Succeed with Math-Kindle Edition in 2 Parts from The Open University

Succeed with Math-Kindle Edition in 2 Parts (also available to read from Kindle reading app in smartphone or tablet).

Succeed with maths – Part 1 Kindle Edition

Succeed with maths – Part 1

This is 24 hours Free course book containing 401 pages with flip enabled has been provided by The Open University introducing basic mathematics in your everyday life. It includes percentages, fractions and negative numbers.

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5 Free Online Technology courses from The Open University

These courses will help you understand digital technologies of the modern world in every aspect.  Whether you are beginning or wants to fill the gap.. it covers all the startup information in computers, data and information.  After completing you will earn Statement of Participation absolutely free as evidence of your learning.
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Returning back from the daily boredoms

Ilyas Kazi It’s been long time doing same routine work. Home to Office. Code for company. Office to Home. Travelling on bike with laptop at my back was another tiresome. Every day remains the same. Even on weekend there wasn’t much time to rest or spend quality time with family due to backlog that needed me to work from home.
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Get last date or total number of days in PHP

Do you want to find out the last date of the month in PHP. Here is a simple way by providing the valid date. It then takes the month from the date provided and returns the result.

1] Example to find out last date from the Month of the date parsed

     $date = '2016-05-05';
     echo date('Y-m-t', strtotime($date));

     //output:
     2016-05-31

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In Kohana 3, Setting up server environment

When your website is under maintenance mode the environment need to be set as ‘development’.. and whereas when you published the website to access by others (usually visible to public) need to be set as ‘production’.

Technique using .htaccess file
For development: In your .htaccess file of your local computer, set environment variable as..

SetEnv KOHANA_ENV development

For production: In your .htaccess file of your live server, set environment variable as..

SetEnv KOHANA_ENV production

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In Kohana 3, Save session in database

Session usage for native or database adapter is same. Just follow the below 2 steps on saving database session and you’re done.

1] Create database-based session table:

CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `sessions` (
     `session_id` VARCHAR( 24 ) NOT NULL,
     `last_active` INT UNSIGNED NOT NULL,
     `contents` TEXT NOT NULL,
     PRIMARY KEY ( `session_id` ),
     INDEX ( `last_active` )
) ENGINE = MYISAM;

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List all months and year within date range in PHP

The function to get all months with their year which falls under the date range specified (i.e. your start date and end date).
It uses PHP DateTime Class to get the result and tested with PHP 5.3

     function _daterange_months($start_date, $end_date, $format = 'm-Y')
     {
          $begin= new DateTime(date('Y-m-01', strtotime($start_date)));
          $end	= new DateTime(date('Y-m-t', strtotime($end_date)));
          $end	= $end->modify( '+1 day' );

          $result	= array();
          $daterange	= new DatePeriod($begin, new DateInterval('P1M'), $end);
          foreach($daterange as $date)
          {
               $result[] = $date->format($format);
          }
          return $result;
     }

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