Category Archives: Programming

Final Project in Laravel, Graduation, and Onwards

*Whew* this last and final semester was a doozy! I apologize to all who might have wondered if I fell off the face of the planet, but I was taking a full course load (4 classes), and the Capstone class … Continue reading

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Adding APIs to your website

API stands for Application Programming¬†Interface and is a set of protocols and functionality, implemented on an internet connected system, which allows other software (usually apps) to request information and calculations from it. Essentially, APIs help build applications, and function similarly … Continue reading

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Developing Wordpress Plugins

Plugins are a big reason why WordPress has gotten as powerful and as popular as it has, ¬†for they extend the functionality of WordPress in many different ways, including adding shopping carts, boosting SEO ratings, adding widgets and calculators to … Continue reading

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What’s In a Wordpress Theme?

When you look at a webpage, you see it as one page, with various elements (masthead, footer, content area, sidebar, etc.), and in straight html, you code it as one page, with the DOCTYPE declaration at the top, opening and … Continue reading

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Delving Deeper into Wordpress

First, what, exactly, is a blog? The term “blog” comes from “web log,” which, similar to the “Captain’s Log” made famous by Star Trek, is merely a series of articles or posts or entries chronicling something ongoing, similar to a … Continue reading

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Content Management Systems, Take 5…

The rise of content management systems, or “CMS” (as I will hereafter refer to it), has enabled many people to start webpages, particularly blogs, by themselves, without having to learn any technical knowledge or programming languages, or even design. All … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Code “up to Code”

When landlords of older houses hear the phrase “up to code,” they shudder, because if the City singles them out to pass inspection to make sure their rental property is up to code, it often means some expensive or tedious … Continue reading

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