Archive for September, 2014

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Discovering Computers & Microsoft Office 2013: A FundamentalCombined Approach (Shelly Cashman)

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Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Sessions

There are several ways of passing data between web pages (maintaining state) but the one that is usually the most appropriate is a Session.

Monday, September 29th, 2014

POST or GET

Many people misunderstand the difference between these two methods of sending data to the server. That one uses the querystring and is visible and the other needs the developer tools open to see it is irrelevant. There is one and only one reason for choosing between them. GET implies that you are retrieving data and […]

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Async and Defer

These two new attributes have recently been introduced for use with the script tag so as to change the way that the browser (provided it understands the attribute) loads and runs the external script. If you follow modern practice and attach almost all your scripts at the bottom of the page these new attributes will […]

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Microsoft Office 2013: Essential (Shelly Cashman)

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Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Fireworks

The latest version of my fireworks script is completely unobtrusive and attaches to the bottom of the page with a single script tag. The only thing that could possibly clash with anything in your page is the prefix that the script uses with the HTML that the script generates to display the effects and if […]

Friday, September 26th, 2014

mysql and mysqliQueries

It isn’t only in how you connect to the database that mysqli_ differs from mysql_ as mysqli_ offers much more. One of the bigger benefits to mysqli_ is its ability to use prepare statements to completely separate the data from the query. mysql and mysqli Queries

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Exploring Microsoft Office 2010, Volume 1 (2nd Edition)

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Thursday, September 25th, 2014

mysql_ and mysqli_

There are some significant differences in the way that these two alternative database interfaces work. We can begin our look at how the two differ from one another by looking at the code needed to connect to a database. mysql_ and mysqli_ Note that with the mysql_ interface about to be removed you need to […]

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Databases and Null

A variable in a program can contain null as a possible value. A field in a database may also contain null as a possible value. These two are not equivalent though as programs use null as a specific value that the field can contain whereas databases use it to mean that the value is unknown. […]

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Office 2013 Simplified

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Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Backups

Do you backup your computer? You should. Here are a number of reasons why you need to backup as well as information on what to backup. Backups