Programming Languages

nusoap php

NuSOAP is a rewrite of SOAP contained in a set of PHP classes that don’t require a PHP Extension (in contrast, SOAP requires that PHP be compiled with the “–enable-soap” option). The examples below use the NuSOAP library to connect to a WSDL-based (Web Services Description Language) web service hosted…

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christian heilman mozilla

The following is a presentation of well thought-out JavaScript tips and best practices by Christian Heilmann. His tips include: Make it understandable Avoid globals Stick to a strict coding style Comment as much as needed but not more Avoid mixing with other technologies Use shortcut notations Modularize Enhance progressively Allow…

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php development

General PHP has three sets of functions that allow you to work with regular expressions: Functions that start with “ereg” POSIX Extended Regular Expressions, mainly supported for backward compatibility with PHP 3 and officially deprecated as of PHP 5.3.0. Functions that start with “mb_ereg” POSIX Extended Regular Expressions that can…

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asterisk voice mail

Asterisk is a popular free and open source software implementation of a telephone private branch exchange (PBX) system available for many versions of Unix. The software allows attached telephones to make calls to one another, connect to Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) systems, and connect to Voice Over Internet Protocol…

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jquery tips

jQuery is a library that greatly simplifies how developers use JavaScript. The tips below aim to point out some advanced tricks that can be used with jQuery code to make it more efficient: 1. Load jQuery from the Google AJAX Libraries There are several advantages to loading jQuery from the…

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php coding

Google Analytics is a great web analytics tool to track Visitor, Traffic Source and Content statistics for free. Implementing Google Analytics on a website requires that you create an account at http://www.google.com/analytics and add the Analytics Tracking Code to the website body: <!– Google Analytics –> <script type=”text/javascript”> var gaJsHost…

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code is poetry

The Unix “ls” command will display Permission and Ownership settings for directories, but not the total size of their contents: $ ls -lh total 0 drwxr-xr-x 6 willem staff 204B Jun 7 00:47 Anime drwxr-xr-x+ 7 nobody staff 238B Feb 4 11:17 CoD4 Vids drwxr-xr-x 15 willem staff 510B Oct…

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portable ubuntu

Portable Ubuntu for Windows is a small Ubuntu distribution that can run off of a flash drive as a Windows application. Linux applications run through Portable Ubuntu have access to your Windows folders and files, and any applications installed or changes made to the Portable Ubuntu system are persistent. Installing…

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safari acid 3

Apple’s new Safari 4 browser (currently in beta) scores an impressive 99/100 in the Acid3 Web Standards compatibility test, and includes several new features that can be enabled / disabled by setting boolean values in a Preference List file to FALSE or TRUE. Quit Safari 4, create a backup of your…

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quake style terminal

Visor is a free Mac OS X Terminal add-on that provides a ‘Quake-style‘ drop-down HUD interface to the command line. Visor installation requires that you download SIMBL (Smart InputManager Bundle Loader) and the precompiled Visor binary from its GitHub repository page: Extract and install SIMBL, then extract Visor and move…

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google search hacks

Mathematical, Currency and Time Searches: Basic arithmetic (+ – * /): 123 * 4.5 136 / 9 Percentage of: 2% of 10 Raise to a power: 2 ^ 6 2 ** 6 Convert units, number systems or currencies: 15 inches in centimeters 9 in binary 10 american dollars in south…

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