Installing PHP on Windows

2010-05-25T22:20:32+00:00 March 5th, 2008|PHP|

A brochure-style Web site may be sufficient for a business that simply wants a basic Web presence — some static pages to inform the visitor of the company's off-line contact information. But most organizations want a Web site that can interact with the visitor, delivering custom content in dynamically-generated pages, and storing visitor information in a database.

PHP-GTK2 is out!

2008-03-05T04:21:56+00:00 March 5th, 2008|PHP|

A while back, I wrote an article on developing desktop applications in PHP, using PHP-GTK to demonstrate. At the time, I was using a beta build of the PHP-GTK extension. [...]

Easy PDF Generation in PHP

2010-05-25T22:21:39+00:00 March 1st, 2008|PHP|

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.

Head to php|tek!

2008-02-25T04:18:19+00:00 February 25th, 2008|PHP|

In my post on professional development for PHPers, I discussed the value of attending conferences. Well, php|tek in Chicago is coming up, and you should be there! The php|architect team [...]

Paul Reinheimer's PHP Contest

2008-02-23T19:10:05+00:00 February 23rd, 2008|PHP|

Paul Reinheimer, a senior trainer for php|architect, is running another PHP contest. And you should enter. Given an arbitrary (but valid) HTML file, retrieve all the links that would be [...]