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Port Scanning and Service Status Checking in PHP

in PHP added by ducani, on 26/12/2009 advanced tutorials port scanning service status

While building web applications, it's often important to keep an eye on the other services running on your server. Having access to the current status of public servers can empower your applications to make decisions and respond to problems automatically.

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Writing A Simple Twitter Client Using the PHP Zend Framework's OAuth Library (Zend_Oauth)

in PHP added by ducani, on 4/1/2010 oauth library twitter client zend framework

In this article I'll explore how to writea quick Twitter client so you can post tweets (those short messages of less than 140 characters) once authorised across the OAuth protocol.

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Installing MySQL on Windows

in PHP added by ducani, on 2/5/2008 installation mysql setup windows

As Web sites and Web-based applications become more important to commercial firms and other organizations, so too does the methods used for storing data online, such as customer contact information, system login details, product data, and much more. Rewritable flat files may be sufficient for extremely limited data for which security is not an issue. But for most Web sites and applications, a robust database is called for.

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Installing Apache on Windows

in PHP added by ducani, on 15/4/2008 apache install windows

Even though it is possible to do Web development and testing on a remote server, it is better to fully develop a new Web site on a local Web server, and then upload everything when it is finished, for many reasons: 1) Keeping the unfinished site off the Internet is safer, because as you begin developing the site, you probably have not put in all of your code for neutralizing any potential attacks against your site, including cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities...

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Practical PHP Performance

in PHP added by ducani, on 20/3/2008 intermediate optimization performance

When it comes to building web applications in PHP, performance isn't typically a major concern. Features, usability and any business concerns are considered a greater priority, as they can be better demonstrated and visualised. Performance graphs don't make the boss's day. So, why should you as a PHP developer, worry about performance? Quite a few reasons, in fact...

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Easy PDF Generation in PHP

in PHP added by ducani, on 15/3/2008 FPDF intermediate tutorials pdf

PDF is a popular, versatile format for storing content. PDF files can be generated once, and distributed in peace knowing that they will look the same across all platforms. They also serve as a perfect way of allowing your users to download or email a page from your website. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to generate PDF files in pure PHP and distribute your content in a single, consistent format.

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Rapid Application Development with CodeIgniter

in PHP added by ducani, on 1/3/2008 codeigniter php frameworks rapid application development

Today I'll introduce you to CodeIgniter, a framework that does all three. CodeIgniter is an MVC application framework for PHP that gives you a consistent structure for your application, takes care of common tasks and helps you implement complex functionality with minimal effort.

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Effective Geotargeting with PHP

in PHP added by ducani, on 20/2/2008 geotargeting

In this tutorial, we’ll take a look at the technique of geotargeting, or serving content to users based on their physical location. The technology is invaluable; with simple techniques, you can target advertising to specific users, collect more accurate usage statistics, serve content in different languages for different regions and provide local information like weather reports to your visitors.

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Simple System Maintenance with PHP-CLI

in PHP added by ducani, on 18/2/2008 php-cli system maintenance

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to use PHP-CLI, the command line interface for PHP, to get your maintenance under control using the technologies you're already familiar with. By the time you've finished this tutorial, you'll be able to build human-assisted backup systems, automatic report generators.

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