UTF-8 support for CodeIgniter

Posted 2009-08-17
Category CodeIgniter
Writing a CodeIgniter application is easy. Writing a CodeIgniter application that supports all characters from multiple languages? Not so easy. Find out how to support UTF-8 content in CodeIgniter.

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How to: Create a Twitter feed with full syntax support

Posted 2009-07-28
Category PHP
If you have a project that you would like to add a Twitter feed to, but do not want to add in a massive library for the one feed, take a look at this very simple PHP snippet that will give you full synatx support.

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iPhone Upgrade - Upgrade cheap, free or for profit

Posted 2009-07-20
Category iPhone
Find out how you can save money upgrading your iPhone contract with o2. You could save yourself £400 just by waiting 2 months! If you have the right criteria, you could even make a profit on the upgrade. Find out how.

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Create an Admin panel with CodeIgniter

Posted 2009-07-08
Category CodeIgniter
A topic I see come up on the CodeIgniter forums quite a lot is "How do I create an admin panel" in CodeIgniter? This article will show you the best structure for your admin panel, but leave the actual code to you.

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Rant: Fed up with Twitter news!

Posted 2009-07-01
Is anybody else getting really bored of Twitter news? These days it seems to be everywhere; you cannot get away from it. Do you - like myself - find it really difficult to give a damn?

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Poll: Will you use goto in PHP 5.3?

Posted 2009-06-24
Category PHP
PHP 5.3 adds some great features such as lambda functions, namespaces and class constants, but one new feature "goto" in my eyes is a massvie step backwards.

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How to: Multi-site CodeIgniter Set-up

Posted 2009-06-22
Category CodeIgniter
A few people have asked me recently about setting up CodeIgniter to run accross multiple domains based on the same codebase, so here are a few tips on how to get this working on your CodeIgniter set-up.

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Quick tip: Create a branch in Git with a dirty copy

Posted 2009-06-22
Category Git
We've all done it. Started working on a task, ticket or issue and realised we have forgotten to create a branch. Using git stash we can easily hide these changes, create a branch and then get the changes back.

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Charging extra for iPhone tethering really that bad?

Posted 2009-06-09
Category iPhone
There seams to be a great deal of anger on the Internet over the new iPhone. I agree with the outrage over upgrade costs, but I have to disagree with iPhone fans complaining about the tethering costs.

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Poll: Which topic should my next screencast cover?

Posted 2009-06-05
The last two screencasts I recorded recieved a great responce. Now I am not entirely sure to do for my next screencast. Use this Twitter Poll to cast a vote.

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