Interesting Stuff on the Web – 6

Release 6 of five chosen quality articles/tutorials/tools from different blogs.

If you want to add your article or know any informative article related to web development, send it to me from Contact page. Remember only original and quality articles will be added.

Some tips on Tech Blogging

Some tips and tricks to get the best out of our blogging efforts. Not all of these will apply to you and not all of these apply to all the blogging, but for a technical audience we (Mozilla) found them to be very effective.

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Using an Access Database with PHP

The author focuses on the essential elements of PHP you’ll need to use an existing Access database online. One other item that’s standard with a Windows installation is the availability of ODBC drivers. These are essential for the use of Access from PHP.

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GIMP 2.8 New Features

GIMP 2.8 has got kick-ass features such as a long awaited single window mode, full on-canvas text editing capabilites, layer groups and much more.

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Principle of Security (Video)

Douglas Crockford outlines the basic principles of designing secure software, with a focus on web applications. With his usual sardonic wit, he starts at the beginning (almost literally — with the invention of language itself) and makes a strong case for designing secure software based on fundamental principles rather than specific techniques, tricks, or hacks.

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The single responsibility principle applied to CSS

The single responsibility principle states that every module or chunk of code (a function etc) should do one job well and one job only. The benefits of this are mainly in the way of maintainability and extensibility. In this article the author discusses techniques for applying this principle to CSS.

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