Qualtiy Website Design – 3HN Designs Review

So, you've been reading this blog for a while and you're (hopefully) picking up very valuable tips on website and web application design. But just like all other do-it-yourself (DIY) projects, no amount of tips or tutorials in isolation is going to … [Read more...]

Twitter to Bite the PHP Bullet?

One of the big things you'll hear about Ruby on Rails is that it's hard to scale. In my opinion, that's not really an issue that one should be addressing on the framework level. Scaling, in my opinion, should be something reserved for backend … [Read more...]

Do We Not Understand What Bias Means?

Somehow I don't think most people understood what my bias comparison of CakePHP vs Ruby on rails meant. The last few visitors to comments seem to have been Rails fans. One of them seems to think that I shouldn't touch Ruby on Rails with a ten foot … [Read more...]

WordPress 2.5 – The Vista of Blog Platforms

So it's been about a weeks since it was out, so I figure, why not? After all I have the Wordpress Automatic Upgrade plugin, so this should be a breeze. Now this plugin makes upgrading Wordpress ridiculously simple. It handles file backups, database … [Read more...]

CakePHP Auth Component – Will You Remember Me Tomorrow?

This is the third installment of my Auth Component Tutorial. This tutorial builds on the first installment, so make sure you grab the download file: You'll find it on almost every popular web site's login page; a nice lil' checkbox that says … [Read more...]

Yay! WordPress 2.5. Almost Perfect

Now I don't have to tell you guys about all the goodies that Wordpress 2.5 brings, but I'll name a few anyways: New fresh Admin theme Nice Dashboard You can modify the link for "Incoming Links". Technorati anyone? Finally included Tag … [Read more...]

JQuery, Prototype, and MooTools Benchmark – SlickSpeed

Introduction Before I even start, let me state that I'm a JQuery fan. Ever since I've started with JavaScript frameworks I've weighed the pros and cons, and trust me there are a lot. You'll always find people arguing Prototype, JQuery or MooTools. I … [Read more...]

CakePHP Auth Component – Tutorial Two

This is the second installment of my Auth Component Tutorial. I included a link to download a file for during the first installment: I just think that some of the stuff in there warrants some explanation. isAuthorized() This function is … [Read more...]