Recently while working on a project, I found myself needed to parse several different types of files through the same mechanism (CSV, pipe delimited, XML, and more). I decided that it would be best to get each time of feed to a identical object that could then be run through the same methods regardless of the input type. This tutorial will walk you through using PHP and XPath to parse the values from an XML file and store them into array for later manipulation.
Splitting a String on a Character There are a lot of functions out there that are very simple and easy to understand but are absolutely necessary to make fully functional applications. This week, we are going to begin with a simple string function: split. The split function (explode in PHP) allow the programmer to take … Read more
This tutorial will walk you through a very simple but extremely useful function in programming. When you write code you can never guarantee that specific requirements will be met upon execution and therefore errors are always a possibility. As a coder you need to be able foresee these types of issues and catch them before the application crashes and requires the user to restart it and even worse, lose data that they may have been working on.
This tutorial will walk you through installing Microsoft’s SQL Server 2008 Express Edition. This will allow us to create a database and start writing more advanced applications in Visual Basic that require a database.
This is one of the many tutorials that you can use to learn the basics of VB. These tutorials will help lay the groundwork so you can move on to more advanced programming. In this tutorial, we look at arrays and how they are used in VB programming.
This is the third tutorial in the series that will give you a very basic understanding of VB and allow you to learn more advanced features. We are going to be going over strings, integers, and boolean variables.
This is the second tutorial in the beginners tutorials that will give you a basic insight into VB programming and lay the groundwork for you to be able to understand more advanced concepts. We will be working with modifying forms using command buttons.
This is the first of a series of tutorials to get you learning VB. These tutorials are going to teach you the very basics of VB programming and allow you to be able to learn more advanced features and coding.
Unfamiliar with Visual Basic 2005? This tutorial will walk you through making a very simple application. You will learn how to build the application for deployment and how to use it after you are completed.
This tutorial walks you through the process of installing Visual Basic 2005 Express edition. This will allow to learn to create applications.