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Top 5 jQuery Plugins for Tree View

Tree view is a tree-like representation of data. It is ideal for some web applications as it allows users to navigate to the information easily and quickly. There are several jQuery plugins available for tree view. I am going to go over a list of my favorite ones in this article.
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How to Create a Laravel Helper

To begin with, I would rather let the Laravel official site speak about helpers. So, basically, helpers in Laravel are built-in utility functions that you can call from anywhere within your application.
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Jekyll For Wordpress Developers – Smashing Magazine

Jekyll is gaining popularity as a lightweight alternative to WordPress. It often gets pigeonholed as a tool developers use to build their personal blog. That’s just the tip of the iceberg — it’s capable of so much more!
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The Static Site Generator Jigsaw Launched V1.0

Jigsaw, a static site generator, made by Tighten just tagged and launched v1.0 that includes the addition of Collections. These allow you to work with a list of related content, like blog posts, a portfolio of your work, staff bios, and more.
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Howler.js is Probably The Best JavaScript Audio Library Around

Outdated audio players are a thing of the past thanks to modern HTML5 audio and the rapid adoption of browser support. But web designers can go one step further with a pure audio library such as Howler.js.
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Getting Started With Chart.js: Radar and Polar Area Charts

The previous tutorial of this series focused on creating line and bar charts using Chart.js. Both these charts have their own uses and configuration options that were covered in detail in the last tutorial. In this tutorial, you will learn about two new chart types that can be created using Chart.
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How to Go From Zero to Serverless, Conclusion

Over the course of this series, we've built out a fully-functional serverless application using common web development tools.
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An Introduction to Laravel Authorization Gates

Laravel Gate has an elegant mechanism to ensure users are authorized to perform actions on resources. Before version 5.1, developers used ACL packages such as Entrust or Sentinel along with middlewares for authorization.
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Choosing between React and Angular: An in-Depth Comparison

Should I choose Angular, or React? Today’s bipolar landscape of JavaScript frameworks has left many developers struggling to pick a side in this debate.
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Introducing the New Installer for Be’s 250+ Awesome Pre-built Websites

The old Be prebuilt-website installer got the job done, but it wasn’t entirely free of issues. Installing a website was easy, but the actions you had to take before doing the install were not all that user friendly. Quite simply, neither the UI nor the UX were the best.
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Getting Started With Chart.js: Line and Bar Charts

In the first introductory Chart.js tutorial of the series, you learned how to install and use Chart.js in a project. You also learned about some global configuration options that can be used to change the fonts and tooltips of different charts.
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JavaScript Testing Tool Showdown: Sinon.js vs testdouble.js

When unit testing real-world code, there are many situations that make tests hard to write. How do you check if a function was called? How do you test an Ajax call? Or code using setTimeout? That’s when you use test doubles — replacement code that makes hard to test things easy to test.
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Building a Custom Speed Reading Component in Ionic | joshmorony - Build Mobile Apps with HTML5

Create Material Design Progress Bar Easily with Mprogress.js

There’s no denying that Google’s material design has radically changed the web. It offers a common design language that UI designers can apply to all websites & mobile apps. This material design trend has led to many libraries, including the popular Materialize framework.
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Focus on What You Do Best and Outsource the Rest

With consumer expectations growing year after year, high quality web design and development services are in top demand. If you want to be the one to deliver those high-end results, then you’ll need to focus on playing to your strengths and be comfortable entrusting everything else to others.
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Logitech Announces HomeKit-Compatible POP Smart Button For Controlling Smart Devices

Logitech today announced a new POP Smart Button, its first Apple HomeKit compatible programmable smart button for controlling connected devices around the home.
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Handle Mouse And Touch Input With The Pointer Events API

With more and more people using their mobile phones and tablets for web browsing, we as developers have to make sure that our web interfaces are fully accessible via touch. Setting up click and hover event listeners sort of works, but it is clearly a leftover solution from the mouse era.
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20 Best Popup & Opt-In WordPress Plugins

We all know that providing informative, entertaining and/or inspiring content is a critical component to attracting visitors to our sites, but for many users the million dollar question is how to convert them to subscribers.
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Getting Started With Chart.js: Introduction

People normally don't want to go through a large amount of data presented to them in form of text or tables. Mostly that's because it is boring, but more importantly, it's a little harder to process raw numbers. 
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15 Best Ionic App Templates

With Ionic, creating a high-performance, cross-platform mobile app is as easy as creating a website. In fact, if you are a seasoned web developer who wants to become an Android or iOS app developer overnight, all you have to do is install and start using Ionic.
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GitHub Updates its Developer Program

Laravel 5.5 Adds Support for Custom Exception Reporting

In Laravel 5.5 it will be possible to define a report method on any custom exception. Laravel will look for the existence of the report method on any exception that it catches in the Illuminate\Foundation\Exceptions\Handler class.
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