So I've taken on a project at work that I'm having a hard time attacking, and I'd love some feedback and suggestions. I work for an online retail store where we have an old, +7k-line script that we ...
I am using a shared host that which doesn't support CRON/TaskScheduler (it is a windows Godaddy server). I need to search on email server for new emails on each 1 hour, I have the script on PHP. Can ...
This is an architecture question. If there is a better forum, please redirect me. Apologies in advance. Essentially every website is built around a relational database, right? When a user uploads ...
I have a job as an intern at a technology company, I was given the unfortunate job of performing some data entry into our web management system. The information entered into the web form is stored in ...
Problem: Run commands in the form of a string. command example: /user/files/ list all; equivalent to: /user/files/ ls -la; another one: post tw fb "HOW DO YOU STOP THE TICKLE MONSTER?;" ...
I have reasonable knowledge of PHP, Perl, and Bash. I use Perl for most text processing on my system (find, replace, filter output, etc). I use PHP for web development, allowing a user to view and ...
What is an effective way to familiarize yourself with a new application in a new language (and still look productive at a new job)?
I started a new job working on an application I'm vaguely familar with, and it's in Perl! I come from a PHP and Java background, so while I understand the basics, there are lot of nuances in Perl that ...
PHP's deployment model is uber simple: upload and run. This is especially ideal for web applications that are intended to be installed on shared hosting by end users (think: Wordpress). Compare this ...
Looking at most (if not all) dynamic languages [i.e Python, PHP, Perl and Ruby], they are all interpreted. Correct me if I'm wrong. Is there any example of dynamic language that goes through ...
I'm not sure this is the right place to ask this question, but here goes. I have a website on a shared hosting linux server. In an ideal world I would make all changes to it offline in a version ...
I have a project where I will be collaborating to build a fairly simple site with some database access. I will be doing the back-end work, and my colleague will be doing the web design. The problem is ...