Jeff Reifman
Technology consultant, ex-Microsoft Group Program Manager, freelance writer, activist, yogi.
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    Building With the Twitter API: Using Real-Time StreamsPreview stream
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    While the Twitter REST API is suitable for many applications, if you want immediate updates and access to a broader array of notifications, the Twitter Streaming API is essential. In this tutorial you'll learn to capture tweets in real time using the Twitter API and the open-source, Yii-based Birdcage application.Read More…
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    Introduction to New Relic InsightsPreview
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    For the first time ever, you can now ask questions about your software, customers, and business and get answers in milliseconds.Read More…
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    Building With the Twitter API: OAuth, Reading and PostingPreview b
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    In this series, we're building an application called Birdcage that interfaces with the Twitter API in PHP. In this article, learn to use OAuth for authentication and begin processing and posting tweets via our open source PHP-based Birdcage application.Read More…
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    Building With the Twitter API: Getting StartedPreview a 2
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    Learn the Twitter API with PHP using a standalone, open-source Yii application called Birdcage.Read More…
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    Introduction to TablesorterPreview
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    Tablesorter is a straightforward jQuery plugin that provides dynamic column sorting and pagination in your HTML tables. It's a nice way to provide sortable, scripted tables that don't require the user to refresh the page. You can also use it when you're introducing Ajax into your application.Read More…
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    Programming with Yii2: Getting StartedPreview
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    The recent release of Yii 2.0 makes it the perfect time to come up to speed with one of the most efficient, powerful and extensible PHP frameworks. This tutorial will walk you through installing Yii 2.0, setting up your local development environment, building a simple Hello World application, setting up your remote production environment for hosting and deploying your code from a GitHub repository.Read More…
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    Front-End Monitoring with New Relic Browser22424
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    The only monitoring product that gives you full visibility into the complete web page lifecycle of your actual users in modern browser-side applications.Read More…
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    Securing Your Server LoginGoogle auth app
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    Here's our guide to a handful of common approaches to securing access to your Linux-based web and application server. You'll learn about adding two-factor authentication, changing your SSH port, activating a firewall and more.Read More…
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    Building Advanced Email Features With IMAP and PHPPreview
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    In this tutorial, I'll walk you through some real world examples of how you can use PHP and IMAP to build new features for managing your email—features that the big email providers haven't built for us.Read More…
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    Keeping Up with Ghost 0.5Preview2
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    The latest Ghost release provides a platform full of improvements and great signs of future potential, but practical customization is still limited to theming.Read More…
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    Publish an eBook From Your WordPress SiteWordpress
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    As a WordPress blogger, you've probably wondered whether to explore publishing an ebook from your content. How difficult would it be? How much would it cost? How much would I earn? How do I get started? This guide will answer your questions.Read More…
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    Generate Social Media Activity With Social LockerWordpress lock
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    The freemium WordPress plugin compels readers to share your content on Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks. In this tutorial, you'll learn how the plugin works, understand its pros and cons, and see how you can use it to generate more social media shares for your website.Read More…