Drupal 9: Everything You Need to Know

Lambros Photios Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Having developed web applications using Drupal 6, 7, and 8, the launch of Drupal 9 is incredibly exciting. Ironically, I started working with Drupal 6 at a time when Drupal 7 had already been released. However, there was a huge resistance in adopting Drupal 7 due to its incompatibility with contributed (open source) modules. This often meant that adoption of Drupal 7 would prevent companies from using the modules their websites relied upon to function in their entirety.

Which is better to Create Web Apps: Laravel or CakePHP?

Shira Gray Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Laravel development services have been growing in popularity, with the Laravel framework often being compared to CakePHP. This article will show how to choose the best framework to meet specific business or solution requirements in the most effective way.  Laravel and CakePHP are both very popular PHP frameworks. PHP is often used for creating dynamic websites or building high-end apps.  …

What Is Behavior Driven Development?

What Is Behavior-Driven Development?

Michelle Hoogenhout Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

We’ve written about the importance of testing before. If you’re in development, you’re no doubt familiar with agile methodology. But sometimes a test-driven approach seems at odds with going fast. And how do you best communicate the importance of testing to everyone on your team? If you’ve felt frustrated with test-driven development or don’t have buy-in from your team, behavior-driven …

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SOLID Design Principles Explained: The Single Responsibility Principle

Thorben Janssen Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

SOLID is one of the most popular sets of design principles in object-oriented software development. It’s a mnemonic acronym for the following five design principles: Single Responsibility Principle Open/Closed Principle Liskov Substitution Principle Interface Segregation Principle Dependency Inversion All of them are broadly used and worth knowing. But in this first post of my series about the SOLID principles, I …

What Is a Requirement Traceability Matrix

What Is a Requirement Traceability Matrix?

Vlad Georgescu Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

When developing software applications, we want to make sure the application does what the software requirements say it’s supposed to do, and testing proves that it does. In this article, I’ll explore how to link requirements to test cases, and I’ll explain what a requirement traceability matrix is and how to build a simple one. What Is a Requirement Traceability …

Display All PHP Errors: Basic & Advanced Usage

Juliet Mendez Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

A PHP application might produce many different levels of earning and errors during its execution. Being able to see these errors is essential for developers trying to troubleshoot a misbehaving application. However, developers often have trouble when trying to display errors from their PHP applications. Instead, their apps just fail silently. If you are having problems with your PHP web …

A Practical Guide to Javascript Debugging

A Practical Guide to JavaScript Debugging

Arnab Roy Chowdhury Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Being a UI developer, I’ve learned one thing: It doesn’t matter how carefully you write your code. Suppose you’ve double-checked that you defined and called all functions the right way or followed all the best practices. Even then you’ll see that a tiny variable can sneak behind and create an error. Now, suppose you find out that for some unknown …

JavaScript Tracing: How to Find Slow Code

Michiel Mulders Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Finding slow JavaScript code can be a tricky problem to solve. Small code changes can have a big impact on the performance of your code. Fortunately, many different approaches can help you nail down the exact source of the problem. In this post, you’ll learn about three methods that’ll bring you the results you’re seeking. You can trust manual code …

Java Streams in Java 8

A Guide to Java Streams in Java 8: In-Depth Tutorial With Examples

Eugen Paraschiv Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Overview The addition of the Stream was one of the major features added to Java 8. This in-depth tutorial is an introduction to the many functionalities supported by streams, with a focus on simple, practical examples. To understand this material, you need to have a basic, working knowledge of Java 8 (lambda expressions, Optional, method references). Introduction First of all, …

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What Is NullReferenceException? Object reference not set to an instance of an object

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

“Object Reference Not Set to an instance of an object.” Cast the first stone those who never struggled with this error message when they were a beginner C#/.NET programmer. This infamous and dreaded error message happens when you get a NullReferenceException. This exception is thrown when you try to access a member—for instance, a method or a property—on a variable …

C# Exception Handling Best Practices

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Welcome to Stackify’s guide to C# exception handling. In this article we cover the following topics: Basics about C# Exceptions, including examples Common .NET Exceptions How to Create Your Own Custom C# Exception Types How to Find Hidden .NET Exceptions C# Exception Logging Best Practices Why is this topic so important? In modern languages like C#, “problems” are typically modeled …

How to Check Website Logs

Michiel Mulders Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Have you ever looked at your website logs and realized they don’t make sense to you? Maybe your log levels have been abused, and now every log categorizes as “Error.” Or your logs fail to give clear information on what went wrong, or they reveal sensitive information that hackers may harvest. Fixing these problems is possible! Let’s explore how you …

Top 10 Future Programming Languages

Freya Jacob Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Programming languages have made applications more efficient and easy to use, raising user experience to the next level. Let’s look at the top programming languages defining the future of code and hiring trends.  1. Python Python is widely accepted as the best programming language for beginner developers as it is simple and easy to use and deploy. It is widely used …