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PHP introduction, code delimiters, comments and statements

September 18th, 2006

Introduction

PHP Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) is the most popular server-side scripting language on the world wide web. This guide is designed to introduce programmers familiar with other programming languages to PHP.

This guide will take the form of a series of posts that will cover PHP from the basics to intermediate level. In this post I will cover code delimiters, comments and PHP statements.

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RoundedCorner free website theme

September 18th, 2006
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A standards based pure CSS design that is full of rounded rectangles and soft shadows. An ideal theme for a blog or personal site, roundedcorner is free for most uses. I would appreciate it if you did not remove the link to my site in the footer of each page. This theme has 3 variations included in the zip file. Read more »»

CSS button hovers without the lag

September 17th, 2006
Both the hover (bottom) and normal (top) states of the button are in one image.

One of the best features of css is the ability to perform button hovers without java script. By button hovers I mean creating links that have different background images based on whether the mouse pointer is over the link or not. With CSS this is as simple as setting different background images for the a tag and the a:hover pseudo class:

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Search engine optimization basics

August 17th, 2006

Search engines are used by all netizens to find useful content. Search Engine Optimization or SEO is the art of developing websites that enjoy a good position on search engine results pages. Website designers and developers are keen to see their websites succeed.  Optimizing thier websites for search engine traffic can really help improve their website’s visibility. In this post I examine some of the key factors that affect search engine rankings. Read more »»

Firefox Website Design Extensions

August 15th, 2006

Like most website designers I am addicted to Mozilla Firefox. I have been using this browser since its 0.8 release version. I was first exposed to it when I switched to using Linux as my primary OS for a short while. In those days firefox was known as Firebird. But you really can’t beat its feature set now.

One of the great things about Firefox is that it can be extended with extensions. These extensions add functionality to the browser. In this post I will examine a few of the Firefox extensions that aid website design. Read more »»

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