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[4 Sep 2009 | 5 Comments | 12,457 views]
Boost Your Brand Awareness, Protect Your Link Data, and Get Your Own URL Trimming Service

It seems that the larger url trimming services are gaining a lot of ground these days, and are churning over huge amounts of urls. This also feeds them a ton of data on what people are interested on the web, which will benefit these trimming services at some point in the future. We’re feeding their databases with enourmous amounts of information on what everyone on the web is talking about.
But, what about ourselves? How does keeping all of my trimmed url analytics on some other companies servers benefit me? How …

General Discussion, PHP/MySQL »

[8 Oct 2008 | 4 Comments | 10,862 views]

Start using version control

Version control is like a big UNDO button for your coding. You can go back to your previous code revisions and can compare/rollback to specific code areas anytime you see necessary. It will keep track of all your changes and will empower you to track your development changes across your work/team. Also, in a distributed development team, version control helps prevent overwriting of code by team members and keeps all the members code up to date.
Subversion (SVN) is one of the most popular open source version control …

Flex, PHP/MySQL »

[25 Sep 2008 | No Comment | 3,395 views]

“Since bringing Flex to market, we’ve seen strong uptake among PHP developers, and we’re pleased to be collaborating with Zend and the PHP community to deliver deeper integration and increased productivity,” said David Wadhwani, General Manager, Platform Business Unit at Adobe. “The collaboration with Zend furthers Adobe’s commitment to open technology initiatives. Together, we will enable developers using Flex and Zend Framework to rapidly deliver highly engaging applications to both the browser and the desktop.” – David Wadhwani, General Manager, Platform Business Unit at Adobe.
This is really exciting, as a …

PHP/MySQL »

[21 Aug 2008 | No Comment | 2,624 views]

iSalient has been recently featured within PHPMagazine.net with a short review of some the features available.
The article is available here.
More information on how I was involved in the creation of iSalient is available in the portfolio section of this site.
From the article:
“iSalient has an AJAX interface to create and customize your survey on the fly, intuitive and very easy to use powered by prototype and scriptaculous. There is many options available to create survey general, look and feel, number of response, start and end date, language, status … and more …

PHP/MySQL »

[21 Aug 2008 | 2 Comments | 4,699 views]

Doing some recent research within the area of AJAX led me to a spin-off of the Ajax era of web application development called Comet. Using Comet, developers have the ability to stream data to and from the browser, instead of communication done thru series of call backs between the browser and the server. Seems like a slick idea, but if you have not used JSON before (basically a Java based XML language) you are in for a slight learning curve. Lingr.com is a great example of an easy use …

New Developments »

[21 Aug 2008 | No Comment | 3,773 views]

geoTract.com has been up and running for about two weeks as of the writing of this post, and the users are still rolling in. Many comments have been sent regarding the site itself and lots of feedback is leaning towards the positive side. The site itself is still in Beta at this point, and I’ve been continuing to roll out bug fixes.
Working with the users to complete this project has been more than rewarding, and I’m looking forward to the future of the site in general.
In general:
geoTract.com provides a central …