RSWR News #3

November 16th, 2008

Four new releases for this week regarding our four button plugins for WordPress. Fixed a bug causing variables to clash four while using any of these four plugins together. We have a few more plugins in development that are not social media related. Should have one released before the end of 2008.

We also released a new button plugin a few days ago: buzzZ-Et (Yahoo! Buzz Buttons)


RSWR News #2

September 28th, 2008

I’ve been busy fixing some bugs and adding some new features not only to our wordpress plugins, but as well with a few of our web projects. Well anyways this weekend we released new versions of all three of our wordpress plugins; diggz-Et, reddZ-Et and dzoneZ-Et.

Here are the three new releases we released this weekend:

diggZ-Et Ver. 1.1.9
reddZ-Et Ver. 1.0.1
dzoneZ-Et Ver. 1.0.1

All three plugins share the following update:
New Hide Option – Hide Buttons on Search Results Page


Testing diggZ-Et in Multiple Browsers

June 1st, 2008

Every, day as always, I use both Opera and Firefox browsers simultaneously. I have a dual screen setup so it’s addictive to do separate tasks on each screen. Every day I seem to find a new reason for why Firefox is so much better than Opera. Yet I still use Opera every day even though it becomes more and more painful with each new update they put out. As I was testing the newest version of diggZ-Et today I noticed in opera it would slow down my blog’s homepage. It would literally take twenty seconds to load, being the same result every time. At first I thought, geese something in my code must be choking WordPress. So I load it in Firefox and my blog homepage loads in three seconds. I think Opera’s system for handling JavaScript is the culprit, as I have noticed it handles JavaScript much slower than other browsers. So I decided to test diggZ-Et in all the mainstream browsers to see how the performance differentiates between browsers.
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phpCheckZ 1.1.0 Released

May 26th, 2008

Today we have released phpCheckZ 1.1.0. There are quite a few changes and several bug fixes in this release. We have added a new bridge for phpBB 3.0.1. We cleaned up the documentation a little. We add a new step in the setup document, which is required for “Include Mode” to work properly. We also added a credits section to the admin, to give our thanks to all third party support. You can read more about the changes and bug fixes here in the changelog.

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PHP Do-While Versus the While Loop

May 21st, 2008

Well today I happened to be looking at some very old PHP code. It was done in PHP 4, but that really doesn’t matter. Anyways, when I was going through the code I noticed that the original coder had written dozens and dozens of do-while loops. I don’t do any “do-while” loops mainly out of personal preference. I do “regular while” loops mainly for the reason that they feel more practical to me. More will be explained below regarding this; However, it got me thinking today and I had to ask myself this question: Which loop would load faster?
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