Since I started working with computers, my favorite file format was ‘zip’, popularized by the Windows PKZIP program. The idea of compressing data into shorter versions of themselves was a fascinating idea.
As you may know DNS is a system by which a browser or other software converts a domain name to a IP4 or IP6 address. Each time we access a website the browser needs to convert the domain name to a IP4/IP6 address using a DNS server. The DNS server configured on your computer could be automatically selected by your service provider or hard-coded. A fast DNS server is one of the essential elements to a faster browsing experience.
As any one who has programmed knows about configuration files. Configuration files are mostly text files used to configure the parameters and initial settings for computer programs – mostly user applications, operating system settings. Below is a small list of frequently used file formats.
– Windows INI
WordPress allows you to write your posts using Markdown. This feature is available using Jetpack. If you write some of your eBooks or other documents using Markdown, and need to transfer some of the same content to a WordPress blog than this feature is extremely useful. No need to again create a different HTML version of the content.
In this post I have explained some elements to scrap data from external websites.
Simple HTML DOM parser is a PHP 5+ class which is useful to manipulate HTML elements. This class can work with both valid HTML and HTML pages that do not pass W3C validation. You can find elements by ids, classes, tags and many more. You can also add, delete or alter DOM elements. The only one thing you should care about is memory leaks – but you can avoid memory leaks as explained later.