PhoneGap / Cordova 2.0

I recently developed an Android app using PhoneGap.  Although, my ultimate goal is to develop native Java code for android and native objective-c for iOS apps, PhoneGap allowed for a very quick and easy way to develop an application to hook up to an existing web service for user login authentication and much more. PhoneGap is a free and open …

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Where does time go?

Wow, it’s been a long time again.  It’s amazing how fast time goes when you are busy, not to mention having four children There’s not much to report other then I’m still here, still programming, but way too much going on

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Twitter Bootstrap

Once again, I’m always looking for cool tools and resources out there to help make my life easier.  A buddy of mine mentioned Twitter Bootstrap a couple days ago, and of course I go and download it and begin testing it out.  It took me all but 15 minutes or so to have a functional layout in place which had …

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MongoDB vs MySQL – My Personal Thoughts

In the past year or so, I’ve been really trying to open my mind to other languages and technologies available. Today, I started taking a course on MongoDB.  Initially, I thought, what a great concept… I get all the scalability and it’s all JSON based.  The more I courses I took, I thought of a lot of different ways to …

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EZ Staff List 0.6 Released!

I know, I know, it’s about time!  Sorry for the delay, I’ve been pretty busy lately and just recently found the time to make some important and much needed updates. Here are the recent changes: NEW – Added functionality to not display the the hours for a staff member. Just leave the field blank to not show on the site …

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Importing CSV file into mysql table

I had a few problems when trying to import a CSV file which had quotes for the fields. It was inserting each quote as part of the value.  I know you can get around that with msyql, but there is a way to search and replace the quotes with nothing with the following linux command: sed s/\”//g file_name.csv > new_file_name.csv …

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php curl Request Entity Too Large

Just thought I would throw this one out there.  I was currently working on a PHP 5.3+ install on my mac OSX Lion and experience the following error: The_requested_resource does_not_allow_request_data_with_POST_requests, _or_the_amount_of_data_provided_in the_request_exceeds_the_capacity_limit_ I did some research to find a solution, and there were a few of them out there, but nothing that was helping me. Here’s what my cURL looked …

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How to secure and block others from using and viewing your CSS styles

So I recently found out that another website out there was setting up a phishing site which looked identical to one of my other sites.  So of course, the first thing I did was changed my CSS files to another file name, but kept the old one and ONLY had the following definition in there: body:before { content: 'This website …

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EZ Staff List 0.3 Released!

Hello All, I’ve finally released version 0.3 of EZ Staff List. This update comes with 1 New feature and 1 bug fix. NEW – Added in an ordering by option to order your list FIXED – Fixed issue with removing slashes when using quotation marks in Title and Name of person See the EZ Staff List Page here

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How to Debug MySQLi Bind Parameters

Using MySQLi and bind parameters were a little bit of a change for me as I’m sure it was for others as well.  Once you understand how it works, it’s not really too bad. One thing I’ve found while doing some research, I’ve noticed a lot of others wondering how to output the “old style” SQL statement when using bind …

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