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On this page you will find an overview of all articles that I have written myself. The more recent articles deal with software development with .NET (C#, Visual Studio, VSTS, Azure, LINQ, Entity Framework, Web services, WPF, Silverlight, ...) in particular. The older articles were often written for the purposes of courses or demonstrations at my computerclub and these articles are mostly about Delphi, PHP, databases, Javascript, Windows, Office, Multimedia applications, Atari, ...

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PHP - Generate list with files and file information
Dutch
Webdevelopment
PHP
This article, which is written in Dutch, demonstrates the scGetFileList function which can be used to generate a list with file information. This function can be handy to build dynamic PHP pages which show thumbnails and links to files.
PHP - Execute MySQL queries with less source code
Dutch
Webdevelopment
PHP
In a lot of PHP scripts you need to access a MySQL database and therefore you need to write a lot of code to make a connection, execute a query, check the result, ... This article demonstrates how this can be simplified with some functions.
PHP - Automatically select language of visitor
Dutch
Webdevelopment
PHP
A lot of welcome pages on websites force the user to choose a language. This can be done better by checking the IP-address, resolving the corresponding country and then proposing a language. This article, which is written in Dutch, demonstrates how to build some PHP functions to resolve the user language.
PHP - Template engine Smarty
Dutch
Webdevelopment
PHP
Smarty is an open-source template engine for PHP. It makes it possible to separate the HTML pages (content) and the PHP code (logic). Therefore it becomes a lot easier to maintain and reuse your PHP code. This small article shows the most interesting features of Smarty like building HTML tables, replacing tags, ...