The steps involved with setting up FedEx Web Services aren’t difficult, but they aren’t documented very well, so hopefully this will help someone shed some time off of building their first PHP app to connect to the rate service. Step 1 – Obtain a Developer Test Key from FedEx Start by creating or logging into [...]
Recently, I had a potential client ask if there was a way he could set up a service that would check Twitter every day using some search criteria, and then email him the results. I ended up writing the code, which was pretty easy, so I figured to just share the core concept of searching [...]
This was an app written back in 2008 when we were developing the back-end for an automated online scavenger hunt. I will be uploading more info shortly.
While working for EdgeCentric back in 2008 I was asked to create an online app that would be used to help fill a basic Call Sheet. The result can be found at http://www.sheetcaller.com. Google provided us with local resources such as Hospitals, Hardware Stores, Local Restaurants and other points of interest. Weather is retrieved from [...]
The BlogHawk service crawls all registered RSS feeds daily to determine just how often new content appears. There is no question that the longer your blog goes untended, the less attractive you may appear to your visitors. Whether providing a simple Corporate Proof-of-Life for your visitors, or appealing to their desire to comment on your [...]