About Smilley
Joined March 2013
I teach and blog about multimedia, social media, web design, programming, and how to disguise a camel in the desert (that is I'm kidding about the camel, of course)!

Playing the drums, and jamming on my piano is something I do on my spare time. I admit to being an Internet junkie. I’m a guru when it comes to software!

I also want to point out I am a premium member and dedicated to helping out the community through engaging and writing quality articles.
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fedex guy Premium
Hey Steve, haven't seen you around in awhile. Hope everything is going great for ya.
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Hi, Smilley ˘◡˘
Your blogs are a real treasure !!!
Thank you very much for sharing valuable lessons.
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smilley Premium
I apologize for my delay. I was just at my cousin's wedding!

Just so you know, I'm not familiar much with Amazon's API. This is how you would program what you were talking about. To answer your question generally, yes, with JavaScript, you can update any type of data in real time. That data, in this case, however is accessed through Amazon's API. Here is the link to it:
http://bit.ly/ZEY3FD

If you are to go this route, I would highly recommend using the Zend Framework for your project, which is a great web framework if you are to use the service API of common apps. This is where this framework excels in.I know they have Amazon services built in to the framework and frameworks are easier to code in then digging down to just pure PHP code. Does that answer your question? :)
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Duley Premium
Hey Steve it sounds like you are the guy to go to. I have been wanting to learn some javascript to make my website/s a bit better. It also sounds like you know about designing a nice looking website.

I have a quick question though, are you familiar with promoting Amazon products and if so, is there a way to just have the price of the product update in real time on a site?
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Hi smiley, at last I created a website, check it out at windowsphone .com
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smilley Premium
This site is really good! Good job! I will make a suggestion that I noticed. For the link I will throw here you have two HTC 8X phones. You should put (case: green) and (case: blue), or something like that for your phones.Here's the link:
http://www.windowsphone.com/en-US/phones

In two months, I will be repurchasing my phone, however I will be using a different carrier. The HTC 8X is a good phone!
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"You should put (case: green) and (case: blue), or something like that for your phones"
sorry I don't get it :o
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smilley Premium
or even better, "with green case" if it is green, to keep the phones distinct. Again, that is up to you if you want to make that change. My initial impression is that I was confused between the two phones is all. :)
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excuse me if I'm wrong, you said like you think it's my site :| It's Microsoft site, how can I change anything there LOL
IMO, Lumia 920 is way better than 8X. The only drawback is 920 is a little thick and heavy. If you don't like that, and you don't want its luxury features, such as PureView camera, Super Sensitive Touch and Wireless charging, go get 8X. The 8X's competitor is Lumia 820, but I don't get any impression of 820, it's overshadowed by 920 too much :)
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smilley Premium
oh...I thought that was your site! You can slap me with a bunch of bananas if you want. ;)

Oh wow. I didn't know about that. I do want more luxury! You informed me more. I haven't personally tried the Lumia 820, however those features sound like they may be for me.
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compare to Lumia 920, 820 has AMOLED screen (like Galaxy S3 or Note 2, but SS phones had blue/green tint), it lacks Pureview technology, uglier design. I wrote all information about 920 here
lumiawindowsphone . com/lumia-920.html
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gmca Premium
I started learning before WA , I learn how to build a site correctly here, and I learn extras, I see you are into web designs, will you be doing some video JavaScript tutorials within WA
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smilley Premium
Well, my plan is to go with written material first and then I'll demonstrate the training through videos afterwards. I may do them sooner. It depends! You will find that JavaScript is good to make your site more interactive and hence more sales. It is getting more common these days.
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gmca Premium
I will be follow your training when you complete the tutorial,
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Hello, thank you for following.
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smilley Premium
You're welcome!
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Hi smilley, remember me? I'm going to make my first website to promote Nokia Lumia windows phone via Amazon Affiliate program. I hope it's possible :)
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smilley Premium
Of course I remember you! I think that's great. I'm hoping I can keep my phone from T-Mobile. I may even join their affiliate program if I wind up liking the phone!

So, are you going to promote more than that, out of curiosity?
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only that at the moment. Of course I'll expand my business in the future :)
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BlueDot Premium
Sorry had to dash out - Basically all training is shared here on WA to help you with a general or specific aspect to suite your business needs.
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smilley Premium
Thanks for sharing what you shared, as well as in the chat room! That was helpful to know.
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Shawn Martin Premium
Hi. Welcome to WA! Thanks for following me and wishing you the best!
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smilley Premium
You're welcome! I hope you become successful, too, here. :)
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fedex guy Premium
Hey Smilley, thanks for the follow, it was great talking to you on chat. Look forward to building our businesses together.
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smilley Premium
You're welcome! I am, too! :)
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lmc6837 Premium
Hey Stephen, it's good to find your here at WA.. Now I know how you got your moniker. I love camels, by the way. Good to know you;'re good w/ programming and such. Nice to meet you at the Hangout ~ Lisa
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Hudson Premium
Hi there,. Thanks for the follow and welcome to WA.
Regards
Hudson.
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smilley Premium
I appreciate you writing to say thank you! :)
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edifice98 Premium
Thanks for the follow.
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smilley Premium
you're welcome! I've already written my post on your board, however it is good to see you active. :)
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Kewl Web Premium
Hi Smilly, thought I'd drop by and add to your following! Glad to see you are Premium member too!
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smilley Premium
Thanks for the follow! I enjoy people who share the value of what I write. :)
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Kewl Web Premium
You're welcome. Looking forward to reading more!
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footprints Premium
Hi Smilly, your a good man to have around I can see that young man. If you ever feel the need to move to Cyprus we need a drummer at our Church.
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smilley Premium
ah...Enay poli kala anthropos! For those who don't know Greek that means "you are a very good man"! Yeah..I always wanted to visit Greece! I love the history, culture, poetry...even the language. What kind of church is it (i.e. orthodox, contemporary, etc.)?

Also, for those who may not know, there's even a free Greek language text and audio course here: http://www.kypros.org/LearnGreek/
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Thanks for the follow and nice chatting with you. Hope we meet in the chat again. Regards
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smilley Premium
I just noticed that I forgot to say you're welcome, however I know it's not a bigee!
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Rick Jantz Premium
Hope my message doesn't come through twice. I hit "Add comment" and it disappeared. Apologies if it does. It was great talking to you in Live Chat. Are you thinking of buying the domain that was suggested? It sounds like a good one.
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smilley Premium
I decided to go with a different one. I appreciate that suggestion, however. I will keep the surprise until it's ready!
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fol8 Premium
Thanks very much for your follow! Looks like you are quite a technical guy, with expertise in web design, programming and the works! Look forward to learning the ropes from you and wishing you continued success in your business!
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smilley Premium
Thanks for your appreciation! I'm always learning something new every day. I also wish you success in your endeavors and hope we all network together. :)
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fol8 Premium
Welcome, and yes, we can definitely network together. Hope to catch you in live chat one day! And thanks for your well wishes:)
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Hello mate. Thanks so much for your support!
I like how you cloacked the higher meaning in the words "how to disguise a camel in the desert ". Or at least I found the higher meaning of it (even if it wasn't ment to be hiden, lol).

Anyways, nice to have you by my side! My plans are ment to start small and progress from there depending on my success.
Cheers!
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smilley Premium
Thanks for listening to what I've said. You have the right mindset!

I would add that it depends on what your visitors are looking for and not about the success. The success part will come later.

It's great to you see you are really determined to succeed! :)
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guy0404 Premium
Thanks for adding me back :)
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smilley Premium
you're welcome!
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I see you are into music and tech as well... hopefully I can learn from you (and hopefully I can teach as well haha). Thanks for the advice and motivation!
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smilley Premium
Exactly! I believe in both teaching and learning. There's always something new I'm learning from someone!
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DavidArturo Premium
Hey, many thanks for the follow!
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smilley Premium
You're welcome! I look forward to seeing your success here at WA. :)
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DavidArturo Premium
Hey, many thanks for your sincere wishes towards me!
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smilley Premium
That's what I learned recently in marketing. If you are sincere, others will be sincere to you. Basically, be real! my hats off to you. :)
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nathaniell Premium
Sorry, missed your reply in chat. The legitimacy of the program is up to you - I mean, I can take a look if you want, but ultimately it will be your decision. Though you cannot promote things in WA, you can promote ANYTHING you like outside the site. Good luck!
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smilley Premium
However, I did find two additional targeted affiliates related to my niche from taking the advice here on WA!
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lanesamarie Premium
Hey Smiley , thanks for the follow and wish you all the best:) Nenita
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smilley Premium
You're welcome...the same to you!
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wtbee2013 Premium
Lets see what else can you make camel look like hmmmm Thank you for the follow back It looks like it is going to be lots of laughs. somedays while trying to learn this I could certainly use it....I need help with WP do you have any videos for that???
I want to use preference lite theme and it is giving me a hard time
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smilley Premium
That's a good suggestion! It seems lots of people have problems with WordPress and I'm great at figuring out software. I installed, configured, and customized it before. That will be after my JavaScript niche, because you can use it in your WordPress site to do different things.
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Prolife Premium
Thanks for the follow. I Just sent you a message.
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smilley Premium
You're welcome. I didn't realize you sent a message. It's great for you to be here. :)
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smilley Premium
yes. I remember learning that on Twitter. It's a good practice to follow those that may relevant to your audience. This site is different, however. You can follow anyone, because there's no stream to deal with! and thanks!
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jatdebeaune Premium
Hi Smilley, Glad you are here with us. Look forward to getting to know you. Thank you for the follow.
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smilley Premium
I just noticed your message. I didn't realize I didn't respond, however I wanted to know that I am and I hope to get connected with you soon, too. :)
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Smilley welcome to WA and thank you for the follow. Much success to you.
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smilley Premium
You're welcome!
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Labman Premium
Thanks for following me. Any key is an old joke but one way to sort the new folks from the others. :) Welcome to WA
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smilley Premium
You're welcome! Do you think my comedy line draws your attention? I am open to any suggestions (i.e. as long as you hit the ANY key, first!). :)
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Labman Premium
Don't think it drew my attention but being a geek at heart I understood the reference. Non-Geeks or non-customer service people might not get the reference.
I does pigeonhole you a bit.
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art tech Premium
Hi smilley, Just met you in chat. Thanks for the follow and look forward to sharing. If you want to write a blog her on WA go to the feather at the top of the page and click. Click new blog and you are away. Just remember to save two separate tags for the post to save. Best wishes.
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smilley Premium
You're welcome! Tags are like categories, right? and thanks for your reply. :)
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AlexSol Premium
Hi and welcome to WA! If you need any help getting around or have any questions about Internet Marketing, feel free to contact me right here on WA! My username is "canuck".
Enjoy Your Stay!

- Alex
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smilley Premium
I didn't realize you were all the way down my list and I apologize! Thanks for giving me the help. I will surely need more as I go. :)
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Kyle Premium
Welcome to WA, sorry I missed you in chat earlier! :) Hope all is well and if you ever need a hand with anything, let me know.
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smilley Premium
That's OK! I know what it's like to be a businessman! Also, I believe I have a suggestion for the site. Is there a suggestion box kind of thing for that?
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