Posts Tagged ‘Event’

Local Event Marketing: Earn Links, Build Citations, Get Reviews, Increase Foot Traffic, and Win at Local SEO

Posted by Casey_Meraz The recent Google Pigeon update that affected local search was just another example of why marketer's should never put all of their eggs in one basket.  Online marketing has been rapidly evolving over the years and a major paradigm shift has happened which has caused marketers to stop building links and start thinking of how to earn them. In this blog post I am going to cover an actionable strategy that any business can use to build citations, earn links, get positive reviews, and increase foot traffic to your brick and mortar location via event marketing. One of my favorite...

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Using Node’s Event Module

December 3, 2013  |  PHP  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off

When I first heard about Node.js, I thought it was just a JavaScript implementation for the server. But it’s actually much more: it comes with a host of built-in functions that you don’t get in the browser. One of those bit of functionality is the Event Module, which has the EventEmitter class. We’ll be looking at that in this tutorial.EventEmitter: What and WhyOne last benefits to events: they are a very loose way of coupling parts of your code together.So, what exactly does the EventEmitter class do? Put simply, it allows you to listen for “events” and assign actions to...

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Creating a Mobile Event Calendar With DHTMLX

April 9, 2013  |  iPhone  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off

This tutorial describes how to build an HTML5-based mobile calendar to track conferences and events that run on iOS and Android phones using a mobile version of dhtmlxScheduler (open source, GPL). At the end, users will be able to add and edit events, select the conference location on Google Maps, and see the events in day, month, or list views.Project OverviewThe final demo includes the event calendar (we’ll also call it the scheduler) that displays events in three standard views: list, day, and month. While the end user adds, deletes, or edits events the calendar app saves the changes to...

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Event Based Programming: What Async Has Over Sync

February 13, 2013  |  PHP  |  , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

One of JavaScript’s strengths is how it handles asynchronous (async for short) code. Rather than blocking the thread, async code gets pushed to an event queue that fires after all other code executes. It can, however, be difficult for beginners to follow async code. I’ll help clear up any confusion you might have in this article.Understanding Async CodeJavaScript’s most basic async functions are setTimeout and setInterval. The setTimeout function executes a given function after a certain amount of time passes. It accepts a callback function as the first argument and a time (in milliseconds) as the second argument. Here’s an...

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How to Make a Retro Style Event Postcard from Scratch

July 17, 2012  |  Samples  |  , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Spicing up an upcoming event or celebration can be achieved using postcards. They can be used as invitations or after- party souvenirs. Achieving the postcard’s full potential can be done by making a catchy and remarkable postcard design. In line with this, today’s creative session will feature a tutorial on how to make a retro style postcard design for your upcoming event.   Below is the final product of this tutorial: This time we will be focusing more on the creative use of typography in making postcard designs. Note that you’ll be supplying your own text or event details in this tutorial.   Before we start...

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