Take my Link away …. – Shortlinking done differently

Shortlinks, like bit.ly and others, seem to be everywhere in today’s social networks and looking at Twitter or the way some websites are built, or if you just need a short and easy to remember link they do have their uses. Every day I see a new short link service pop up I had never heard about before. Continue reading

Hit by Inspiration – The Birth of a new Site

Do you know the feeling of having an idea for something and you keep thinking about it? Well it hit me the other day and now all I do is think about it. And while I am at it, why not just rewrite my whole useradminstration system?? -sigh- ok ….

first thing I was considering was to change my db abstraction layer from MySQL to MySQLi. During my research I found MeekroDB (http://www.meekro.com). Interestingly enough it is meant to be used as a static singleton class instead as an object (you can use it as an object, but why make it more difficult?). Since it also supports large insert by passing it an arry of key value arrays it helps to make my user system more flexible and cuts down on the rewrite effort.