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VBA

Hello World! Excel VBA

I find Visual Basic for Applications most useful in Excel. I have created many small enhancements to make my larger spreadsheets easier to use. Here follows a simple “Hello World!” introduction to VBA for Excel. In this exercise, we are simply going to have a pop-up message appear when we first open an Excel Workbook. […]

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PHP

PHP CLI “Hello World”

I have only recently begun working with PHP CLI scripts. Executing PHP scripts from the command line is fairly easy and you require no extra knowledge to create a basic script. As you progress you will need to know some new methods of using PHP. Below is a PHP script called hello.php which is executed […]

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Heroku

Heroku: getting started with PHP

So I started out with the Getting Started for PHP on the Heroku site in my efforts to get into the cloud. The step-by-step guide on the Heroku site is fairly straight forward. I made the following notes (I am using Windows 10): You will need Composer – I used the Composer-Setup.exe¬†– you will need […]

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PHP

Creating online QR codes with goQR.me API

QR Codes are fashionable little things with many, many uses. I had previously worked on an implementation of QR Codes in a project using the Google Charts API which is now deprecated. Fortunately, there are any number of API’s available: this is a simple implementation of a QR Code generator using the free goQR.me API. […]