Category: Computer Science

CakePHP 3.0, Use It In Pieces

One of the key goals of CakePHP 3.0 as discussed recently was making CakePHP 3.0 more decoupled. CakePHP 3.0 has achieved that goal very nicely. Take a look at the CakePHP organization’s repos on GitHub and you will find a

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Meetup Talk on CakePHP 3.0: The Cake Isn’t a Lie and It Tastes Delicious

Meetup talk covering the basics of CakePHP 3.0.

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Meetup Talk on PHP: The Right Way

Talk at the Las Vegas PHP User Group on PHP: The Right Way and other tools.

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Meetup Talk on PHP Classes 101

I presented at this week’s Las Vegas PHP meetup on PHP Classes and Object Oriented Programming.

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Presentation on Unit Testing Inertia

I gave a talk on Tuesday at the Las Vegas PHP Meetup Group titled Unit Testing Inertia.

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10 Years

So for the tenth anniversary, the Zen Garden is open for business once more. I’ve thrown the codebase on Github, given the dusty copy a refresh, started the conversion of the site to HTML5, and brought all of the existing

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Line Clampin’ | CSS-Tricks

You want X lines of text. Anything after that, gracefully cut off. That’s “line clamping” and it is a perfectly legit desire. When you can count on text being a certain number of lines, you can create stronger and more

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Google’s Buildings Hackable

We reported this issue to the Google Vulnerability Rewards Program (VRP). After much heckling from my former colleagues at Google, they quickly pulled this system offline. We also applaud Google for creating a program like the VRP and giving us

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Senate passes Internet sales tax in final vote, 69-27

The US Senate passed an online sales tax in a vote this afternoon after a heated final round of debate. A small group of anti-tax Republicans, as well as Democratic Senators from states without sales tax like Montana and Oregon,

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Hex Color Tool

I needed a tool that either added white or black to a hex color. Launching Photoshop just to drag a color picker around wasn’t cutting it. I looked around for a web app that would do this but unfortunately most

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