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Category: Coding

12 Indispensable Go Packages and Libraries

Go is an amazing language with a lot of momentum, and it’s focused on simplicity. This approach is evident in its standard library, which provides all the essentials, but not much more.  Fortunately, Go has a vibrant community that creates and shares a lot of third-party libraries. In this tutorial, I’ll introduce you to 12 of Go’s best packages and libraries. Some of them have relatively narrow scope and can be added to any projects, while others are huge projects that you can incorporate into massive, large-scale distributed systems. Awesome Go Before diving into the libraries themselves, let me introduce...

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20 Popular WordPress User Interface Elements

A user interface (UI) is defined as “the means by which the user and a computer system interact, in particular the use of input devices and software.” It is one of the more important web design concepts but is often overlooked. Having a good user interface ensures website visitors can find what they are looking for, do what they came to do, and most importantly, stay on your website. The moment that your website user interface becomes difficult to use is the moment when the user takes their browser elsewhere. In an effort to help you provide the best interface,...

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Angular vs. React: 7 Key Features Compared

Angular vs. React is a popular debate among front-end JavaScript developers and, more often than not, the discussion ends up being biased towards one technology or the other. Developed by Google and Facebook respectively, Angular and React are the two popular technologies used to build interactive single-page applications. A comprehensive comparison between Angular and React is imminent because there are certain places in which they significantly overlap in terms of what they offer, i.e. building the front-end view of your application and other places where their functionality remains incomplete unless helped by a third-party library. Adopting one technology over the...

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How to Monetize Your Android Apps With AdMob

In this tutorial, you’ll learn about how to integrate AdMob so you can make money from that awesome Android app you wrote—come on, who doesn’t want that? AdMob is among the biggest mobile advertising platforms in the market, and it is owned by Google. There are a few different ways to monetize your apps in Android: paid downloads, paid subscriptions, in-app purchases, and by displaying ads. You can combine them, but is recommended you pick a single model. In this tutorial, you’ll learn about how to monetize your app by displaying ads.  The kinds of ads you’ll create in this tutorial...

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Create a Multiplayer Pirate Shooter Game: In Your Browser

Creating multiplayer games is challenging for several reasons: they can be expensive to host, tricky to design, and difficult to implement. With this tutorial, I hope to tackle that last barrier.  This is aimed at developers who know how to make games and are familiar with JavaScript, but have never made an online multiplayer game. Once you’re done, you should be comfortable implementing basic networking components into any game and be able to build on it from there!  This is what we’ll be building: You can try out a live version of the game here! W or Up to...

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