10 Reasons to Meet New People – and How a Mobile App Can Help

This article was created in partnership with Shapr. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Meeting new people can be fun, scary, exhilarating, and life-changing. It can open up new career opportunities, and sometimes even entirely new careers! To take advantage of the benefits of networking, it helps to make it a […]

Detect WebVR Support with JavaScript

It’s been two years since I was heavily involved with WebVR at Mozilla but, despite not contributing every day, I can see VR making leaps and bounds, from Firefox making an increased effort to Chrome pushing VR and Oculus and HTC (Vive) improving their offerings.  Native games are getting better but, more importantly, browsers are […]

The Top Nine Uses for Blockchain

Blockchain is often being shoehorned into projects it shouldn’t be a part of, so it’s hard to find out how viable it is long-term, and whether or not it can actually end up being used for something. With that in mind, we’ve compiled this list of top nine uses for blockchain that are not only […]

The Best Node.js & Microservices Articles we Ever Wrote

Since the inception of RisingStack, our engineers have published almost 200 articles to show off our coding/architectural skills and convince future clients that we have the expertise to build & scale software effectively, and to prove that we’re great educators! As a result, our Blog brought together a huge community of enthusiastic engineers in the […]

Managing SVG Interaction With The Pointer Events Property

Managing SVG Interaction With The Pointer Events Property Managing SVG Interaction With The Pointer Events Property Tiffany Brown 2018-05-16T14:15:25+02:00 2018-05-16T14:40:31+00:00 Try clicking or tapping the SVG image below. If you put your pointer in the right place (the shaded path) then you should have Smashing Magazine’s homepage open in a new browser tab. If you […]

CDN, Web Security, and DDoS Protection from Incapsula (Sponsored)

There used to be day that you could have a small to large website that didn’t require protection and worldwide CDN but, with how easy it is to initiate a DDoS attack and how important website speed is for search engine placement, it’s a given that you should look for a service to handle CDN […]

BeTheme: The WordPress Theme that Follows the Latest Design Trends

This article was created in partnership with BAWMedia. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. 2018 may be one of the greatest years yet for web design and web designers. There are web designers who are looking to stay relevant by keeping up with the latest trends. They certainly have their work […]

Bootstrap UI Libraries for Angular, React and Vue.js

These days, the web is populated with single page applications (SPA) which feel fast and responsive to user interaction. Often, they are powered by JavaScript frameworks like Angular, React, and Vue.js, to mention just a few of the most popular ones. These libraries are great tools that help keep the JavaScript code needed to build […]

Introduction to Ethereum: A Cryptocurrency with a Difference

This introduction to Ethereum was originally published at Bruno’s Bitfalls website, and is reproduced here with permission. It’s highly recommended you read our introduction to cryptocurrency and introduction to blockchain before continuing in order to be able to better absorb the content that follows. Ethereum, launched in 2015 by Vitalik Buterin, is a special blockchain […]

Storing Cryptocurrency: How Hardware Wallets Work

One of the most common questions new crypto-enthusiasts have is how hardware wallets like the Ledger Nano S can possibly be the most secure way to store cryptocurrency? What if the device gets stolen or destroyed? In this post, we’ll try to explain how such a device works in a technical (but hopefully human-readable) way, […]

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