Web Technologies Articles & Tutorials

Version Control 101 With CVS

To get started, here’s a quick definition of CVS from Wikipedia.org: “The Concurrent Versions System (CVS) keeps track of all work and all changes in a set of files, typically the implementation of a software project, and allows several (potentially … Continue reading


How to create a MySQL database in CPanel

First, login to your CPanel account. If you don’t have your username and password, you’ll need to contact your web hosting provider. Once you’ve logged in, select MySQL databases from the list. Keep in mind that your Cpanel account may … Continue reading


3 Practical Uses For AJAX

AJAX — or Asynchronous JavaScript and XML is the newest buzz word in web development. Utilizing a client-side XMLHTTPRequest object, HTML, JavaScript and CSS, you can replace the page refresh that has (up until a few months ago) been a … Continue reading


The Web Browser: The New Desktop

Introduction The desktop is coming of age. With new technologies such as distributed computing and wireless connectivity spreading like wild-fire, the desktop is now no longer the only place that you can run applications. The web browser is the new … Continue reading


FTP and Understanding File Permissions

Introduction Are you wondering what FTP is and how you can use it to upload/files from your site quickly and easily? Would you like to know how to set permissions on files and folders? If so, then this tutorial is … Continue reading


An Introduction to Cron

Introduction Cron is a schedule based service that runs on just about every UNIX server. It allows you to run commands and scripts at a certain time and date that you can set in a