View Local Developement Sites with Parallels and MAMP on a Mac

How’s that for a long title? I just wanted to make sure that the desperate souls in need would be able to find what they are looking for. If you are a web developer, you must deal with Internet Explorer. If you’re developing on a Mac, that can be even more of a pain the… Read more View Local Developement Sites with Parallels and MAMP on a Mac

Dynamically Change the onClick, onChange (or other) Value of an Element

If you are implementing AJAX, you will likely run into the need to change the functionality of a button dynamically. There is not a whole lot out there on how to quickly accomplish this so here is a simple explanation. Typically, you have an element such as an “input”, “a” or “select (options)” that has… Read more Dynamically Change the onClick, onChange (or other) Value of an Element

How to Protect Against SQL Injection

One of the most common web security problems is SQL Injection. As the name implies, SQL injections works by introducing malicious SQL code where it doesn’t belong. Since it is SQL code you could probably guess that the attacker “injects” his poison via database queries. Web developers often pass some sort of variable to their… Read more How to Protect Against SQL Injection

Learn To Guide Web User’s with Precedence

In web design, it is important to guide the user’s eye. Without a sense of “flow” a feeling of frustration takes over creating a negative experience. The art of subtly, and sometimes not so subtly, guiding the viewer’s attention is referred to as Precedence. Since web pages are, for the most part, about the users… Read more Learn To Guide Web User’s with Precedence

Adjust Your Design with a Fresh Look in the Mirror

If you have ever spent a long time working on a design, you have probably noticed that after a while you may feel there is something “not quite right” about what you are working on but you just can’t seem to put your thumb on it. In most cases, this is because you “intuitively” know… Read more Adjust Your Design with a Fresh Look in the Mirror