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Php – Do not rely on set_time_limit too much

By | June 5, 2013

Php set_time_limit Php has a function called set_time_limit which can be used to dynamically adjust the maximum execution time permitted to a script. It allows specifying the time in seconds and limits the script execution time to that many seconds. The set_time_limit function whenever called, effectively extends the script execution time by that many seconds…. Read More »

Parse the user agent with ua-parser in php – detect browser, os and device

By | March 22, 2013

In your web application you might need to parse the user’s user-agent string to find out the browser/OS/device being used. This is necessary specially when your webapp tries to adapt to the user’s platform in a better way. For example a different layout for mobile device or restricted features/graceful degradation on a non supporting browser…. Read More »

Convert excel to csv in php

By | March 11, 2013

When working with data import and export for example, file formats like csv and excel are commonly used. Data can be exported to csv format and imported elsewhere. Also data might be entered manually in an excel file and then imported in the database. So there might be a need to convert excel files to… Read More »