Tag: Programming

LinkedIn Learning Course – Consuming RESTful APIs in PHP with Guzzle

LinkedIn Learning provides online training courses in a variety of subject matters. I’ve been honored to work with them on a few different courses at this point covering primarily PHP and related topics. The latest one went up earlier this

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Lynda Course – Test-Driven Development in PHP with PHPUnit

New Lynda course covering Test-Driven Development and PHPUnit

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Meetup Talk on Building APIs

I spoke on Building APIs, focusing mostly on the upfront design of APIs, at the most recent Las Vegas PHP Meetup. Overall this was defiantly one of my better talks with lots of good feedback. One key things helped I

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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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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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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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How To Make Your Open Source Project Really Awesome

If you plan on releasing a library as open source, please make sure it has Clear dependency/installation instructions At least one brief documentation guide A change log and tags in the repo Some information about supported language/runtime/tool versions and project

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Users’ Pagination Preferences and ‘View All’

When providing a choice of display options, the computer should almost always respect the user’s stated preference and employ it as the default the next time around. I am amazed at how many sites and applications don’t do this and

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App Cubby Blog – The Sparrow Problem

There is a real problem going to occur with regards to the App Store and desktop/mobile software in general if pure software businesses aren’t able to sustain themselves in the long term.

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Mailinator(tm) Blog – How Mailinator compresses email by 90%

A fun journey through algorithms to find a solution to getting some awesome compression stats.

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