It’s always important to clean/sanitize variables that are submitted via web forms to prevent against all kinds of different malicious threat. Here is a complete function to clean your variables before use.
Creating an application is one thing. Keeping it to a certain quality level is another thing entirely. These days, you can find many tools which can help you to keep the quality of your application in shape.
Jetbrains is famous for the early access program on the IDEs they make - a pre-release version of the IDE is made publicly available months ahead of release time, so people have time to test it, report bugs and provide feedback.
Say you've designed an HTML email with 3 columns. Because of limited and weird CSS support in email clients, email design is done with tables. That 3 column design looks great on large-ish screens, but it squishes awkwardly on small screens.
Some years back, the Chrome team announced packaged apps - applications that behave like native ones, with access to a large part of your machine’s hardware. Ever since, we’ve seen terminal emulators, IRC clients, IDEs, true 3D games and more pop up.
This month, DreamFactory, a REST API platform for developing mobile apps, released a major update. DreamFactory 1.5 provides an open source REST API that intelligently connects mobile applications to enterprise databases and storage systems.
Sometimes it’s hard to know which PHP extensions you’ll need before you install PHP. In cases where you need to add extensions later on, you might get lucky and the extension could be in the repository of the OS you’re using.
0xDBE is a new database administration tool that aims to make things right in an otherwise extremely barren landscape. Sure, there are other tools, but they all regularly underperform - either on the stability, or the features front.
According to my last post today we’re going to create a AngularJS application that uses the Silex Backend that we create previously. The idea of this application is to use it within a Phonegap/Cordova application running in a mobile device.
In this article you’ll learn how to use Laravel’s Artisan command line tool, and how to create a customized command. Note that you need to be familiar with the Laravel framework to get the most of this article.
PhpMyAdmin is one of the most used tools when it comes to managing you databases. By default, PhpMyAdmin does a great job. However, it comes with a lot of handy extra extensions which can be easily activated.
Chaos in the old world! First HipHop, years ago, and no one bats an eye. Then suddenly, HHVM happens, introduces Hack, and all hell breaks loose - Facebook made a new PHP and broke/fixed everything (depending on who you ask).
This two-part article series aims to make a beginner understand using push queues with Laravel. To give a brief overview, the final solution which we will be looking at is a simple form to upload photos and resize them.