Posts Tagged ‘PHP’

JavaScript Pop-under

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

I recently had to do a pop under with JS and found the below snippet (can’t remember where anymore), I might need it again so I post it here for reference.... Read More

Dynamic Eclipse PDT (PHP) templates for the singleton pattern

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

I’m currently working with a legacy PHP CMS and do-it-all system which is heavily reliant on singletons. Instead of relying on static methods and direct invocation we store object instances in a global array, these instances are then retrieved through the use of a call looking like this: singleton(‘ClassName’).... Read More

How to parse and tokenize a complete PHP project

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Yesterday I had to loop through every directory in a whole PHP project and go through all the PHP files in order to get at their contents, the goal was to get information from each file in order to create an array looking like this for each class method:... Read More

MySQL replication in PHP – on the same machine

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

I just realized I needed to replicate some data from one database to another, but only certain tables.... Read More

Unzip on Ubuntu, the mess it makes with UTF-8 and the PHP fix

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Create a file called “2 cl├ęs.html”, zip it up and, name the file html.zip then unzip it with the following command: unzip html.zip -d /tmp, check the /tmp folder, what do you see?... Read More

PHP email admin script

Friday, June 17th, 2011

If you’ve read the article about my email server setup you quickly realize that adding a new email account is quite onerous, a combination of adding records to tables in a MySQL database and creating folders on the harddrive. This can easily be automated with for instance PHP and I’ll show you how below.... Read More

Why I used jqPlot for ChartBasket.com instead of Flot

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

In general I consider Flot to be the more capable solution. But in the case of ChartBasket I wanted to setup something quickly and I didn’t need the more advanced stuff Flot makes available, for instance zooming.... Read More

PHP and setlocale – getting more locales than English to work

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Update I’ve had to revise this one, the original post might work (or not) if you have an older install of Ubuntu, atm (2013-02) I use Lucid, and now the following process works:... Read More

Parsing cookies with Zend Http Client and CookieJar

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

I’ve just run into the need to be able to get the http cookies of a response to a request sent from PHP and accepted in PHP. Normally cookies can be accessed through the $_COOKIE super global but since no client/browser is involved that won’t be possible in this case. The below is an example of machine to machine communication.... Read More

MongoDB, Clojure, JSON and PHP – CongoMongo issues and solutions

Friday, December 31st, 2010

I’m currently working on a project where I use MongoDB and Clojure to create an API only type of service. Other sites of ours are connecting to this service, these sites are all made with PHP at the moment.... Read More