Category Archives: Programming

How to use CURL in PHP?

CURL- Client URL Library CURL connects different types of servers and communicates with different types of protocols like http, https and ftp. In order to use CURL, you need to install the libcurl package. You can check whether it is … Continue reading

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Google Trends PHP API for Hourly Updates

We are all aware of the importance of relevant meta data for SEO hence we are constantly on the look out for the most researched keywords in search engines primarily Google. Google also provides Google Trends tool which gives insights … Continue reading

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PHP FriendFeed API v.2 using OAuth method

FriendFeed is an interesting amalgamation of social media and bookmarking site by which users can share links, photos and videos and converse about the post with their friends. FriendFeed has upgraded its API recently to make it simpler to use … Continue reading

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How to Improve your Coding Skills

Today,  I would like to share with you a few useful tips on how to improve your coding skills: 1: Be clear about system needs: Requirement gathering is the most important step of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle). It is the … Continue reading

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How to create Web Service in PHP

Web Services can convert your application into a platform independent Web-application. You can call web services using mobile applications (e.g iPhone, BB or android). The basic Web Services platform is XML & HTTP. To create web services you should know … Continue reading

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PHP script to fetch Domain Name Server information for .uk domain

What Is a Domain Name Server (DNS)? DNS is a technology to map the names of sites with the server’s IP address. DNS is used to point domain name to server IP address. WHOIS lookup is an internet utility that … Continue reading

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Brief introduction to PHP

PHP stands for Hypertext Preprocessor. Earlier it was known as Personal Home Pages. PHP is a server side scripting language suited for web based technologies and it can be embedded into HTML. PHP runs on server side, so we can say … Continue reading

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Creating SEO friendly URL in PHP

Nowadays, without SEO (Search Engine Optimization), there is chance that a website may not get indexed by search spiders or crawlers. Thus, if website is not ranked high enough it will result in poor conversion rate. Two main advantages of … Continue reading

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How to send mail with SMTP Authentication?

The Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is the most widely used protocol for sending electronic mail.SMTP authentication is an extension to SMTP that proves your identity to a mail gateway. Many shared hosting providers don’t allow to use the PHP … Continue reading

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How to integrate Google maps in your website?

We come across a lot of websites nowadays that show images of maps and exact locations of the particular place shown in an interactive web component. This is because Google has provided an API (Application Programming Interface) called Google maps … Continue reading

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