Creating A WordPress Plugin With Composer and the Mailgun API

/ PHP / by Paul Robinson / 2 Comments

Composer is an extremely powerful tool for PHP developers and I love it, but how about when you are building a WordPress plugin? WordPress has a lot of built in features but having access to the massive library of packages available on sites like Packagist is amazing, so the question is how do you use Composer along with WordPress? Prerequisites […]

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HTML 5 File API Features

/ HTML, Javascript / by Paul Robinson / 9 Comments

With HTML 5 becoming increasingly popular out in the wild, I thought it was time we looked at some of the interesting API features that have been introduced as part of the HTML 5 specification. First let’s look at the File API.

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Adding File Caching To Your Twitter API Script

/ PHP / by Paul Robinson / 37 Comments

In our last tutorial we created a script to connect to the Twitter API, collect our tweets & display them in some simple paragraphs. In this part we are going to add a very important part, file caching. This will stop our script from running out of API requests.

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Connecting To Twitter API Using PHP

/ PHP / by Paul Robinson / 7 Comments

Showing your Twitter timeline, or even just your most recent status update, is becoming increasingly popular. Doing it on a WordPress blog is simple with plugins, but what if you want to do it on a non-WordPress website? Here’s how.

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