Archive for September, 2008

AJAX and Google Integrated Search

In this tutorial I will show you how to create an AJAX search box that can be used on your website or blog that also has an integrated Google search built in. We will be using HTML, CSS, PHP and jQuery to create our search box.

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The Anatomy of a .htaccess File - Hints and Tips

Have you ever wondered how to create a “nice” or “clean” url such as the one for this page? Or wondered how to set a custom 404 page when users look for a page that isn’t there? Maybe you are trying to work out how to password protect directories on a web server. In this tutorial I’m going to tell you how to achieve all these things using a simple .htaccess file.

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Simple Graphics with Java

Creating graphics with programming languages can seem a little strange; how do these commands we write possibly become that nice picture on the screen? How can that nice picture be animated?
Today I’m going to show you a really simple 2D example of how to do it in Java.

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Create a Parallax Website Header

This tutorial will show you how to create a cool Parallax Website Header using jQuery and the jParallax jQuery plugin. This is quite a simple experiment and you won’t need any javascript knowledge, just plain old HTML and CSS. However this has the potential to create some really stunning effects.

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Introducing ProgTuts New Look

After the amazing growth of this site I decided that we should maybe update the look of the site and give it a unique feel. So here it is. I would really like to hear people’s thoughts on the new site design so please tell us what you think. After all it is you guys that will be using the site. So if you don’t like the colours, width or you think there are features missing you would really like to see then please comment below. On the other hand if you love the new look then please tell us as well.

I hope this new look will benefit everyone.