Code

Here, you'll find chunks of PHP, MySQL, HTML, JavaScript, and Ajax code that we've put together while working through various projects. Hopefully they'll help you out in your coding adventures too.

Assigning a Virtual Domain Name to Your Localhost

Apache | OSX | Windows
Here's how to access your pages via something like http://intranet/ over your local network using Apache and a slightly modified local hosts file. » View Post

Add Social Media Share Buttons to Your Site without JavaScript

Facebook | Google+ | PHP | Pinterest | Twitter
Let your users share your content on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest without having to depend on JavaScript. » View Post

PHP Function to Format an Integer as HH:MM:SS

PHP
This simple function takes a integer (or decimal value) and returns a human readable time in hours:minutes:seconds format. » View Post

Can I use an image that's not on my page for Pinterest pinning?

CSS | Pinterest
The quick answer is yes. This quick article will show you how using a little CSS trickery. » View Post

Evaluate Arithmetic Strings

PHP
Use PHP's eval function, with a little added security, to allow users to evaluate simple math equations through a form. Handy in the context of larger projects. » View Post

Linux Cheatsheet

Apache | Linux
A few handy references for common Linux command line commands, like how to add a user, restart Apache, etc. » View Post

Title Sort MySQL Results

MySQL | PHP
Shows you how to sort MySQL results by title, ignoring indefinite and definite articles (a, an, the). » View Post

Resize an Image on the Fly with PHP

Images | PHP
Easy PHP functions that let you resize images automatically using PHP. One keeps the same aspect ratio by cropping. Another function allows you to set a max width or height and shrink to fit. Or you can force to specific dimensions. » View Post

Form Helper Class

Helpers | HTML | PHP
Helper for generating and processing HTML forms with PHP. Includes functions for easy creation of text input, dropdowns, radio buttons, checkboxes, hidden fields, date dropdowns, file uploads, and more. » View Post

Get All Twitter Posts of a Specific Hashtag in PHP

PHP | Twitter
A quick and easy PHP function that uses Twitter's Search API to return recent Tweets with a specific hashtag. » View Post

Different Types of Intelligence

PHP
A random question (what are the odds of getting a four of a kind dealt in a 6 card hand) led to a mini-exploration into the different kinds of logic that people use to solve problems. Includes code on how I figured out the answer. » View Post

Delete an Entire Google Apps Account Domain

Email | Google Apps
This is a quick guide explaining how to cancel an entire free or premium Google Apps domain. It took me a while to figure out how to shut my testing one down, so I figured I'd share the knowledge. » View Post

Get Website Screenshots Using PHP

PHP | Windows
Tutorial and code showing how to use PHP's built-in imagegrabwindow function to take a screenshot of a website and then crop, resize, and save it as a JPEG image. » View Post

How to Forward Email on a Linux Server

Email | Linux | VI Editor
A few tips on setting up email forwarding on your Linux (or UNIX) box. Includes instructions on how to forward to multiple email addresses from one account. » View Post

Calculate the Distance Between Two Points in PHP

Maps | PHP
A simple, easy-to-understand PHP function that calculates the distance between two sets of latitude and longitude coordinates in miles, km, feet, and meters. » View Post
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