23
Jan
2015

Who Gives A Cluck Cross Stitch Pattern

posted Friday, January 23rd 2015 at 8:49 AM by

Who Gives a Cluck Cross Stitch Pattern

Which came first, the chicken or the cross stitch pattern? Here is a quick pattern for your enjoyment. Make the jump for the downloadable PDF of the pattern.

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  • kate
    Kate
    Monday, January 26th 2015 at 11:47 PM

    Stephanie and I were thinking that the border could have drumsticks, eggs, or chicken feet (foot prints).

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    • Adam Konieska
      AK
      Wednesday, January 28th 2015 at 5:26 AM

      Cool ideas, thanks!

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  • dadster
    Dadster
    Tuesday, January 27th 2015 at 11:37 PM

    This is Clucking awesome!!!

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20
Jan
2015

Adding an Image Watermark with PHP

posted Tuesday, January 20th 2015 at 8:51 AM by

Create an Image Watermark with PHP

PHP has some pretty neat tools for manipulating images. Using some of those tools, we can add watermarks to images automatically. Lets take a look at the example code.

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12
Jan
2015

Time Wasting Game of the Day: Nano War 2

posted Monday, January 12th 2015 at 8:26 AM by

Nano War 2 Strategy Game

So remember when we talked about how cool the strategy game Nano War was?

Well there's a sequel, and its still pretty amazing.

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8
Jan
2015

Share Links on Facebook with an Image

Social linking and sharing is a huge part of any modern website. Facebook had a great way to do this, but requires a few special tags and parameters to make everything display correctly. Here's how to make sure visitors to your site can share a link on Facebook with an image. I've included some developer tips to make sure your image and meta data are displayed correctly on Facebook as well.

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5
Jan
2015

Time Wasting Game of the Day: Nano War

posted Monday, January 5th 2015 at 10:30 AM by

Nano War Strategy Game

I always thought it would be cool to be a white blood cell. You know, cruising around the blood steam, fighting bad guys, causing zits. You know, cool stuff.

Not really. But if simulated white blood cell combat is your thing, you should check out...

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2
Jan
2015

Life Hack: USB Edition

posted Friday, January 2nd 2015 at 8:37 AM by

Schrödinger's USB
Schrödinger's USB

A USB has three states. The up state, the down state, and the super state. It remains in the super state until observed. But there is a way around it, here's how you can stick it to Schrödinger's USB stick.

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30
Dec
2014

Happy 1420070400! (a.k.a. New Year)

posted Tuesday, December 30th 2014 at 8:57 AM by

Linux New Year!

Happy 1420070400 everyone! Thats the Unix Timestamp for New Years. Which is kind of neat.

What's also pretty neat is the history of Linux. It's the story of an ambitious Finn with too much time on his hands...

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17
Dec
2014

Scraping Images from a Website in PHP

While working through some SEO enhancements for Homebräu, like building Sitemap with images, I needed to find a way to gather all the images on a page and return them nicely. I also needed to use this logic in a couple places, so it needed to be flexible.

Here is tutorial for creating a script that will scrape a page or HTML string for images, and return all of their src attributes. Let's look at the PHP first...

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  • sunny techo
    Sunny Techo
    Saturday, July 9th 2016 at 1:51 AM

    There is correction in function "scrapeImages"
    because its always return empty array.
    In this line,
    array_push($img,$image->getAttribute('src'));
    Improve
    array_push($imgArray,$image->getAttribute('src'));

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8
Dec
2014

How to Fetch a Gravitar Image With PHP

posted Monday, December 8th 2014 at 8:45 AM by

Gravitar Icon

When I added Gravitar support for Homebräu I ran into a little hiccup for users that didn't have a Gravitar image. I needed to find a way to check to see if a Gravitar image exists in PHP, then stop Gravitar from returning the default image, which is just the boring Gravitar icon.

I managed to work it out by...

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3
Dec
2014

Gravitar Support - Built Into Homebräu

posted Wednesday, December 3rd 2014 at 8:06 AM by

Gravitar Image Example

Comments are an important part of blogging, and after recently improving spam controls and filtering, we've got something for the human posters this time — support for Gravitar Icons.

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