Publications

At Monkeh Works we like to share knowledge and skills as much as possible through publications or speaking engagements. We write for international industry magazines and online sites, details of which are listed below.

  • Web Designer #233

    Published: Tue 10 Mar, 2015

    Feature article

    Five-page feature article introducing Ruby on Rails 4 for rapid development.

    Developers need to be able to create and deliver applications quickly whilst still ensuring they are secure and well structured. The Rails framework for Ruby is an ideal solution to meet these demanding requirements.

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  • Web Designer #232

    Published: Tue 10 Feb, 2015

    Feature article

    Five-page feature article covering web application development with Python.

    Don't be fooled into thinking Python is a restrictive language or incompatible with the modern web. Explore some of the available options for building Python web apps and experience rapid application development.

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  • Web Designer #231

    Published: Sat 10 Jan, 2015

    Feature article

    Five-page feature article on developing with Ember CLI.

    Dig deeper into client-side application development and fuel the flames by using Ember CLI, the powerful command-line tool for Ember projects.

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  • Web Designer #230

    Published: Sun 14 Dec, 2014

    Five-page tutorial on using Dancer.js to create audio visualizations within the browser.

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  • Web Designer #229

    Published: Fri 14 Nov, 2014

    Four-page tutorial on how to use the powerful Metalsmith node package to generate static sites. Part two of two. Co-authored with David Boyer.

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  • Web Designer #228

    Published: Thu 16 Oct, 2014

    Four-page tutorial on how to use the powerful Metalsmith node package to generate static sites. Part one of two. Co-authored with David Boyer.

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  • Web Designer #226

    Published: Thu 21 Aug, 2014

    Feature article

    Five-page feature tutorial on developing an interactive widget-based HTML app using the ExtJS library and framework.

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  • Web Designer #225

    Published: Mon 21 Jul, 2014

    Feature article

    Five-page feature article "Say hello to Node.js", a detailed introduction to building scalable applications using Node. Co-authored with David Boyer.

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  • Web Designer #204

    Published: Tue 18 Dec, 2012

    Four-page tutorial on how to use the PhoneGap Build service to streamline your development workflow and compile mobile applications.

  • Web Designer #203

    Published: Thu 15 Nov, 2012

    Four page tutorial on building a web app with Groovy and Grails (part 2 of 2)

    Adding authentication and security roles to your Grails application.

  • Web Designer #202

    Published: Thu 18 Oct, 2012

    Four-page tutorial covering how to build a web app with Groovy and Grails (part 1 of 2)

  • Web Designer #193

    Published: Wed 01 Feb, 2012

    Three-page tutorial. An introduction to developing applications with Ruby and using the Ruby on Rails MVC framework. (part 1 of 2)

  • Web Designer #192

    Published: Sun 01 Jan, 2012

    Three-page tutorial covering the use of the Web Storage API to cache content and reduce cals to remote APIs.

  • Web Designer #191

    Published: Mon 12 Dec, 2011

    One-page article discussing the legitimacy and necessity for the Google Dart programming language.

    Feature article

    Four-page cover feature introducing Google Dart. Is Google Dart a solution resolving a legitimate problem, or simply another problem that will need a solution?

  • .Net #223

    Published: Wed 07 Dec, 2011
  • Web Designer #190

    Published: Tue 22 Nov, 2011

    Feature article

    Six-page feature article covering the use of social network APIs and how to integrate them. Google Plus and Twitter were covered by me. The article includes how to implement the latest Twitter features such as intents and the Google+ API, including custom hangouts.

  • Web Designer #191

    Published: Thu 03 Nov, 2011

    One-page comment article discussing the release, effectiveness and requirement for the new Google Dart language.

  • .Net #221

    Published: Mon 17 Oct, 2011

    Three-page tutorial. Manage multiple Twitter accounts through OAuth in ColdFusion using monkehTweet, the open-source ColdFusion Twitter API wrapper.

  • Web Designer #187

    Published: Thu 25 Aug, 2011

    Three-page tutorial covering how to optimise WordPress and enhance site performance with plug-ins

  • Web Designer #186

    Published: Thu 28 Jul, 2011

    One-page article on taking your first step into public speaking at conferences.

    Four-page tutorial covering how to create a custom WordPress shortcode plugin. Harness the power of the WordPress shortcode API to create great content.

  • .Net #218

    Published: Tue 19 Jul, 2011

    Help protect your ColdFusion applications against XSS attacks. An introduction to the enhanced security methods available in the OWASP Enterprise Security API, available as a standalone library and in a ColdFusion 9 security patch update.

  • Web Designer #183

    Published: Tue 03 May, 2011

    Feature article

    Creating a mobile app raises many questions that should be considered before a project is underway. Here we delve into the myriad of options for the technologies, tools and frameworks on offer.

  • Moving from Dreamweaver to ColdFusion Builder 2

    Published: Tue 03 May, 2011

    In this article, you will discover some of the features and tools available within ColdFusion Builder that will help to increase your productivity as a developer and go some way to make your life easier

  • Web Designer #182

    Published: Thu 07 Apr, 2011

    Multiple design views with the HTML5 pack. Learn how Dreamweaver CS5's new support for next-gen markups assists when designing with media queries

  • .Net #214

    Published: Mon 28 Mar, 2011

    Save time coding! Object Relational Mapping can take care of the hard work of mapping objects to database tables. An introduction to Object Relational Mapping (ORM) in ColdFusion 9.

  • Web Designer #181

    Published: Thu 10 Mar, 2011

    Build an Android application using Adobe AIR (part 2)

  • Web Designer #180

    Published: Wed 09 Feb, 2011

    Build an Android application using Adobe AIR powered by ColdFusion. Part one of two.

  • Web Designer #170

    Published: Fri 07 May, 2010

    Rapidly develop interactive layouts with jQuery UI - a tutorial and introduction to jQuery UI version 1.8

  • Web Designer #166

    Published: Wed 13 Jan, 2010

    USB support in AIR 2 applications - create a file management application using Adobe Flex and AIR 2

  • .Net #195

    Published: Fri 13 Nov, 2009

    ColdFusion as a Service - use Adobe ColdFusion to power an AIR desktop application with drag and drop, image manipulation and email capabilities.

  • Rapid Development with ColdFusion and CFML

    Published: Wed 06 May, 2009

    Experience the speed, versatility and sheer joy of developing your web applications in ColdFusion 8. All you need is some space on your PC, and 45 minutes.