I’ve been a PHPMyAdmin user for years now and I’ve embraced it because there didn’t seem to be a better solution, unless you love the command-line, that is. Well those days are over since I found out about SQL Buddy with it’s slick user interface. I switched instantly.
I’ve been a PHPMyAdmin user for years now and I’ve embraced it because there didn’t seem to be a better solution, unless you love the command-line, that is. Well those days are over since I found out about SQL Buddy with it’s slick user interface. I switched instantly. Continue reading “Why I prefer SQL Buddy over PHPMyAdmin”
In this article I compare APC and Memcached. Two caching methods I studied for a PHP MVC Framework I constructed for a client.
A while ago I was asked to develop a PHP MVC framework from scratch with hooks for caching. After building the MVC framework I decided to take a look at the two preferred caching methods, Memcached and APC, for this particular framework. Below you’ll find some reasons why you should choose the one or the other. Continue reading “APC vs. Memcached”
Adding the Zend ACL library to your CodeIgniter installation can be really handy plus it’s really easy to do. In this article I share with you how I accomplished this.
As you might know I’m a big fan of CodeIgniter and although the system is pretty awesome right out-of-the-box there are some elements I always add before I start developing an application in CodeIgniter. One of those is the following ACL class. I used to work with a simple and straight-forward ACL class I wrote myself but about two years ago I decided to implement Zend’s powerful ACL library in my CodeIgniter installations. I decided to share this with you in this little how-to. Continue reading “Adding Zend ACL to CodeIgniter”
About a year ago I was asked by a client to update their existing web service because of some changes in the way they wanted to process their sales data. Luckily this client has always understood the importance of a Service-Oriented Architecture ( SOA ) since they deal with large amounts of resellers who need to access, edit and create data. All I had to do was apply the changes to their web service. Continue reading “Web services and backward compatibility”