New review of the phpBB book today. Interested in writing your own review?
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This post simply links to a Wikipedia article on texas holdem. It’s an effort to outlink a blog comment spammer. Please ignore.
I stumbled upon a nice blog posting about some trends concerning the small companies out there…
Wikis are great! Get yourself one!
Blane of SP blogs about Packt’s initiative to pay royalties percentage to open-source projects.
Open source by example – BBC and Google release open source projects.
An alternative spelling to Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World”. W3 (What a Wonderful World) I see trees of #00ff00, #ff0000 roses too… hmm, it sounded funnier in my head 🙂
Often when you post code (in WordPress for example), you need to manually convert your
<s and so on. It can become tedious at times, so today I created this HTML entities converter tool to help me out.
Me and the whole family went to a pro photographer a couple of weeks ago. It costed us an arm and a leg, but the results were unbelievable. Here’s a small preview.
Since this monday (May 16th) the book I’ve been working on is now out! It’s pretty exciting … It’s a book about the open-source forum package phpBB. Read the post, then rush to Amazon…
Wo-hoo! The printed certicate found its way to my wall 🙂
Nathalie, the beautiful baby girl, my second daughter, was born this Sunday.
Good news today! I got an email from my editor saying that the phpBB book will be published soon. Yes, I’ve been working on a phpBB book for some time, it’s written and completed now and undergoing final proofreading. So it means that in a few weeks it will be published! It’s pretty exciting… Here’s […]
The Alexa stats are described in this posting here. I just wanted to share the code if anyone’s interested. < ?php ini_set("max_execution_time", 2400); // 40 minutes of execution time require_once 'config.php'; // just has the path to PEAR require_once 'PEAR.php'; require_once 'DB.php'; require_once 'HTTP/Request.php'; $request = &new HTTP_Request('', array('allowRedirects' => true, ‘timeout’ => 10)); // […]
I’ve read this SitePoint blog post today where the author wonders about the popularity of IIS vs Apache as server software. There is Netcraft as a reliable source of course, but the question was more of “How about the big sites?” and examples of big sites are those in the Alexa ranking. So I took […]
Yep, it’s a fact. Here’s the proof. I took the exam almost a month ago but waited so that most of the details are erased from my memory, so that I don’t accidentally violate the exam’s rules which state that you should not reveal information about the exam. So I took the exam at a […]
My article on highlighting source code with PHP was published at Sitepoint.com today. It’s a sequel to the previous article about using BB code. Happy reading! URLs: Highlight Source Code in Your PHP Application [published in the PHP & MySQL Reviews and Apps section] http://www.sitepoint.com/article/highlight-source-code-php Use BB Code in Your PHP Application [it’s filed under […]
Some time ago I’ve created a phpBB mod/hack to use on a bulletin board I manage. Recently I decided to make it available for anyone interested to install it on their boards. I’ve posted it some time ago on phpbb.com but it takes a while for the phpBB team to review all the mods/hacks they […]