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Facebook Obsoletes Less Than Year-Old Facebook Application Development For Dummies Book!

Facebook Obsoletes Less Than Year-Old Facebook Application Development For Dummies Book! 2012.04.17 Just a quick rant here.? In what must be some kind of record, Facebook has pretty much made obsolete the book Facebook Application Development For Dummies (Wiley, by Jesse Stay), which I purchased about 7 months ago (August 2011 — only 3 months […]

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Zemanta Puts Unwanted HTML Comments In Pre-Formatted PHP Code (Sourcecode) In WordPress Posts

PROBLEM: I? have recently determined through trial and error and process of elimination that Zemanta is responsible for adding extraneous HTML comments to my pre-formatted (with “pre” tags) PHP code that I have placed between “sourcecode” tags to activate WordPress.com’s built in programming code syntax highlighting. Here is a screenshot (fig 1.) that demonstrates the […]

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Building A PHP Database Connection Class From Scratch (using Singleton & ActiveRecord patterns)

Greetings folks. Tonight I’m studying on how to create a PHP Object-Oriented MySQL database connection class.? This will be reusable and able to be implemented in any database driven web application built with PHP & MySQL.? It uses the ActiveRecord and Singleton design patterns. I’m currently following this YouTube tutorial: Using OOP PHP to select, […]

Programming & Coding

PHP View Utilities Code Debugger – A Wrapper For print_r function

Greetings folks. If you’ve ever gotten tired of having to type: [sourcecode language=”php” htmlscript=”true”] echo "<pre>"; print_r($some_var); echo "</pre>"; [/sourcecode] you are going to love the little debugger class I built. This is a very simple, basic class which doesn’t use patterns or anything fancy.? Actually, it may indeed use patterns that I’m not familiar […]