Development

PHP 7 has been released!

PHP 7 was officially released yesterday! it’s been in testing for quite some time. 8 release c...

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Development

Common SSH commands

These following commands are for working within an SSH connection on a Linux server, I’m docum...

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Tools | Design

Free Bootstrap Admin Themes

The following is a collection of freely available Bootstrap admin themes, each theme looks great and...

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Tutorials | Development

Stop MAMP delay between saving and viewing changes

I’ve noticed recently when using MAMP to test PHP 7 that changes are not shown right away when...

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Tools | Development

A dead simple way to run php 7 locally using bitnami mamp stack

PHP 7 release is not far aware PHP 7.0.0 RC5 is the most recent beta release now is a great time to...

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Demos | Javascript | HTML | Tutorials

Dynamically set iframe properties with jQuery

Using jQuery it’s possible to pass properties to set the src, width and height of an iframe fr...

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HTML | CSS | Tutorials

iframe set height to 100%

Iframes are useful to loading external pages into an existing page and avoiding any style conflicts,...

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PHP & MySQL | Tutorials | Social Media

Post updates to Buffer using PHP

Buffer is a great social media management tool, perfect to scheduling facebook and twitter updates....

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Tools | Networking | Social Media

Add a Buffer button to your website

I’m a huge fan of Buffer it allows you to connect and share content to multiple social media p...

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Tools | Development

PHP Code Snippets - relaunched

PHP Code Snippets, is a members based site. Anyone can join and add their own code snippets, Snippet...

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Tools

My favourite Evernote feature on a iPhone

I love using Evernote it's my go to app for jotting down my thoughts and documenting meetings wi...

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Tools | Reviews | Development | Design

Unheap - A tidy repository of jQuery plugins

Today I came across unheap.com a fantastic site featuring 980 jQuery plugins (at the time of writing...

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Tools | Development

Otto the successor to Vagrant (portable development environments)

HashiCorp the company behind the hugely successful portable development environments software Vagran...

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PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

Leverage PHP to decrease page load times

Increase your page speed by merging your various css and js files into a single css and js file.....

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Demos | Javascript | Tutorials

Duplicate form sections with jQuery

When working with forms it can be incredibly useful to duplicate parts of the form, for instance whe...

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Tools | Development

Language tends on Github for 2015

Github has posted an article on the popularity tends for languages on Github since 2008.

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PHP & MySQL | Tutorials | Tools

Sending emails with PHPMailer and Mandrill

Sending emails with PHP’s mail function is not recommended it’s not reliable and hard to...

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Tools | Development

Useful Google Chrome Tips

Google Chrome has lots of hidden options, the following tips are some of my favourites.

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PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

Create a list of items from a folder using scandir

Quick tip to create a list page that will read the files from a directory and link to them is super...

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Reviews | Development

Book Review: Building Secure PHP Apps

I’ve just finished reading Building Secure PHP Apps by Ben Edmunds. A securi...

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PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

Reading markdown files with parsedown

Read me files on GitHub are written in Markdown, I wanted to be able to grab the contents of a...

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