Entries tagged "April Fools Day"

Future Proofing Our Code

Due to all the changes that PHP has going through over the last few years, I've spent a lot of time rethinking my coding practices. Functions such as ereg_replace() have been depreciated and eventually we won't be able to use functions like mysql_query(). With these types of changes, who knows what's safe. Let's look at what can be done to future proof our code. [Continue reading]

How to Overcome the Skepticism of Announcing Products on April Fools Day

Every year on this day, organizations announce new products, developments, events, etc. But by and large the announcements tend to be ignored because they coincide with April Fools Day. So I wanted to take this opportunity to offer some tips & tricks for letting your audience know that you're serious. It may be too late to utilize the techniques this year, but as you know there's always next year. [Continue reading]