Codeigniter: Creating dynamic graphs using JQuery and FusionCharts

I recently upgraded some of my Codeigniter applications that used OpenFlashCharts to using FusionCharts Free, and at the same time incorporated some javascript to allow me to change the graphs dynamically at the client-side. This has greatly improved the usability of my charts…

PHP and jQuery: Submit a form without refreshing the page

Lately, I’ve been chancing on quite a number of posts at various places asking about how to perform a web action without the webpage reloading/refreshing? For example, dynamically updating a list on a page without a reload or submitting a form to PHP…

Google Analytics officially uses the Asynchronous Tracking tag

Google Analytics tagging is now officially changed to the what Google calls Asynchronous Tracking, which came out of beta last week. The new tracking tag is the default and recommended code to use, and shows up in your Google Analytics’ admin interface.

PHP Basics: Sorting Arrays

Arrays are wonderful things. I can’t imagine using a programming language that does not have support for arrays. For newbies, arrays might be something that’s difficult to understand at first, but once you get used to it, it’s almost impossible to live without.…

Google Analytics Master Class is back in Singapore!

Last year, I attended the first ever Google Analytics Master Class held here in Singapore. I had a great time. It was a half day packed with excellent presentations for both existing GA users and new people looking to adopt GA. Well, come…

Codeigniter: Handling errors

As coders, I’m sure we all know the value of good error handling. So I thought a quick post about how Codeigniter deals with those pesky errors would be a good post. The way I see it, there are 2 types of errors…

Pentaho: A beginner’s perspective

For the last 6 months, I’ve been buried deep in the world of Business Intelligence (or BI for short) and the mind-numbing field that is Data Warehousing and Data Mining. Given that I’m not really a database person, and I only use MySQL…

Site Update: 2 years old!

Come December 4th, this site will be 2 years old! How time flies. To mark this occasion, I’ve revamped the look of the site, and will continue to tweak various things in the days ahead.

Codeigniter: Intergrating OpenFlashCharts

Yes I know, it has been some time since I last posted anything on the site. Things have just been crazy at work, trying to get up to speed on using Pentaho for a major project. In fact, I might start posting some…

Codeigniter: Setting up multiple sites on one install

It’s been awhile since I last posted about Codeigniter. In this post, I’m going to walkthrough how I setup a CI install that can support multiple sites. This is by no means the only way to do it, but it’s what works for…