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Twitter: send message from a PHP page using Twitter API

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 4/1/2008 advanced tutorials api twitter webservice

This is a very simple tutorial (really just some line of code!) that explains how to post a message using Twitter API from a PHP page.

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PHP HTTPRequest Class

in PHP added by rvdavid, on 11/1/2008 advanced tutorials oo programming php5 request handling

By default, request data in PHP is handled by using Super Globals ($_POST, $_GET, $_COOKIES). Globals are bad for several reasons (outside the scope of this example google here). In an effort to remedy this, we need a way to encapsulate the request data into an object. By doing this, we are centralising access to request data through the one channel - the HTTP Request object.

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LAMP performance for dummies

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 15/1/2008 advanced tutorials blog caching database mysql performance

I've spent the last six months combing Google for 'slow mysql' results. It was enlightening. Now in the spirit of giving back to the community I give you:

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Complete advanced login member system

in PHP added by ineedtutorials, on 17/1/2008 advanced tutorials content management database login mysql security

This tutorial will show you how to create an advanced member login system with PHP, users can register, change password, email activation is included.

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How to Write a PHP Script to Send a Trackback Ping

in PHP added by Walkere, on 1/2/2008 advanced tutorials http php5 ping stream trackback

This tutorial will walk you through how to write a short php script designed to send a trackback ping to a blog of your choice.

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Search with autosuggest feature (using PHP)

in PHP added by woork, on 5/2/2008 AJAX advanced tutorials mysql

This tutorial explains how to implement a simple ajax search with autosuggest feature using some lines of code. All files are fully customizable and ready to reuse in your projects.

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How to Use PHP To Dynamically Resize an Image

in PHP added by Walkere, on 6/2/2008 advanced tutorials image php5

Sometimes you want to display an image - but it's not stored in the right size. If you allow the browser to resize the image, it will get distorted and waste bandwidth. Instead, you can use the PHP GD library to resize the image on the fly. This tutorial will show you how to use the GD library to read an image, resize it, and output it as part of an HTML page.

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How to Syndicate an RSS Feed On Your Site

in PHP added by Walkere, on 11/2/2008 advanced tutorials feed php5 rss xml

This quick tutorial shows you how to use Simple XML to read and manipulate an RSS feed. The end result is a few lines of code that you can use to syndicate a site's feed on your own page - adding links to relevant content for your users.

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Digg API: How to Get a Random from Digg with PHP and XML

in PHP added by Walkere, on 26/2/2008 advanced tutorials media php5 xml

This tutorial walks you through using the Digg API to fetch a random story from Digg and display it on your own site. Good introduction to using the Digg API for content syndication. Uses PHP 5 and XML.

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How to Create an RSS Feed for Your Site in PHP

in PHP added by Walkere, on 1/3/2008 advanced tutorials feed file handling mysql php5 xml

An RSS feed is a great way to serve up your content to users. However, if you're not using a standard CMS or blogging platform you may not have an RSS feed generated for you automatically. This tutorial will show you how to create an RSS feed in a few simple steps. If you can query your database to get information about your articles, you can complete this tutorial and build a custom feed.

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Advanced Zend Feed usage

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 9/3/2008 advanced tutorials oo programming php5

Parsing an item in multiple categories can be tricky, this tutorial shows you how.

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Desktop Application Development with PHP-GTK

in PHP added by gpt, on 31/3/2008 advanced tutorials desktop applications gui oo programming php5

PHP-GTK 2 is out, and with it, a fantastic means for PHP developers to build useful, reliable cross-platform desktop applications. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to get up and running with PHP-GTK in no time and build your first desktop application.

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The Hitchhikers Guide to PHP Load Balancing

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 3/4/2008 advanced tutorials cluster load balancing

This post gives an introduction to the complications that can arise from deploying your PHP applications onto a load balanced web hosting platform. This is a must-read article if you are planning to develop large scale web applications, or if your software will be deployed on a large range of platforms (as is the case for many open source projects).

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Create A Wordpress 2.5 Widget

in PHP added by jlaing, on 23/4/2008 advanced tutorials content management widgets wordpress

Create a plugin widget in Wordpress 2.5. Covers settings up and using sidebars in your template, activating your widget, and displaying your widget. This tutorial is best suited for people familiar with both PHP and Wordpress themes and plugins.

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Build a customizable RSS feed aggregator in PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 24/4/2008 advanced tutorials rss web service xml

Although there are several commercially available feed aggregators, it's easy to develop your own feed aggregator, which you can integrate with your Web applications. You'll appreciate this article's fully functional PHP code snippets, demonstrating the use of PHP-based server-side functions to develop a customizable RSS feed aggregator. In addition, you'll reap instant benefits from using the fully functional RSS feed aggregator code, which you can download from this article.

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9 PHP Debugging Techniques You Should Be Using

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 25/4/2008 advanced tutorials debugging general

Save yourself time, effort and headaches by employing the debugging techniques discussed in this article. I cover topics from enabling notices to writing Unit Tests, as well as some ideas you may not have thought of...

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Hide of Change .php extension with url rewriting using .htaccess

in PHP added by phphungry, on 29/4/2008 advanced tutorials htaccess url rewriting

This tutorial explains you how to hide or change the .php extension in browser's address bar using .htaccess file.

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Effective In-Function Caching With PHP5

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 9/5/2008 advanced tutorials cache php5

In-function caching can often be used to greatly improve the performance of our software. Applying this technique effectively is important to avoid spiraling memory usage and bizarre bugs that can be caused by old cache data lingering around.

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Output Buffering in PHP

in PHP added by tutorialhelpdesk, on 14/5/2008 advanced tutorials header ob_start output buffering setcookie

How to capture content for server-side caching in PHP.

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Exceptions, you're doing it wrong

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 23/5/2008 advanced tutorials exceptions framework

Once again a post aimed at the PHP community, not so much of a rant but more of something I’ve seen done horribly wrong in a lot of PHP code recently

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Extending Zend DB Table

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 19/6/2008 advanced tutorials oo programming php5

Shows how you can extend the Zend DB Table which is an important part of the popular PHP framework, in order to do less database coding.

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Combining jQuery with the Zend Framework and Smarty

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 25/6/2008 AJAX advanced tutorials php5

Showcasing how jQuery can be used in combination with the most popular templating engines for PHP and a popular PHP framework with a simple example.

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The Truth About PHP Variables

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 8/7/2008 advanced tutorials internal memory

This article examines how PHP handles passing of variables internally, as well as how this relates to memory usage. This information is can be very useful for any professional PHP developer as it shows how passing variables by reference will normally result in more (not less) memory being used.

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PHP Thumbnail Generation Script

in PHP added by clearnetwork, on 18/7/2008 advanced tutorials gd images

This tutorial focuses on a thumbnail generation script. Rather than generating a smaller representation of the image, it cuts out a section of the photograph to create an obscure snapshot of the photo itself.

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Marrying Smarty and PHP Doctrine

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 20/8/2008 advanced tutorials mvc oo programming php5

Tutorial with source code describing how to create a small MVC framework where PHP doctrine is responsible for the models and Smarty for the views. The controller we make ourselves.

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