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Forum: Programming 26th September 2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 342
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Can Everyone Program?

Programming is both skill and knowledge based. The skill part is the patience and problem solving ability, and is more innate than not. For those of us (myself included) that started programming when...
Forum: Programming 7th July 2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Is there a flaw in this script

The methodology is a bit dated, but it looks fine, I don't see why it shouldn't work. Is the script doing anything at all? Open up the developer tools in your browser (in Chrome right click and...
Forum: Programming 17th November 2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Calling Python from C++ cannot find or open the PDB file

I recommend removing as much code as possible, narrow it down until you find exactly what is triggering the error. It's probably just this line:

#include <Python.h>

but I don't want to...
Forum: Programming 16th November 2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Calling Python from C++ cannot find or open the PDB file

Looks like this might be a Visual Studio thing. Have you seen this post? visual studio 2010 - Error Message : Cannot find or open the PDB file - Stack Overflow...
Forum: Programming 13th November 2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Storing your code snippets online

I just use Github's Gist to store code snippets. You can make them public or private: https://gist.github.com/
Forum: Programming 13th November 2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Calling Python from C++ cannot find or open the PDB file

I mean show the code you tried it with, what you wrote that didn't work
Forum: Programming 11th November 2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Calling Python from C++ cannot find or open the PDB file

You'll have to show what you've tried before you'll likely get an answer that works.
Forum: Programming 11th November 2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,181
Posted By wayfarer
Re: What’s the Best Programming Language to Learn in 2015?

Actually that's not remotely true. It didn't used to be this way, but Python is actually above PHP on the Tiobe Index: TIOBE Software Index...
Forum: Programming 10th November 2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Development Hardware Platform ....?

As previously mentioned, Mac is UNIX, its kernel is BSD UNIX. This makes the terminal much easier to use, and most of the commands that will work on say a Linux server, will also work on the Mac....
Forum: Programming 6th November 2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Development Hardware Platform ....?

1. Agree: dual screen is helpful for development environment, if it's in your budget it's a good way to keep things organized without being too cluttered on one screen. I don't use it often enough...
Forum: Programming 2nd November 2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,125
Posted By wayfarer
Re: What is the procedure for hiring a programmer?

How to hire an overseas programmer really depends on your ability to manage a technical project, which means you either need some technical understanding of software, or must rely on the consulting...
Forum: Programming 8th August 2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,821
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Looking for a new language to learn. :D.

Yuck. Actually, C# is a fine language, I've just never been too fond of ASP.NET.

To be honest, it's not too important what your first language is, as long as you get some programming experience...
Forum: Programming 2nd July 2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,043
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Is it a steep learning curve to become a sysadmin?

If you enjoy coding I recommend you definitely focus on that. I'm a firm believer however that it's important for most every programmer to know his or her way around the system used for deployment....
Forum: Programming 26th May 2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,348
Posted By wayfarer
Forum: Programming 15th April 2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By wayfarer
Re: How to make video site ?

There's this great service called Vidcaster (http://www.vidcaster.com/) that you can use to roll your own video site. It's free if you publish with YouTube. Instead of coding everything, it might...
Forum: Programming 20th March 2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Inserting 60 000 rows taking too long

I don't care how many indexes you have, you're only inserting 2 fields, it should only take a few seconds even if there's 60K rows. It sounds like a table deadlock to me. When you run the following...
Forum: Programming 17th March 2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,008
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Programming: How Difficult Is It To Learn?

Read this:

Teach Yourself Programming in 10 Years (Why is everyone in such a rush?) (http://norvig.com/21-days.html)
Forum: Programming 3rd March 2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,643
Posted By wayfarer
Re: PHP framework - which one.

As much as I hate it, and generally dislike PHP frameworks in general, you're probably best going with a popular framework such as Codeigniter, if for no other reason than it has a large community.
...
Forum: Programming 17th February 2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Learning Python - more than the basics

I would also suggest you start with Python 2.7 before moving on to 3. I know that sounds like just the basics, but some of the libraries you'll be using beyond the basics don't even support 3 yet.
Forum: Programming 4th February 2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By wayfarer
Re: What level of math is needed to program web apps?

