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Mobile Device Detection Framework (PHP)

Mobile Device Detection Framework (PHP)

Mobile Device Detection Framework (PHP) Current Version: N/APrice: FREE Responsive design is the future, but it's still necessary to perform server-side device detection in some instances. This lightweight server-side solution utilizes the php $_SERVER array (HTTP_USER_AGENT) and the php function stripos providing a framework to detect a list of known devices. Reference the code below to use as a stating point for basic php device detection and modify as required for your project. Example supported devices: iOS (iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad) Android ...

9/11 Tribute In Light - Royalty Free Stock Photos

9/11 Tribute In Light – Royalty Free Stock Photos

Last night was the first time since September 11, 2001 that I made an effort to view anything related to that tragic day. I hopped on my bike and rode to Brooklyn Bridge Park with the intention of zoning out to the Tribute in Light. What I encountered at the park was an army of professional photographers competing for the best shots to sell on stock photo sites. The unfortunate truth is that 9/11 has spawned an entire commercial industry. I've written ...

Hell Gate in the 1600's

Hell Gate in the 1600’s

New York: The Novel by Edward Rutherfurd is book which follows fictional characters through historically accurate time periods. I found this particular passage about Hell Gate in the 1600's quite interesting. "For at the top of the East River, the waterway forked. On the left, a narrow channel led around the northern tip of Manhattan. On the right, a broader channel led eastward to the huge sound whose placid waters, sheltered from the ocean by the long island, stretched for nearly a hundred ...

Burning bridges light the way

Burning bridges light the way

Maybe you're stressed at work? Home? Both? No matter what's going on in your life there's one thing you're certain about; It's time to burn that bridge and move on. Hang this image on the fridge, the filing cabinet, or the wall. Let it inspire you and instill the necessary confidence that you're making the right decision!

Remembering Rochester's Midtown Plaza During Christmas

Remembering Rochester’s Midtown Plaza During Christmas

By the time I moved to Rochester in '98 Midtown Plaza was well past it's prime. Major retailers had moved to the newer and arguably nicer malls in the suburbs. Much of the plaza was vacant and the stores that remained weren't exactly draws. Although times were tough the atmosphere at the mall changed during the holiday season. Midtown Plaza filled with families. Both parents and children downright giddy to be in Downtown Rochester, visiting Midtown Plaza. the draw, however, wasn't shopping ...

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