Archive for April, 2009

The missing fluent MySQL wrapper

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

I just got a mail from John Fraboni, asking about that MySQL wrapper I’m using in my Zend AMFPHP tutorial. ... Read More

SEO Tools, my first Ruby on Rails application

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

So for the last two days I’ve completed my first RoR application that is actually used by somebody, my SEO colleagues to be more precise, their first wish was a script that would make it much easier to submit links to link directories, that and an article spinner.... Read More

Invitation card creator with Prototype and Scriptaculous

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

I’ve created a demo demonstrating the feasibility earlier, the first one using jQuery and jQuery UI actually, although at the end I never used jQuery since Inviclub is created with Symphony and Symphony is using Prototype.... Read More

The perceived decline of the US

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Seems like it’s getting chic to rant about the decline of the US among US intellectuals, it’s all very entertaining with valid points here and there but it doesn’t make it the truth of our times, far from it. I’m not gonna even try figuring out why otherwise smart people are paranoid and pander half truths or view the “problem” only from negative angles, recent events must’ve turned them emotional, they can’t think straight, as good an explanation of their behavior as any other, apart from herd psychology.... Read More