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Learn Web Development at 2% the Cost of a College Degree

Learn Web Development with Treehouse

Published September 3, 2013 by Brad Knutson

When I first started college, I had every intention of becoming an Actuary and holding a fancy corporate job wearing suits and working on the 42nd floor of some high rise in a major city. 4 years of college later and I only recently realized that I could have saved a lot of money and […]

How To Build Your Own URL Shortener With Apache, PHP, and MySQL

URL Shortener

Published August 11, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Short URLs aren’t as popular as they once were, and we can thank Twitter for that. Short URLs were made popular by the 140-character or less update platform where it was necessary to save as much space as possible for text. Of course, now Twitter builds it’s own short URLs, so this practice isn’t exactly […]

WordPress Quick Tip: Remove Revisions From Database

WordPress Quick Tip - Remove Revisions From Database

Published June 26, 2013 by Brad Knutson

With page load time becoming an increasingly important factor in SEO, making sure your site is optimized is extremely important. Fractions of a second could be a major negative factor when it comes to where you rank in search engines, especially when it comes to mobile usage. So today, I thought I would give you […]

Setting Up a Local Dev Environment: WAMP

Installing WAMP

Published May 10, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Web developers know that a development environment is essential when building large web projects. Sometimes you are graced with the opportunity to work with a dedicated development server, but most small time operations don’t have this luxury. In cases like these, setting up a local development environment on your machine is essential. We don’t want […]

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