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 […]

Summer Project: Setup PostgreSQL

Using my shiny new upgraded Ubuntu 9.04, I’ve gotten around to installing PostgreSQL. Note: this is not a tutorial. The installation was simple, as are most installations with Ubuntu. The initial “get going” was a bit odd for PostgreSQL though. The one thing you have to remember when initially trying to get things going is […]

Using Environment Variables So You Can Commit Your .project File

Quick Update: this apparently only works with Zend Studio for Eclipse. Sorry for any confusion if you’re trying to figure out where the f$#@ those dialogs are. All of my projects reside in an SVN repository and now they’re starting to get accessed by multiple users.  Typically with eclipse, I would just have a project […]

Zend Framework 1.7.5 Released

Zend Framework 1.7.5 was released just a short while ago.  While there’s not much with regards to features, there’s an interesting update to the view renderer and local file injection attacks. I’m guilty of using this style of inclusion in some cases.  Sometimes it’s just easier. I guess it’s time to re-think how I do […]

Using Zend Framework to update Twitter

I was reading a post over on Mashable about the most popular twitter clients and I found it somewhat fascinating.  As of the somewhat recent Zend Framework 1.7 release, there was a new service added. Zend_Service_Twitter  – which gave me a few ideas on what to do with my own twitter account and actually feed […]