Posts Tagged ‘open source’

How to create a phone poll in under 5 minutes

By • Jul 1st, 2010 • Category: Twilio

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 […]

Open Source Image Sharing Script

By • Jan 28th, 2009 • Category: Projects

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 […]

January Project Update

By • Jan 26th, 2009 • Category: Projects

Just in case you were wondering what I’ve been working on this month..

PHP Login Script

By • Jan 6th, 2009 • Category: Projects

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 […]

How to make a simple tracking image with PHP

By • Nov 24th, 2008 • Category: Advice

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 […]

Open Source Real-Time Analytics

By • Sep 26th, 2008 • Category: Projects

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 […]

Open Source Analytics

By • Sep 19th, 2008 • Category: Projects

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 […]