Posts Tagged ‘PHP’

SMTP Smart Host Setup for Postfix in Snow Leopard

Friday, August 6th, 2010

PHP does not have any SMTP authentication mechanism in its configuration, and most developer opt for PEAR packages to perform email sending via custom ports and SMTP authentication. I am one of those who will avoid using external packages as much as possible unless really necessary, and of course because I wanted a quick solution […]

PHP Debugging on PDT using Xdebug, with PHP packaged in XAMPP

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

It has been a while since I posted something technical so here goes. This article is meant for someone who has done PHP development before, and already has a web server and a working PHP installation. Traditionally in the old days these are the things that I do to debug my PHP code: Put in […]

PHP Framework Benchmark

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

In April I wrote about Eclipse PDT, Zend Framework, PHPUnit. AVNet Labs have executed a comprehensive benchmark against popular PHP Frameworks. It looks like they are also using Zend Framework for their development. I’ll stay with Zend as well, because I believe in vendor-product compatibility. I will not ask for support from Adobe if I […]

Eclipse PDT, Zend Framework, PHPUnit

Sunday, April 20th, 2008

I am currently in love and coding some personal projects using Eclipse PDT with the Zend Framework as foundation. Unit testing is accomplished using PHPUnit. I love the ability of Eclipse to be extended with plugins so that I can have intelligent code completion and integrated subversion client. To my surprise, Eclipse runs very well […]

PHP 5 In CentOS 4.5

Friday, August 10th, 2007

Just a short sharing note, for users of CentOS 4.5 who is looking to update PHP to version 5 instead of the default 4.3.9 there is a clean and easy way to upgrade your PHP. Open up /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo and look for the section centosplus: [centosplus] name=CentOS-$releasever – Plus mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/… #baseurl=http://mirror.centos.org/… gpgcheck=1 enabled=0 gpgkey=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos4 priority=2 protect=1 […]

PHP 4 End Of Life

Monday, July 16th, 2007

PHP 4 will finally reached its end of life on December 31, 2007. However critical security fixes will be made available until August 8, 2008. This is a good time to revise your codes, to see whether they will run without any glitches in PHP 5. That first, then when doing any code upgrades or […]