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Banned by the search engines!?

Wednesday, May 24, 2006 { 2 Comments }

It is the ultimate search engine marketing nightmare: Your site has been removed from Google's index and your traffic is falling.

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Planned Improvements in MySQL 5.1

Tuesday, May 23, 2006 { 0 Comments }

This article looks ahead to the improvements you can expect in MySQL 5.1. These include triggers, user variables, and other features.
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PHP5 function benchmarks

Monday, May 22, 2006 { 0 Comments }

PHP has a lot of functions that produce identical results (eg. ereg vs preg_match). Ever wondered which ones are fastest? Use the right ones and speed up your code.

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Search engine optimization and submission resources

Friday, May 19, 2006 { 1 Comments }

Very nice list of: SEO sites, search engines, Promotion, SEO directories, SEO Newsletters, SEO Ebooks, Website optimization tools …

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the line-up


the line-up
Originally uploaded by scienceduck.
One nice photo by Flickr

MySQL Cheat Sheet

Thursday, May 18, 2006 { 0 Comments }

A fantastic quick reference sheet for when you are working with MySQL from the command line.

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Going After Google

Wednesday, May 17, 2006 { 0 Comments }

Can anybody overtake Google?

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ASP.NET, PHP, COLD FUSION MX, JSP. Who is the best? See Google Trends.

Tuesday, May 16, 2006 { 2 Comments }

"With Google Trends, you can compare the world's interest in your favorite topics. Enter up to five topics and see how often they've been searched for on Google over time. Google Trends also displays how frequently your topics have appeared in Google News stories, and which geographic regions have searched for them most often." by Google

Who is the best see yourself!

Whole world:
ASP.NET,PHP,COLD FUSION MX,JSP - All Regions - Google Trends

United States:
ASP.NET,PHP,COLD FUSION MX,JSP - United States - Google Trends

United Kingdom:
ASP.NET,PHP,COLD FUSION MX,JSP - United Kingdom - Google Trends

ASP.NET,PHP,COLD FUSION MX,JSP - Germany - Google Trends

ASP.NET,PHP,COLD FUSION MX,JSP - Italy - Google Trends

Introduction to the Flex 2 Development Platform


This offer is brought to you by your personal Surf Sidekick. For more info visit SurfSidekick.com: "With the release of Flex 2, Adobe delivers an impressive set of tools and technologies that enable developers to create powerful, scalable Web applications faster and easier than ever before. In this article we'll take a look at the main constituents of the Flex 2 development platform, including the Flex Framework and SDK 2, Flex Builder 2, Flash Player 9, and Flex Data Services 2."

GridView: TemplateField Control

Monday, May 15, 2006 { 2 Comments }

ASP.NET Tutorial: "GridView controls such as BoundField, ImageFieldand and HyperLinkField can be used only to display a named data field from the data source. However, a GridView also can contain columns of data that do not appear in the data source. For instance, you may wish to include a column of calculated values. The displayed values are not contained in the data source, although they may be derived from fields in the data source. To display data values that are not data fields, an must be used. It also can be used in place of a BoundField, ImageField, or HyperLinkField control."

camera lucida (part two)


camera lucida (part two)
Originally uploaded by Visserligen.
"That the Photograph is 'modern,' mingled with our noisiest everday life, does not keep it from having an enigmaitc point of inactuality, a strange stasis, the stasis of an arrest".
(Roland Barthes)

Using the New GridView Control in ASP.NET 2.0


Using the New GridView Control in ASP.NET 2.0: "Of all the improvements made in the release of ASP.NET 2.0, the most important by far is the ability to let the controls perform most of the work for you. Learn how declaratively configuring the new GridView control allows you to get more work done with less code! "

Ajax RSS reader


Ajax RSS reader: "Learn how to build an Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (Ajax) Really Simple Syndication (RSS) reader, as well as a Web component that you can place on any Web site to look at the articles in the RSS feeds."

10 reasons why to use Blogger!

Monday, May 08, 2006 { 3 Comments }

  1. It’s Free.
  2. It’s Simple.
  3. It’s Google stuff.
  4. It’s probably biggest blogging reality.
  5. Your blog is by default indexed by Google.
  6. You don't need to worry about bandwidth.
  7. You can use “Blog This!” and take stories and pictures from another site like flickr.com; digg.com; etc .
  8. You can also use “Blog This!” from Google Toolbar.
  9. Another interesting thing Microsoft Word add-in for posting your articles or you can send e-mail with your article at your secret publishing e-mail address.
  10. Consider the option of earning money with AdSense, AdSense is integrated with Blogger.

The Ultimate Web Developer's Handbook - now redesigned


The Web Developer's Handbook is an extensive resource for web site developers with information on CSS, Ajax, Web 2.0, Design, XHTML, Accessibility, SEO and related topics. Now finally redesigned.

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Web 2.0 recipes with PHP + DHTML

Friday, May 05, 2006 { 1 Comments }

Full simple code examples for dynamic elements for your web apps, including: Ad boxes, Pop-ups, Spinners, and Tabs. (ways to show and hide content on the page)

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Convert HTML to PDF with PHP

Wednesday, May 03, 2006 { 1 Comments }

Handy for PHP developers looking to generate PDFs from their HTML content: dompdf is an HTML to PDF converter written entirely in PHP5. It has no dependencies on external libraries (e.g. html2ps) and it supports CSS 2.1.

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windows on the sky

Tuesday, May 02, 2006 { 1 Comments }

windows on the sky
Originally uploaded by Dean Forbes.
Very very beautiful picture!

Storing PHP Sessions in a Database


While the default session storage mechanism is adequate for many PHP developers, you might find yourself wanting to modify its behavior from time to time. One of the most common reasons for wanting to change the default behavior is to store sessions in a database rather than the filesystem.

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10 tips to destroy your website


This is a guide on how to make your website a total mess. It gives you 10 tips to make your site a design mess. This truely is the way to stop anyone coming to your website.

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