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Benefits of PHP for Web Development

April 8, 2016 4:58 pm Published by

Easy to Learn Like all programming languages, there’s some initial investment of your time and energy required to learn PHP. With all things considered, though, PHP is relatively easy to learn, even if you have no prior knowledge of programming....

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Java Development Kit 9: What to Expect

April 1, 2016 4:47 pm Published by

Java Standard Edition (SE) 8 was initially released on March 18, 2014, introducing several features into the general-purpose programming language, some of which includes language-level support for lambda expressions, a runtime environment in which developers can embed JavaScript code, annotation...

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6 Reasons Why You Should Validate Your HTML

March 25, 2016 4:21 pm Published by

While there’s no rule stating that you must validate your Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), doing so will almost certainly prove beneficial. By running your code through a validator, you’ll be able to check it for syntax errors and other problems....

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Google Publishes Recommendations for JavaScript Sites

March 18, 2016 4:55 pm Published by

Earlier this month, Google’s John Mueller posted an update on how the search engine giant handles JavaScript websites and progressive web apps in its Search index, along with recommendations for webmasters who use JavaScript. A Little Bit About JavaScript… JavaScript...

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JavaScript Named #1 Most Used Programming Language

March 4, 2016 8:34 pm Published by

The dynamic, uninterpreted computer programming language JavaScript has been named the #1 most used language, according to a bi-annual report published by RedMonk. Of course, this shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who keeps up with RedMonk’s bi-annual programming...

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Did You Know? 7 Fun Facts About PHP

February 26, 2016 5:17 pm Published by

Originally created by Danish-Canadian programmer Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994, PHP is a general-purpose programming language that’s commonly used in the deployment of server-side scripts. It’s powered by the open-source platform Zend Engine, and can either be embedded directly into HTML or...

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6 Reasons Why You Should Learn SQL

February 18, 2016 5:17 pm Published by

Structured Query Language, or what’s more commonly known as SQL, is a special-purpose programming language that’s used to interact with databases. It works by analyzing and understanding databases consisting of fields of data within tables. SQL has roots dating back...

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Flash vs HTML5: What’s the Difference?

February 12, 2016 1:41 pm Published by

Flash (formerly known as Shockwave Flash and Macromedia Flash) has long been the preferred software for creating web-based graphics, animation, and other online multimedia content. Developed by Adobe Systems, it was widely used back in the 2000s for the purpose...

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How (and Why) to Use Comments in PHP

February 5, 2016 2:38 pm Published by

Created by Danish-Canadian programmer Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994, PHP is a popular server-side scripting language that’s commonly used for web development. If you’re new the world of PHP, you may encounter messages embedded into the code. Known as “comments,” they...

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