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Midwest PHP 2014

Midwest PHP 2014
MidwestPHP – Day 1 I recently attended the Midwest PHP conference and it was a truly great experience. I went last year and while the loc [...]

Conditional Insert / Update With The ...

Conditional Insert / Update With The Eloquent ORM
I have been using Laravel more and more lately (full post on that coming soon) and have really been enjoying the Eloquent ORM. I plan to extend [...]

The Midwest PHP Conference

The Midwest PHP Conference
The Midwest PHP Conference I attended the first ever Midwest PHP Conference last weekend and blogged about it on the Spyder Trap site. Please c [...]

Extend PHP error_log() Functionality

Extend PHP error_log() Functionality
Throughout development many of us use the built-in error_log() function quite a bit. I know I sure do when I am debugging models, controllers, a [...]

Autoload Classes w/ PHP

Autoload Classes w/ PHP
Are you using an object oriented approach with PHP and finding that your memory usage is going through the roof with the more classes that you [...]

File Uploading With PHP

File Uploading With PHP
This example shows you how to build a file upload handler that lets users select a file they wish to upload along with a name for the file just [...]

IP Checking/Blocking with PHP

IP Checking/Blocking with PHP
Often times in the web development world we need to detect a users IP address and in some cases block them from performing a particular action o [...]

Using PHP Data in JavaScript Function...

Using PHP Data in JavaScript Functions
I recently built an autocomplete function (using JavaScript) for a publications tracking application which allows users to enter part/all of a t [...]

Sanitize Your Inputs!

Sanitize Your Inputs!
We have all heard the term “SQL Injection” before which is loosely defined as a code injection technique that exploits a security vu [...]

Date Formatting Functions

Date Formatting Functions
Here are a couple functions I threw together to help with date formatting. One converts an integer month to a string while the other adds ordin [...]

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