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Learn JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, SQL, and many other languages and best practices with our detailed and informative articles.

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How to Create a Simple Chat Room with JavaScript


This article walks through the steps of creating a simple JavaScript chat room with websockets and two server-side technologies.

Set Up a Website and Apache Virtual Hosts in Ubuntu


This guide will teach you how to set up multiple websites within an Apache virtual hosts on a Ubuntu 18.04 Linux server.

How to Setup Secure WebSocket with HTTPS in Apache


Set up and configure a secure websocket connection over TLS, a configuration highly recommended for production environments.


What is Orangeable?

Orangeable is web development unpeeled. An informative blog designed to help give back to the development community and create a useful learning center for new and advanced developers alike.

My name is Josh Rowe. As a long time web developer, I'll be focusing on many front and backend technologies that run the web today, including development, best practices, technical write-ups, and news for languages like JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, SQL, and much more.

It takes a lot of work and practice to become proficient but, above all, it's most important to remember to have fun with it! My goal is to keep web development fun and exciting while you embark on this amazing journey!

Feel free to reach out and say hello or share any projects you're working on. I love seeing new creations and passion projects! Take care and enjoy!

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Copy Text Using the Clipboard API in JavaScript


In this tutorial, you'll learn how to copy text to the clipboard using the Clipboard API in JavaScript.

JavaScript Equalizer Display with Web Audio API


Create a JavaScript Equalizer that utilizes the Web Audio API, a high-level JavaScript API for processing and synthesizing audio.

3 Ways to Check if a Value is a Number in JavaScript


In this article, we'll explore three different ways of checking if a value is a number in JavaScript.

Create a Smooth Animated Scroll with JavaScript


Learn how to create a smooth animated scroll with very little code in vanilla JavaScript. No third-party libraries are required!

jQuery Table Sorting: Sort Data on Header Click


Learn how to sort table data without plugins. All you need is jQuery and a few custom functions to get started!

How to Create a Simple Calculator with JavaScript


Learn how to create a simple calculator with JavaScript, CSS, and HTML, with the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

How to Create Animated Gradient Text with Pure CSS


This article covers creating an awesome animated gradient text effect that will wow all of your website visitors.

A CSS Parallax Scroll Effect For All Modern Browsers


Learn how to create a parallax scroll effect with pure CSS that works in all modern desktop and mobile browsers magnificently.

Styling Scrollbars with CSS in Most Modern Browsers


Learn the art of styling scrollbars with CSS in most modern browsers, width different customization options for width, color, etc.

Fixed Table Headers with Pure CSS: Sticky On Scroll


Fixed table headers are the perfect solution for retaining the column and row header views for tables with large amounts of data.

CSS Fade In Transition: Text, Images, Scroll & Hover


Learn how to create a fade in transition with CSS for text and image elements, on scroll, and on mouse hover.

How to Create A Before & After Image Slider with CSS


A step-by-step tutorial showing how to create a before and after image slider with CSS, jQuery, and an input range slider.

Send SMS Messages From a Link with HTML


Links have been around since the dawn of the internet. This article explores sending custom SMS messages using simple HTML links.

22 Useful HTML Input Types To Use On Your Website


HTML input types provide some of the most complex and powerful functionality available on the web. This article cover all of them.

Use Jump Links to Scroll to Specific Parts of a Page


Learn how to create Jump links in HTML, allowing you to jump to specific parts of a web page without a page request.

HTML5 Video: Autoplay, Controls, Events & Subtitles


Explore the HTML5 video tag and its features from autoplay and playback controls to JavaScript events and accessibility options.

HTML Color Codes: RGB & Hexadecimal


Learn how to create color using HTML color codes, both RGB and hexadecimal, with a table referencing all the color names.

Twitter Cards: Validator, Types & Image Dimensions


Adding Twitter Cards to your website can help you establish and present your brand to millions of potential viewers and customers.

Send HTML Emails with the PHP PEAR Mail Library


Learn how to set up a PHP PEAR Mail Library installation on a Ubuntu server with the ability to send HTML emails via SMTP.

Merge PDF Files with PHP and GhostScript


This article provides a quick tutorial on merging multiple PDF files into a single file programmatically using PHP and Ghostscript

Minify HTML Page Output with This Simple PHP Script


Learn how to minify HTML output with this simple PHP script to improve web page load speeds and provide a better user experience.

PHP Arrays: Indexed, Associative & Multi-Dimensional


Learn how to work with PHP's three different array types: indexed arrays, associative arrays, and multi-dimensional arrays.

Web Scraping with PHP: Library and Regex Examples


This article explains what web scraping is and how to accomplish it either using a library or regular expressions within PHP.

How to Use Memcached in PHP for Faster Load Times


Use Memcached with PHP to improve web page load times, especially with database-intensive and dynamically driven applications.

How to Upload Files to an S3 Bucket with NodeJS


In this tutorial, you'll learn how to upload files to an AWS S3 Bucket using NodeJS.

How to Create a NodeJS Web Server with Express


Learn how to create a functioning NodeJS web server with the Express framework in both development and production environments.

How to Create a REST API in NodeJS with Express


Learn how to create a simple user management REST API in NodeJS using the Express framework and a few GET and POST methods.

Live Video Streaming with Nginx RTMP & HLS on Ubuntu


Learn how to set up a live video streaming server with Nginx, RTMP, and HLS on a Ubuntu 20.04 server.

How to Install SSL for Apache Virtual Hosts in Linux


Learn how to install and set up an Apache virtual host on Ubuntu Linux to utilize the HTTPS protocol with an SSL certificate.

How to Install Memcached on Windows & Linux Servers


Installing Memcached in your Window or Linux environment allows you to leverage memory caching for faster application load times.

How to Update Packages in Ubuntu via Command Line


This quick tutorial will show you how to update packages on your Ubuntu server via the command line.

Cron Jobs: Crontab in Ubuntu Linux with Examples


Learn how to create a list of schedule tasks with Cron and a Crontab file that run in the background of your Linux environment.

How to Create a Minecraft Server on Ubuntu 20.04


Learn how to create your own Minecraft Server in a Linux Ubuntu 20.04 environment so you and your friends can play together.

Safe Updates in MySQL to Prevent Accidental Queries


MySQL allows the ability to prevent accidental UPDATE and DELETE query executions by enabling a safe updates feature.

MySQL LIMIT and OFFSET Clauses: ResultSet Pagination


Divide your resultsets into chunks for better page optimization and user experiences using MySQL LIMIT and OFFSET the clauses.

How to Duplicate Table Structures & Data in MySQL


In this tutorial, we'll cover duplicating MySQL table structures and copying all data to a new table with just a few commands.

MySQL Proximity Search with US Zip Codes


Learn how to run a proximity search with MySQL using some built-in functions, US zip codes, latitude, and longitude.

How to Define an Auto Increment Primary Key in MySQL


Learn how auto-increment works with primary keys and how to use them when creating and altering tables in a MySQL database.

Backup & Restore MySQL Databases with mysqldump


Learn how to backup and restore MySQL databases using the mysqldump utility in the command line.

Create Your First Flutter App


This tutorial will walk you through installing and setting up Flutter in a Windows environment using the Chrome web browser.

How to Reduce A Video's File Size with FFMPEG


This tutorial shows you how to reduce a video's file size significantly with very little loss in quality using FFMPEG.