I personally think pure logic and language skills are more important to general web development than anything else. Programming requires both language and mathematics, but general purpose web...
Forum: Programming 14th January 2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By wayfarer
Re: How may I easily know PHP?

How long the initial learning process just depends on how your mind works, and how well you comprehend basic programming technical concepts. If you are a highly technical person that thinks very...
Forum: Programming 11th January 2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,153
Posted By wayfarer
Re: JAVA or PHP ?

If you are a newbie, this is probably the most confusing thread you'll ever read. Unfortunately these sort of threads tend to degenerate pretty fast.
Forum: Programming 5th January 2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By wayfarer
Re: I need help with ajax and php

I'll do it for 5 bitcoins
Forum: Programming 23rd December 2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 899
Posted By wayfarer
Re: PHP/MySQL UK, US or Canada based Programmers

According to oDesk research (2009, but still relevant), the top rated country by feedback is the United States. However, the best value for the money is Pakistan and the Philippines. You can see...
Forum: Programming 21st December 2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,239
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Create Cron Job to refresh post?

"refresh the post"? You mean clear the cache? You shouldn't need a cron job to do something like that.
Forum: Programming 7th December 2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Replicated Site Help Please

Are you talking about a dynamic sub-domain? (IE sites.google.com, but with a variable where "sites." is). If so, this takes custom configuration on the server, so highly doubtful any plugin would...
Forum: Programming 26th November 2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By wayfarer
Re: How do I prevent MS Frontpage from changing my code?

Haha, I had no idea Frontpage was even available any more! MS hasn't supported this product for years. Dreamweaver is fine, though a bit bloated in my opinion, but if you want a free product there...
Forum: Programming 18th October 2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By wayfarer
Re: What language for what?

I don't know, I think Node is the new geek's alternative... :)
Forum: Programming 18th October 2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By wayfarer
Re: What language for what?

Hey, that's cool to see you experimenting with something other than PHP Brandon, I think I remember a while back when this came up in a thread somewhere and Node was a brand new concept to you. ...
Forum: Programming 16th October 2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By wayfarer
Re: web-based software development project?

Why don't you tell us more about the project, maybe we can help you create a budget? Sounds like you probably don't know what you're in for. If it's an extensive project you might be better off...
Forum: Programming 3rd October 2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,305
Posted By wayfarer
Re: How to handle over 300K records with MySQL

Almost surely no. A general rule of thumb is to always let the database do the heavy lifting if you can.

As pointed out earlier, using indexes is one of the most straightforward ways of...
Forum: Programming 21st September 2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,214
Posted By wayfarer
Re: How to unblacklist my Ip?

Don't judge. Most people were poor once, and everyone is a "student" at some point. Good for youmanmohan, do whatever you can to get ahead. Hopefully you will learn something important. Hey, even...
Forum: Programming 18th September 2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By wayfarer
Re: [Help] 302 Found...

It's a web server, just like Apache. Supposedly it's faster but I doubt it has the features or support of Apache.
Forum: Programming 18th September 2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By wayfarer
Re: [Help] 302 Found...

302 is a redirect status code, which means literally that a document has been temporarily moved to a new location.

Why the host software is handling it this way is a mystery to me, you really need...
Forum: Programming 9th September 2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By wayfarer
Re: How can i get values from one table and save in other table using event in phpmyadmin

I don't know how your host does it, but if you have terminal (SSH) access to your host, simply type `crontab -e` to edit your crontab, and read the manual if you need to do anything advanced. A...
Forum: Programming 30th August 2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Thoughts about freelancing or buying from freelancers/shops

Just be aware, that escrow takes some serious cash to get started. First of all, to do escrow you can't just wing it, you need to be a licensed escrow company, at least in the US. There's just a...
Forum: Programming 29th August 2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Why is this not working?

