PHP Date or Datetime to MySQL Datetime and viceversa

Two useful PHP functions to convert normal date/datetime (“25.12.2010 12:10:00” or “25.12.2010”) to MySQL datetime (like “2010-12-25 12:10:00” or “2010-12-25 00:00:00″); You can get back a date/datetime from MySQL datetime too: [sourcecode language=”php”] function datetime2mysqldatetime($datetime){ // ‘25.12.2010 12:10:00’ -> ‘2010-12-25 … Read More

Easy-to-use and strong Encrypt/Decrypt PHP functions

posted in: Cryptography, PHP, Programming 1

I wrote those two following PHP functions to encrypt and decrypt strings easly and with a stronger encryption module than the other examples on the net (please, note that “strong” does not equals “secure”!); Happy encryption/decryption! 🙂 Max [sourcecode language=”php”] … Read More

Javascript isArray() function

posted in: Javascript, Programming 0

Javascript does not provide a function to recognize if a variable is an array or not; you can make a “typeof” of the variable however u’ll get an ‘object’ datatype, as in the following code [sourcecode language=”javascript”] var myarray = … Read More

How to stringify an object in Javascript: converting an object to a padded & well-formatted string or simply inline

I wrote a function to convert an object in a string (stringification) without using a JSON library; you can convert an object to a well formatted string with padding or simply to an unique line: [sourcecode language=”javascript”] function stringify(object, padding, … Read More

How to remove accent marks and german umlauts from URLs and Strings in .NET

I wrote two functions in .NET to remove easly any accent and umlaut marks from a string and to get the equivalent non-accented string, this is very useful to normalize URLs; for example, with the StripAccentMarks() method, from “àbcdèéfghìlmnòpqrstùvzäöüÄÖÜ” u’ll … Read More

Multilingual applications with VB.NET

posted in: C#, Programming, VB.Net 2

In this simple tutorial you’ll learn how to manage different languages for a vb.NET application and the simplest way to access programmatically to the string values in the resource compiled files (*.resx) created by Visual Studio; Adding resource files: First … Read More

How to implement IsNumeric() VB.NET function in C#

This article describes how to implement the useful “IsNumeric” function in Microsoft Visual Basic .NET in Visual C#. The IsNumeric() function returns a Boolean value indicating whether an expression can be evaluated as a number. The IsNumeric() function returns True … Read More

MySqlHelper VB.NET class – easly execute commands against a MySQL database

posted in: C#, Database, MySQL, Programming, VB.Net 0

Hi all, with the following free .net helper class you can easly execute SQL commands against a MySQL database, execute stored procedures, get or programmatically update tables/DataSet objects and convert to and from MySQL datetime types. Enjoy! 🙂 [sourcecode language=”vb”] … Read More

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