technology / words

How to choose an AJAX/Javascript Library

January 31st, 2010

When considering which JavaScript tool to choose as your primary go-to library, a developer has a lot of choices. And, this is probably the hardest part about making a choice. So, any investigation into this matter is made a little easier, if you first consider the libraries less as one large mass you have to […]

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OS X Goodness – Kindof

January 20th, 2010

Finally switched over to a Mac today, and was using the Migration Assistant, which promptly blew up not once, but twice, prompting my new mac into a fabulous Grey Screen of Death. 1 Re-install later, it comes up, but with all my stuff transferred — so all in all OK. First app I go fire […]

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PHP/XML Data Binding, Serialization & Deserialization

November 12th, 2009

Working samples and object-oriented code for PHP data binding to serialize/unmarshall XML to and from object.

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The Social Media Primer – Part I

September 8th, 2009

One of the thing I’m often asked about by clients and colleagues is social media. Social media, social networking tools, web 2.0, blogs, wikis, etc., etc. And the way that I’m asked about these memes makes me realize that they’re just out there floating around. They tend to be used interchangeably and without much thought […]

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PHP / JSON Object reflection & recursion

August 20th, 2009

If you’re dealing with any complex AJAX these days, you will inevitably run into the issue of how to reflect your objects into JSON. I found this little serialization code snippet, but quickly ran into a problem when dealing with many-to-one child objects.

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