Tag Archives: learning

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

Posted in Creativity, Inspiration, Picks, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Development, PHP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Good Naming Conventions

Maintaining good naming conventions aren’t just good programming practice, it also shows common courtesy for fellow programmers and yourself. You may be asking yourself “Why is this so important?” Well one day, hopefully, you will be working with other programmers … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Favorite Variable Dumping Tool

Everyone has a few functions that are their favorite, or one that they keep handy in their toolbox for different situations; this is mine: see_var(). What does see_var() do? It takes any variable that you throw at it and it … Continue reading

Posted in Development, PHP | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Your First Script, Hello World!

The most notorious piece of code for any budding programmer to know is the script that produces “Hello World!” on your screen. What is a “Hello World!” program and why should you know how to write it? “Hello World” is … Continue reading

Posted in Development, PHP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment