03 Jul 2008

GUI Planning Made Easy with the Pencil Project

Designing a good GUI is arguably one of the most difficult – and critical – phases of application development. It’s absolutely one of the most overlooked, and part of the reason for that may be the fact that we haven’t had many tools that allow us to quickly and easily

19 Jun 2002

Alternating Row Colors in PHP/mySQL

Using alternating row colors in a PHP database application is a nice way to give the user some visual differentiation between multiple rows of results – and the best part is that it’s so damn easy.  I’m going to assume that you’re using CSS for formatting, but if you are

19 Jun 2002

PHP/mySQL Breadcrumb Trail

This lets you automatically create a breadcrumb trail navigation through PHP and mySQL, that would look something like: Home >> Parrots >> Red Parrots This type of dynamic breadcrumb trail is only possible when you are storing the menu items (or categories) in a table, that contains at least a