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 [...]


How fast do your WordPress pages load?

Posted on May 21, 2011 by Jimmy K. in Articles, Tutorials.

This page was loaded in {CurrentLoadTime} seconds! Go ahead, refresh this page and the load time value you just read will change. This is possible because I wrote a WordPress plugin that calculates the time it takes to load a page from start to finish. This is the first plugin I have ever created for [...]


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 [...]