Software Development Tutorials

Getting started guides, How-to's, and in-depth explanation of various topics in software development.

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Introduction to PostGIS: Part 2

PHP Database May 19, 2014

In Part 1 of this two-part series, we looked at installing PostGIS, a promising extension for the PostgreSQL database that adds spatial objects to a database. Specifically, we covered: Installing the prerequisite libraries for PostGIS. Setting up PostGIS on Linux. Creating your first spatial database

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Introduction to PostGIS: Part 1

PHP Database May 16, 2014

OVERVIEW & INSTALLATION PostGIS is a promising extension for the PostgreSQL database that adds spatial objects to a database. In simple words, PostGIS adds geographical capabilities to a database. With the growing importance of Location Based Systems (LBS) in our day-to-day life, PostGIS is a blessing

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Using PHP with MySQL - the right way

PHP Database Mar 27, 2014

PHP and MySQL is one of the most common stacks for web development, even in 2014. With it such a common combination powering so many websites, it is quite shocking that the most common online examples of using it are completely horrible and outdated by at least a decade. Try searching for "php mysql

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