It's a mobile world, and the same is expected of developers. You cannot always be next to a computer, but you can take steps to help solve a crisis without ruining your day.
If you do not read Smashing Magazine yet - you really need to head over there.
WordPress is a great piece of software supported by a large open source community. It is quick to deploy, easy to configure, and easy to use. When it comes to simple content management, WordPress is the way to go. However, some of us have had the unfortunate event of getting our WordPress site hacked or defaced.
Watching file sizes and following coding standards are only one simple way to optimize your website. Proper HTML will ensure you page is processed as smoothly as possible, but does not mean a major speed boost. When the dust settles from developing a new website, I turn to Google's PageSpeed for the round up of last minute tweaks.
Just posting this to push a company my friend and I started - JCM Solutions. JCM Solutions is a computer repair and computer network servicing company. We focus on virus and malware removal, hardware issues, custom PCs, and installing home or business networks. I thought about tackling web design and development jobs with the company, but I want to keep that separate with the hope I can find that dream job of being a company's web developer. So, check out the site, add us on Facebook, Google+, and Twitter. Help us out!
When I was developing my Joomla! components to make my GRealty suite I needed a few custom fields that were not native to Joomla The process is simple and only requires one new folder and one new file in your component. In your components admin/models/ folder create a new folder called 'fields'. Create a new PHP file, name it however you want your field to be referenced within Joomla.
Here is a simple PHP calendar script that can be easily customized and designed with CSS.
<?php $time = time(); $numDay = date('d', $time); $numMonth = date('m', $time); $strMonth = date('F', $time); $numYear = date('Y', $time); $firstDay = mktime(0,0,0,$numMonth,1,$numYear); $daysInMonth = cal_days_in_month(0, $numMonth, $numYear); $dayOfWeek = date('w', $firstDay); ?> <table> <caption><?