Look everywhere around you and you will see almost everyone using their smartphone – either making a call or surfing the net. There are actually more than one billion smartphone users in the world and the number is expected to double in two years according to a research made by Strategy Analytics.
I first delved into the world of web design when I was around 20. I downloaded and printed the entire HTML 4 specs which was the equivalent of both printing and reading the bible! The printer never worked the same again after that! Fast forward a few years with the addition of children I decided to give it another bash. At first I designed static websites locally on my computer ranging from a comedy store, as I like a laugh, to a designer sunglasses website, which was heavily influenced by selling cheap sunglasses on Ebay. I designed these websites with a demo version of Dreamweaver as I quite liked the idea of WYSIWYG. These ideas were never completed nor made public thankfully although thanks to Microsoft my dreamweaver demo never expired as I was forever restoring XP with the common Blue Screen Of Death error.
Primarily the focus on this tutorial is to display your cached tweets for 2 users using PHP and OAuth on your website. We will be accessing the secure Twitter 1.1 API with PHP by parsing both json files and merging them into a single file to cache and store on your server. This is a follow up from Display Your Cached Tweets Using PHP and OAuth which is recommended for a single twitter user.
The art of film-making has undergone a massive transformation since the time of its inception. Not all that long ago, viewers were famously jumping out of the way of an oncoming train- dazzled by the ‘high-tech’ innovation of moving pictures. It’s a little harder these days to get such a reaction from cynical crowds who have ‘been there, done that’ a thousand times before. So what can film-makers and cinema bosses do to keep their screens packed with punters?
Web development defines an activity to the development of website for internet or an intranet. Web development is a very big term and it includes different departments like web designing, web development, web programming, client /server side scripting and web server configuration.
Website development can range from developing the static website to complex base websites like dynamic websites, online websites, search engine websites and social network websites. Web development refers to non-design aspect of building web sites: writing markup and coding.
Web hosting is a very competitive market with all the powerful technology available finding the right deal can be cumbersome. Web hosts can offer you great value monthly prices but may limit you on things like speed, setup, storage space and amount of traffic (bandwidth) that you receive. Zyma on the other hand don’t limit any of these and offer you an excellent affordable plan for your individual or small business web site which is why they quickly became the No.1 choice for the best UK web hosting service on the internet.
Since getting a Mac I decided to use Ampps for all of my development and testing needs. Ampps, if you don’t already know is an alternative to Xampp, Mamp, Wamp and various other web servers. There is one thing I like to do with web server’s and that is to move the document root outside of the default path to prevent me deleting it and also to keep it backed up so here is a little tutorial on how to change the Apache document root in Ammps.
Primarily the focus on this tutorial is to display your cached tweets using PHP and OAuth on your website. We will be accessing the secure Twitter 1.1 API with PHP by parsing and caching the Json file to store on your server. It may seem a lot of code just to display your latest tweets on your website but the benefits are that you can style it to your own taste with a little CSS and caching the Json file will not add extra load on the Twitter API. For WordPress users you should use WordPress – Display your Cached Tweets using PHP and OAuth