How to explain programming to your Mum

August 18, 2010

How to explain programming to your Mum Computers, as powerful as they are when it comes to crunching numbers and whatnot, aren’t that suited to jumping to any conclusions or making any decisions, in fact, they’re altogether unable to. That means that computers have to be told in advance how to deal with every single […]

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Understanding Java

August 18, 2010

Understanding Java Java is defined as a programming language that is able to run on many different computers, and mobile phones. It is not to be confused with JavaScript, which is a a scripting language used by web browsers. Java can be an invaluable part of your computer’s programming. It allows the user to chat […]

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What is Literate Programming?

August 18, 2010

What is Literate Programming? Literate programming is, quite simply, a method of software programming that is based more on the thoughts and natural flow of the human mind than on the structure that was used back in the 1970′s. As we move further away from the order imposed by the computers, programmers are able to […]

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Introduction to Static and Dynamic Typing

August 18, 2010

Introduction to Static and Dynamic Typing One important concept to understand when programming is the difference between static and dynamic typing. Static typing can be seen in languages such as Java or C++, and dynamic typing is used in languages such as Python or PHP. Each has its advantages and disadvantages. Static typing, because type […]

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Creating Dynamically Driven Content

August 18, 2010

Creating Dynamically Driven Content Dynamically driven content describes content that is stored elsewhere, such as a database, that is displayed on a website. This kind of system separates the content from the layout. The biggest reason people use dynamically driven content is to reduce time and costs of website maintenance. If the content is dynamically […]

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Ten top php scripts for your website

August 18, 2010

Ten top php scripts for your website PHP makes it easy to add powerful features to your website with minimal effort through the use of scripts. If you have CakePHP installed, you can use the Paypal Payments Component to set up Paypal to receive payments and donations. CakePHP also lets you display all the latest […]

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Web 2.0, PHP Based Web Applications

August 17, 2010

Web 2.0, PHP Based Web Applications The internet has changed rapidly throughout the last ten years or so. Those who remember the beginning stage of the internet will likely remember how basic just about every website on the net had looked at the time compared to today’s standards. It is almost as if each year […]

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What Is the Best Way to Learn PHP?

August 17, 2010

What Is the Best Way to Learn PHP? What is the best way to learn scripting languages such as PHP?The answer depends upon your learning style. Since every person has his own learning style, what works best for someone else may not be the best for you. People learn and take in information through their […]

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How to Learn PHP ?

August 17, 2010

How to Learn PHP ? For years, ASP has been one of the most popular server-side scripting languages and for good reason. It is easy to learn, can be based on either Visual Basic scripting or Java scripting, and it runs on any Windows based server. But therein is the problem. It only runs on […]

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My Story of Becoming a PHP Programmer

August 17, 2010

My Story of Becoming a PHP Programmer When interviewing candidates for software developer positions, one of the questions I am often asked is how I got started in the field. Put on the spot like that, I find it difficult to tell my story of becoming a PHP programmer. I’ll share my history here so […]

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