A couple weeks ago, an awesome company named Twilio released an open source business phone platform called OpenVBX. Many have described it as a roll-your-own Google Voice for businesses, where you create your own auto-attendants, call forwarding, conference and voicemail systems, but I want you to think of it as much more. I don’t have [...]
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A while back I tossed together an image sharing service I hoped to turn around and sell for a good profit, but as it turned out, this recession thing is effecting than just banks and manufacturers. That and I discovered the market is saturated with crappy competing services that are going for pennies. Instead, I [...]
Just in case you were wondering what I’ve been working on this month..
Several sites I am working on required some kind of authentication using PHP, but since the sites were entirely custom coded – and needed to be to serve their purpose – I was unable and unwilling to use a CMS just to have user registration and logins. My solution was to come up with a [...]
I have been doing a lot of tracking recently, whether it be in e-mails, on social networks, web sites, or even on message boards, and I figured I might as well share one of the methods I use to track visitors using as little code as possible. This tutorial will teach you how to track [...]
As some of you know, one of my big upcoming services required me to develop my own open source analytics system before I could continue work on it. While there are several good commercial and open source analytics alternatives out there, none of them provided the customization of data I needed, specifically the ability to [...]
My latest project is probably the largest one I’ve taken on single-handedly, but there is quite a bit to gain once it’s complete. I am currently working on an open system for providing real-time website statistics and analytics. Yes, there are plenty of free alternatives readily available, such as Google Analytics, Amung.Us, and Woopra. There [...]