Server Side Events with MySQL and PHP

​I wanted to build an application that would display a 'real time' feed of data on my web page.I had access to a MySQL database that contained a 'transactions' table, this table received numerous events every second. I needed to display the transactions in real time (or close enough). Not only did I need to display the live data, but I also wa...
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Phoca Download Empty Categories

Phoca Download is am amazing free document repository for Joomla. However I found one feature lacking, when a category was empty (contained no files), there was no obvious message to the visitor - there was simply the category name and a blank page.I always thought there should be a message 'Oops - nothing here!', or similar.To save you some time, ...
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Laravel and XAMPP

Instructions on how to get up and running with Laravel on an XAMPP environment.Assuming XAMPP has already been installed, the steps involved are;​download composer from here and install it https://getcomposer.org/download/create a folder in htdocs named 'laravel'open a command prompt and cd to this newly created directory cd c:\xampp\htdo...
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Error Handling via PHP

Instructions on setting up error logging via PHP.

 

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