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PHP: Where's it at?

2008-01-31T06:16:20+00:00 January 31st, 2008|PHP|

By "where", I literally mean "where". PHP is typically used in server-side scripts, the output of which is served over the internet. As expected. But I've just finished writing an [...]

Keep your developers happy

2010-05-25T22:38:15+00:00 January 30th, 2008|General|

Over the years, I’ve seen quite a few different development environments, and I’ve come to the conclusion that there’s one perfectly simple way to keep software development running smoothly: keep [...]

GOTO is coming to PHP!

2008-01-28T01:03:37+00:00 January 28th, 2008|PHP|

GOTO, the infamous much-loathed feature of languages in decades gone by, is (sort of) coming to PHP. Read on to see why it’s actually a good thing. Luckily, it’s not [...]

Effective Geotargeting with PHP

2010-05-25T22:40:53+00:00 January 27th, 2008|PHP|

In this tutorial, we’ll take a look at the technique of geotargeting, or serving content to users based on their physical location. The technology is invaluable; with simple techniques, you can target advertising to specific users, collect more accurate usage statistics, serve content in different languages for different regions and provide local information like weather reports to your visitors.

Choosing a framework

2008-01-27T04:15:31+00:00 January 27th, 2008|PHP|

When it comes to choosing a framework, PHP developers are very much spoilt for choice. From Rails-alternatives, to .net-in-PHP attempts, beginner-oriented procedurals to full-on enterprise systems, and even those that [...]