How to easily monitor your web server using PHP

In order to make sure that your website is always available to the public, you have to monitor it. In this tutorial, I'll show you how you can easily create a monitoring script that will check your website availability and send an email or sms alert to you if it isn't.


10 interesting projects from Google Code

I may not like how Google is building a monopoly on the internet, but, I have to admit that most of their services are useful. As developers, it is useful to know that Google hosts a lot of open source projects. Today, let's have a look at the 10 most awesome projects hosted on Google code.


How to speed up your blog loading time

Often in blogging, you hear: "Content is king". This is true, but this isn't the only factor of a quality blog. Design is one of those other factors, and so is loading time. In this article, let's have a look at how you can easily speed up your blog.


10 code snippets to interact with Twitter

Often called a revolution, Twitter is a very easy and cool way to communicate and promote your blog or service. In this article, I have compiled 10 very useful code snippets to interact with Twitter in your web dev projects.


15 PHP regular expressions for web developers

15 PHP regular expressions for web developers

Regular expressions are a very useful tool for developers. They allow to find, identify or replace text, words or any kind of characters. In this article, I have compiled 15+ extremely useful regular expressions that any web developer should have in his toolkit.


How spammers spams your blog comments

As a blogger, everyday I’m receiving hundreds of spam comments. I was very curious about how spammers can sends so many automated comments to thousands of blogs. Here's an exemple which demonstrate how to spam blogs using PHP and Curl.