5 Ways Of Getting Your Content Noticed

The internet is a very noisy place. In today’s social media dominated landscape it can be hard to get your unique and interesting content noticed. I might not have the busiest site on the net, but I do get a few hundred visits a month without guest-blogging. Here are a few ways I use to…

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Published:June 22, 2016 View Post

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Debug code better, faster and with fewer headaches

Every time you change code, there’s a very good chance that you will have introduced bugs to your existing code. IT’s important to take a methodical approach to squishing these bugs, or you may waste a lot of time hunting down the cause of specific problems. Here are 7 tips to debugging your code faster….

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What is Git and How does it work?

The versioning tool, git is really useful as it essentially provides unlimited undo for your sourcecode. You’ll likely see git in most roles as a web or software developer. This article is written for new developers who know they need to learn git and not much else about it. What is Git? Using Git effectively will be easier for…

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Published:March 26, 2016 View Post

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Factory Design Pattern In PHP

The factory design pattern solves a common programming problem. When you have a single point of origin for many classes with the same base class, you have need of the factory design pattern. A factory is a class that instantiates one or more of a number of classes that share the same base type, choosing the type…

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Let There Be LIFE In JavaScript

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Can you create life in JavaScript? My new project, LIFE, is a simple javascript life simulator in which each digital citizen moves randomly, socializes, ages and breeds to replace citizens that die up to a maximum of 50 live citizens at a time. There is a limit of 50 citizens to avoid crashing the browser. Each…

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WordPress Theme Guide

How do you turn html into a WordPress Theme? This article is geared towards students and is intended to be a refresher for when you need to translate HTML designs into a WordPress theme in a hurry. My assumptions are that you know enough HTML and PHP to work with WordPress and that you just need to…

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Basic WordPress Widget Tutorial

Sometimes you just can’t find a pre-built widget that does exactly what you want, when you run into this scenario, your best bet is to build something from scratch. This tutorial will is an answer to “How do I build a custom WordPress widget?“. WordPress widgets are objects that have several required parts: Constructor (__construct) –…

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Lean and Mean PHP Email Class

Sending beautiful emails and attaching files with PHP can be a real hassle. I wrote this class as part of one of my side projects but I have recently used it as a teaching tool.

 

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Published:February 10, 2016 View Post

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Simple & Light PHP MySql Db Class

In my world, a PHP db class in essence should be a black box that handles the concerns of direct interaction with the MySql database and provides an abstract but functional alone basis for my model classes. The Db class must handle connecting to the database, and have inheritable static methods for executing both statements…

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Published:February 10, 2016 View Post

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