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I work with PHP 5, MySQL, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS and XHMTL. The blog is to share some of my ideas on development with current and potential clients and colleagues.

29 October 2009 - 10:42Custom Web Application for Events Management and more…

Today I’d like to describe a complex web application that I built from scratch over a year ago and continue to update on a regular¬† basis.¬† It was created for a live music company here in New York City that provides bands for weddings and other events.¬† They are in high demand and have dates scheduled years in to the future.

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17 May 2008 - 5:22Integrating Symfony, WordPress and BbPress

I’ve just completed a project for the NYU Tisch School of Acting Graduate program Alumni Association or GAAA: http://gradactingalumni.org. I built a custom social networking application using the Symfony framework. I also created a plugin for WordPress that makes it user authentication system rely on the Symfony user login control.

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6 March 2008 - 20:46ecommerce with SquirrelCart, Orbital, and Order Motion

I have just completed a project that involved the integration of the 3.

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6 March 2008 - 20:04Do The Right Thing!

When somebody hires a graphic designer they expect to get their money’s worth. Sometimes this translates into a desire to create something unique and out of the ordinary. After all web design should be creative, right?

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5 March 2008 - 21:19PHP Projects…

Taken from PHP 5 Object, Patterns, and Practice by Matt Zandstra (Apress).

While there is a little technical jargon here I think that anybody who is at all involved with the development, or expansion of a web application needs to read this. I know exactly the kind of situation he is talking about…

“The problem is that PHP is just too easy. It tempts you to try out your ideas, and flatters you with good results. You write much of your code straight into your Web pages, because PHP is designed to support that. You add the heavier code to functions in library files, and before you know it you have a working Web application.

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5 March 2008 - 15:56Image Galleries – The Front End

I am often asked to create a “basic” or “simple” image gallery that the site owner can update themselves. There are a number of front end options to consider when creating this kind of gallery.

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