How To Keep Your Copyright Date Updated Programmatically On Your Website or Online Store

We’ve been hard at work developing a Shopify integration for a client that’s quite robust and complex… more to come on that when we publish it. With all the development we’re doing, I was embarrassed when I was testing their site to see the copyright notice in the footer was out of date… showing last year instead of this year. It was a simple oversight as we had coded a text input field to display

Calculate or Query Great Circle Distance Between Points of Latitude and Longitude Using The Haversine Formula (PHP, Python, MySQL, MSSQL Examples)

This month I’ve been programming quite a bit in PHP and MySQL with respect to GIS. Snooping around the net, I actually had a hard time finding some of the Geographic calculations to find the distance between two locations so I wanted to share them here. The simple way of calculating a distance between two points is using the Pythagorean formula to calculate the hypotenuse of a triangle (A² + B² = C²). This is

Why Data Cleansing Is Critical and How You Can Implement Data Cleanliness Processes and Solutions

Poor data quality is a rising concern for many business leaders as they fail to meet their targeted goals. The team of data analysts – that is supposed to produce reliable data insights – spend 80% of their time cleaning and preparing data, and only 20% of the time is left to do the actual analysis. This has a huge impact on the team’s productivity as they have to manually validate the data quality of

Python: Script A Google Autosuggest Extract of Trends for Your Niche Search Keywords

Everyone likes Google Trends, but it’s a bit tricky when it comes to Long Tail Keywords.  We all like the official google trends service for getting insights on the search behavior. However, two things prevent many from using it for solid work; When you need to find new niche keywords, there is not enough data on Google Trends  Lack of official API for making requests to google trends: When we make use of modules like pytrends, then we have to

Is Visual Studio Code The Best OSX Code Editor On The Market?

Every week I spend time with a good friend of mine, Adam Small. Adam is a great developer… he’s developed an entire real estate marketing platform that has incredible features – even just adding direct-to-mail options for his agents to send postcards without even having to design them! Like me, Adam has developed across the spectrum of programming languages and platforms. Of course, he does it professionally and every day whereas I’m stuck developing every