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NOTES: 2021-04-26 | Notes on LinkedIn Learning PHP Videos

These notes are continued from this post. How to Retrieve Data from a MySQL database with PHP (with mysqli) Best practice: Always free result and connection when done. db_connect_guide.php // Credentials $dbhost = ‘localhost’; $dbuser = ‘webuser’; $dbpass = ‘secret’; $ dbname = ‘globe_bank’; // 1. Create DB Connection $conn = mysqli_connect( $dbhost, $dbuser, $dbpass, …

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NOTES: 2021-04-26 | Thoughts on PHP and Life

I have all these PHP snippets on my desk of things I learned taking Linkedin Learning PHP courses. I took a 4-hr long coding test for a remote PHP/LAMP Developer job with the Huntsville, AL branch of NASA. I was excited for the opportunity, but learning I was lacking on all kinds of modern programming techniques, …

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PHP Fatal Error: Call to Member Function on Array

Description & Purpose In this post I discuss how I troubleshot a simple object-oriented (OOP) PHP program that had array and class issues. Yesterday I began taking a course on LinkedIn Learning callled PHP: Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) because I want to refresh my OOP knowledge and fill in any blanks in my understanding. I got …

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Code Sample: JavaScript ES6 – Scrape OneTab Links (2018)

Here is a program I wrote in 2018. It usues vanilla JavaScript ES6 to scrape and parse links on a OneTab bookmarks page and outputs the results as HTML. While the resulting JavaScript document isn’t a web page, per se, it can be copied into an HTML document and saved. (also on GitHub) /* Program …

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Quora: What workflow do you recommend for UX redesign on an existing website?

Quora Link: https://www.quora.com/What-workflow-do-you-recommend-for-UX-redesign-on-an-existing-website Date Posted to Quora: 2018-12-25 Description: This is a question I posted on Quora Here is what I posted, archived here for posterity: Date Published: 2020-03-27 Date Updated: 2022-09-06

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Quick Tip: Download Entire Playlist with Youtube-DL CLI

This is just a quick tip or note about code to use to download entire video playlists from YouTube. I find this software very useful because you never know when a playlist you’ve bookmarked is all of a sudden going to be removed. In some cases — before I discovered this software — I found …

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Troubleshooting WAMPServer Won’t Start on Windows 10

WAMPServer doesn’t work. I launched the application from the taskbar in Windows 10, but the “W” in system tray doesn’t turn green, it just stays red. There is also an error when I hover over the W: Local server – None of 2 services running SEARCH TERMS I TRIED Here are some search terms and …

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