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Monthly Archives: August 2008

jQuery: The Ultimate Handbook.

I found this in News.YCombinator: http://effectize.com/jquery-developer-guide Very useful. I am a big fan of jQuery and I believe it is the best thing that has happened to Javascript since — um, chocolate.

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Code Igniter: Resize image and save to database; Generate thumbnails

Probably my first Code Igniter tutorial. This one shows you how you can save an image to a database. But before saving that image to a blob field, the image is re-sized first. This behavior is similar to Friendster’s image … Continue reading

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Raphaël – jQuery but for vector graphics on the web?

I had to post this. What is it? Raphaël is a small JavaScript library that should simplify your work with vector graphics on the web. In case you want to create your own specific chart or image crop-n-rotate widget, you … Continue reading

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10 important MySQL variables that you should keep an eye on

A few months ago, I would have never read these kinds of posts. But after doing a project that had a huge MySQL database, I am glad that I have found this post. Regardless of whether you’re running a single … Continue reading

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