Posts Tagged ‘Control’

Round Table #1: Should Exceptions Ever be Used for Flow Control?

March 27, 2013  |  PHP  |  , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

I’m pleased to release our first ever round table, where we place a group of developers in a locked room (not really), and ask them to debate one another on a single topic. In this first entry, we discuss exceptions and flow control.Round Table? Have you gone out to dinner with some developer friends, and found yourself engaging in long programming-specific discussions/debates? Well, now, we’re bringing that format to Nettuts+. A group of friends casually debating one another on a given topic.Should Exceptions Ever be Used for Flow Control? From my point of view, exceptions are situations in...

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Using Version Control with Unity3D

September 17, 2012  |  iPhone  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off

Thіѕ article іѕ meant tο bе a definitive guide οn hοw tο properly version control уουr Unity projects!

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Don’t Let PageRank Control Your Link Building

December 18, 2011  |  SEO  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Every time a client asks me about how they can improve their PageRank, I have to cringe a little. Time and time again I have explained that PageRank is only one of 200 ranking signals that Google uses to determine where a site falls in the SERP. While PageRank used to be the Grand Poobah measurement of SEO success (and a major differentiating factor for Google), I don’t believe it’s as important today as it was back when Google was founded. So when a client tells me they only want me to focus on getting links from sites with a...

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3 Essential Tips to Keep Your SEO Under Control

December 11, 2011  |  SEO  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off

When you actually sit down and map it all out, optimizing a website (even a small one) takes a lot of work! Once you’re done with the actual on-site SEO, there is still link building to contend with, and I would argue that link building never really ends if you want to succeed in the long run. For site owners looking to manage their own SEO, it can get very overwhelming very quickly! But there is no need to panic. Here are 3 ways you can keep your SEO from overrunning your day. 1. Weigh time vs. return. This is a...

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Android User Interface Design: The Basics of Control Focus Order

Thіѕ entry іѕ раrt 17 οf 16 іn thе series Android User Interface Design

Thеrе’s nothing more annoying thаn trying tο navigate a poorly designed user interface οn a mobile application. Hοw уουr application behaves іn terms οf screen navigation саn mean thе dіffеrеnсе between a рlеаѕеd user аnd one whο flames уου οn thе Android Market. Now, wе focus οn focus—thаt іѕ: control focus, аnd hοw tο customize іt surrounded bу уουr user interfaces.

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