The Pleasures of Ming

“The Pleasures Of Ming: Explored Through Project K++” International PHP Magazine, August 2004 (cover story) 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 …

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Video: OO Versus Procedural in PHP

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.

Geopositioning in PHP

“Geopositioning In PHP: Finding The Space Behind Cyberspace” International PHP Magazine, June 2004 (cover story) 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 …

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Practical Search Engine Promotion

“Get Seen The Easy Way: Simple, Practical Search Engine Promotion” SitePoint, June 2004 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 June 2004