Creating image borders with Fireworks MX
Here is a simple tutorial on a Fireworks image effect technique. You might have seen or might have thought about creating a border around an image, and to make it little more catchy.
Introduction to PostgresSQL
A brief introduction to the next generation open source database, PostGresSQL, a easy to use, licence free tool to develop databases and DB driven applications.
A to Z of stored procedures for ASP and VB Programmers
The article is indented for ASP and VB Programmers, who always write complex SQL statements inside their coding, to communicate with database. If you read this article, Its time for you to learn and switch over into Stored Procedures.
Using Stored procedure with mySQL and PHP
MySQL Stored Procedures and PHP can prove to be a great combination! This article explains about MySQL Stored Procedures in detail including its Syntax, Application areas and an example that uses PHP coding along with MySQL SP.
Web Development Life Cycle
Like traditional software engineering life cycle, web site development can also have a life cycle methodology to adopt certain standards. The article discusses the needs of life cycle steps in order to work efficiently towards a successful web site or web application development.
Creating Interactive, Sticky web site
Gone are the days when we were developing brochure type web sites. If you wish your visitors to comeback, the site should be interesting. Here the author discusses some things to be considered when we change our web site sticky.
Getting your web presence and reaching the global market
This article meant for small business owners trying to promote them through web to reach the global market in a cost effective way, companies which need some formal guidelines in their Internet promotional activities toward success, written.
Website Return on Investment(ROI) Checklist
Do you have a website? Have you ever thing about what returns are you getting out of it after spending hundreds of dollars to develop it. Thanks to Debbie Mayo-Smith, she gives you a check list to ensure your ROI and the tips to improve your website towards success.
Developing SEO friendly eCommerce sites
Getting high rankings with database driven dynamic websites needs possible, but need much efforts. Learn the key elements involved in Developing and promoting a website with search engine friendliness.
Developing SEO friendly URLs with ASP NET 2.0
We can develop SEO Friendly websites where the content is driven from the Database with a Content Management System which is developed using ASP.NET. We will learn to build a simple CMS driven site with no nonsense URL, which Search Engines invite.
How to measure SMO conversion?
Social Media Optimization (SMO) is becoming one among the must-adopt methods to generate traffic by increasing website (or blog) popularity and visibility amongst your type of visitors directly or through social media sites like online communities, discussion groups, etc. This could be achieved through networking in blog post sharing, resource sharing, videos, podcast and social book marking.
Web Technology and Trends
Oncoming wave with web services.
Learn here the complete standards of web services from this article. It deals with all the details inside out. Identify the needs of web services and you can justify whether you need to develop/implement web services or not.
Web servers Demystified
Do you know how a web page will be appearing in your browser when you open it in a browser. Do you know from where the images or audio has been appearing in any web page. In this article you learn the what's behind a web site.
Secure password programming with .NET
This article takes you through the different ways how passwords are hacked, lists down the objectives of a secure password system, and finally explores how an effective password handling mechanism can be implemented with .NET
Writing Regular Expression with PHP
RegEx is a kind of language and if you have learnt its symbols and understood their meaning, you would find it as the most useful tool in hand to solve many complex problems related to text searches. This article shows lights on RegEx concept and use of RegEx with PHP. This article also provides an example of how to create a RegEx to find US Zipcode and Telephone number.
Command Line Scripting in PHP
PHP can also be run as a command line script like c, c++, java, etc. This article provides an introduction to command line scripting in PHP and emphasise on its significance in PHP applications.
10 Most Useful Firefox Extensions for Web Developers
Firefox extensions for web developers, which can be of great help or might end up with less help to them. On analyzing a few hundreds of extensions, we have chosen best ten on the daily usage basis, which might be most useful firefox extensions to the web developers.
Google Checkout Integration for PHP
Using Google checkout, buying from stores across the web becomes simple and also facilitates you to keep track of all the orders. This articles is about Google checkout and different types of integration methods in Google checkout using PHP.
The need for PHP code refactoring
With an introduction of what refactoring of codes generally mean, the article explains in detail about the necessity of refactoring of codes, with respect to PHP. It also has few selected methods of refactoring PHP codes, with suitable examples given to support the techniques explained.
Writing clean, secure and easy to maintain PHP code
Any code when written in a clean, easy to understand and formatted way is readily accepted and acclaimed by one and all. It is essential that the codes we write should be able to be understood by all, because the same programmers need not necessarily work on the same set of codes always.
Search nearby locations based on zip code
Gone are the days when people have to get on to their shoes and explore their locality to know what is where nearby. With the advent of GPS, exploring a locality is just one click away.
Web Development - Best Practices
Extreme Programming - A short Intro!
By the time when you are reading this article you could have started hearing the word Extreme programming. There is a debate going on already whether extreme programming is good or not? Here I’d like to cover some of the key features of extreme programming and will give some links at the end; they can feed you enough for further reading.
Charging web development projects
Scope Creep, unless managed well can grow to be potentially disastrous. Variations in the scope of the project can have its impact over the successful delivery of the project.
Seven tips for successful Outsourcing relationship
In long-term relationships, the key component for success of the relationship is best laid during negotiations, which lead up to the signing of the Service Level Agreement. Some of the common practices employed for a successful management of outsourcing relationship have been listed below. IT companies from India like countries are supporting such methods to improve their client relationship management.
Effective time difference management with offshore team.
Starts with the fact about time differences among various countries, this article covers information about the advantages of time zone differences and effective time difference management practices with offshore team, on outsourced projects.
J2EE Application servers on Desktop
Will the desktop applications be replaced by application server -based software? Vijay Mariadassou explains that there are several reasons that make it feasible and often desirable to use server-based software on desktops also.