Developer Tea is the 10-minute Podcast for Webdevs

So many people are creating excellent podcasts that it’d be impossible to keep up with everything. This is especially true in the field of web design & development where information seems to change on a monthly basis. One of the shortest and most interesting podcasts is Developer Tea hosted by Jonathan Cutrell. He’s the directory […]

DevFreeCasts collects the best Free Screencasts for Developers

Screencasts are often the quickest and easiest way to learn about a new subject. An instructor can present info via video while also showing you how to perform certain tasks. Many premium-quality screencast services cost money – however DevFreeCasts is a stupendous compilation of free screencasts from all subjects. You can learn about topics ranging […]

RailsClips offers free weekly RoR Videos

The online podcast service DevChat.tv hosts a number of great resources for developers & aspiring coders. One such resource is the RailsClips archive full of videos and screencasts teaching Ruby on Rails. It turns out that RoR is one of the fastest-growing backend languages for current web developers. This series is definitely worth your attention […]

DeviantArt API Instant Search App using Ajax & PHP

The digital art community for DeviantArt is very popular and full of talented artists. Creative designers can publish any of their works to DA and share them to gather feedback and comments from other members. I love the community and have always been interested in digital artwork for online forums – avatars and signature banners.

So in this tutorial I want to explain how we can build a DeviantArt Instant Search app which searches through all the most popular banner signatures ever submitted to the website. You can enter some search terms and the app will pull results to display after you finish typing. This is a really cool application for designers who are looking for inspiration, or even for people who love DeviantArt and want a better way to search.

Preview screenshot DeviantArt Instant Search webapp forum signatures