• Import Data Into MySQL From Excel File Using PHPExcel

    Although rare, but there might come a case when you might have to ask someone to upload an excel file and use it’s data for storage purposes. Most of the times you’ll get a request for exporting data into an excel file and we’ll get there in the next post. But for now, let’s just … Read More


  • Recursive Function – Practical Application Example

    A recursive function has many definitions but at it’s core all it means is that it’s a function which calls itself over and over again and usually is stopped when a certain condition is met. A great example of this is when you need to find a factorial of a number. As a factorial of … Read More


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    The Awesome XAMPP Index Fix

    So, recently when I was working with my friend Naveen, we both found out that we shared the feeling of annoyance caused by the default action of XAMPP when accessed through typing localhost or PC name in the address bar. The default action is to open the phpMyadmin console. So, every time we had to access a … Read More


  • How to create a simple CRUD app in Code Igniter

    Code Igniter is a simple and easy to use framework for PHP. If you are looking for a PHP framework to start with, to know how the MVC model or the basic functionality of a framework in general work, Code Igniter or CI is the perfect one for you. It has a lot of community … Read More


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    How to include your schedule/agenda in the sidebar widget using Google Calendar

    Many people come across this requirement of letting people know where and when they would be available. It could be any developer / freelancer, a simple travel blogger or any institute/organisation which just want to share its events schedule online. It could be for any reason, and with Google calendar its actually very easy to do … Read More