February, 2015

How to call some Pixastic functions

21st February, 2015 - Posted by david

I was doing a bit of work with Canvas recently, manipulating images in the browser and writing the results out to files. I was looking for a package that could do various effects on the images, such as sharpen, blur etc. and came across the Pixastic package used in similar applications. However, unfortunately, the website […]

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Homepage takeover with existing skyscraper ads

14th February, 2015 - Posted by david

UPDATE: Originally I was using Javascript to position the 2 banner div s along the main content, but have since figured out how to do this with just CSS alone. I’ve left the article as it was for posterity; there should be enough here to still figure out what you need to do! Anyways, to […]

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Opening hours done right, in PHP and MySQL

7th February, 2015 - Posted by david

I often see different ways of storing and displaying opening hours for various businesses when browsing the web. Some seem to simply store them as an unstructured blob of plaintext and spit that back to the user. Others will store the exact times for each day and display all 7 days on 7 separate rows. […]

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