Having trouble installing the MongoDB PHP Driver (mongodb-php-driver) on your Ubuntu 12.04 server? Here is the easy way to get it installed.
February 24, 2013 — Read More »
I agree with Phil Sturgeon's statement
about the recent comments on the recent Nettuts+ article
on the PSR standards proposed by the PHP-FIG. In light of these shallow comments, I'd like to highligh another industry's standards over method and content. That industry is writing
and the standards they impose upon themselves come in a number of formats.
January 26, 2013 — Read More »
One of the things you immediately find out about Typo3 is that it uses ImageMagick, a server based image modification tool, to handle thumbnail creation, image resizing, and more. ImageMagick gives Typo3 some great features, but only if you have it installed correctly. Here is a quick guide to installing ImageMagick on SUSE 11 for Typo3.
October 30, 2012 — Read More »
I was recently reading a blog post on Higher Ed Solo—Redesigning an .edu site – by yourself?
—and got to thinking a lot about what it takes to redo a .edu site from top to bottom. For me, that starts at the core of the site: programming and CMS adoption. I want to talk about one aspect of why re-designing, re-building, or adopting a new CMS might not be as horrible of a mess as people think.
August 30, 2012 — Read More »
This week I was blessed to have a Raspberry Pi show up at my doorstep. After waiting up until 11:00pm MST (6:00am in London) to get on the waiting list a while back, my Pi has finally made its way home. And to be honest, I'm not entirely sure how I'm going to use it.
May 23, 2012 — Read More »
In order modify one of it’s properties like, for example, the text it contains, Android developers often rely on targeting views in order modify one of their properties. The small code example in this post targets a view with the ID of humidity and appends some text to it.
March 12, 2012 — Read More »
In celebration of the upcoming release of Diablo 3, I'd like to announce the release of a Wordpress theme I'm calling the Diablo 3 Graveyard Wordpress Theme. I put this theme together because I was a huge fan of Diablo 2. And now, even though I don't spend much time playing nowadays, I'll install D2 from CD and play it over the Halloween weekend. It was, in fact, October of 2011 that I started working on this project, and I've just now had the time to finish and release it.
February 22, 2012 — Read More »
PhoneGap Beginner's Guide is the most informative source of information I've seen/read about PhoneGap. It is a great resource for learning all the nuances that go into making native PhoneGap applications on mobile devices. If you are looking to use PhoneGap, it would be a good idea to start with this book. It really is a comprehensive yet easy-to-read book on using PhoneGap.
February 2, 2012 — Read More »
Android and iPhone apps built with PhoneGap are (because of PhoneGap's nature) compiled code, and because this compiled code is not a browser, you can execute cross-domain requests. In this short tutorial, I'll provide some sample code for sending a POST request to a remote server.
June 19, 2011 — Read More »
I recently started looking at PhoneGap
as a way to build native smartphone applications without having to learn another programming language. The process, so far, has been going very well. I've been able to build a basic application with very little trouble. I did, however, hit a big hiccup in development when I decided to try and upload a file from a phone to a remote location. In this post, I want to explain how I was able to upload a photo from a phone, using PhoneGap (and PHP on the remote server), to a remote server.
March 25, 2011 — Read More »