I am teaching myself how to program. But there seems to be a big gap between intro courses/resources (CodeCademy, O'Reilly books, Learn X the Hard Way) and Actually Doing Things. Help me figure out a road plan? [more inside]
posted by Phire
on May 6, 2013 -
Freelance filter: how many hours should it take to put together a re turn tracking extension/plugin/module for an existing online store? What would you charge as an hourly rate? What would you charge for a flat fee? [more inside]
posted by jsturgill
on Jan 4, 2012 -
Looking for books and articles on programming, design patterns, information architecture, and whatever else. Clear information on Things To Do and Things To Avoid, with a smattering of theory and opinion, would be great. [more inside]
posted by jsturgill
on Aug 23, 2011 -
What can a common PHP/MySQL-based CMS package teach me about data structures and algorithms? [more inside]
posted by circular
on May 20, 2011 -
How do I make a PHP script run only once if certain conditions are met, without involving the users? [more inside]
posted by Electrius
on Oct 27, 2010 -
Practical web programming books & resources for the ultimate goal of creating a niche community website. [more inside]
posted by Wossname
on Jul 15, 2010 -
What is the best way to go about creating a simple iPhone database access application? I'm looking to create an application which, although it could be very easily done in a web-based manner through the combination of php and mysql, I'd like the data to all be stored locally on the iPhone, in the app itself. [more inside]
posted by Biru
on May 16, 2010 -
Building a comment system, and looking for good introduction to managing groups and users with PHP/MySQL, or a prerolled "user management system". [more inside]
posted by isnotchicago
on May 1, 2009 -
Is there a simple PHP/MYSQL commenting system available anywhere on the internets? The Google has failed me. [more inside]
posted by bjork24
on Aug 15, 2008 -
CodeFilter: I am looking for online classes mainly in the area of web programming (PHP, MySQL, AJAX, etc.). [more inside]
posted by kjl291
on Jul 24, 2008 -
Which version of PHP should I start to learn, and how? I know HTML and CSS, and intend to build with Drupal (or similar) and its many extensions. [more inside]
posted by prophetsearcher
on May 4, 2008 -
PHP/TransactionFilter: Designing a web application where users will have actual monetary accounts. What is the best way to approach this? [more inside]
posted by ReiToei
on Sep 10, 2007 -
How do I put html form field values into a MySQL database and create the field if it doesn't exist, without declaring or manually updating every single variable? [more inside]
posted by IronLizard
on May 12, 2007 -
What web technology/language should I learn to make simple online apps and just generally enhance my bare-bones knowledge of HTML? [more inside]
posted by Robot Johnny
on Dec 10, 2006 -
I'm searching for a simple ruby/python database application tutorial.
A long time ago, like six years ago, I came across this simple tutorial for php/mysql that showed you, from the ground up, how to put a simple database of your video collection online.
Is there a similar tutorial that emphasizes creating a simple front-end for a mysql database using ruby or python, geared toward n00bs? [more inside]
posted by mecran01
on Sep 12, 2006 -
Need a tinker-free Linux/MySql install for Ruby On Rails. Also, seeking advice for getting started in RoR. [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco
on Jun 27, 2006 -
I need to get MySQL working with Visual Studio 2005. I come from the PHP world, and while I know C, C# is a new language to me. [more inside]
posted by SpecialK
on Nov 25, 2005 -
I have a MySQL database that contains two fields - name and e-mail - for a bunch of records. Separately I have a FileMaker 7 database that contains the same fields - name and e-mail - and
contains other fields, like "notes".
My question: can the FileMaker database, after polling the MySQL database, show name and e-mail as read-only; and then show the other fields as editable? i.e. if I make a change to the MySQL database, can I get it to show up in FM? [more inside]
posted by mark7570
on Sep 30, 2005 -
I am tasked with writing a web-based accounting software in PHP-MySQL. My background in accounting is minimal. I understand enough of debits & credits & transactions and such, but I'd like to find some resources which could help me in working out the programming workflow, database relationships, etc, ie the technical parts of developing such a system.
posted by arrowhead
on Aug 6, 2005 -
I know how to make database-driven web sites using Windows servers, Access, IIS, and ASP.
I want to learn how to do the same using Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, and... whatever you use instead of Access.
Where do I start?
posted by Mwongozi
on Dec 10, 2004 -
GeekLearningFilter: I need to learn how to do some fun stuff with php and MySQL or PostgreSQL. Of course I shall expand on this within... [more inside]
posted by Dreama
on Jul 19, 2004 -
I've been fascinated for a while with stiff like tradesports.com and the ill-fated DARPA terrorism futures market, and got to thinking about building a fake, toy futures market. There are systems out there that simulate markets, but they're either simple portfolio charters or they have randomly wobbling shares. I'm much more interested in valuations created by groups of users gaming on the outcome of real events.
Ideally, as I'm very lazy, someone will have written one of these already, but I've googled away and had no joy. It could be me not knowing the lingo used to describe these things.
Failing this can anybody recommend a framework to work within? I'm thinking of something (probably the usual php/mysql) with e-mail/users/password recovery etc. built in for me to start from. Maybe the toy market would be best developed as a plug in to something? [more inside]
posted by Flat Feet Pete
on Mar 28, 2004 -
I'm interested in filling out my workday learning perl, php and mysql at my own speed. I have no programming background. Anybody have any good experiences with any online courses, or any other advice? Money is not an object, what is important is good structure (logical progression of concepts) and the ability to get personalized help when needed.
posted by luser
on Dec 17, 2003 -