jQuery Ajax call tutorial


Somehow I got a lot of questions about jQuery and Ajax, which is quite easy to understand. I’ll show you how to create an ajax call using jQuery and update the page without reloading. I assume you have knowledge of HTML, CSS and basic HTTP techniques.

a simple search with AngularJS and PHP


Recently I found AngularJS, a so called “Superheroic Javascript MVC framework” by Goole®. I must say I am impressed by its simple, readable and quick way of working.

List all controllers and methods in Codeigniter


Use the following library to list all Controllers and methods of a Codeigniter application. You could use it for information about your application or to protect controllers and methods with an ACL plugin for example.

PHP and MySQL LOAD_FILE solution


Are you near your boiling point when using the MySQL LOAD_FILE function fromĀ  a PHP script, here is the solution. You already debugged the file uploads, file movements, renaming and so on, nothing worked.

Mount USB devices to a fixed mountpoint in Debian


The problems I faced when using USB harddisks or USB pendrives for backup processes is that each time you connect them they will have a different ID. For example: I connect USB harddisk “Iomega” to my Debian Squeeze machine which will assign ID /dev/sdc1 to it. The next time I connect the same “Iomega” harddisk, […]

List all controllers in Cakephp 2


I needed to list all the Controllers of an Cakephp 2 application. I searched the webz and found an old article that got me started. The original article with code is here: http://cakebaker.42dh.com/2006/07/21/how-to-list-all-controllers/. Here is the (rewritten) code for a CakePHP 2 Component:

Access MySQL from a remote machine


If you want to access your MySQL server from a remote machine you must adjust some settings first. Be warned though, remote access might attract some unwanted visitors :-) Although if you want to access your MySQL server from a machine within your LAN you still need to adjust these settings.