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Forum: Programming 6th February 2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,019
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Mobile Software Development Guide for Starter

There are a ton of different ways to get started with mobile development. What languages/technologies are you currently comfortable with? This might help us narrow down the best place to get...
Forum: Programming 28th January 2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: How to get a link to pop up after the presentation video?

To have the buy button show up after the video most pages just use a simple Javascript timer to show a hidden div. The fancier ones will implement the video player's API to show the button on the...
Forum: Programming 14th October 2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,188
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Any Clickbank programmers out there? Have a question!

v6 is working for me with the sample code from the website and using the testing functionality from clickbank, though I haven't put the script live yet for real data.
Forum: Programming 6th October 2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,795
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Clickbank IPN Changes

Clickbank changed the way v6 works yet again, now you have to do some decryption. They have a PHP example on the website now that should help get started. I've been holding off rewriting mine for...
Forum: Programming 2nd July 2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Sending Email in Php

You need to make sure you are sending the right headers to the php mail() function call. Here's an example:

$headers = "From: " . strip_tags($_POST['req-email']) . "\r\n"; $headers .= "Reply-To:...
Forum: Programming 15th June 2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,373
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Text Editor with Word Count Option

Notepad++ also can count words (but doesn't show a live counter either). To see it, just double click on the status bar where it lists length and lines.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,285
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Is WowMinisites Still in operation?

I emailed them a few months back and they said they aren't in business anymore, but provided me with the email address of their designer, who is now taking orders on another website (which I can't...
Forum: Programming 6th June 2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Adding a domain name on a VPS

What web server software are you using on your VPS? Apache?
Forum: Programming 24th May 2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,686
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Java or Visual basic ?

These threads always make me laugh. What do you want to develop? Start there and then we can help you decide what language to learn.
Forum: Programming 23rd May 2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Any Java programmers over here?

I've been working with Java at my current job for 6 years now.
Forum: Programming 6th May 2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: HTML Encoding Problem

Look into the htmlentities php method:

PHP: htmlentities - Manual (http://ca3.php.net/manual/en/function.htmlentities.php)
Forum: Programming 18th April 2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: HTML code rotator or plugin?

Haven't tried it, but this looks like it may work for you.

WordPress › Random Text « WordPress Plugins (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/randomtext/)
Forum: Programming 31st March 2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Speed Of Multi Threaded Non Socket Application

I would think that if the computer you were running it on had multiple cpu cores you would notice an increase in performance.
Forum: Programming 21st March 2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Help with a simple php problem

No, you can't call the php function from javascript, which is what it looks like you are trying to do. You'll have to submit the form to actually do the update, or submit data using ajax.
Forum: Programming 21st March 2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Help with a simple php problem

Are you trying to call a php function from javascript?
Forum: Programming 1st March 2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: How to add banner spaces to a WordPress blog?

Do you want to put it in the sidebar? If so, it may be as easy as using the text widget and putting the ad html in that.
Forum: Programming 1st March 2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Hyperlink to Page Title conversion

Just a clarification, don't remove the commas between the columns, just if any of your titles or urls have commas, it probably wont work. I'll send you the php code shortly.
Forum: Programming 29th February 2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Hyperlink to Page Title conversion

I was bored so I created something for you:

http://www.mgourlay.com/csvToHtml/

Upload a CSV in the following format:
Column A: URL
Column B: Title

No header rows.
Forum: Programming 22nd February 2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Simple Javascript Problem? I hope so...

From your original code, you could change it to the below. This seems to work on Firefox, but I'm not sure if it'll work on IE. Let me know if it works for you.

<html>
<head></head>
<body...
Forum: Programming 21st February 2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: page preview

There are a lot of services out there that can generate thumbnails of a webpage. Most cost money - here's an example: Thumboo! Free Website Thumbnails and PHP Script to Generate Web Screenshots...
Forum: Programming 21st February 2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Simple Javascript Problem? I hope so...

You could also just set the div to display:block and hide it with javascript in the body onload event.
Forum: Programming 14th February 2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: [Basic] Move a content, from database, to a php file

Not sure what you are going for here, but:

$xxx = explode("\r\n", "text1\r\ntext2");
Forum: Programming 10th February 2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Cookies/affiliate tracking on other site

I'm not sure I follow that last question.
Forum: Programming 10th February 2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Cookies/affiliate tracking on other site

I don't know the exact mechanism they use, but if you look the URLs are from their domains, so likely on the request to that url, they drop a cookie and then forward to the sales page.
Forum: Programming 9th February 2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Hungry RSS plugin question

Once you create the cache folder under wp-content and set the permissions, it should start working I'd imagine.
Forum: Programming 7th February 2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Hungry RSS plugin question

If you go to your FTP, you should be able to get to the folder: /home/content/13/8475413/html/wp-content/cache and check the permissions. In my FTP client (FileZilla) I would go to...
Forum: Programming 7th February 2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Hungry RSS plugin question

It looks like either the directory or the filename /home/content/13/8475413/html/wp-content/cache/b133558ae110e39b011bc27159f8ec7a.spc is not writable by the php script. Check the permissions on...
Forum: Programming 1st February 2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: 404 error on my sitemap.xml page

I'm not sure if this plugin is the same as mine, but mine won't generate the .xml file unless you go into the settings and generate it manually, or it will autogenerate if you put a new post on the...
Forum: Programming 17th January 2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Securing DB connection in PHP

Yeah, so just make sure there's no way to fetch the secured file and I think you are ok.
Forum: Programming 17th January 2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Securing DB connection in PHP

If the server did serve the page as text, wouldn't the person viewing it just see the require statement and then be unable to fetch that page because it's not in a directory that can be served by the...
Forum: Programming 17th January 2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: How to update this kind of data using php?(0-0-0-0-0)

From what you describe, it seems that all that data (food-water-stone-wood-gold) is stored in one column? If that's the case, you need to pull that info, split it up into separate variables, change...
Forum: Programming 16th January 2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,400
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Is PHP your favorite language? If so, is it your first?

