How to use Google Single Sign-On without the PHP SDK

Originally published 2014-07-30 17:45:35 by Nathan England
related tags: google php sdk, programming, single sign-on,

Do you want to implement a secured sign-on service for your current web project but are not interested in learning a new SDK? Maybe you don't want the ability to post to social media while the user is offline, you just want to access their name and verified email address for easy user registration and fast login? Google makes it simple and you don't need their SDK. Let me show you how!

How to use Facebook Single Sign-On without the PHP SDK

Originally published 2014-07-29 19:07:57 by Nathan England
related tags: facebook, facebook php sdk, single sign-on,

Are you interested in adding single sign-on to your website, using an established and secure provider, such as Facebook or Google, but not interested in submitting posts to the social networks, or having to use the SDK? So was I, let me show you how!

CentOS 7 Web Host Upgrade Complete!

Originally published 2014-07-16 15:55:41 by Nathan England
related tags: centos, kvm, linux, vps server, web hosting,

With CentOS 7 X86_64 available, I finally upgraded my KVM host server. The benefits of KVM hosting are incredible! This is why good backups and KVM virtual machines are amazing assets to any disaster recovery portfolio. Read on to find out why!

Tinderbox - A PHP Development Framework

Originally published 2014-06-26 13:11:33 by Nathan England
related tags: frameworks, programming, tinderbox,

The initial release (1.0) of Tinderbox PHP Framework is here! Check out my custom PHP framework.

Which is Better, a Shared Hosting Account or a VPS Server?

Originally published 2014-06-10 17:07:50 by Nathan England
related tags: shared hosting, vps server, web hosting,

When starting a new web site, many people do not know the difference between a shared hosting account and a VPS server. This article will describe the two, explain the pros and cons of each, and help you decide which is better for you.