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My name is Richard Watson and I'm a professional PHP developer
from Lurgan in Northern Ireland

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Interesting mix - sending a multimimensional PHP array to a jQueryUI autocomplete. Can it be done - easily - and how?

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Bugs & faults | 19-02-2018

Office 365 passwords: Addendum

Password complexity: The Microsoft way - revisited

Sharepoint 365 office passwords

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Development | 05-02-2018

Disabling buttons after form submission with jQuery

Are you suffering at the hands of impatient users, too impatient to wait for a form to process? Try this handy little jQuery snippet.


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VLE & Sharepoint | 07-10-2016

Content type publishing for Office 365

Content type management in the Office 365 environment - where is it?

office365 sharepoint microsoft content types

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Development | 06-09-2016

Password complexity the Office 365 way

Microsoft show us how not to do password complexity

microsoft office365

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Design | 29-04-2016

Bootstrap modal issues

Bootstrap has some very handy built-in components, one of which is the ever-useful modal. Converting the modal to a lightbox-style gallery tool is quite straightforward, but not without issues.

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Frameworks & tools | 11-03-2016

Why I decided to give Laravel another chance

After jumping back into Laravel for the first time since Laravel 2 and having used either Cake or Mini since, I've come back to test Laravel 4.2 and have a surprising admission to make (after disliking Laravel 2) - I'm in love!

Laravel mini php frameworks

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News | 02-02-2016

Adding users to MySQL and creating new databases

As part of creating Imprete, I had the idea of creating/managing sub sites (e.g. clan hosting). While incomplete, what I did finish was how to create user accounts for MySQL while creating security trimmed databases linked to the same username.

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