jsFiddle for your debugging needs Friday 23, November 2012 mglaman
We all love JavaScript and what it can do, especially the various frameworks created to make the life of a developer easier. However, with scripting comes debugging, and debugging can take a lot of time. We all have our own ways of going about this process, but a few months ago at an interview I was introduced to jsFiddle.jsFiddle allows you to select your favorite JavaScript framework - or import a link to your own script file - and debug the code.

JCM Solutions

Published on Monday 22, October 2012
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!

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 Saturday 3, December 2011 mglaman
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.
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