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Pretty error display for PHP

Pretty error display for PHP

One of my pet peeves regarding PHP is the terseness of the error messages it throws. Not that they are unhelpful; the major headache it that one has to open the source file at...

StrikeIron sales tax addon for cs-cart

StrikeIron sales tax addon for cs-cart

CS-Cart is one of the premium shopping platform for building ecommerce sites. As with any ecommerce solutions CS-Cart includes various tax features. However, one important feature it lacks is sales tax. For a recent...

Simple user authentication in Laravel 4

Simple user authentication in Laravel 4

Updated : 19th November 2014 With the recent release of Laravel 4, PHP developers have at their disposal one of the finest frameworks for application development. As with all new frameworks, it is always...

Adding actions to Gmail using Schemas

Adding actions to Gmail using Schemas

Recently, Google introduced Schemas in Gmail messages to allow developers to deliver a more interactive email experience integrated with their web app. Schemas in emails can be used to represent various types of entities...

Debugging Laravel with MonoLog and FirePHP

Debugging Laravel with MonoLog and FirePHP

By default, Laravel is configured to create daily log files for your application, and are stored in app/storage/logs. All Laravel logging features are handled by the wonderful MonoLog library. Monolog includes various log handlers...

Tips and Tricks for Improved Drupal Security

Tips and Tricks for Improved Drupal Security

Drupal is one of the most popular free and open source web application frameworks. Drupal is almost infinitely extensible through not only various theme possibilities but also the vast library of modules or add-ons....

Intercepting mouse events on an iPad

Intercepting mouse events on an iPad

In the last post we saw how we could easily work with mouse events on an iPad. Touchscreen devices like the iPad do not have a cursor, so the user cannot exactly move the...