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Sep
15
2009

Convert XHTML/CSS To WordPress

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Found a good tutorial/explanation of how to convert your XHTML/CSS to a WordPress Theme. You can find it here.

Jul
26
2009

Quick post

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Just a quick post: came across two cool tutorials I thought I’d share. Display your latest Twitter update with jQuery How to Create A Simple Web-based Chat Application

Jul
24
2009

One big list of jQuery – jQueryList.com

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jQuery is awesome! There I said it. I’ve been using it for about 2 months now and it has completely changed the way I do all my web development. Life has become so much easier. In light of this breakthrough in awesomeness I’d like to share with you a site I came across (thanks stumbleupon) […]

Jul
16
2008

Articles and links worth checking out – 15 July 2008

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More and more links Game Programming in J2ME crash course Effective Code Reviews 8 reasons why XML sucks The 10 Ultimate SEO Tips of All Time Handling images with PHP Building and managing virtual teams How to be a programmer Life How to Write with Style (Kurt Vonnegut) 26 Key Innovations of the last 20 […]

Jul
12
2008

SQL Injection Example

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Here is a good example of how hackers use SQL Injection to access data. The example here is only one of many possible attacks that hackers can use to access (or destroy) information on your site so its very important to implement security measures to protect your site. More detail on what SQL Injection is: […]

Jun
10
2008

PHP sucks, no wait it doesn’t , who cares!

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There has been a lot of talk lately about whether PHP sucks or not, in fact its not a new debate at all. A lot of people say it sucks, a lot of people say it rocks, so which side is right? I personally DON’T CARE. The reason I use PHP is not because I’m […]

May
14
2008

Teach your child to program with scratch

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There is a programming language that has been available from MIT for quite a while now called scratch that is aimed at children from the ages of 8 and up. Here is the description from the website: “Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, […]

May
11
2008

KISS Development

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I’ve been a programmer for about 5 years now and only recently have I discovered what I believe is the most important aspect of software development that every developer should be aware of, and that is to keep-it-simple-stupid! It is such a simple and widely used statement yet not many people follow it. I’ve been […]

May
4
2008

Snippet Compiler for .net Developers

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Ever wanted to test out an idea or write a quick POC without having to fire up the old Visual studio? Well here is a cool little tool I found, its called snippet compiler. Its a lightweight text editor that allows you to write and compile your code without having to create a new test […]

May
2
2008

What is the software development capital of South Africa?

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I wanted to find out what is the software development capital of South Africa? To answer that question we would need to ask the following questions: In which city is there the most work for developers? In which city does a developer earn the most money? Which city has the best Universities/Colleges where you can […]