Reader Input: Picking A CMS – Part 1

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In The Series Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Define The Problem In the past, I've done some freelance Web Development and Web Design for different clients. One question I've always had to ask myself is: How will the user be updating this … [Read more...]

Comment Relish Plugin + High CPU Usage – Fixed The Right Way

How The Problem Started Christmas Eve have just started at about 12:03 AM, when I logged on and saw that dreaded message: Your Account Has Exceeded Its CPU Quota So I did what all normal people do at first: I ignored it. Actually, I had a very … [Read more...]

A Bit On Open Source And Some Baz Background

This has always been a touchy subject, especially in larger computer firms. But first, let me tell you how I got into Open Source. I started coding in Turbo Pascal 7.0, in about 1996 when I was in Grammar School. I took Turbo Pascal more as an … [Read more...]

Your Choice of Web Development Framework Doesn’t Matter

After reading about Matt's Experience with the Zend Framework, I came to the conclusion that one's choice of a Web Development Framework doesn't really matter. There are tons of frameworks out there and there's a good reason for that. People still … [Read more...]

Poll Results – What Do You Look for in a PHP Framework?

What Do You Look for in a PHP Framework

Poll results for What Do You Look for in a PHP Framework are in: Most of you prefer a framework that is Quick and Easy. Hey, I'm totally with you guys on that. When deciding on a web development framework, it has to be easy. It's no fun if it … [Read more...]

Web Development 2.0 Carnival – September 8, 2007

I am proud to present the first edition of Carnival of Web Development 2.0. This is my first time hosting one of these things, so enjoy: General Doug Boude presents DEMYSTIFYING JSON posted at Doug Boude (rhymes with 'loud') sylv3rblade … [Read more...]

The Secret of CakePHP Advanced Routing – Even Better URLs

The power of CakePHP has a lot to do with conventions. The framework (like many others) harnesses its power by enforcing certain conventions and standards that users must follow. You name your database tables, file names, etc; a particular way and … [Read more...]

XAMPP Lite on USB Disk – Benchmark PHP and MySQL by Slowing Down Your Server

XAMPP Lite

To develop PHP and MySQL on a Windows machine, I usually use WAMP. I had tried XAMPP before, but I found that it was a bit bloated, with the OpenSSL and FTP Server, etc. So WAMP it was. But lately, I decided to give XAMPP another try and I like what … [Read more...]