Why Postgres - Craig Kerstiens This post is a list of many of the reasons to use Postgres, much this content as well as how to use these features will later be curated within PostgresGuide.com. If you need to get started check out Postgres.app for Mac, or get a Cloud instance at Heroku Postgres for free UPDATE: A part 2 has been posted on Why Use Postgres Very often recently I find myself explaining why Postgres is so great. In an effort to save myself a bit of time in repeating this, I though it best to consolidate why Postgres is so great and dispel some of the historical arguments against it.
More AngularJS Magic to Supercharge your Webapp Make way for another amazing article which covers more of AngularJS Due to the popularity of the previous article, Use AngularJS to power your web application, I've decided to cover more of AngularJS to make it fun and easy for all developers to play around with it. AngularJS is an incredible tool, but a lot of the more advanced features are hidden in deep within the documentation and others are too tricky to learn direclty. AngularJS is also a fairly new product and as a result there are many features that are yet to be discovered and blogged about. This article will cover more of the hidden gems of AngularJS and introduce new development tricks and methods to supercharge your AngularJS application. Pleaes read onwards if you wish to become an AngularJS web guru :).
Combined Facebook, Twitter & RSS Social Stats with jQuery, PHP & YQL Martin Angelov As we increasingly depend on more and more social services, there rises the need to provide a simple way to let our website visitors take part of our diverse social presence. In this tutorial we are going to create a simple widget, which combines the number of your RSS readers, twitter followers, and fans of your facebook fan page, to give a rough estimate of your social popularity. We are using jQuery and the tipTip plugin, object-oriented PHP, and Yahoo’s YQL, while demonstrating a number of interesting web development techniques.
Simple AJAX Commenting System Martin Angelov This time, we are making a Simple AJAX Commenting System. It will feature a gravatar integration and demonstrate how to achieve effective communication between jQuery and PHP/MySQL with the help of JSON. Step 1 – XHTML First, lets take a look at the markup of the comments.
PHPUnit Support After you set up PHPUnit, Web IDE greatly helps you to run your tests. Namely, to quickly create test run configuration: Right-click the desired target: a directory or a PHP file in the Project view, or a test class/method name in the code editorChoose Run<name> to start or Create<name> to specify additional parameters That’s it! XML configuration file
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