Category: Web Development

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LESS – The javascript powered CSS preprocessor

LESS takes code written in its language and then outputs plain CSS. It’s very similar to how PHP or ASP or any other server side programming language works. Server side languages are able to do complex things like query a database but in the end, they output plain HTML. LESS works much in the same way, but outputs CSS instead..

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What is Bootstrap and why you should use it

Bootstrap is a front end framework, that consists of tools for creating web applications and websites. It consists of your standard HTML and a number of CSS styling rules for various components, such as typography, forms, buttons, charts, navigation and other interface components. It implements a grid system, it is responsive, with multiple break points, and enhances the base functionality of HTML elements with numerous JavaScript plugins.

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Why you should use Codeigniter

I love using Codeigniter. I have to admit that it’s the first framework that I came in contact with and although I have used other frameworks, I always return to Codeigniter. For anyone out there who doesn’t know what Codeigniter is and why it’s so awesome, I am going to try and summarize it

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Pivot a table in MySQL – Tutorial

Databases are great, especially when they are normalized. Most of the time we (try to) end up in a 3NF database which addresses most of these issues. However occasionally, we come across this problem where you would prefer to have some piece of information in a column, but unfortunately it is in one or more rows. It’s at times like these, that you must know how to pivot a table in MySQL in order to make your life easier.