Flash to Focus on PC Browsing and Mobile Apps; Adobe to More Aggressively Contribute to HTML5 (Adobe Featured Blogs)

We will no longer continue to develop Flash Player in the browser to work with new mobile device configurations (chipset, browser, OS version, etc.) via blogs.adobe.com

PHP Optimization – Using A Timer To Benchmark Code And Increase Speed

One of the best parts about being a programmer is that there’s seemingly always a better way to do things. A simple code tweak can drastically improve the execution time of your web application. The faster your application executes the quicker you release precious server resources. The first step in optimizing your existing PHP-based web […]

Introducing Springboard › Minimal JavaScript / CSS / HTML Project Template

Introducing Springboard 4 comments Lab : Minimal JavaScript / CSS / HTML Project Template I love HTML5 Boilerplate and use it a lot as a basis for web projects. Sometimes however, I find it still does a little bit too much for my needs and I end up removing a lot before I can get started. […]

HTTP API « WordPress Codex

HTTP API Contents [hide] 1 HTTP API 2 Helper Functions 3 Other Arguments 4 External References HTTP API Within PHP, there are five different ways to send an HTTP request. For simplicity, the five different ways are called ‘transports’ and will be used from now on. The purpose for the HTTP API is to support […]

Get a URL Google+ Count Via PHP

<?php $ch = curl_init(); $encUrl = “https://plusone.google.com/u/0/_/+1/fastbutton?url=”.urlencode($url).”&count=true”; $options = array( CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER => true, // return web page CURLOPT_HEADER => false, // don’t return headers CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION => true, // follow redirects CURLOPT_ENCODING => “”, // handle all encodings CURLOPT_USERAGENT => ‘spider’, // who am i CURLOPT_AUTOREFERER => true, // set referer on redirect CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT => 5, […]