Notice: This project is no longer maintained. I’ve been using Postmark and it’s API for quite a while. If you’re still sending out emails through PHP’s mail() function, you need to check out Postmark! With Postmark you can off-load those transactional emails and not have to worry about it yourself. While there is a Postmark API […]
“A CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing Test To Tell Computers and Humans Apart) is a program that protects websites against bots by generating and grading tests that humans can pass but current computer programs cannot.” – captcha.net The current CAPTCHA system I started using is Text CAPTCHA. The Text CAPTCHA web service generates text-based CAPTCHAs which […]
It’s surprising to me how often I find little functions for tedious tasks, that CodeIgniter already has built in. One of these functions is the alternator() function in the String Helper.
How you handle the saving and display of images is very important while planning your web app. Questions you would ask yourself include: How should images be stored? What will the standard naming conventions be? How will thumbnails be created? In this article, I will be focusing on how I decided the way thumbnails would […]
Notice: This tutorial is dated. It is important you take care how you store and check a user’s password, they should always be stored with one-way encryption. Read more about Password Hashing. One of the most basic but, most important part of a web application is the login form. The login form is the first stage of […]
As a developer, I am always looking for ways to increase the quality of my work and the speed at which I complete a project. One of the ways I do this is by utilizing a framework. The framework I choose is CodeIgniter.