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Developer.com: Getting Started with Memcached Distributed Memory Caching

Developer.com: Getting Started with Memcached Distributed Memory Caching
On Developer.com today there's a new article talking about memcache and how you can implement it in your application to provide a performance boost for applications in a distributed environment.As distributed system is part of the Memcached definition, you can install Memcached on various servers to make a larger caching server. In this way, Memcached helps reduce database loads to a minimum, resulting in faster and more responsive Web applicationsThey take some time to explain what memcache is - a...

My interview at dot KDE

My interview at dot KDE
Jos Poortvliet did an interview with me for dot KDE in this summer's aKademy and it has been online for a while now. In it we discuss things like Midgard as a storage engine for desktop applications, and Maemo's open QA process for Downloads applications. Some excepts: At maemo.org we have an appstore for FOSS applications on the Maemo platform. This appstore is enabled by default on all Nokia N900s so we wanted to have some quality control. We had to create our own appstore approval process, compatible...

AjaxRay.com: Extending Zend Form Element to create customized Phone number field

AjaxRay.com: Extending Zend Form Element to create customized Phone number field
On the AjaxRay.com site today there's a new tutorial for the Zend Framework users out there with a library they can use to extend Zend_Form for custom phone number fields.When taking Phone number as user input, we can worn users about phone number format by setting a hint/description and can validate using Regular Expression. [...] Now, if we try provide this feature in Zend Form, that's possible. We can create three individual Zend_Form_Element_Text objects and join there value together to make the...

Site News: Blast from the Past - One Year Ago in PHP

Site News: Blast from the Past - One Year Ago in PHP
Here's what was popular in the PHP community one year ago today:Community News: PHP Cache Accelerator for Windows Joomla Blogger: Update: Joomla 1.6 Release Plan Developer.com: Build your own MVC Framework: Making Headway Lorenzo Alberton's Blog: Create a video preview as animated GIF with FFmpeg and PHP SPL David Kent Norman's Blog: Drupal on Snow Leopard Davey Shafik's Blog: Fixing ZDE 5.5 on Snow Leopard (Crashing & Text Selection Bugs) Web Development Blog: Sending e-mails via SMTP with PHPmailer and...

Packt launches fifth annual Open Source Awards

Packt launches fifth annual Open Source Awards
Packt launches fifth annual Open Source Awards The 2010 Open Source Awards was launched last month by Packt, inviting people to visit www.PacktPub.com and submit nominations for their favorite Open Source project. Now in its fifth year, the Award has been adapted from the established Open Source CMS Award with the wider aim of encouraging, supporting, recognizing and rewarding all Open Source projects. WordPress won the 2009 Open Source Content Management System (CMS) Award in what was a very close...

Gonzalo Ayuso's Blog: Using CouchDb as filesystem with PHP

Gonzalo Ayuso's Blog: Using CouchDb as filesystem with PHP
In a new post to his blog Gonzalo Ayuso shows an interesting use for the CouchDB tool - using it as a filesystem for cross-server handling of things like images or other binary resources.One of the problems I need to solve in my clustered PHP applications is where to store files. When I say files I'm not speaking about source code. I'm speaking about additional data files, such as download-able pdfs, logs, etc. Those files must be on every node of the cluster. [...] CouchDb has two great features to meet...

Web Builder Zone: The different kinds of testing

Web Builder Zone: The different kinds of testing
On the Web Builder Zone (from DZone) Giorgio Sironi has posted a new article that talks about the different kinds of testing you can do on your application - both on the frontend and backend.Automated testing supports your constant effort in design and refactoring, and besides that ensures that your application actually works in a reliable and repeatable way. [...] In this article I'll describe the different categories of testing, as applied to a Zend Framework 1 application, but this classification...

Zend Framework is a BOSSie Award Winner

Zend Framework is a BOSSie Award Winner
Last week, while I was on vacation, the news broke that IDG's InfoWorld had announced its annual InfoWorld Bossie Award winners ("Bossie" stands for "Best of Open Source Software"), and that Zend Framework had won the " best open source application development software " award.

Josh Holmes' Blog: Scaling WordPress on Microsoft

Josh Holmes' Blog: Scaling WordPress on Microsoft
Josh Holmes, just coming off of presenting at OpenCa.mp in Dallas, has posted his entire presentation to his blog for anyone that missed it and wants to catch up. He spoke about scaling WordPress on the Windows platform. He also includes a lot of content in the post that he wasn't able to get to during the presentation.Now, on to my session itself. This was a fun session. I only had 30 minutes and I had about 3 hours of material so I've got a ton of stuff in these notes that I didn't cover in the session...

Speaking at PHPNW 2010

Speaking at PHPNW 2010
I'm excited to announce I'll be speaking at PHPNW Conference, to be held October 9th, 2010 in Manchester, UK. I'll be doing my talk, aoDeveloping Easily Deployable PHP Applicationsao, which I also did in July at OSCON. I'm working on making the talk even better based upon feedback IAreceived, and will talk more about the various tools we use and have developed to make building SugarCRM easier. This is my first time to this conference, but judging from the lineup of talks it is not one to miss if you are...

PHPBuilder.com: Downloading and Parsing Gmail Messages in PHP

PHPBuilder.com: Downloading and Parsing Gmail Messages in PHP
New on PHPBuilder.com today there's a tutorial showing you how to download and parse messages from Google Mail. In their case it's grabbing and parsing submissions from a form.Some friends of mine publish a literary journal that accepts submissions via email. At their request I wrote a script to download messages from the journal's Gmail account and do some simple parsing tasks. Most of the submissions are made using an HTML form and a corresponding mailer script on their website, so I knew the precise...

Zend Developer Zone: Introduction to DataModeler

Zend Developer Zone: Introduction to DataModeler
On the Zend Developer Zone today there's the first part of a series from Vic Cherubini about an ORM tool he's created to make pulling data from your database of choice (via PDO objects) simpler - DataModler. This first part looks at creating testable models.DataModeler allows you to create easily testable Models that are not dependent on any datasource. The majority of your logic should take place in the Model, and not the Controller (making your application even easier to test as data sources can be...

Extending Zend Form Element to create customized Phone number field

Extending Zend Form Element to create customized Phone number field
Remember phones? (yes those things you text with.) Anis Ahmad recently blogged about how he created a Zend_Form_Element to wrap not only the display but the validation of a phone number. While it won't handle BR-549, it does seem to handle all modern phone numbers. If you use Zend Framework, click on in, I'll give you the details and links.

Community News: Latest Releases from PHPClasses.org

Community News: Latest Releases from PHPClasses.org
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Contributing to ZendFramework

Contributing to ZendFramework
... on contribution Who hasn't ever started writing his own Framework/CMS? It is considered best practice for learning purposes, but going through all the security stuff can be stressful and boring at the same time. That's where most devs start to contribute to big Open Source-projects like Typo3 or the Zend Framework, because they are already experienced working with it and yet evolving another system on the market or even getting people to contribute seems like an unachievable task. Instead of wasting...

Big step forward in Modular Database Applications with DataObjects

Big step forward in Modular Database Applications with DataObjects
Article originally from rooJSolutions blog Being a Software Developer is all about developing applications faster, and delivering quicker. At the same time ensuring that quality is not lost and readibility is kept. DB_DataObjects is one of the key tools in my productivity toolkit. It was originally designed as a way of ensuring that shared database related code ends up in the right place, In the Model layer of the application, rather than the View or Controller (or worse mixed in to some hybrid PHP html...