Tag Archives: Programming


The Intel Science Talent Search, a high school science and math competition, announces its winners.


Here are some great programming oriented games that I have found over the years, which can be played by programmers and non-programmers alike.


Ever wonder how web design came to be? We take a look back from the beginning, and also preach about standards and guidelines.


Here is a set of functions that you can use to format, validate, and “clean up” URLs that come from user input, databases, or even variables.


Forget getting a bleeding edge server, or limiting content or effects to cater to a higher level of broadband or high-speed internet users. Here are some quick tips to make any site load faster, with very little effort – straight from a pro!


Take a look at our handy dandy PHP script here and solve your overwhelming CSS file inclusions or file download times by combining them with PHP and compressing them with GZIP! Plus there is an option for browser specific CSS!


What you do you do when there is a failure in your contract? You are not protected by any kind of written, agreed upon list of rules for your work. When you don’t set boundaries for people, they often try to walk all over you, or at the very least, put little add-ons that slowly add up. Well, here is a contract outline that you can use to make your next project easier.


Here is a quick and dirty PHP tip that you might be able to use within one of your next projects.


We are going to build a very quick PHP class that will automatically generate the copyright for the footer of your website


WTF Craigslist? Why is it that whenever you look for a job on Craigslist, or a short HTML or PHP gig you see these same stupid posts about hiring a guru!? Why do people still use this word? It is Read more…


If you do one nerdy thing all year, go watch Hackers. It will make you a more well-rounded person.

It’s clearly outdated, misinformed, and very campy, but it still features a ton of joy and character. You can even Netflix instant queue it!


Ever have a web-based form not submit the data or seemingly break for no reason?


Turok: Dinosaur Hunter There is a famous cheat from way back in February of 1997 from a little game (or well known game that has been lacking as of late) called Turok. This first interactive foray into the world of Read more…


In this tutorial, we will learn how to do content loading with an XML file, a common file format that is used to feed data into Flash applications (among other things), and lay some groundwork for more advanced Flash programming Read more…


Here’s the scenario: You are on a tight deadline, and you need to ensure the greatest quality product with the quickest turnaround. The decision now is whether or not you have time to finish the project! What are you going Read more…


An ActionScript 3 class is arguably the best method for a programmer to create, manipulate, and share their Flash animations and scripts. Placing classes into their own file within a package helps coders reuse their old code as well as Read more…


In this tutorial, we will learn how to do a basic animation with a text box, and lay some groundwork for more advanced Flash programming with the use of AS3. For this example we will create all of the content Read more…


What could be more uninspiring then using a terrible programming language? Easy! Using a language that has a stupid name. Imagine going to a job interview and discussing your skills and experience with these languages: Buggy Happy Funtime Runtime Coderama Read more…

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