The last time I mentioned Micro Mart on my blog was when I was ranting about their habit of “educating” their readers with a poor standard of coding. My letter, as predicted by the majority of us, was not published or replied to. It did… read full entry →
The Pants Awards archive
The Pants Awards were satirical (and snarky) 'awards' I gave to bloggers and webmasters between 2006-2011, typically because they gave out bad code advice that was dangerous to fellow webmasters. The vast majority of the recipients were not happy about receiving a Pants Award but most have since admitted that they needed it.
In hindsight, a 'carrot' rather than 'stick' approach probably would have worked better.
It’s that time again — I’m dishing out another pants award. This time it’s phpeasystep.com which, according to their meta description, will “Teach you step-by-step with easy simple php code”. Simple is the right word — completely basic, with no attempt at security what-so-ever, leaving… read full entry →