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Map services

Map Services

A few months ago I wrote about the various aspects of searching for locations in a database. Little did I know, shortly after writing these articles, I would be working with maps

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Searching by Location Name

Searching by Location Name

Over the last two weeks I have discussed location based search and map based search. I covered searching for a location given a longitude and latitude. I also covered finding a longitude

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Map Based Search

Map Based Search

Last week I talked about location based searches. I covered how to find the nearest point in a database of locations to a given longitude and latitude. In this article, I take

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Location Based Search

Location Based Search

When geography becomes a key element of a website, it can become necessary to provide a location based search. In this article, I take a look at how to perform a search

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Maintaining data security

Maintaining Data Security

Last week, I talked about maintaining Data Privacy within an Audit Trail. In this article I take a look at the wider aspects of maintaining data security. Limiting Data While not the

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Audit trail and data privacy

The Audit Trail and Data Privacy

When working with a database system that handles personal data, a developer has to walk a tightrope line between maintaining a usable audit trail and data privacy. In this article I take

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Image processing in web design

Image Processing in Web Design

The importance of image processing in web design should never be underestimated. In this article I take a look at why it is important to get the best out of images in

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Software Development

Never Be Afraid to Refactor

You should never be afraid to refactor your source code. In this post I take a look at refactoring, and how it can help to make your software better. Common View It

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Dynamic tables

Dynamic Tables

Sooner or later, and normally sooner, every web application developer will need to use dynamic tables. It is hard to imagine an application that doesn’t require the ability to present tabulated data

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