Five Web Technologies You Should Be Using

I’ve been developing Web applications for a few years now, and the pace at which things are evolving recently is mindblowing. All these new technologies, like HTML5 and WebGL, completely rewrite the book in how and what we can use the Web for. Developers should be taking note of these technologies and utilizing them whenever…

Hand Coding Vs. Pre-Built CMS

AshleyCox432, a member of the LockerGnome community, asks via YouTube: “What are your views on Web-based CMS (content management systems) compared to hand-coding a Web site? Do you feel that a smaller (lesser known) CMS is as good or better than the more popular products?” Chris Pirillo responds: “As I usually say, better is relative….

Chrome Vs. Chromium

Scott Carpency asks: We all know Google Chrome and how stable it is and how well it runs. Chromium is the developer app. What can we as a community do with Chromium? Do we just test out the new beta updates or can we do something unique with it? Brandon Wirtz responds: “What’s the difference…

How to Generate a Vanity QR Code for Free

QR codes are all the rage. Even if you don’t know what they are, you’ve probably seen them in magazines, books, mailers, flyers, photos, and videos. You can create your own QR code for any given URL (or string of text) imaginable. Did you know that all bit.ly and goo.gl short links automatically generate QR…

Make the Google +1 Button Load Faster

Google+ makes it obvious that offering readers the ability to click a Google +1 button on your site is a must. While Google has indicated that it may use the Google +1 button statistics as a factor in search results, more important will be having all those Google+ users see the things their friends clicked…