If you’ve ever sold Google Ads services, or have worked with a company to manage your Google Ads account, you’ll know that Google frequently likes to chime in and upsell. It always starts off with a call from a friendly Continue reading Google’s Takin’ the Kid Gloves Off
Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2018 was a good year for you, and 2019 is even better. I’m going to join the chorus this year and talk about resolutions. It’s not something I’ve ever really participated in. But why Continue reading Happy New Year! How About Those 2019 Resolutions?
The Rails team has recently announced the timeline. Beta rounds are beginning in January and February; release candidates are March and April; and a hopeful final release date of April 30th has been set! Now obviously this can, and may, change. Continue reading Rails 6.0 Timeline… It’s Coming!
Earlier this month Microsoft announced something that should make most web designers and developers extremely happy: they are doing away with the dying remnants of the Trident rendering engine and incorporating Chromium’s Blink! What does this mean for us? Simply Continue reading Good News for Edge
WordPress released 5.0 earlier this month. Nicknamed “Bebo”, the most headlining feature of the release is the new Gutenberg editor. It’s also the source of most confusion and fear among WordPress users. But is that concern truly warranted? Earlier this Continue reading Jump in, the Water’s Not Bad
Recently a coffee shop in Tennessee made Reddit and social media headlines when its homepage was effectively taken down and replaced with a scathing callout by those that created and developed it. If you’re not familiar with this situation, here’s a Continue reading A Dev’s Take on Steadfast Coffee
Making MySQL Do More The standard approach to authentication systems in web development is simple: store your confidential data in a database, pull the needed data from said database and let your chosen language/framework (PHP, Ruby, Python, etc.) do the Continue reading User Authentication with MySQL Stored Routines
Good Form, Peter Pan! Corny title of this section aside, database design is often a subject that developers gloss over. And because developers really cannot get by without utilizing databases, I’m writing this guide for them. It’s not even exclusive Continue reading Relational Database Design for Developers (Database Normalization)