Having some basic knowledge about the PHP and MySQL, nowadays, is necessary for every web developer. If you are creating websites for your clients, you will definitely have to use any one of these coding.
PHP and MySQL also serve many other purposes for web developers. They can learn the latest techniques about PHP and MySQL through different sources such as eBooks.
eBooks are easy to download. You can just read them instead of going to class. There are very few authentic sources from which you can learn the right PHP and MySQL techniques.
To help you out, we have collected 20 of the best e-Books through which you can learn everything about the PHP and MySQL. Here is the list:Read More
I have been writing about freelancing and web design for over a year now, and I honestly haven’t stumbled upon a hiring guide that teaches clients to hire great freelancers.
Everybody wants to find good clients. Often, freelancers read tips from experts and blogs like these to successfully dig the gold out their freelancing mines.
I am a freelancer, why should I read this?Read More
Photoshop brush sets can be a great time saver for the designers because these allow the designers to easily and quickly create fantastic artwork without the need to draw all the individual design elements.
Good Photoshop brushes have always been in demand, which is why every designer should have a great collection of Photoshop brushes in their tool boxes. It is not hard to find Photoshop sets but finding those with the highest quality can frustrate any web designer on the lookout.
In today’s post, we are featuring a high quality collection of brushes that can be of great help to every designer. Latest versions of Photoshop do come with nice pre-installed brushes but they are only the beginning of what you can possibly do with the Photoshop brushes.Read More
English is a difficult language. So many rules. So many exceptions to the rules, but anyone can easily learn it. The problem is, English as a language should be learned through immersion. But, generally, it is often taught academically.
It is really hard to communicate with freelance clients who speak English poorly. Issues also arise with native English speakers who particularly have a heavy regional accent that is too difficult to comprehend.
The Importance of the English Language
The English language is so critical that immersion is necessary. Some people can remedy this problem by imitation.Read More
You’re a business owner but why would you bother to find WordPress developers?
Being a business owner, you know that having a website is one great way to ensure profitability. Moreover, you know that you should not settle for generic themes.
Okay, you also realize that some things are learned over time- but that is one luxury you do not have.
What should you do? Of course, one of the best ways is to know which job board really caters to WP development and post your listing there.
With so many job boards to look online, how would you know that you are getting the best your money can buy?Read More
Bosses can be pretty infuriating at times. But do you know what can really ruin your day? A bad boss.
In your web design career, you surely have experienced being administered by the boss. You take orders and requests, do and finish them and earn money at paydays.
If this is not the case, you might be the boss. You are the one who sends payments, administers people, and sanctions them if they do something wrong.
This can be very difficult at times, especially when you think of the times when you were still at the bottom of the chain. Everyone saw you as a friend more than a foe back then. One moment, you still enjoy having coffee with your co-workers in the pantry. The day you were promoted, people looked at you with angry gazes.
Is this perfectly normal? What would you do? How did all this happen?Read More
It seems paradoxical to say that you can waste time productively. Productivity and procrastination are often conceived as two opposing forces that affect the lives of freelancers.
However, there is a slight glitch in this system. Given fair thought and immense amount of dedication, you can actually waste their time productively.
For web designers like you, there are some things you can do while you goof around your free time. You can:
- Create freebies that could boost your portfolio
- Look for more clients
- Read more blogs that could actually help you in the future
Android, as we all know, is the world’s most popular mobile operating system. However, it was considered as the second choice after Apple’s OSX. But, with its functionality, it has gained wonderful popularity for the last five years. No doubt, there is no replacement for a laptop or a computer, but working on-the-go may allow you to settle for some Android applications.
Whether you are a designer, developer or a freelancer, you have to work with codes, designs and projects on daily basis to achieve something.
With powerful smart phones and tablets releasing every year, more and more tools are coming to help out developers and designers in their work. The thing which makes all these devices useful for the developers is their compatibility with the Android apps.
However, with thousands of Android apps available to download, it can be very hard to choose the most useful one for you. To help you out, we have collected 30 Android apps that you shouldn’t miss out as a designer, developer or freelancer.Read More
Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, 1stwebdesigner. Not too long ago, these four websites loaded together in each tab in harmony. Then everything changed when the Internet got down. Only the service provider can fix this, but then, that service provider vanished.
What will you do now that the Internet Is Down?
I know nothing can really be as infuriating than a down Internet connection. As a web designer, this is very frustrating because most of your tasks are online and you will not get anything done until the connection goes back.
Most of the times, you’ll be pictured as the person who observes his router like a hunter observing a gazelle. Sometimes, you are seen pressing F5 every single minute, hoping it would soon load properly. Other times, you try and debate with your ISP over the phone and realize that there is no hope. Heck, you even plan on making rituals for the Internet gods to bring your connection back.Read More
Learning something from scratch can be intimidating sometimes. Oftentimes, you simply have no idea where to start or how to learn all what you want to learn within a specific amount of time. One such example is PHP. A lot of people are still figuring out PHP success at the moment.
Although PHP is one of the easiest languages to learn out there, it is somewhat difficult to master.
There are some instances wherein there is a plenty of ways to do a PHP program but only two or three are accepted as valid answers within the PHP Community.
This may vary according to opinions and concepts of different PHP developers. For some logical programmers, learning PHP is only skin on the pig.Read More