March 24, 2020

The update about the release of new features in HTML5 has drawn all the attention since last year. It is the new generation language for front end developers which is packed with all-new cool features. It has come with a lot of improvements and fresh elements. The developers are still trying to catch up with the new functionalities and features introduced in HTML5 release. … Read More »


December 17, 2019

One of the best ways to make a great first impression as a programmer is by displaying your ability to create error-free and easy-to-read code regardless of what programming language you are using. While this may sound like a relatively easy task, it is quite difficult without the right tools and mindset. Are you trying to improve your coding abilities in the New Year? If so, check out the helpful tips below. … Read More »

Productivity News

June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s an article over at “Smashing Magazine” about preventing spam by hiding your email address. You can check out the full article here. I’ve had an email address visible on this blog for a while just to see what would happen and…. nothing. No Spam. Nada. I’ve encrypted it now all the same, but I […] … Read More »


May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

It’s taken me ages to find out how to do this (what turns out to be a) relatively simple operation. Here’s the problem. Table 1 has a user_id which is auto incremented by MYSQL. Table 2 has an auto incremented login_id but also requires the user_id. Here’s how we get one ID from one table […] … Read More »


May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

I’ve been writing an application for work that requires me to display one weeks worth of data, starting on a Monday and ending on a Sunday. Below is the code that will find the first Monday and subsequent days dates. This code would be useful for a calendar system, time-tracking application, project management etc. <%‘** […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

It was quite by accident I noticed that a couple of posts on this blog had over 50 comments. “Wow!” I thought to myself, “I must be getting really popular!“. Sadly not, they were all posts from “robots” sent to automatically submit dubious entries to blogs. Robo What? A small program is sent off, scouring […] … Read More »

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