Web Development Tutorials/

Port Scanning and Service Status Checking in PHP

2010-05-25T21:39:47+00:00 June 6th, 2008|PHP|

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. Acknowledging a service is offline can also save endless support emails. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to keep track of your server status by scanning ports on your server with PHP.

Benchmarking PHP frameworks

2010-05-19T22:17:39+00:00 June 3rd, 2008|PHP|

Over on the AVNet Labs blog, Ekerete Akpan has posted a few results from his recent framework benchmarks to much controversy. His tests covered a few major PHP frameworks, such [...]

Adobe Realizes It Gaffed

2010-05-25T21:44:50+00:00 May 30th, 2008|Design|

With the recent announcement that Photoshop Express will include FlickR support, Adobe has realized that it missed an opportunity that Picnik quickly took advantage of. Mistakes by one company in [...]

HTML 5 On It’s Way

2010-05-25T21:47:09+00:00 May 30th, 2008|Design|

All languages need constant revision, updating and expansion. As we move closer to a unified and cohesive semantic web, HTML is growing by the day to include new things. The [...]