Online radio

2011-02-26 16:26:46 +0000

I like listening to music when I work, it blocks everything out and lets me concentrate more, so I found this little widget online to stick on my blog.

C (#) sharp - Nullable type (null-coalescing/ double question mark) operator

2011-02-25 12:25:04 +0000

I came across a very interesting operator today in C#. At first I thought it was like a ternary operator but it turned out not to be. The operator "??", yes two question marks.

Creating a PHP URL mapper to parse fancy URLs and query strings

2011-02-21 00:40:38 +0000

I've been working on a PHP framework for my group over the last few weeks. We were required to build almost everything from scratch so using another framework such as Codeignitor was not an option.

Nokia & Microsoft in bed...What does it mean for the rest of us (QT devs especially)?

2011-02-17 15:56:00 +0000

Don't you just hate when you discover something,only to find out its future is in question? No this isn't the dinosaurs going extinct!  I've recently been working extensively with Nokia's QT Framework, after evaluating a few options I settled on using QT because

Algorithm to swap the values of two variables without using a temporary variable

2011-02-16 00:33:54 +0000

In a recent interview, I was asked whether or not it would be possible to swap the contents of two variables without using a temporary variable of any sort.

Install thrift and build PHP (and other language) bindings for Cassandra

2011-02-14 09:00:14 +0000

Install thrift and build PHP bindings for Cassandra

Create custom widgets for the wordpress dashboard

2011-02-13 09:00:50 +0000

Following on from my previous post on how to remove the default widgets/modules on the wordpress dashboard, today I'm going to show you how quick and simple it is to add your own custom widget/module that displays or does what ever you want it to.

Remove the default dashboard widgets from Wordpress programatically

2011-02-12 00:41:31 +0000

It's been over a week since I made a decent post (been extremely busy) so I thought I'd give it a go today.

NoSQL/Cassandra Presentation by Ran/Outbrain

2011-02-12 00:26:13 +0000

I found this useful while preparing my own presentation for an up coming event in March. Just thought I'd share :)

Limit wordpress post content out put automatically

2011-01-30 15:03:32 +0000

This is a quick and dirty hack to limit the amount of words wordpress outputs on your homepage.