About a year ago I was asked by a client to update their existing web service because of some changes in the way they wanted to process their sales data. Luckily this client has always understood the importance of a Service-Oriented Architecture ( SOA ) since they deal with large amounts of resellers who need to access, edit and create data. All I had to do was apply the changes to their web service. Continue reading “Web services and backward compatibility”
Since the release of PHP 5.2 you can easily fetch and sanitize data send via superglobals in a safe manner. You can replace your current sanitation class with this API.
I completely missed this great new feature build in PHP 5.2 since I haven’t been using much vanilla PHP lately due to my preference for CodeIgniter. Continue reading “Never having to use $_GET or $_POST again”
Like many of you I love WordPress but it neglects to offer a good alternative for the good old target=”_blank” for opening a link in a new window or tab.
Like many of you I love WordPress and although the system itself returns some beautiful HTML it neglects to offer a good alternative for the good old target=”_blank” for opening a link in a new window or tab. Continue reading “Cleaning up the target=”_blank” in your WordPress post”
After my post on using PHP to retrieve the Google Pagerank of any domain I decided to share my method of retrieving the Alexa Traffic Rank for any domain with you. Continue reading “How to retrieve the Alexa Traffic Rank of any domain”
I’ve been watching the NoSQL movement closely over the last year and after the 1.0 release of CouchDB I decided to take a closer look at this distribution.