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Andrew has been coding PHP applications since 2006, and has plenty of experience with PHP, MySQL, and Apache. He prefers Ubuntu Linux on his desktop and has plenty of experience at managing CentOS web servers. He is the owner of Wells IT Solutions LLC, and develops PHP applications full time for anyone that needs it as well as does desktop computer support locally in the local area. He spends most of his free time exploring new programming concepts and posting on The Webmaster Forums.

  • Sending Data Between Pages

    When a visitor navigates through a website, the server doesn’t know who you are from one page to the next. In other words, if you read this page, and then click on another article or link, the server can’t remember who you are! It is up to the developer to retain any data between page […]

    Published: December 4th, 2008 by:
  • Run CodeIgniter from the Command Line / SSH

    CodeIgniter has quickly become my favorite framework to use when coding applications in PHP. CodeIgniter makes it way too easy to follow the MVC approach, maintain modulated code, and to also have access to several additional helpers and libraries. But, there was one major flaw: The inability to easily access via the command line. Why? […]

    Published: December 1st, 2008 by:
  • Understanding PHP Tags & Code Blocks

    PHP was originally designed as a tool to make a website’s HTML more dynamic, so it’s no wonder that it mixes well with existing HTML in your website. There are several options for defining your PHP blocks, and we will cover them all here.

    Published: November 29th, 2008 by:
  • Your First PHP Script

    Since PHP is a scripting language, creating your first PHP script is as easy as creating and saving a text file. In this article, you are going to be shown how simple it is to create your first PHP script.

    Published: November 29th, 2008 by:
  • Several mod_rewrite Tricks for a Better Web Application

    Apache’s .htaccess file options makes it easy to have clean URLs, smart redirects, and even control SSL connections.  In this post, I am going to give you several tips on how you make your web applications smarter.  Note that your server must support mod_rewrite in order to use these tips.

    Published: July 21st, 2008 by:
  • Writing Secure SQL Queries

    Writing secure SQL queries can be one of the most important factors in your site’s security, yet I see so many people that don’t do it. So many programmers write queries that “just work” taking little consideration of the malicious potential of unsecured code – SQL queries included. This post is going to show some […]

    Published: February 25th, 2008 by:
  • Support for PHP 4 Ends – Plan Ahead for PHP 6

    Unfortunately for all of you that are to lazy to check and modify your code for PHP 5, your procrastinating days are drawing to a close. Support for PHP 4 ends on December 31, 2007. Ever since the PHP5 official release on July 13, 2004, the PHP group has been supporting both versions 4 and […]

    Published: August 15th, 2007 by:
  • RSS & Atom Feeds Made Easy for Developers

    In this entry you will find 2 feed templates ready to work on your TinyButStrong website. All you need to to is include these templates, set some variables, and merge the data block.

    Published: June 25th, 2007 by: