Author: Peter Leow

Conversation over HTTP

Introduction As a daily routine, you launch a web browser, type into the address bar of a browser some text that reads like http://peterleowblog.com, and wait while some web page is being loaded onto the browser. A typical web page

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Formidable Forms with HTML

Figure 1: My First Web Form

Introduction Once upon a time, there existed countless paper forms that we had to fill up for activities like applying for jobs, opening bank accounts, admission to schools, and even registering marriages. The list went on and on. In those

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PHP Development Environment

What’s a Software Development Environment As a server-side scripting language for web development, PHP scripts are executed on the server. So, at the very least, you will need to install a PHP-enabled web server on your development computer so that

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Leaping into Motion

What’s the Fuss? There has been a real buzz about Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies over the past few years. Major VR developments by the big tech companies. such as Sony’s PlayStation VR and Google’s Daydream, are pushing VR

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Hands-on with HTML APIs

The advent of HTML Living Standard, previously known as HTML5, has revolutionized the traditional web scene (and sense). In this book, I will simply call it HTML. In particular, HTML mandatory support for incorporating the ever-increasing number of APIs into

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