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Game Review: WildSnake - SNES
If you thought Tetris was fun, get ready for Tetris with snakes! Yeah, actual Snakes; Wild Snakes. Alexey Pajitnov, the creator of Tetris, thought it would be a good idea to add snakes to the classic game.
Game Review: SimCity - SNES
How does a city work? Why does building a Police Station not reduce crime some times? Will you get elected as Mayor of your own town next year? Find out in this addicting game as you build for hours.
Nintendo PowerFest (1994) Reunion Tournament
A few weekends ago, I flew to Arizona to attend the Game On Retro Expo. I was in the Nintendo PowerFest 1994 Reunion Tournament finals...
Running Laravel's Lumen On Google App Engine
To get Laravel's Lumen running correctly on Google App Engine, there are a few questions that we need to answer. Lets take these one at a time.
From WordPress To Jekyll
There are lots of pros and cons when it comes to WordPress vs Jekyll. Just remember that every tool is used for different tasks and neither WordPress nor Jekyll can be declared 'better' as they are both good in different situations.
Asynchronous Functions In Hack
The ability for PHP programs to execute asynchronous functions… Yeah, I said it and now it exists. By coding in Facebook’s new Hack Language, using your CPU’s cycles correctly has never been so easy. Let’s delve into this new language head first!
Facebook’s Hack Developer Day 2014
This last week I was lucky enough to step onto Facebook's campus for their first ever Hack Developer Day. Throughout the day developers and project managers gave talks about HHVM and Hack. From overviews to the nitty gritty details, each talk brought more insight into why this language was created.
How To Make An Object Oriented WordPress Plugin
You just learned how to create a simple WordPress plugin, and now you hear people talking about how WordPress is becoming more object-oriented. What does that mean? Lets take a step back and start with the basics.
2 Dimensional Array To CSV Download Using PHP
Have you ever needed to convert a 2 dimensional array into a CSV then force a download? Well, I have, and here is how I did it...
Every Company Should Have a #HackNight
For the past year, every Wednesday night at about 6:00 p.m. work stops! Stop your real work and work on something fun!
Why You Should Use C With Php
A few months ago, I calculated the top Magic: The Gathering cards in the games modern format ... It took 30 minutes in PHP. How long would it take in C?
Benchmark Analysis Of PHP Array Loops
I decided to take 5 different methods and use xhprof to collect runtime data. Then, I analyzed these results to determine the best method(s).
Array Manipulation in PHP, The Correct Way
More often than not, when PHP developers debug others’ code, the majority of each method is taken up by array manipulations. Spending this much time on array manipulations is a huge hassle when trying to understand any given method.