ZF Tip: Don’t use ‘index’ as a module name.

I’ve been using Zend Framework for a while and when I do my own sites things always work as expected.  But a couple of times in the past I’ve had the honor of working on other sites with other people that have lead me to a few ‘wtf?’ issues. The most recent one was as […]

Summer Project: Updates (Aka WTF Am I Doing?)

My ‘summer project’ has now been demoted to just a ‘random project.’  Although I still intend on finishing it at some point, it’s clearly become far too delayed to call it a summer project anymore. I got overly distracted throughout the summer by family, fun, non-fun, and other projects.  Projects that I’ll explain a bit […]

All I Need is REST, Vimeo, Flickr, Zend and More

Here’s my skeleton for my magical REST interface. It’s still missing a lot of method calls for Flickr and Vimeo, but the guts are there and the remaining methods will be done in priority when I need them.  Right now it supports automatic caching and logging via simple options. At some point I’ll probably put […]

Feeling Up Django: First Impressions From a PHP Guy

As I whipped through the tutorial on getting started with Django I made some mental notes on things I thought were interesting and things I thought weren’t so interesting. I have a feeling I’ll be saying similar things about Ruby on Rails… Interesting: Data Models You define them in code and then the framework takes […]

PHP Java Bridge vs. Zend Platform Java Bridge

A long time ago I posted some instructions on installing PHP/Java Bridge on Ubuntu and that post is getting quite a few reads, so I figured I’d post a follow up on how it was used. Over the last year I had been using a Java Bridge from a Zend Framework application to access a […]

Summer Project: Initial Setup and more Details

I’m still chugging along with the common elements on the project. So, for the basics of what I have decided to do: Yep, it’s an image gallery.  It’s not too exciting and definitely nothing original.  There’ll be a basic authentication system (login/logout) with web based uploading and tagging.  That’s pretty much it.  The images that […]