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Beyond Tags: 7 things to take web design further

So, you’ve completed an introductory web design course and now you’re starting to feel comfortable with HTML tags and perhaps you’ve even done a bit of PHP. The next step is mastering the art of putting it all together to

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Installing PHP’s intl extension on windows with PECL

Alternative title: Beware PHP’s intl extension. I have spent far longer than I am prepared to admit trying to install PHP’s intl extension for internationalisation on an apache server running on windows. As a result of this adventure I have

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Website optimisation

I’ve been doing some performance work on Devex-Templates lately and spent some time reading up on web optimisation and compression techniques. While there are many many articles about optimising websites around, one excellent one I’ve been referring to is http://developer.yahoo.com/performance/rules.html.

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