PHP was not my first, nor is it my favorite.

I started off with BASIC and C++ which were the only two languages available at my high school.

I currently use Java most often (likely because it's...
Forum: Programming 13th January 2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Website backlinks

I've never used it, but it looks like SEOmoz provides an API to get this info:

The SEOmoz API / Links API (http://apiwiki.seomoz.org/w/page/13991141/Links%20API)
Forum: Programming 13th January 2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: how many objects?

new String() creates a copy of "Hello Java" (which is an object itself), thus a second object.

If it was the same, then "Hello Java"==s would be true, but this isn't the case.

If we did String...
Forum: Programming 9th January 2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Assembly level programming

I did some assembly programming for the Motorola 68000 in school. I can't say I'd ever imagine using it for anything related to marketing though.
Forum: Programming 8th January 2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: how many objects?

Unless I'm the one that is rusty, "Hello Java" creates an object in the String pool and new String() creates a copy of that object.
Forum: Programming 7th January 2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: how many objects?

Two, now tell us why ;)
Forum: Programming 7th January 2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,925
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Difference Between A Developer and A Programmer?

I use them interchangeably but to some the word "programmer" means code monkey (or someone who just writes code without giving it much though). They think a developer is someone who does technical...
Forum: Programming 6th January 2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: File Transfer Help

Have you read the Wordpress tutorial for transferring sites? I followed these directions a few months ago and it worked out pretty well. (See the "Moving wordpress to a new server" section. It has...
Forum: Programming 6th January 2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: File Transfer Help

Have you read the Wordpress tutorial for transferring sites? I followed these directions a few months ago and it worked out pretty well. (See the "Moving wordpress to a new server" section. It has...
Forum: Programming 6th January 2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: JQ Help

Why don't you post some code, a link to the issue, or some pseudocode, you may get more help that way.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Make The Most Out Of A Dedicated Server

Whenever I have an app that I need to run that I know will take a long time, I like to run it on my dedicated servers. That way I don't interfere with anything else going on on my computer. Last...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th January 2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Why does my url of my website just show www.mysite.com

Damielle is right.

If you are using firefox 7 or higher and want to always display the http://, you can type "about:config" in the address bar. Click "Ok" to the warning. In the filter textbox...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Email newbie - HTTP post for Aweber and/or iContact?

I'm not sure either of them could take the HTTP post directly, but both seem to have APIs that could be used to add contacts. It probably wouldn't be too difficult for a programmer to make a simple...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Clickbank Alternate Landing Pages - *POSSIBLE?

Any url query parameters you append to the end of the Clickbank URL will be passed to your pitch page as url parameters. I'd imagine what the truth about ads site does is check to see if that pid...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,016
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Optin Form in PDF

Looks like NitroPdf can do this: How to submit form data in PDF files (http://www.nitropdf.com/help/submit_form_data.htm)
Forum: Programming 1st November 2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: I know there are no dumb questions, but... (re Java 6)

You can get rid of them. Only caveat is if one of your applications was pointing at a specific version, it may stop working.
Forum: Programming 14th September 2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,540
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: PHP Function - check if date has passed

Where is the data coming from? If it's coming from a DB, can you edit your SQL query to remove dates in the past?

Otherwise, you should check out the link mywebwork posted.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: How to pre populate through an affiliate link...

The affiliate software could be chopping off all that extra stuff.

Could you have your affiliates go to a custom page you've created and pass all the values, including their affiliate information,...
Forum: Programming 10th September 2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 763
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Need some help with some intentional 404s.

I don't really know any ASP.NET or VB.NET, but this may help.

How to cause a 404 from code ? (http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/t547144-how-to-cause-a-404-from-code.html)
Forum: Programming 10th September 2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Automatic form submitter - scheduled

Check out AutoHotkey - Free Mouse and Keyboard Macro Program with Hotkeys and AutoText (http://www.autohotkey.com/).

It'll allow you to record what you want to do and then you can schedule it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: VPS Hosting ? who is using it ?

I actually moved all my sites from a $229 a month dedicated server from The Planet to a $49.99 VPS on HostGator and it performs just as well.
Forum: Programming 9th September 2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 763
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Need some help with some intentional 404s.

What programming language are you using?
Forum: Programming 8th September 2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,805
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: How to decode the Youtube video url

This url may help: Extracting .flv file from YouTube (http://debugsober.com/blog/Extracting-flv-file-from-YouTube)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Is it my host or my wordpress - www. problem

I just get a blank page from here for the www, but without the "www" it works fine.
Forum: Programming 19th August 2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By michael_gourlay
Re: Most robust language for websites?

I find Java to be a great language to use for writing web applications. Why do you think it's not possible to write user-friendly web apps with it?
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