jQuery: AjaxRequest.js has been updated!

Posted on April 11, 2012 by Jimmy K. in Articles, Resources.

Ajax lets you make HTTP requests without having to reload the entire page and can be implemented in a variety of ways to improve the user experience. The most abundant use of Ajax that I’ve noticed is it’s use in chat applications. There is a method of creating Ajax requests using JavaScript alone, but the [...]

 

PHP: Recursive Cleanup (for Web Servers)

Posted on October 4, 2011 by Jimmy K. in Articles, Tutorials.

For as long as I can remember, I’ve loathed .DS_Store and Thumbs.db files. They always seem to crawl their way onto my hosting servers. By definition, the .DS_Store file is “a hidden file created by Apple’s Mac OS X operating system to store custom attributes of a folder such as the position of icons or [...]

 

PHP: MySQLGoodies class has been updated!

Posted on September 16, 2011 by Jimmy K. in Articles, Tutorials.

I’ve recently started programming an international traveling website that accepts input from users all over the world. Since it’s likely that users will type in their native language, the functionality to accept accented characters became an absolute necessity. I’ve recently incorporated some of this new functionality into the MySQLGoodies class for PHP. This class is [...]

 

PHP: My preferred MySQLGoodies class.

Posted on May 4, 2011 by Jimmy K. in Articles, Tutorials.

I use a lot of the same functions over and over again for almost every project I work on. A perfect example of what I’m talking about is MySQL-related functions. One day I asked myself, I said, “Self. Why are we hunting for previously-written functions, copying them, and pasting them into the project folder?!” I [...]