CakePHP Contact Form – Quick and Dirty

I must say, this was a major hurdle for me when I first started out with CakePHP. If you're working with some data from a database, then it's all Model-View-Controller magic. Your forms are automatic: $form->input() is pretty much all you need. Why … [Read more...]

HSBC Direct Doesn’t Support Firefox 3.0 – Another Reason To Dump IE 6.0

Before I start bashing Internet Explorer 6.0, I'd like to share a story with you. I've had a high yields savings account at HSBC Direct for some time now. Now I think I know why I haven't experienced many user issues with their website before. I also … [Read more...]

WordPress 2.5+ Upload Image Error – Finally Fixed!

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I know I've mentioned it before, but I've had some problems with Wordpress 2.5 and their new image upload. Now I know there have been many, many, many, (well let's just say a lot) of posts and articles about how to fix this problem. But, none of them … [Read more...]

Blog Theme Designers Given Up on IE 6?

Lately, I've decided to switch themes on a few of my blogs. So I started looking around for some themes that are nice and simple enough. I found about five (5) candidates and that were nice, simple and not too loud. To my surprise none of these … [Read more...]

IE Hack: CSS Centering – Another Reason I Hate Internet Explorer

So here's another common Internet Explorer CSS hack that's pretty popular and not too ugly. Here's The Problem ie-css-min-height-hack This is how normal people horizontally center block elements using CSS: You slap on a width (I mean, that should … [Read more...]

Make Your Web Site Not Suck In Internet Explorer – IE CSS Min-Height Hack

Now it's not surprise to anyone out there that I hate Internet Explorer. No I mean I really hate it! One of the reasons that I hate it so much is that it's buggy. Call it whatever you want, maybe it's too forgiving on bad HTML or CSS, but whatever … [Read more...]

Stop Hating On PHP And Learn To Code Better

So here we have the timely battle that PHP faces. Frankly, I'm getting sick and tired of this. All in all, I'd have to agree with Jeff on this one, to a certain extent. They Say PHP Sucks You'll hear the same claims every single time: "Google PHP … [Read more...]

Bindable Behavior Now In CakePHP Core

It's not news that Bindable Behavior has saved countless lives in terms of functionality. As of Changeset 6918 this has now been integrated into the CakePHP core. So, we'll have something to look forward to in the official release of CakePHP 1.2. … [Read more...]