Tag Archives: development

Programming Throwdown

I’ve been listening to the Programming Throwdown podcast for a while. Although I have them listed in the Podcasts section in the side bar, I thought that they deserved an entire post. In my opinion, this is probably one of … Continue reading

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Backup Your MySQL Database

There are times when it is necessary to backup your database. It should be considered good practice to occasionally backup your database for no other reason than to have a good backup sitting around. Data corruption and data loss are no … Continue reading

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Using Dropbox as a Repo: A Simple Cheat Sheet

Many people use Dropbox as a git repository. And why not? It’s compatible across many different platforms, a secure cloud storage service, and easy to setup and begin using immediately. I use it the most when switching between operating systems … Continue reading

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Parse an Array as a String with PHP

Recently I found myself needing to quickly parse an associative array as a string to use in a logging function. I wanted minimal lines and to keep it simple. Using two PHP functions, http_build_query() and str_replace(), and a little fiddling … Continue reading

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Three Free Tools to Help You Get Started With Graphical Design

If you have been contemplating getting into graphical design work, you should not feel discouraged just because you cannot seem to get your hands on the best tools on the market. Do not let your inexperience or inability to afford … Continue reading

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