In this tutorial I look at how you can use Grunt in conjunction with Amazon's S3 service for easy website deployment.
A follow-up piece to my SOLR series, looking at Geospatial search.
A look at some of the approaches you can take to provide embeddable content - or badges - for third-party websites.
Slate is a Jekyll-like static site generator specifically designed for creating web-based API documentation. It offers syntax-highlighting, in-page search and language-based tabs out-of-the-box. This article takes an in-depth look at it, how to use it and how to customise it.
In this second and final part of a series looking at FigDice, I go into more detail about the idea of data-feeds, adding a simple blog to the example website from Part One. I also look at translating content.
FigDice is a slightly different kind of templating engine for PHP. In this two-part series I take a look at it, and build a simple site from scratch.
Whilst Composer plays nicely with Packagist, sooner or later you'll probably need to keep some of your packages private. Gemfury is a SaaS solution for just that.
Sending emails is pretty straightforward; building HTML emails and managing templates, less so. Fortunately there are a number of tools to help automate the process.
In this article for Sitepoint I take a look at Piwik, which is a self-hosted analytics solution. I describe how to install it and perform basic setup, and assess some of its pros and cons, particularly in comparison to the ubiquitous Google Analytics.