How-to: Basic Chat App w/ PHP, jQuery & Ajax

Posted on July 24, 2012 by Jimmy K. in Projects, Tutorials.

One of my friends recently asked for assistance with a chat application he’s developing and, while his is a bit more robust than the one I set out to create, I decided to build one from the ground up to wrap my head around it. The code below took a few hours to compile, but [...]

 

My Preferred XHTML Template

Posted on April 19, 2012 by Jimmy K. in Articles, Tutorials.

During my internet travels, I have gathered bits and pieces of code and have compiled my preferred XHTML template for starting new projects into this article for anyone looking for new tips and tricks. Some readers might agree with this article and some might disagree with it. In either case – that’s okay! Here it [...]

 

How-to: Fix Gmail displaying gaps between images.

Posted on April 10, 2012 by Jimmy K. in Articles, Tutorials.

An interesting thing happens to graphic emails when viewed with Gmail. Say you have a graphic email (click here for an example) that you sliced up because you want each piece to link to a different URL, then you piece them all back together using tables to make it look like it did before you sliced [...]

 

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 [...]