Formatting Stock Data from Yahoo Finance

Thursday, January 28th, 2010 | Business | 33 Comments

Yesterday I was playing with manipulating information pulled from stocks.  I ended up pulling data from Yahoo Finance, because it is just so easy to do in PHP.  I ran into a problem, how would I pull all the data I needed?

I found very little documentation online, it seems that pulling data from Yahoo Finance is more of a clever manipulation of Yahoo offering CSV downloads of financial data.  Yahoo mentions on discussion boards that it does not support, or help, those who use Yahoo Finance like this.  I don’t believe it is against any agreements. › Continue reading

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Smashing Magazine: 10 Killer WordPress Hacks

Thursday, January 8th, 2009 | Business | No Comments

Smashing Magazine posted an article a few days ago with 10 wordpress hacks, 10 Killer WordPress Hacks.

Read the article for details on how to do them, but the hacks listed are:

  1. Display AdSense Ads to Search Engines Visitors Only
  2. Avoid Duplicate Posts in Multiple Loops
  3. Replacing “Next” and “Previous” Page Links with Pagination (we did that one!)
  4. Automatically Get Images on Post Content
  5. Create a “Send to Twitter” Button
  6. Using Normal Quotes Instead of Curly Quotes
  7. Deny Comment Posting to No Referrer Requests
  8. Using CSS Sliding Doors in WordPress Navigation
  9. Dsplay a Random Header Image on Your WordPress Blog
  10. List Your Scheduled Posts

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