How to use Codeigniter docs inside Sublime Text 2

Oct/21/2012 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

How the Internet will (one day) transform government

Oct/17/2012 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

The open-source world has learned to deal with a flood of new, oftentimes divergent, ideas using hosting services like GitHub — so why can't governments? In this rousing talk Clay Shirky shows how democracies can take a lesson from the Internet, to be not just transparent but also to draw on the knowledge of all their citizens.

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Php magic methods - The complete guide

Oct/08/2012 7 min read by Marco Monteiro

PHP has a few ‘magic’ methods that you can use in OOP (Object oriented programming). All of them must be identified with two underscore prefix and they act as interceptors that will run then certain required conditions are met. So as you can see these methods are extremely useful.

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The unexpected Bounce-rate

Oct/05/2012 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

Ever since I moved my blog to tumblr I’ve been keeping a close eye on my analytics account. That’s because there’s a lot of articles out there that don’t say good things about tumblr and its power when it comes to SEO.

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The six months rule

Oct/01/2012 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

Last week I had to make some changes into a really old project. The problem was: when I started, I didn’t remember how old the project really was.

This was actually my first MVC project using Codeigniter. When I opened the project there was a couple of things that I started missing. First, no version control. Second, no comments whatsoever.

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