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MINI2, an extremely simple barebone PHP application on top of Slim

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Aggregated on Thursday December 11, 2014 - Permalink

For my daily work I often needed to setup super-simple PHP applications, just some more or less static pages plus some dynamic pages with simple database calls, one or two simple forms and maybe a little bit of AJAX. You know, the typical agency stuff. This usually led to the question: Use a real framework The post MINI2, an extremely simple barebone PHP application on top of Slim appeared …

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[Link] Redesigning SoundCloud by Evan Simoni

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Aggregated on Sunday December 14, 2014 - Permalink

Again, an interesting approach / proof-of-concept on a redesign of a major website. Evan Simoni has overthought SoundCloud’s UI and delivers some noteable ideas. Keep in mind that this is mostly a usability thing, not focussed on design. Evan Simoni – Redesigning SoundCloud (MEDIUM) This article was written quite a while ago (2 years), please The post [Link] Redesigning SoundCloud by Evan …

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How to get a single table out of a massive MySQL .sql database backup file (mysql dump splitter)

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Aggregated on Saturday December 20, 2014 - Permalink

Imagine the following situation: Somebody backs up an entire MySQL database – a very large one – with common tools. This will usually result in a tar’ed and gzip’ed file, containing ALL the create/fill statements for ALL tables of the database. All tables in one file. This is also very common when third party clients The post How to get a single table out of a massive MySQL .sql database …

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Quick fix for 404 error in WordPress category / tag page

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Aggregated on Tuesday December 23, 2014 - Permalink

Just a quick fix for a common problem: Sometimes, especially after switching themes, wordpress will generate 404 errors on the category and tag pages. There might be multiple reasons – and also multiple solutions – to this, but I’m usually very successful with this: Go to your WordPress backend, click Settings, click Permalinks. Make sure The post Quick fix for 404 error in WordPress category …

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Install MINI in 30 seconds inside Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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Aggregated on Tuesday December 23, 2014 - Permalink

This is a guideline on how to install MINI – an extremely simple naked PHP application – more or less automatically inside Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with just some very simple copy&paste-commands on the command line. The best thing: This will also automatically install Apache, PHP, MySQL, PHPMyAdmin, git and Composer, set a password in MySQL The post Install MINI in 30 seconds inside Ubuntu 14.04 …

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Google I/O 2014 – HTTPS Everywhere (video)

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Aggregated on Saturday January 3, 2015 - Permalink

Excellent, essential and game-changing talk by Ilya Grigorik and Pierre Far (both of Google), explaining why you should always use HTTPS, not only on “security-related requests”. The talk also features prices and sources of certificates, have a look on the free ones (!) for non-commercial and open-source sites, a quick guideline on how to migrate The post Google I/O 2014 – HTTPS Everywhere …

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