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PHP Cryptocurrency Client

Two winters ago as an exercise to get better at PHP, I started a web app that connected to cryptocurrency trading sites. Over the following months, directories sprawled across my projects folders as the project took different directions – trading, charting, arbitrage. PHP isn’t the most appropriate language to code trading robots in as it… Read More »

Making html elements equal heights

WordPress widget for recent posts in same category

Working on a site update recently, I needed to provide secondary navigation to recent posts by category. The theme my client was using provided no such navigation, but did have at least a dozen spaces for widgets. I created a child theme and put code similar to the following in functions.php, but one could also… Read More »

Taking the pulse of search engine rankings

A few months ago I tested my curiosity about and suspicion of “search engine optimization” (SEO). First, I hypothesized that some people might search for a tool that helps them find their heart rate. Second, I created a website that did one thing: measure a user’s pulse. Third, I registered a domain made of words… Read More »