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Introduction to the Singleton Pattern in PHP

Ok, what the hell is with all this talk about design patterns? The bookstore has books dedicated to the subject, experts in all the different computer language fields are talking about them, and how the hell does it make my programming life easier? The answers may be "They are gossips", "Authors have nothing else to write about", and "Yes they will make things a bit easier for you in the ...

So You Want to Build a PHP Game Huh?

This type of question plagues the DIC board and dominates the PHP forum most of the time. How does one go about building a PHP game like ___________ (fill in the blank)? I have had my fair share of web based PHP gaming startups and will tell you more about the leg work needed into creating a solid game foundation in PHP.... on this entry of the Programming Underground! During my ...

Go Go Google Gadget!

Some of you may be old Google gadget pros. With a dozen or so of them on your fancy schmancy iGoogle page. You might have even wondered how one is made and if you are dedicated enough, you might have even made the "Hello World" example. But what if you wanted to make something simple enough to get the basics, but more than a simple hello? Like so many other ...