August 29, 2014
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More articles by W. Jason Gilmore

jason@wjgilmore.com

On the Road with the Google Maps API

Create sophisticated route finding features using the Google Maps API's powerful GDirections class!

Charting Your Course Using the Google Maps API

Create compelling location-based web sites by providing users with the ability to calculate distances between points on a Google Map!

Creating RSS Feeds with the Zend Framework for Fun and Profit

Build RSS feeds with the Zend Framework and profit from their publication using Google AdSense for Feeds!

Integrating Twitter Into the Zend Framework

Integrate Twitter into your Zend Framework-powered website with ease. Just use the Zend_Service_Twitter component!

Sending Email with PHP

Send email through your website by using a number of powerful PHP-oriented solutions!

Authenticating Users with OpenID and the Zend Framework

Eliminate user hassle and superfluous code by integrating OpenID into your Zend Framework-powered website!

Geocoding with the Rails GeoKit Plugin

Learn how to geocode addresses using the GeoKit plugin, as well as calculate distances between points and identify all points within a specified radius!

Consuming RSS Feeds with Ruby

Integrate your favorite RSS feeds into your web site by using Ruby's powerful RSS module.

Telling Time with Ruby

Walk through many of the immensely cool things you can do with Ruby's Time class.

Secrets of the MySQL Client Command Line

Uncover some of MySQL's little-known client features and manage your data more effectively than ever!

Raking MySQL Over Rails

Rails' Active Record feature has been a boon for developers seeking to downplay their need to interact directly with an application's underlying database. But, did you know you can use other Rails features and the popular Rake tool to manage table schemas, populate tables with seed data, and back up your databases? This tutorial shows you how.

Graphing Data with PHP/SWF Charts

Bring your data to life by charting it using PHP/SWF!

Manage Your MySQL Database with Rails' Migrations

Manage your MySQL database with incredible ease using Rails' migrations feature.

Taking Advantage of PEAR

PHP users have a particularly useful trove of code at their disposal, made available through the PHP Extension and Application Repository, better known as PEAR. Containing over 400 packages categorized under 40 different topics, and growing all the time, taking advantage of this community-driven service will save you countless hours of programming time. See what it can do for you.

Should Ruby Be Added to Your Programming Repertoire?

Take Ruby for a quick programming test drive. See if this object-oriented scripting language can help in your development projects!

IBM Continues Bolstering Open Source Commitment

Discover more about the software projects and patents IBM donated to the open source community.

NetBeans wins in the Open Source Category!

When it comes to Open Source, IDEs are the current tool of choice and NetBeans are the favorite!

Linux World Boston 2005

Highlights for anyone who missed the Linux World Boston conference.

The Sun Outshines the Rest in the Field of Technology

Technology... the starting place for everything developers do. See what was nominated and what won!

Sending Email from your PHP Applications

Send email (plaintext, attachments, HTML mail, even bulk mail) using PHP and the wonderful HTML Mime Mail class.

Automating Web-based Data Retrieval with Perl

Need a way to gather data without the help of Web Services? See how to automatically collect web-based data by utilizing page retrieval, authentication, and cookies using Perl.

Documenting PHP Code with PHPDocumentor

Does writing documentation leave you frustrated or bored? Discover a powerful yet little used code documentation tool known as PHPDocumentor.

System Administration with PHP

PHP is productive even after the coding is completed! See how you can extend PHP's capabilities in a manner that wasn't expected, yet is now so enormously useful.

Implementing Patterns within PHP

Jason Gilmore provides a general introduction to design patterns, then introduces two patterns, the Singleton and the Factory, and offers a PHP-based implementation in the form of an applicable example.

Monitor PHP Application Errors and Messages with syslog

Discover how to log PHP application status/error messages using the Unix syslog daemon.

A Look at PHP 5, Part II

The new OOP features are just a smattering of what's available in PHP 5. Take a look at the addition of three major features: The default packaging of the SQLite and SimpleXML libraries, and the addition of exception handling.

The Object Oriented Improvements of PHP 5

Preview what to expect out of the new release of PHP 5. Major enhancements are added to its object oriented feature set as well as other bells and whistles.

Validating Emails with PHP

Use PHP to aid in the validation of email addresses on not only the level of syntactical correctness, but also of actual existence on the destination domain.

Creating a Custom RSS Feed Aggregator

Rich Site Summary feeds, better known as RSS, are a great example of how XML is making a major impact in regards to the way information is consumed. Learn how to provide your Web site users with a customizable RSS feed service.

Searching Active Directory with Perl

Perl has long been heralded as the Swiss army knife of computer languages. Learn how to use the language to carve data out of Microsoft's Active Directory.

Integrating Active Directory with PHP

Do you think of oil and water when you hear Microsoft and Open Source? See how the two can combine when mixed correctly.

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