PHP archive

I have been working with the PHP language since early 2001, first as the nerdy hobby of a spotty teen and then later into my career as a Web Developer. I try to write about PHP things that will be useful to me, useful to you, and everything in between.

PHP Classes

To celebrate the success of writing my very own, first ever PHP class I’ve been re-writing the backend of the site. It probably means nothing to you guys, but basically means things should be a bit quicker, a little more “optimised”. I’ve also decided to rejig how the site is laid out too — things… read more →

Ooh, Aren’t I Clever?

I’ve invented a new method of skinning. Oh yes, me, I am the best. :P No one else gets the code yet, ’cause it’s one of the new tutorials on tutorialtastic (or it will be, when the site is up). Basically, it’s smaller and tidier than the original method of skinning that seems to be… read more →

PHP Business!

I’ve been thinking about this PHP style switcher business, as well as what I’m going to do with BellaBook3.1 to get it safe and secure, ready for release. I have been trying to figure out the best way to have this PHP styleswitcher without disturbing browsing. I *think* because it’s a server-side language it is… read more →

Styleswitcher Flaw

To those who brought it up, yes I am aware that the site loads ‘plain’ (without colour) when you first visit if you’ve not seen the new layouts before. This is to do with the cookies in the JavaScript style switcher, at a guess. Anyway, to get past this simply refresh or choose a theme… read more →

Work Experience

I may be somewhat slack in blogging over the next two weeks due to my being on work experience (which I’m sure I already mentioned?) Basically my job for the next week (at least) is to create a web front end for the college technicians which allows them to see what PCs need which custom… read more →