Yeah, sounds good, but really not practical when it comes to HTML emails. The problem is, Outlook uses Microsoft Word as its html rendering engine, and is about as backwards as imaginable when it...
Forum: Programming 29th August 2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Thoughts about freelancing or buying from freelancers/shops

Everything goes to hell when freelancer buys anything. I was a part of a great forum which I was happy to be a moderator at. Then freelancer acquired it and "transformed" it into something...
Forum: Programming 26th August 2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
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Forum: Programming 25th August 2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
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Forum: Programming 23rd August 2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Whats the relationship between server and DNS?

That just depends on how their system is set up. It's possible to have one IP masking multiple servers, using a so-called "reverse proxy" which is just a decision maker that routes traffic to...
Forum: Programming 21st August 2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By wayfarer
Re: How to handle multiple IF?

You can try using the "switch" statement instead.


<?php
switch($var) {
case 1:
case 2:
case 3:
echo "something";
break;
Forum: Programming 12th August 2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Hire or DIY?

Har har, it's funny to see this post again after all these years. So much has changed for me since then. OK, I'll quit posting on it now.
Forum: Programming 9th August 2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Dow do I block "junk traffic"?

This should help you, assuming you're running Apache as the web server: Comprehensive guide to .htaccess- Blocking users/ sites by referrer (http://www.javascriptkit.com/howto/htaccess14.shtml)
...
Forum: Programming 6th August 2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Responsive Framework with set grids?

I find bootstrap more useful for quick prototyping of user interfaces for web-applications than anything. It's not as useful (to me) for making customer facing websites, unless you're really itching...
Forum: Programming 5th August 2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Building a site with Boot Strap

You can use server side includes of any sort. An example is the PHP include() function, but there are lots of other ways to do it also.
Forum: Programming 5th August 2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Building a site with Boot Strap

That's because there's no limit to the number of technologies you can use to build a website. Bootstrap is just a layout framework, you plug it into sites, not the other way around. If you're...
Forum: Programming 1st August 2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 765
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Where to learn Javascript!

Lots of people do skip straight to jQuery, then use it basically as a cookbook approach to adding functionality to a page. To really be proficient, however, you need to understand JavaScript as a...
Forum: Programming 31st July 2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 765
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Where to learn Javascript!

Let me ask you, have you ever done any programming at all? Places like w3schools and codeacadamy tend to teach you lots of facts about one particular programming language, and next to nothing about...
Forum: Programming 25th July 2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Is programming for Mac more expensive?

.NET is always installed on Windows, it's only certain versions it doesn't always come with. Your developer will be able to help you with this, if you ever reach this stage. If you chose to develop...
Forum: Programming 25th July 2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Is programming for Mac more expensive?

Well, I am a Mac user, for one :) I never buy WSOs though.
Forum: Programming 25th July 2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Is programming for Mac more expensive?

Yeah, some people will refuse to install Java, especially with some of the security issues recently in the news. Although there have been some patches made, people are still skeptical. However,...
Forum: Programming 25th July 2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Web developer company that works on C & C++

Most of Facebook's code, at least the front-end stuff is C++. It is, however, written first in PHP, then "compiled" into C++, using HipHop: HipHop for PHP - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
Forum: Programming 25th July 2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By wayfarer
Re: Is programming for Mac more expensive?

If your budget is not huge (or even if it is), it often pays to develop both codebases at the same time, in the same framework. The most popular way to do this with C++ is with the QT framework:...
Forum: Programming 22nd July 2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By wayfarer
Re: MySqli or PDO?

I've never been crazy about PDO, but it's about as good as it comes as far as an ORM for PHP. As long as you get past the learning curve, it's a pretty safe bet, even if you don't need to switch...
Forum: Programming 16th July 2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By wayfarer
Re: How to resize screen to fullsize in php

Need is a very strong word, especially when you're talking about a behavior that is actually blocked by browsers. You need to start thinking in terms of working around the limitations of your...
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