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Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Learning JavaScript Data Structures and Algorithms

I have seen several books on programming algorithms over the years and they all seem to cover the same algorithms, stacks, queues, linked lists etc. This book is no exception. The difference is that this book uses JavaScript to demonstrate the implementation of the algorithms where the other books use other languages that a web […]

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Login with FaceBook/Twitter/Google+ etc

Instead of or in addition to creating your own login system, you can also set up to use API provided by social media sites to allow people to use those logins to login to your site. Login with FaceBook/Twitter/Google+ etc

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Components of a Login System

When many people think of being able to log int to a site they think of the login form. Here we look at several of the other components that any login system will need to be able to function. Components of a Login System

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

WordPress JetPack

This multi-purpose plugin adds many of the features available to hosted blogs to your own self hosted blog. You do need a account to use it though. WordPress JetPack

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

APC PBE Service Failed to Start

If you have an APC UPS then there is a software service that monitors it for you. Here are some reasons why the monitoring service may not start and how to fix it. APC PBE Service Failed to Start

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Structure of an HTTP Request

Here we take a brief look at what else gets passed between the server and browser alongside the HTML.

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

WordPress Settings

The fine tuning of the way that your WordPress site and your installed plugins function is controlled via the Settings section of the DashBoard. WordPress Settings

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Updating WordPress

If you keep your WordPress site up to date with the latest version then not only do you get to use all the newest features but you also minimise the risks of any security holes being exploited. Updating WordPress

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Testing HTML 5 Validation from JavaScript

HTML form field validation means that most JavaScript validation is no longer needed. When there is something you can’t test from HTML you can first check if the HTML validation was passed before applying the additional JavaScript validation. Testing HTML 5 Validation from JavaScript

Monday, September 12th, 2016

GET and POST Security Differences

When you use GET and POST the way they are meant to be used you will find that POST is not more secure than GET (since it is as easy to see the POST values and change them as it is with the GET values). GET and POST Security Differences

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016


this cloud based superannuation system is relatively new and still missing a lot of functionality that the alternatives provide. Here’s more about what I think of

Monday, September 5th, 2016


Some email subscriptions handle unsubscribing properly while others don’t. Here we look at how unsubscribing should be handled depending on whether the email is stand alone or part of a larger membership. Unsubscribe