Archive for November, 2007

Writing a CMS/Community with Smarty and the Zend Framework: Part 5

Sunday, November 25th, 2007

In this part we will take a look at what happens after a user logs on. We will also revisit quite a lot of code that has been changed.... Read More

Can SQL be a good thing in itself?

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

I currently work on a project that is not my own, to implement new functionality all over the place. This project is basically done in a level 2 style with a lot of static function calls. It’s totally procedural with class names to separate different areas of logic. And the SQL is there for all to see.... Read More

Automatic @uses in document blocks

Sunday, November 18th, 2007

Over here we use phpDocumentor which is a good solution for creating nice looking documentation from document blocks. A great thing about phpDocumentor is that all @uses tags become links to what they point to in the output. These links improve the usability of the documentation a lot in my opinion.... Read More

Speedlinking – 15 November 2007

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

I just browsed the new links section over at dzone and I found a lot of good stuff, both technical and general. It’s time for my first speedlinking!... Read More

Loading shockwaves in IE

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

Argh what a horrible morning, fighting with the virus. It all had to do with this shockwave, it would not load properly in IE, not even version 7.... Read More

WordPress Adsense Injection problems and solutions

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Lately I’ve started to tentatively monetize my content. One of the first things I realized was how crappy my click rates were for adsense in the sidebar.... Read More

Java Fractals

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

A few years ago when I attended a program in Engineering Nanoscience something strange happened during a programming course in Java. By the way, if you are considering studying abroad then I can recommend LTH and KTH, especially if you are into materials science or nanotech. Beware though, the level of difficulty can be higher than US equivalents, Swedish technical institutes don’t give much of a rats ass if you fail or not.... Read More

Ajax, ZF and Smarty feed reader: part 3

Monday, November 12th, 2007

This time we will take a look at the feed list window and the manage window. This will also be the concluding part of the series.... Read More

eZ Components at first glance

Monday, November 12th, 2007

Through I just discovered eZ Components. My first thought was how can yet another php library help me? Or more precisely since I’m a user of the Zend Framework and Smarty, is there anything in eZ that I can use to augment my current setup with?... Read More

Ajax, ZF and Smarty feed reader: part 2

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

In part 1 of this series you could download the whole source which this tutorial is based on. This part and subsequent parts will make use of that source.... Read More