Programming

jQuery UI Sortable Tutorial

Programming

This tutorial will teach you how to implement Jquery's UI sortable interaction to reorder a list representing a website menu. We'll also discuss how to save the order so you can present the updated object order to the user.

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Botting Facebook's Zoo World

Programming

Over the past few weeks a certain someone I know has been playing a real-time game on Facebook called "Zoo World". Users earn money by adding animals, buildings, etc to their zoo and then use this money to improve their zoo (think Roller Coaster Tycoon). Money is earned in real time which means that every tick (5 minutes) you receive a sum of money depending on how well your zoo is rated.

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Manipulating XML with PHP

Programming

This article will walk you through the process of parsing an XML document using PHP's SimpleXML extension. We'll make some changes to the XML and then save the modifications.

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Automate site testing with a robot

Programming

We've all been there, you're working on a website and you're constantly testing your changes to make sure you haven't broken anything unexpectedly. This can really become time consuming when you make a code change that could affect multiple features. This process is also susceptible to human error (sometimes you might forget to test a feature or run slightly different tests each time). If only there was a way to take the human out of the equation and make this process faster... wait a minute, we can write a robot to run our tests for us! Let's take a look at how we would accomplish this using PHP.

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