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Nested Sets

Written by Evan Petersen on Thursday, 12 April 2012. Posted in Programming, Random

Just another Hierarchical Model

Learn how to create a hierarchical structure optimized for fetching all child nodes in a highly efficient manner. In this tutorial, we’ll look into the pros and contras of using the Nested Set model to store our hierarchical data structure.

PHP: Getting Started

Written by Evan Petersen on Saturday, 10 September 2011. Posted in Programming

Create a hello world script

If you have no experience with PHP (or any programming language for that matter) then this article is for you!  In this article I’ll provide you with the resources and knowledge necessary to run your first PHP “Hello World” script. 

YOOtheme: Noble

Written by Evan Petersen on Monday, 29 August 2011. Posted in General Hacks

Sometimes turn key services/packages just don't seem to work when you initially install them.  This was the case when I began putting together EvanPetersen.com.  In this post, I'll walk you through how I went about solving a simple, yet particularly annoying problem.


Written by Evan Petersen on Sunday, 28 August 2011. Posted in Random

Welcome to EvanPetersen.com!  This post serves as the first of many, hopefully centered around web development, general programming, and random useful hacks.  If I happen across something that seems useful or write something that I think others might be able to utilize, I'll do my best to post it here.  

Anyway, take a look around; you just might find something of value.