When it comes to choosing a web content management system, we often go for the obvious option: free, open source software. But what if we need something a little more [...]
So, you’re a decent web developer. You’ve written some nifty code, and now you want to share it with the world. But wait – what about licensing? Here’s a brief [...]
The web 2.0 buzz has gradually died down, and as a web developer it's your job to take stock of the online landscape - and what it means for you. Rich web applications are making it big, software as a service is finally taking hold and you can brace for the boom times. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to enrich your web applications with the technologies and approaches that worked.
Mod_rewrite is a very important library to enable search engine friendly URLs in apache web server. Almost every framework takes advantage of this mod to make user experience more colorful [...]
When it comes to PHP security, you often think of input filtering, SQL injection prevention, XSS in user submitted content and so on. Well, forget about that. They’re all pretty [...]
More and more mobile phones users are browsing and searching the Internet on their handsets. The UK, for example, has neared saturation for mobile phones and many handset browsers can now handle sites designed for viewing on computers. Indeed 20% of UK mobile phone users now use the Internet on their mobile devices (source: 3G.co.uk1).
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 [...]
Web developers attempting to build accessible websites often make the same mistakes time and time again. Although they're trying their hardest sometimes their overzealousness gets in the way and actually hinders the accessibility of their websites.