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Locating Nearest Addresses with MySQL

Find out how to build "nearest location" capabilities using MySQL and GPS coordinates.
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How to load JSON's data into SQL Server in different ways

Data can be kept in different media, Sometimes, the data need to be extracted, transformed or loaded in different ways. For this article, I'm going to demonstrate some of the popular ways of importing JSON data into MS SQL Server.
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How to load Excel's data into SQL Server in different ways

How to load Excel's data into SQL Server in different ways

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Data can be kept in different media, Sometimes, the data need to be extracted, transformed or loaded in different ways. For this article, I'm going to demonstrate some of the popular ways of importing Excel data into MS SQL Server.
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Choosing a web framework: php, python or node.js? Personal reflections of a developer.

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Which language to choose for your next web project? Python, PHP, or maybe Node.js? Which framework to choose? Should you go with Symphony, Yii, or Laravel in PHP world? Django, Pyramid or Flask in Python world? Or maybe go for Feathers, Sails, Meteor, or plain Express in the Node.js world?
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Rowby Goren Makes an Impact on Screen and Online

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Join us in celebrating longtime user Rowby Goren for his great contributions of engaging with other users on site. We explore his method for posing questions that are likely to yield a solution, and take a look at how his career transformed from a Hollywood writer to a website entrepreneur.
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Simple Wordpress Form Plugin

How to create a simple form plugin with server validation in Wordpress

This article demonstrates a very simple pattern for creating a WordPress plugin that displays and processes a form. The form is activated by a shortcode and includes server side validation of the data .
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How to Fix Just About Every Common PHP Error

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So you've got an error in PHP. Learn how to fix it and almost every other common PHP error with this guide for beginners.
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Features of Laravel Framework You Must Know About

Laravel is the most sought after web development framework. It comes with ample amount of features that make it easy for developers to work around it. Know about its features in detail.
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Wordpress:ContactForm7 - Save Submitted Data To Your Own Database

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I recently worked on a Wordpress site that utilized the popular ContactForm7 (https://contactform7.com/) plug-in that only sends an email and does not save data. The client wanted the data saved to a custom CRM database. This is my solution.
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December Newsletter: Our Gifts For You

This holiday season, we’re giving away the gift of knowledge—tech knowledge, that is. Keep reading to see what hacks, tips, and trends we have wrapped and waiting for you under the tree.
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Writing Highly Scalable, Blazing Fast PHP Code

The title says it all. Writing any type of PHP Application or API code that provides high throughput, while under a heavy load, seems to be an arcane art form (Black Magic). This article aims to provide some general guidelines for producing this type of code.
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November Newsletter: Give Thanks for Tech!

It’s a season to be thankful, and we’re thankful for users like you who engage on site, solve technology problems, and network with others in the industry. What tech are we most thankful for? Keep reading.
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7 Sure Fire Ways To Improve Your Web Performance Strategy

Originally, this post was published on Monitis Blog, you can check it here.



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VBA How To Decompress a Gzip Response From a HTTP Request

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There are times when I have encountered the need to decompress a response from a PHP request. This is how it's done, but you must have control of the request and you can set the Accept-Encoding header.
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AJAX form submission with customized server field validation

This article discusses how to implement server side field validation and display customized error messages to the client.
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3 working tips to increase Magento speed

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3 proven steps to speed up Magento powered sites. The article focus is on optimizing time to first byte (TTFB), full page caching and configuring server for optimal performance.
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PHP Error Handling: Never Say die() Again

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This article is intended for those who are new to PHP error handling
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Keeping Secrets with PHP

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Since pre-biblical times, humans have sought ways to keep secrets, and share the secrets selectively.  This article explores the ways PHP can be used to hide and encrypt information.
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Creating linked dropdowns using jQuery and PHP

This article discusses how to create an extensible mechanism for linked drop downs.
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4 Methods for creating image overlays in HTML using CSS and PHP GD2

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This article discusses four methods for overlaying images in a container on a web page

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