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Build a Basic WordPress Plugin

September 13, 2019 8:19 pm Published by

There may be many times when designing a website where the client wants some custom functionality. How do you approach... View Article

Gutenberg: A Visual Guide

September 3, 2019 3:38 pm Published by

The rise of the Gutenberg editor is in full swing, for better or worse. Gutenberg was introduced by Matt Mullenweg... View Article

Linux Terminal Basics – Installing and Removing Packages

July 12, 2019 1:13 pm Published by

Hey there! In this guide, we will be taking a look at how to install and remove packages via the... View Article

Linux Terminal Basics – Navigating the File System

July 3, 2019 2:23 pm Published by

In this guide, we will be taking a look at how to navigate the file system with the Linux terminal.... View Article

Linux Terminal Basics – Updating and Upgrading

July 2, 2019 2:08 pm Published by

This is the beginning of a series where I cover the basics of using the terminal in Debian/Ubuntu based distributions.... View Article

A Nibble of HTML

June 22, 2019 11:53 am Published by

Hello! This guide is meant to be a tiny introduction to the markup language, HTML. HTML stands for Hypertext Markup... View Article

Image Filters

June 11, 2019 9:32 am Published by

In this tutorial, we will be taking a look at some of the common image filters that are available with... View Article

Simple Dropdown

June 3, 2019 4:21 pm Published by

Hello everyone! Let’s dive right into creating our own very simple dropdown menu (or any container.) We won’t be doing... View Article

Build a Space Shooter with MonoGame – 6

May 20, 2019 7:03 pm Published by

Now that we’re done with the classes for our game object’s, let’s create one more class for our menu buttons.... View Article

Build a Space Shooter with MonoGame – 4

May 20, 2019 7:02 pm Published by

Next let’s create a new class named Entity.cs.  The player spaceship and any other enemies in the game with inherit... View Article

Build a Space Shooter with MonoGame – 3

May 20, 2019 7:02 pm Published by

Now, we know every game worth it’s money has a game state system of some sort.  I mean this as... View Article

Build a Space Shooter with MonoGame – 2

May 20, 2019 7:02 pm Published by

If Game1.cs is not already open in your code window, you can navigate to it via the Solution Explorer.  Once... View Article

Build a Space Shooter with MonoGame – 1

May 20, 2019 7:02 pm Published by

INTRODUCTION In this course, we will be creating a space shoot-em-up game with MonoGame!  MonoGame is an open-source implementation of... View Article

Build a Space Shooter with MonoGame – 5

May 20, 2019 5:56 pm Published by

The last two classes we’ll add will be devoted to the scrolling background system.  Create a new class, and name... View Article

Creating Buttons with CSS: Volume 1

May 8, 2019 3:00 am Published by

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create buttons via styling them with CSS. If you don’t have a... View Article

Creating Full Width Sections

May 6, 2019 12:32 am Published by

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create sections on a website than span the width of the screen.... View Article

Using TrueType Fonts with MonoGame

May 5, 2019 4:55 pm Published by

Today I was reading up on how to load TrueType fonts into MonoGame (version 3.7.1), but couldn’t get the TTF... View Article

Setting up MonoGame on Windows

April 30, 2019 5:32 pm Published by

MonoGame is the most powerful frameworks for creating cross-platform games.  One of the great features about it, is that it’s... View Article

Feature Boxes

April 25, 2019 12:23 am Published by

In this tutorial we will show you how to create feature boxes with HTML and CSS. Feature boxes are common... View Article

Simple Navigation Bar

April 24, 2019 10:30 am Published by

In this tutorial we will be creating a simple, modern navigation bar. It’s nothing fancy, it just works, and it... View Article

Full Screen Landing Page

April 23, 2019 7:30 pm Published by

Hello everyone! This will be the start of my web design tutorials. In this little tutorial, we will be creating... View Article

Creating a “Center to Edge” Starfield with Phaser 3

February 26, 2019 3:02 pm Published by

In this tutorial, we will be creating what I call, a “center to edge” starfield. The final result will look... View Article

Top-down Infinite Terrain Generation with Phaser 3

February 25, 2019 8:45 pm Published by

In this tutorial, we will be creating an infinitely, procedurally generated, map with Phaser 3.  You can visit Phaser’s official... View Article

Build a Space Shooter with Phaser 3 – 5

February 8, 2019 9:26 am Published by

In the last part of this course, “Build a Space Shooter with Phaser 3”, we have added the bulk of... View Article

Build a Space Shooter with Phaser 3 – 4

February 8, 2019 9:15 am Published by

In the last part of “Build a Space Shooter with Phaser 3”, we finished writing our base Entity class, our... View Article

Build a Space Shooter with Phaser 3 – 3

February 7, 2019 9:03 am Published by

In the last part, we finished setting up the basis for our scene files: SceneMainMenu.js, SceneMain.js, and SceneGameOver.js. At this... View Article

Build a Space Shooter with Phaser 3 – 2

February 6, 2019 9:54 am Published by

In the last part of this course, we finished creating the files and folders we need for our game. The... View Article

Build a Space Shooter with Phaser 3 – 1

February 6, 2019 7:14 am Published by

With the latest release of Phaser 3 (as of now, v3.16.1), there has never been a better time to jump... View Article