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Websites To Make Your Coding Life Easier by FSherratt

Websites To Make Your Coding Life Easier

Over the years that I’ve been making websites I’ve found a fair few websites that have made my life easier. These websites vary from validation to Colour Schemes and from JavaScript beautifier to Lorem Ipsum. So I’ve decided to help you out by compiling a list of my favourite useful websites.

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Creating a basic blog using php and mysql Part 2 by FSherratt

Creating a basic blog using php and mysql Part 2

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Creating the index.php

The index page is the homepage for your blog, for this tutorial the index page will display your blog entries. Why is it called index not home or entries? It’s called index because when we stick it in the root directory the index.php bit won’t appear in the URL so out URL will only be http://www.yourdomain.com for example. This keeps the URL tidy, because a tidy URL is a happy URL. This page is where we start to use php to its full potential. We are only going to have one page to display all our blog entries, how are you going to do that I hear you asking, well I will explain below.

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Blender Particle Tutorial by FSherratt

BLENDER PARTICLE TUTORIAL Thursday 2nd April

Blender particles one of easiest but most effective ways of making things look more realistic. They are possibly the simplest thing to learn but fairly tricky to master. I recently spent a couple of weeks messing about with particles with some surprising results. In this tutorial i’ll briefly go through some of the basics of particles.

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