Most common design patterns in OOP. Introduction.

Posted by Stanislav Furman on September 9, 2012
Read some information about the most common design patterns in OOP.

How to interview a programmer. Thoughts about hiring process.

Posted by Stanislav Furman on August 26, 2012
A few tips about how to interview and hire a programmer based on own experience.

A little bit of humour

Posted by Stanislav Furman on July 21, 2012

Just a little bit of humour from programmer's life. :-)

If you have a problem and you have to solve it using regular expressions, then you have two problems! :-)

PHP application performance tuning

Posted by Stanislav Furman on March 15, 2012
20 useful tips for PHP application performance tuning

CSS rounded corners

Posted by Stanislav Furman on February 26, 2012

Basic approach and main idea

Very often, web designers use CSS rounded corners to make websites nicer. This blog uses rounded corners too. You could use different methods to create rounded corners on your web site, but from my point of view the simplest one of these methods is the method that uses CSS3.

Unfortunately, this method won't work in IE (what a surprise!), but, fortunately, there is a hack exists that can fix this problem.

For most of web browsers the following code will work:


<style>
#container {
  width: 200px;
  height: 200px;
  background-color: #cccccc;	
}
.rounded {
  -moz-border-radius: 10px; /* Works in Firefox */
  -webkit-border-radius: 10px; /* Works in Safari, Chrome */
  border-radius: 10px; /* It's CSS3 */
}
</style>

<div id="container" class="rounded"></div>
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How to secure your php application

Posted by Stanislav Furman on February 21, 2012
10 useful tips to make your php application safe. Good practices in creating a secured web application

How much should a web site cost?

Posted by Stanislav Furman on February 19, 2012

This is a very frequently asked question: "How much should a web site cost?". It's not that easy to answer this question because of a lot of a number of nuances related to website creation.

By chance, I found a very good post where professionals try to determine a formula to calculate the cost for web site creation.

There is also a nice calculator where in a few clicks you can calculate approximate total cost.

Enjoy - http://www.webpagefx.com/How-much-should-web-site-cost.html.


Visual Representation of SQL Joins on a graphical diagram

Posted by Stanislav Furman on February 18, 2012
See one of the best graphical diagram representing SQL joins

Another 12 SEO tips that everyone should know

Posted by Stanislav Furman on February 17, 2012
Learn another 12 SEO good practices to succeed in website optimization. Useful tips and recommendations.

How to protect from spam bots your email published on web site

Posted by Stanislav Furman on February 16, 2012

There are exist different ways how to protect your email address against email harvesting by spam bots. However, none of those methods can not give you 100% protection!

In this post I will show you one of those methods. This method I have used by myself and it works well as I can see.

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