Why every programmer should build a code editor

Well shoot. Obviously not right. From here on I'll walk you through my little journey in building a code editor using Node.js Electron, Html and CSS. It was shockingly fun. Working with Electron I have worked with Electron before but it was very basic attempt so this time because I wanted to explore desktop applications … Continue reading Why every programmer should build a code editor

Keeping it Simple with Class Based SQL Queries and PHP

In this post I will look at a class I built to simplify querying the database using the same code over and over and over again. There are a lot of classes out there of course that do this but I built one just to serve my simple purposes. This class had to do a … Continue reading Keeping it Simple with Class Based SQL Queries and PHP

Recursion with JavaScript and PHP

Recently in building an open source expense manager to replace the one I was using I encounter an interesting scenario. I wanted the application to be updated frequently. During the update process the user should be given a status update when the application is being updated. The tasks to update the application is long running … Continue reading Recursion with JavaScript and PHP

A simple introduction to building wordpress plugins to get you started

In this tutorial I reviewed some of the beginner steps required to build a wordpress plugin. There are alot of custom made wordpress plugins doing many things but you can always build your own special solution for yourself or your company. Check out the tutorial here. Some of the things I looked at are listed … Continue reading A simple introduction to building wordpress plugins to get you started

An introduction to Symfony a PHP web development framework

In this tutorial we look at the PHP symfony framework and how we can use it to build web applications. To learn more about symfony check out their site here. Some of the topics looked at are Installation Symfony Creating Controllers and Models Working with the database and entities Migrations and console operations Working with … Continue reading An introduction to Symfony a PHP web development framework

Yii 1.1 Tutorial for beginners and Programmers

 This tutorial is an introduction to the Yii MVC framework. We use version 1.1 and go through some of its great features. Some of the topics that I reviewed in this tutorial are listed below Installing the frameworkRunning a webserverDirectory StructureCreating a hello world applicationRouting and UrlsControllers and ViewsModels, Databases and MigrationsThe Gii Tool for … Continue reading Yii 1.1 Tutorial for beginners and Programmers