I would like to express complete and utter disappointment

Dec/06/2013 4 min read by Marco Monteiro

Today we were at the #codeigniter channel on IRC (Freenode). We were discussing who would win the shit job award of the day. I tried to win with a single file website with CSS, JS, HTML and mySQL in one file. I thought I would win. Well I didn't.

This was Thomas (aka slax0r) submission:

This is an email that he wrote to VPN supplier that one of his clients were using.

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The Google Geocoding API

Nov/27/2013 11 min read by Marco Monteiro

Geocoding is the process of converting addresses (like "1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA") into geographic coordinates (like latitude 37.423021 and longitude -122.083739), which you can use to place markers or position the map.

Reverse geocoding is the process of converting geographic coordinates into a human-readable address.

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normalizedSync.php - Single file demo

Nov/19/2013 7 min read by David Wosnitza

Are you trying to sync de-normalized data from a remote source (e.g. webservice) and struggle importing it into your nicely normalized database? Maybe this little demo might give you an idea!

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Keep your sanity with office pranks

Nov/14/2013 7 min read by Marco Monteiro

I've been part of what we call the work force for a few years now. Worked at a few places before my current job. They were all different. The people was obviously hence the mood/vibe was always changing from place to place, but one thing was the same across the board: office pranks.

They have always been a part of me since I started working. From the classic stapler wrapped in pudding (from the office tv show) to any other (but we'll get to that).

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Ross Tuck - HTTP and Your Angry Dog

Nov/11/2013 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

This was probably one of my favorite talks from Laracon EU 2013. I loved almost everything about it. It was informative, sometimes funny and most of all everyone in the room was interested. What can I say, Ross Tuck is a natural speaker.

Ross Tuck is an American developer, living in the Netherlands, working at Ibuildings, wearing a hat, and wishing he was reading a book.

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