Custom Form Fields in Joomla

Published on Wednesday 20, June 2012
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.

Simple PHP Calendar Script

Published on Sunday 22, January 2012
Here is a simple PHP calendar script that can be easily customized and designed with CSS.

$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);

Bootstrap from Twitter

Published on Sunday 11, December 2011
Need to do a quick web site but strapped for time? Twitter has a whole bunch of open source projects they have released, and one of them is called Bootstrap. It comes preloaded with CSS styles and simple JavaScript plugins. I'd have to say the best part about it is the predefined layouts, or the ability to make them even faster.

jQuery Rating Script

Published on Monday 5, December 2011
For KenoBarNight I just added a simple rating system mocking that of YouTube and others; a simple "I Like It" or "I Don't Like It". Use whatever verbage you'd like, that is what this script does.

Achievements - Winning the Internet

Published on Sunday 4, December 2011
Achievements seem to be popping up in every new web service. Why? Because achievements make you win the Internet. Okay, not really, but it does make your user feel more engaged into your web site. It gives the user a reason to use your site and do more things on your site. The best part is the achievements do not even need to be all that difficult.

Awesome Google Infographic

Published on Saturday 3, December 2011
Over at Business MBA, I found this awesome infographic labeled "Behind the Numbers" that breaks down some information about one of the largest companies out there, Google. View the whole article to see the infographic. Google Behind The Numbers From:

Mobile Geolocation

Published on Monday 28, November 2011
With the new wave of mobile devices being a major way to access the Internet, it has become possible to customize web applications based on a user's location - or create web applications based on user location.

Google+ Profile and your Blog

Published on Sunday 27, November 2011
Google just made it easy to link your Google+ profile to your blog or other articles. Simply ensure to put a link to your Google+ profile with a rel="author" tag.
<a rel="author" href="" title="Google+ Profile">
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