Development
Kenn Kitchen

PHP and Variable Types

We’ve all heard that PHP is “weak” or “loosely” typed, meaning that it doesn’t require you to explicitly specify the type of a variable. This makes programming easier/quicker but it can bite back.

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Development
Diedra Smith

ORM vs. Direct SQL

ORM, or Object-Relational Mapping, is a technique for interacting with a relational database without directly writing SQL statements. Is that a handy shorthand that makes coding easier? Or just another layer that gets in the way? Let’s explore both possibilities.

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Development
Kenn Kitchen

Using Composer and Namespaces in PHP

Pretty much everyone who develops with PHP uses Composer, and if you’ve ever used a PHP framework, you’ve seen the namespaces at the tops of files. I knew how to use these things but I didn’t really understand them until I embarked on a few just-for-learning side projects that I started from scratch.

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How-To
Eric Beavers

Supercharge Your Shortcuts

Most computer users today know basic shortcuts like ⌘-C to copy and ⌘-V to paste, but shortcuts can go a lot further to help you work more efficiently.

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From the CEO
Kenn Kitchen

2021. Done.

Anyone who has ever worked with – or started – a small business learns really quickly that you wear a lot of hats, that the days often go by in blurs, and “change” is the constant norm. In 2021, we picked up some of our biggest clients to date. We tried new things, explored new ideas, and completed projects, and we managed to do it all while still loving our jobs and what we do.

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Content is everything.

Given our line of work, you might imagine that we spend a lot of time thinking about what gets people to any given website. Most

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What is ADA Compliance for Your Business Website?

In today’s business world, it is increasingly important to be sure that you are ADA compliant. Sites not making an effort to become ADA compliant can find themselves open to lawsuits, fines, and other severe penalties that could lead to the closing of your business.

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What is WordPress Multisite, and How Can it Help Your Business?

“WordPress Multisite enables you to have one main site that uses all your plugins, themes, and administers to the other sites, yet each one has its own set of media folders separate and apart from the other sites. For instance, if your business has more than one location, each location can have its website off your public or private site. Think about a school system with one main page for the district, and each subsequent school has its website. KMDE can help you function smoother and faster with our managed hosting services of your WordPress Multisite.”

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Five More Great Tools for LAMP Developers

A short time back, I wrote about two things that I wouldn’t want to be without as a Wordpress developer. Since then, a few things have changed. Circumstances have led me to spend more time with Windows 10, and its really working for me. Some of the reasons why I’m digging developing on my Windows 10 rig are these five great tools.

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