Programming

24 great PHP libraries and classes you should know about

24 great PHP libraries and classes you should know about

  It is an exciting time to be a PHP developer. There are lots of useful libraries released every day, and with the help of Composer and Github, they are easy to discover and use. Here are 24 of the coolest that I’ve come across. Your favorite is not on the list? Share it in…

Category : Programming   11-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

5 tools for better PHP

5 tools for better PHP

When we work on our applications, whatever our language of choice, sometimes we can focus too much on the code itself. A really good development lifecycle is about so much more than the code, it brings in a selection of supporting tools to ensure quality and reliability of the application,…

Category : Programming   11-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

SEOStats Php class to get Seo Statistics

SEOStats Php class to get Seo Statistics

  SEOstats is a powerful open source PHP library to request a bunch of SEO relevant metrics such as detailed backlink analyses, keyword and traffic statistics, website trends, page authority, the Google Pagerank, the Alexa Trafficrank and much more. SEOstats offers over 50 different methods and gathers data from Google, Yahoo, Bing,…

Category : Programming   11-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

20 Useful and Amazing CSS3 Tutorials

20 Useful and Amazing CSS3 Tutorials

We have listed 20 Amazing CSS3 tutorials, which show you how to develop some top notch CSS3 effects for your websites and personal blogs. Enjoy! 1. Create a Stunning Menu in CSS3 In this tutorial you will learn how to develop a white stunning drop down menu using CSS3. You can download…

Category : Programming   11-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

PHP JSON: An Example Javascript JSON Client With PHP Server

PHP JSON: An Example Javascript JSON Client With PHP Server

While JSON has many uses, probably the most common use is to pass data structures to Javascript. JSON is simply a standard format for data structures. In this example we’ll use a PHP page as a JSON server; we’ll use an HTML page with embedded javascript to contact the server, retrieve…

Category : Programming   11-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

Six Useful PHP code snippets

Six Useful PHP code snippets

Here’s a mini list of  useful PHP code snippets that we find using on a weekly basis. You could use these as is or expand them as part of other applications or add them to a php class.   Adjust server time Useful if you have a server in a different timezone, like…

Category : Programming   11-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

Learning Loops in Php: FOR

Learning Loops in Php: FOR

Loops come in several different flavors in PHP: for, while, do-while, and foreach. We will introduce you to each of them in 3 lessons and we will show you how they can making repetitive tasks straightforward and easy to maintain.   Lesson #1: The for Loop  The syntax of a for loop is: for (expr1; expr2; expr3) statement The first expression (expr1) is evaluated…

Category : Programming   11-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

A More Efficient Embedding Method for YouTube Videos

A More Efficient Embedding Method for YouTube Videos

When you embed any YouTube video on a website using standard IFRAME tags, you’ll be surprised to know how many extra pounds that video adds to your page. The web page has to download additional ~400 kB of resources (CSS, JavaSript and Image files) for rendering the video player alone and…

Category : Programming   11-04-2013   by Janeth Kent