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Registrars: Registering and “owning” your own domain name.

Posted in Ramblings, Tutorials

PHP 5.5 released…..

I envy new programmers.  The world is new, and every time you turn around you learn something new.  For those of us who have been doing this for a long time, it’s easy to forget how much we’ve forgotten –

Posted in Ramblings

List of Project Management Quotes and Laws

Laws If it can go wrong it will – Murphy’s law.  If it can’t possibly go wrong, it will – O’Malley’s corollary to Murphy’s law.  It will go wrong in the worst possible way – Sod’s law.  Work expands to

Posted in Ramblings

Ctype – Easy and fast type checking.

There are times when a developer finds they do things a stupid way (all the time – am I right?).  A great example is that if I’ve got to check if a number REALLY is a number.  I’ve been programming

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Posted in Code Snippets, Ramblings

It’s all about responsive design these days!

Today is my one week anniversary.  That’s right, 7 days ago I entered the digital age and bought myself a “smart phone”.  I got the Samsung Galaxy Note — which is really a tablet pretending to be a phone.  The

Posted in Ramblings

Challenge: Show me a single large outsourced project that was successful?

Over the last few weeks I’ve had the privilege to try and repair two large websites that had been made with outsourced programmers from overseas.  In both cases the sites were nothing more than cobbled together code from a hundred different sources,

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Posted in Programming Talk, Ramblings

Craigslist Posters Looking For Web Developers: This is For You *(maybe)*

Did I send you here with a response to your “Internet Engineer/Computer Gigs/Web Info/Design”  Ad on Craigslist? If so, not all of this may apply to you, but I’d love for you to read it anyway.  When you are done

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Meteor is going to blow you away.

There is a new “awesome” tool in town – one that will make the hype that existed when “Ruby on Rails” debuted look sad and pathetic compared to it. Programmers and developers will take a single look at Meteor and

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Posted in Programming Talk, Ramblings

Tuts Plus Hacked

Well I guess I’m a nerd since when I have some free time I like to learn something new and I usually head over to tutsplus. However, yesterday I was greeted with a nice page saying they had been

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Codecademy Challenge!

A buddy of mine is trying to learn programming and since his background includes beer and nachos while watching security cameras he’s having some trouble.  His last experience with “code” was many years ago in school where they played with

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