PHP Kiddies

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Yesterday, my friend Jawaad showed me an interesting piece of ugly PHP code. I reiterated the fact that PHP sucks and that it remains trolling the web application development landscape only because a bunch of incompetent, self-proclaimed web development gurus are feeding it. I thought I should provide some evidence …

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PopupGallery, now pageable

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Some of you may have used the PopupGallery available at Yellow Swordfish. In the last few days I made changes to it so that the hover gallery automatically becomes pageable if there are too many pictures to be fitted on the page. You can see an example at my test …

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Date and Time in PHP 5 and MySQL 5

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Time for a little technical post.

Date and time manipulation are one of the most common components in web applications. This is true for a few reasons:

  1. Web applications can have users coming from anywhere around the globe, under many different timezones.
  2. Chances are that you receive date and time …
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How to properly embed Macromedia Flash objects

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If any of you has been visiting this blog through Mozilla with the Tidy-based HTML validator extension, you may notice that the page now validates perfectly with no error and no warning at all, instead of having 1 warning like before. The problem had to do with the Flash movie …

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