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A frequent question regarding phpBB forum scripts seems to be how to alter the length of user activity shown. Here is an easy four-step guide.comment save report are you sure? yes no
Applications using the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl) architecture are constantly being developed and deployed. But often the server administrator has little control over the application itself because it's written by someone else. This series of three articles discusses many of the server configuration items that can make or break an application's performance. This second article focuses on steps you can take to optimize Apache and PHP. Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP (or Perl) form the basis of the LAMP architecture for Web applications. Many open source packages based on LAMP components are available to solve a variety of problems. As the load on an application increases, the bottlenecks in the underlying infrastructure become more apparent in the form of slow response to user requests. The previous article showed you how to tune the Linux system and covered the basics of LAMP and performance measurement. This article focuses on the Web server components, Apache and PHP.comment save report are you sure? yes no
The introduction of the XMLHttpRequest component (*) opened the doorway for a new breed of "fancy schmancy" web applications like Flickr, GMail, etc. This, in turn, spawned an entire sub-industry and a new series of buzzwords seemingly based on the names of household cleaning chemicals. It even incremented the current version of the Internet to 2.0.comment save report are you sure? yes no
I'm going to talk about integrated developement environments (IDE) for PHP. First, IDEs are not text editors, such as emacs, vim, or notepad. IDEs offer an all-in-one solution for you coding work; they contain a code editor, debugger, allow you to preview your code in an embedded browser, and they make it easy to check in your code into you version control.comment save report are you sure? yes no
One of the best features of PHP is possibility to respond to user queries or data submitted from HTML forms. You can process information gathered by an HTML form and use PHP code to make decisions based off this information to create dynamic web pages. In this tutorial we will show how to create an HTML form and process the data.comment save report are you sure? yes no
Being a new Zender I've spent some time in the recent past looking at people's opinions about PHP now that it directly affects the work I do. In my research I have found a lot of interesting "opinions" about PHP vs. this that and the other thing, usually in the form of lists.comment save report are you sure? yes no
Sometimes, you might want to get the current page URL that is shown in the browser URL window. For example if you want to let your visitors submit a blog post to Digg you need to get that same exact URL. There are plenty of other reasons as well. In this tutorial we will show how you can do that.comment save report are you sure? yes no
This article describes how to take control of your colors in CSS using PHP. You will learn how to:
* Centralize your color definitions using variables.
* Separate presentation and content by referring to colors using abstract names such as base and highlight.
* Automatically generate a color gradient from a single base color:
* Automatically adjust the contrast of foreground colors so they can viewed on top of your background colors
Let's face it - none of us write perfect code, and your almost-perfect PHP scripts are bound to throw an error now and then, even if you've tested them hundreds of times. It's simply impossible to rule out everything, and that's no problem really, as long as you handle the errors properly.comment save report are you sure? yes no
PHP frameworks are the latest hot topic in the PHP community, and new frameworks are being released daily. With over 40 frameworks available it's difficult to decide which framework works best for you, especially as each framework offers different functionality.comment save report are you sure? yes no
PHP4 is in general fast enough for dynamic web content generation, and in most cases you can't even think of anything faster than it. But when you have to face lots of accesses, heavy applications, narrow bandwidth, or other factors that can create performance bottlenecks, you may ask yourself if you can do anything to make things work better.comment save report are you sure? yes no