Useful PHP Functions Part 2

Last month I highlighted a few PHP functions that I use regularly. Because the language is so large I have decided to expand upon my previous post. Specifically I would like to cover some useful date based functions. Date($format,$optionalTimestamp) If you’re ever asked to program anything to do with date and time this is the […]

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jQuery Events – .click() Event

Have you ever thought how a “Read More” button, when clicked, slides more content down for you to read? The jQuery click event is the cause of this useful, yet simple functionality. Accordions, tabs, image sliders and carousels are examples of the endless list of functional use for the jQuery click event. This event is […]

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Useful PHP Functions

PHP is one of if not the most popular language for web development. Its popularity may be a result of its ability to be simply mixed with HTML. Developers can easily open up a PHP block inside any HTML tag allowing dynamic content to be embedded pretty much anywhere with little effort. PHP is generally […]

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A Web Developers Workflow

When push comes to shove a good workflow is an efficient workflow. The more efficient we are the more work we can complete and in turn the more profitable we can be. Workflows are very unique to an individual. We tend to do things by habit not even realizing they improve or hurt our workflow. […]

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Difference Between Document.Ready and Window.Load

When developing a website you constantly think about the most efficient way to write your code, especially when writing jQuery. For those that have not read my JavaScript vs jQuery article, jQuery is a simplified library of JavaScript to help developers build websites quicker and easier. Typically when starting a jQuery file, programmers would wrap […]

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CSS3 Grid Layouts

The CSS grid layout gives developers the ability to create a layout similar to when the Web was built with tables. Yet because this is done with CSS and not with HTML this allows many more possibilities such as having the grid respond with media queries, or alter it as needed without having to muck […]

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A Quick Look at Bootstrap

Occasionally when working on web projects we don’t have the luxury of having designs before jumping into development. Even if we do its sometimes nice to have a base or starting point when writing HTML and CSS. A framework I use quite frequently is bootstrap. Bootstrap is by far the most popular and widely used […]

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Google PageSpeed

Googles’ PageSpeed is a free Open Source tool to speed up sites at the server level. It improves page latency and data usage via altering page elements to incorporate website performance best practices. Optimizations are done through custom filters that are called when the server sends website elements such as pointing to optimized images. It […]

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Five Tips for Becoming a Web Programming Guru

Web programming is more than just writing a bit of code to project a visual representation of their graphic designers Illustrator or Photoshop file. It’s actually an art form that allows you to bring your vision, as well as your client’s vision, to life. But every programmer works differently within this art form, especially me, […]

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Malware on Your WordPress Site

Day in day out you sit down at your computer and write code. You’ve been doing this for some time now, and guess what? You’re pretty good at it. But no amount of preparation can prepare you for a malware attack. If it hasn’t happened to you yet it’s probably only a matter of time. […]

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