Sitepoint released a great post today HTML5 Forms: The Markup it explains the various input tags that can be used in HTML 5. Some of these are very useful such as range, date, datetime, datetime-local, week, color. Unfortunately most of these have mixed support across browsers IE is lacking the most.Continue Reading
Xbox does not provide an official API for anyone to use. Their are a few sites that provide an API one of which is https://xboxapi.com/v1 xboxapi makes it very easy to pull your Xbox API data.
In this tutorial I'll show you how to display your Xbox Live data and then cache it, this will enable the page to load faster and avoid going over xboxapi's API Limit which is set to 350 requests an hour.Continue Reading
Here is a quick way to read a csv file hosted remotely, download its contents and store it to a local csv file. Once the file have been saved open the file loop through the data and display it. Equally this can be used to import data into a database.
Perfect for a daily task by calling the script with a cron job.Continue Reading
Keep rows that would normally be lost when selecting rows using a COUNT and GROUP By. To keep say another column and merge them into a column comma separated by using a GROUP_CONCAT function.Continue Reading
I recently moved away from Wordpress to my own system, one of the challenges I faced was moving my posts from Wordpress into my own system. I found using the exported XML file was the easiest way to achieve this.Continue Reading