Archive for December, 2007

Writing a CMS/Community with Smarty and the Zend Framework: Part 7

Friday, December 28th, 2007

Since XOOPS didn’t do it for me when it comes to this project I have started with the blog component. As it turns out, a blog is more complicated than you would think. Therefore this part will not cover the whole component, only as far as I’ve gotten at the moment. Covering the whole process in one piece would make it a very long piece indeed.... Read More

Validation and AJAX with jQuery

Friday, December 28th, 2007

In this article I will describe setting up an interface for writing articles that is reminiscent of Wordpress but much simpler. We will use jQuery and a suitable plugin to do client side validation, we will also implement some jQuery AJAX to make the form more responsive.... Read More

XOOPS at first glance

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

A few days ago I had a look at XOOPS.... Read More

My favorite daily worse than failure – 2007

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

If you are a programmer and don’t know of the daily wtf yet then this linklist is a good introduction.... Read More

Installing Weblocks

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

Update: Aug 2, 2008 Since writing this I’ve instead opted to work with Pico Lisp, this is not really a criticism of Weblocks per se, it has more to do with a general frustration with Common Lisp. ... Read More

jQuery Chili plus Code Autoescape is good code highlighting in WordPress

Friday, December 21st, 2007

Today I found Chili which is a jQuery plugin. I’ve been looking for something like this for quite some time. The ability to highlight code snippets client side is a very appealing thought. No more server side manipulation that might be prone to errors, follow the link to Priyadi’s autoescape plugin below for a more thorough discussion.... Read More

CLisp and Cusp at first glance

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Yesterday I thought I should try out clisp. It was the reddit controversy that opened my eyes to this language. If you don’t know, the guys behind reddit tried to create the site with clisp but they opted to do it in Python in the end. It’s that decision that caused all the ruccus.... Read More

MySQL user setup in Webmin

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

I recently had to setup a new database user in Webmin for a project using Joomla 1.0.13. ... Read More

Language problems and solutions

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Update: Toggling the collation in the settings for the whole database, in for instance PhpMyAdmin has been known to solve quite a few problems.... Read More

Parsing tags with Zend Feed

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

Consuming a feed with Zend Feed is quite simple if you don’t want to do something fancy. It could look something like this:... Read More