Category: General Development

Ajax applications with PHP

It’s about time that the open source community take on Ajax.  Check out xajax. Ajax, or AJAX, is a web development technique used for creating interactive web applications. The intent is to make web pages feel more responsive by exchanging small amounts of data with the server behind the...

Your personal regex coach and more

If you’ve worked on text parsing projects – or an app that needed it – then you know what regular expressions are. It truly has been a lifesaver for me on many, many occassions. If, however, you haven’t dealt with it before, here’s some background on it: According to...

Get a finalized spec as much as possible

If you develop software or web apps, you’ve most likely experienced working off of an incomplete spec.  I have, and it’s tremendously frustrating when all the work you’ve developed so far needs to be changed all of sudden because you followed the spec! So here are some points to...