP, Programming, Tutorials by admin

Have you ever wanted to post variables from AS3 to a PHP and get data back from the PHP? This tutorial will show you how to easily take ActionScript 3 variables and post the to PHP. We will create a simple login with AS3 and PHP.

Javascript Detect Mobile Android and Iphone

November 19, 2011 in Javascript, Programming, Tutorials by admin

Easily detect mobile devices with JavaScript including Android devices, iPhone, iPad, and webOS. Have you ever wanted to display something different for mobile devices or run an alternate effect or function depending on the user agent? With only a few lines of javascript code you can do all of this.

Validate a URL with PHP Filter URL Validation

November 13, 2011 in PHP, Programming, Tutorials by admin

Validating url hyperlinks has been made easy with PHP and its filter validations. Here is a very easy way to validate website urls using PHP.

Validate E-mail Addresses with PHP Email Validation

in PHP, Programming, Tutorials by admin

If you have ever created a form with HTML you know that validating inputs before being processed is very important. When using PHP there are a few ways in which you can validate whether or not the user inputted text is a valid email address or not.

How to Use a JavaScript Switch Statement

in Javascript, Programming, Tutorials by admin

Switch statements are very helpful conditional statements similar to ‘if statements’ but allow for a cleaner presentation when multiple if conditionals are required. If you have ever been curious how these work or are just reading about them for the first time, check this out.

Placeholder Text For HTML Inputs with JavaScript and jQuery

in Javascript, Programming, Tutorials by admin

Have you ever wanted a fully compatible way to get placeholder text into your html input fields? Placeholder text can help your users better understand the form field as well as add a bit of dynamic flare to the website. We can do this fairly easily with JavaScript and HTML.

How To Get Placeholder Text Into HTML Input Fields

in HTML & CSS, Programming, Tutorials by admin

Have you ever seen text in an html input field and have it disappear when you click inside? This is a fairly common practice for front-end developers and designers to add additional information to aid in usability or when html fields are not labeled.

Send SMS Text Messages with only PHP mail()

October 30, 2011 in PHP, Programming, Tutorials by admin

You have probably seen the plenty of paid services online that allow you to send out text messages (SMS) from a website, but did you know you could send them for free and easily with PHP? In this tutorial you will find out how to send out your very own text messages with PHP. You can even try it yourself live within minutes!

Use htaccess to redirect to a Down For Maintenance page

in Apache & htaccess, Programming, Tutorials by admin

Web developers will no doubt need to limit access to their websites during a maintenance time when files are being updated on the server. You have probably seen these pages on various websites with the page decorated in funny images and quotes letting you know the website is offline. There is a really easy way to redirect your website visitors to a maintenance page with only a few lines of text.

Cross Browser CSS3 Gradients

October 29, 2011 in HTML & CSS, Programming, Tutorials by admin

Ever wanted to know how to get those stunning gradient effects with just CSS? Using CSS3 we can create cross browser compatible gradients without needing any images! In the past all we had was images to get a gradient effect, but now with CSS3 we can make beautiful gradients with just a few lines of code.

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