Favorite Skype Commands

We use skype a lot.  Skype, like most other chat products has it’s plusses and minuses. I had to evict someone the other day from a chat.  As a result I had to learn a few of the commands within Skype.  The full list of commands can be found on the skype website. Listed below […]

HTTP Codes 200 (from cache) vs 304

According to the W3C we have the following definitions for http response codes: http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec10.html 200 Status code according to the W3C 10.2.1 200 OK The request has succeeded. The information returned with the response is dependent on the method used in the request, for example: GET an entity corresponding to the requested resource is sent in the […]

MAMP and WAMP – they just rock!

Every now and then I come across an Open Source project that just really “Wows” me.  The MAMP and WAMP projects are one of those.  As a developer, both professionally and on my own personal side projects, the MAMP and WAMP open source projects have been a huge help. Some Acrophobia: LAMP: Linux, Apache, MySQL […]

Protecting Email Addresses using php ORD()

Unless you just love getting a ton of spam messages – you will want to ensure that your e-mail address is always protected as much as possible when displaying it online.  There are no 100% full proof ways – but doing simple precautions can be very helpful. One of the strongest ways to protect email […]

Quick Email Address Validation Script

You should never have a website or script that takes in an e-mail address without at least doing some basic low-level validation.  At a minimum verifying that the positions of the “.” and “@” characters are in the right spot and so forth. Below is a quick and dirty one that I have used before […]

AppMobi Development with JQ Mobi

A little while back I made a post on what it was like to develop with AppMobi.  In general the post was very favorable to AppMobi and the wonderful job they have done in making mobile development incredibly simply.  With this post I want to deep dive into programming some of the more device specific […]

Zynga announces Zynga.com

Today Zynga announced it’s platform strategy with the announcement of it’s Zynga.com property.  This is a great moment for me as this is a project that have been involved in for some time now.  I am super thrilled to see this come out to the public.  Below are some of my favorite articles on the […]