I learned something new today in php / mysql development: I’m facing the same issue every now and then, for a mailinglist script i wrote which uses mysql as data storage. Problem is, depending on the end user server configuration, special chars such as Ã©,Ã¨, Ãª, Ã« get wacked when saved in the database, as… Read more »
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The ultimate and state-of-the-art theory about web form design. accessible, pretty, unobtrusive, ergonomic. I’m impressed ! Read it all at sitepoint: Fancy Form Design Using CSS [CSS Tutorials]
Boomshine is a beautifully addictive, smart, simple and beautiful flash game based on chain reactions. You have to hit the minimum bobbles of sound in one click. Try it.
jqUploader is a jquery plugin that substitutes file input fields ( form input with type attribute set to”file”) with a flash uploader, containing a progressbar.
Here are a 2 mySQL tricks i write down here for myself, hopefully it is of some use to you. have a date formatted correctly via mysql, no need for php to do that: To have a mysql formated date (2007-02-17) rendered as 17-02-2007, you would do this: SELECT field1, date_format(dateFieldName,’%d-%m-%Y’) as nice_date FROM tableName… Read more »
Click on the link below to install a search engine to search the jQuery API at the jQuery API Browser. Install jquery API search engine Thanks to Jörn Zaefferer for the nice resource !
i’ve always loved the youngpup scroller he did for the late threeoh.com . It dates back from 2001, and i’m sure there will be people criticizing custom scrollbars, yet i do not. This one piece is extremely elegant, usable, and adds meta information to the user, such as the quicklinks, generated from each item of… Read more »
The future of the read-write web is multi-user. Read about “Comet”, a technology that allows to push messages /updates onto the client’s browser. Sure, Ajax can do that, but not synchronously with other connected persons with virtually no latency. Read more about Comet: Low Latency Data for the Browser