There is an excellent video on the web about what motivates us. I think it’s narrated by the author of “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us”. The topic is interesting and the points raised are compelling. Check it out and let me know what you thing. RSA Animate – Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us
My latest experiment is building a new site without leveraging one of the many MVC Frameworks that are out there today. I decided to approach a new project using the following criteria:
To be fair, my results were a mixed bag, but so far I’m happy with the experiment. The site is not open to the public yet, but you can check out the current version here if you are curious how it is going. Below is a brief out line of the tools I used and the results (good, bad and ugly)!Continue Reading
Please allow me to introduce Formed, a simple PHP based HTML form generator class. The primary objectives I had when creating Formed were:
I created a home site for it in the event that people wanted to try it, make suggestions (be nice), provide changes, that kind of thing. It is not on GitHub because it does not warrant that level of control at this point. The site is built on Joomla and the template is one of the defaults that I barely modified so it looks funny. If you go to the link above you can down load the zip file or read the tutorial. If you are interested check it out and post a comment here.
As a side note, PHP CMS tools must be in a tragic state these days. Joomla was easy enough to get working, but it is far from intuitive when you first use it. By contrast Drupal I could not even get working on Apache. To be fair I did not put much time into either one, but isn’t that the point of a CMS? It is a sorry state of affairs.