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  1. Heaps o' Fun

    yes, I'm still doing the tutorial. : )

    Did you know ...?

    PHP Code:
    <?php

    class alphaHeap extends SplHeap{
        public function 
    compare$a,$b ){
            return 
    strcmp$b,$a );
        }
    }

    $alpha = new alphaHeap;

    # IN put:
    $alpha->insert'cat' );       // C
    $alpha->insert'dog' );       // D
    $alpha->insert'boy' );       // B
    $alpha->insert'elephant' );  // E
    ...

    Updated 12-23-2012 at 08:09 PM by traq

    Categories
    PHP coding , Off beat topics
  2. Not My Type... : )

    Yes, the tutorial is still coming. It's big. It's in progress.

    I read this recently and was intrigued. Don't know if anyone else would care or not ...

    The author, nikic, does a great job summarizing the difficulties and potential benefits of type hinting, as well as giving a good explanation as to why PHP's implementation is incomplete. Personally, I look forward to being able to type-hint any type. It could save me a lot of code validating args, and I could ...

    Updated 12-01-2012 at 03:48 AM by traq

    Categories
    PHP coding , Off beat topics
  3. Happy belated/early Naked Day!

    Yesterday, April 9th was the fourth annual CSS Naked Day. Participating websites get rid of their stylesheets and feed their naked markup to the world. The reason for this is to promote web standards and semantics.

    To learn more about this and sign up (for next year) go to this page: http://naked.dustindiaz.com/

    P.S. I know it would have been better if I posted this before April 9th but I forgot about it. Well, instead of seeing this as a late post about ...
  4. Earth Hour 2009 8:30-9:30pm

    Saturday 28 March 2009 at 8:30PM local time, wherever you live on planet earth.


    Today, Saturday March 28 at 8:30PM your local time you can do something for our planet by switching off your lights for just one hour. You can go to the Earth Hour website and register to let everyone know that you will VOTE EARTH today. The goal is 1 billion people and the results will be presented at the Global Climate Change ...
  5. IE8 has arrived- so has the work to ensure DD scripts are compatible in it

    Well, IE8 was officially released today, and most reviews I've come across on the web seems to be more or less positive, some even saying it puts IE back on top of FF. I've been using IE8 since the beta releases, and to me it's no FF killer. But personal feelings aside, the fact of the matter is, IE8 has arrived, it will eventually become the top browser market share wise in time as it's fed to Windows users, and unfortunately, this means it's also time to go through all scripts on DD to ensure ...
    Categories
    Off beat topics
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