After updating to El Capitan with the latest Mac OSX, you may receive an error when trying to install the AWS CLI by trying: The cause of this is that El Capitan ships with the package six 1.4.1 installed and it can’t uninstall this as it’s considered core. You can bypass this step by telling…Details
I’d like to show my support for the Gravity Forms Plugin created by the team at RocketGenius. I’ve tried many form plugins for WordPress and this one beats them all. It’s not the cheapest, but you get what you pay for with Gravity Forms. Our clients love how easy it is to edit forms and…Details
I stumbled across this fantastic built-in feature of WordPress today, which allows you to enable hidden functionality to your menu items.
If you’ve ever created social media icons or external links and wanted to target=”blank” them, well look no further at this page – http://wordpress.org/support/topic/add-target-element-to-menu-editor.
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If you’re a web developer and you’re not using Distributed Version Control System (DVCS), you fall into two categories: 1) You are scared of change or 2) You have found something even better such as flying over the moon on a spoon. DVCS’s allow everyone to all have their own clones/copies of the source code,…Details
Recently, I was working on a Silverstripe project where the client requested that they have a contact form, and based on the state/region that was chosen in a select box, an email would be sent to that regions email. Another example of this would be to send an email to a certain department such as sales, technical support, advertising, general inquiries etc.
I could have assigned the values with the contact form itself, but when the client informed me that each state did their own email campaigns, it became apparent that a newsletter sign up form would require the same email information based on state/region.
I recently ran into issues especially with using the Doctrine ORM with my PHP development. My issue was that sometimes database insert and update queries would fail and I would have very limited debugging tools at my disposal. You can try printing out the query but usually if you are binding values to the field…Details
We’re back to finish part 2 of our command line PHP script to run our cron jobs. We’ll start by creating a new file titled update_prices.php. This filename should describe the overall goal you are intending to perform. The first step is to include the database connector class, a methods class and our previously…Details
The best part about working with talented PHP Developers in the workplace is learning techniques to make us better developers.
Last week I was required to create an automated PHP script to convert a data file of a legacy application into a newly created internal web app. After completing it, a workmate of mine; Tom McDonnell informed me of a script he had developed which accepted command line arguments and provided great feedback of the status of the running script.Details