28 February 2016
Lua is a lightweight programming language that is easy to embed and extend. It is even possible to use it from within PHP using the Lua extension.
18 January 2016
Some time ago I got the question if it was possible for a PHP scrip to react on changes within a given folder.
23 November 2015
In this article I will describe a technique which makes it possible to identify certain languages.
30 April 2015
“Big data” is a term for a collection of data that is too large and complex to process with traditional tools and techniques. One of the techniques that is capable of processing large amount of data is called MapReduce.
1 March 2015
One of the more simpler techniques to improve performance is called “memoization”. You can hear clearly parts of the word memory and the act of remembering plays a big part in how it works.
15 September 2014
ElasticSearch is a real-time search engine that is rapidly growing in popularity. For this article we will create a simple book search engine using ElasticSearch and PHP.
1 June 2014
I was originally trained as a C++ developer. I still use the language now and then, but in a web environment – except for some experiments – not very often.
30 April 2014
Some time ago I found an old paper with the title “The Automatic Creation of Literature Abstracts” that describes an algorithm to summarize text.
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