Web 2.0 Is Cool

July 23rd, 2007

Not “cool” like “the concept of web 2.0 posesses a large amount of coolness” or “web20.cool == true”. For many people Web 2.0 equals “cool”. That’s what I understood after reading this fine blog post.

Programmers and the like might know Web 2.0 is about things like AJAX, social networking, [...] Continue Reading…


A Silly Way To Get Backlinks

July 22nd, 2007

The 3 Easy Steps

Create an application
It doesn’t have to be anything special. One way is to find a free screensaver builder and use a bunch of royalty-free photos to make your own slideshow screensaver. Make the application freeware – it’s easier and faster. If you actually create something worthy, [...] Continue Reading…


Counting del.icio.us Linkbacks – Not Yet

July 21st, 2007

I’ve seen people asking on the Internet if there’s a way to get a list of the most bookmarked pages from a specific site. Some other social bookmarking services (like Digg) have this feature but del.icio.us doesn’t. This looked like an interesting problem so I decided to write a [...] Continue Reading…


Concurrent Processing And PHP+MySQL, And Challenges Abound

July 19th, 2007

What would you do if you wanted to run several instances of a PHP script that each work on a portion of a MySQL table, without interfering with each other and trying to grab the same rows? I don’t know the correct answer to this, but here’s what I did. It’s a rant, yeah. [...] Continue Reading…


How To Extract All URLs From A Page Using PHP

July 16th, 2007

A PHP function that extracts all URLs from a page and another one that translates a relative URL to absolute URL. Originally I wrote this for a crawler script. [...] Continue Reading…