This article provides thorough treatment of the Ming library for PHP through a unique approach. Instead of speaking generally about the library, we will step through various components of Project K++ — the abstract art software that provided the cover art for this Issue. An online teaser article is also available here.
I had the privilege of giving a talk to the local LAMP SIG chapter entitled, “Object Oriented Versus Procedural Programming In PHP: Choosing The Best Tools For The Job”. Video of that presentation, complete with slides, is now available.
I had the privilege of taking Suzanne Lummis’ poetry masterclass at the UCLA extension with Jawanza Dumisani a few years ago. Since then, he has taken over the role of coordinating the Anansi Writers Workshop at The World Stage from Michael Datcher. Jawanza called me up and asked if I would be their featured poet for one of their Wednesday night workshops. I was delighted.
If you haven’t visited The World Stage, it is a thriving community of jazz musicians and poets dedicated to their craft in an area of Los Angeles undergoing a kind of West Coast Harlem renaissance — Leimert Park. The World Stage at the heart of the community is great people at a great venue doing what they love. Well worth checking out.
In an age where e-mail takes seconds, not weeks, to travel halfway around the globe, it seems physical location matters less and less. But the Internet hasn’t eliminated the need to pinpoint geographic location. So what do you do as a Web applications developer when you need to know where your request is coming from? How can you pinpoint the space behind the cyberspace?
Learn to leverage end-to-end reporting tools for a $5 activation fee (Google) and a few cents per click. Then put this marketing data to work for you to boost your site ranking on search engines.
SitePoint Article Of The Month
Intended for novice and journeyman PHP programmers who want to learn more about the issues surrounding object oriented versus procedural programming in PHP.