How Do I Pick An AJAX Framework And Why Should I Care

This may be one of the most difficult things to consider when starting up with AJAX. There are a lot of AJAX Tutorials out there that give you good background information. And it's good to know what's going on behind the scenes, it really is, but … [Read more...]

PHP vs. VB6

This is funny. I can't tell you how funny this is. They're actually comparing PHP to VB6. Basically, VB6 sucks as a language and for that reason should be reduced to scripting where as PHP is somewhat similar because it makes an excellent scripting … [Read more...]

Content Management Systems

What is a Content Management System? Here's a little background. Lots of websites have dynamic content. Meaning, the content is located in a database, usually MySQL, and they are simply dumped into a web template when the page is viewed. That way, if … [Read more...]

Installing A LAMP Web Server System With Fedora Core 6

LAMP - Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. These are the elements you will need to start a very robust and reliable web server from the ground up. HowToForge has a brilliant tutorial on how to start everything. Now take note, this is a VERY detailed … [Read more...]

Arrays to MySQL Dates and Back

Just in case you ever need to do this Arrays to MySQL dates and back. Simple conversion functions to change MySQL dates to arrays, arrays to MySQL dates. … [Read more...]

WebTTY – Terminal Emulator

WebTTY is an interesting package. During my internship I actually had to do something like this. My employer didn't appreciate a pre-packaged solution though, so I had to produce all the code myself. The WebTTY package allows any Linux terminal … [Read more...]

Foundation for an Extensible Website Engine with PHP 5

When developing production sites for clients with little/no HTML experience this is a must. If your web contract does not include maintenance fees, then this is something that you simply must do in order to have your users freely update their … [Read more...]