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10. September 2020
Today I want to share an article which is 7 years old but still 100% accurate. It shows the common mistakes in software development and the best practices about how to avoid those mistakes. Short summary - do not do STUPID code: Singleton Tight Coupling Untestability Premature Optimization Indescriptive Naming Duplication Do SOLID code: Single […]
16. May 2020
Today a little post about myself: I was speaker at Wordcamp Vienna 2020. It was my first talk in front of a huge audience and therefore definitely a challenge. Anyway I a am proud that I have done it and the message was recieved by the audience quite well. I had to speak in the […]
8. July 2019
4. July 2019
A little bit of advertising for my new Plugin "Simple User Locking" which I have just released to the WordPress plugin repository. It has just passed the security audit by the WordPress plugin team and is not publicly available and free for everybody.
14. March 2019
qTranslate is a great multilanguage Plugin for WordPress. It is fast and easy. For many of my projects from 2012-2017 I have chosen it over WPML or multisite multilanguage as it is super fast and easy. Then the author suddenly has disappeared without a Word tens of thousands of WordPress sites have been affected. One […]
3. January 2018
Answer: Do not use PHPMyAdmin. This is how you do it with the command line: Importing an SQL dump file: mysql -u [user] -p [password] [database name] < [Path to Dump File] Exporting an SQL dump file: mysqldump -u [user] -p [password] [database name] > [Path to Dump File]
3. March 2016
It is easy. Install Tor Browser (https://www.torproject.org/) Modify the torrc-file in the folder of the Tor Browser and set a specific country (Tutorial: http://www.wikihow.com/Set-a-Specific-Country-in-a-Tor-Browser, Country list: http://www.b3rn3d.com/blog/2014/03/05/tor-country-codes/) (Re-)start Tor Browser and have fun No censorship, no copyright locks, ...
8. December 2015
19. September 2015
Probably every PHP developer in the world has already seen the following notice at least once: Notice: Undefined index: not_set in /home/.sites/../../../...php on line 1 It happens if accessing the key of an array which does not exist. There is a very similar problem with PHP objects: If you access a property of an object […]
22. June 2015
If creating websites for local businesses which have a local store or something similar it is recommendable to use some geo optimization techniques. Using GEO optimization makes your website being found easier by customers which may be actually interested in what you have to offer. According to surveys 25% of commercially motivated searches on the […]