• rewriteTextLinks() - a function to make links in blocks of text "clickable"
    11/22/2010 5:05PM
    I'm posting this in the hopes that it may be of some benefit. Basically, I need to replace URL's in plain text with clickable links. My first attempts at generating a regular expression to transform URLs in plain text into clickable links were not all that successful. Granted, I really didn't try that hard.With the wor ... Read Full Article
  • The problem with using regex's to parse URLs in text
    11/20/2010 8:51PM
    [http://www.internoetics.com/2010/01/09/make-text-links-clickable/ ][1] [1]: http://www.internoetics.com/2010/01/09/make-text-links-clickable/ ... Read Full Article
  • Regex Library Site
    11/20/2010 6:20PM
    I hate writing regex's.  Here's a library site of pre-built regexs: [http://regexlib.com/ ][1] [1]: http://regexlib.com/ ... Read Full Article
  • LInks about PHP APC
    11/15/2010 8:05PM
    [http://devzone.zend.com/article/12618 ][1] [http://uk2.php.net/manual/en/apc.configuration.php ][2] Tangentially realted: Read Full Article
  • Application Servers for/in PHP
    11/14/2010 7:29PM
    [http://files.zend.com/help/Zend-Server-Community-Edition/zend-server-community-edition.htm ][1] [1]: http://files.ze ... Read Full Article
  • PHP Lexer and Parser Generator Project
    11/13/2010 7:46PM
    Something very interesting I came across recently. A lexer and parser generator written in PHP that outputs PHP code.  [http://pear.chiaraquartet.net/PHP_ParserGenerator/ ][1] In my efforts to improve the efficiency of the formVista Markup Language I've come to ... Read Full Article
  • PHP Performance Tip - reducing use of strlen()
    11/09/2010 6:24PM
    Ok, if I hadn't just used xdebug and kcachegrind to analyze why a page of bookmarks was rendering so slowly I would not have believed what I've discovered. Because of the way I do my own variable expansion and expression parsing for FVML, I do a lot of string parsing in PHP, which is, of course, notoriously slow. To m ... Read Full Article
  • File/Image Managers
    10/29/2010 11:30AM
    Just putting these here so I have them handy: [http://kfm.verens.com/ ][1] [1]: http://kfm.ve ... Read Full Article
  • android market api
    10/26/2010 2:26PM
    An API for the android market: [http://code.google.com/p/android-market-api/ ][1] [1]: http://code.google.com/p/android-market-api/ ... Read Full Article
  • PHP implementation in JAVA and JEE - Quercus
    10/26/2010 12:57AM
    Came across this today that I want to keep a link to: [http://quercus.caucho.com/quercus-3.1/doc/quercus.xtp#Introduction%20to%20Quercus ][1] At some point I'll have my social index code finished and keeping these links will be much easier. [1]: http://quercus.caucho.com/quercus-3.1/doc/quercus.xtp#Introduction%20t ... Read Full Article
  • SELinux, Apache/httpd, PHP establishing socket connections using fsockopen() et al
    10/25/2010 7:43PM
    So I was getting permission denied errors when attempting to establish an outgoing network connection to an smtp server from a PHP script running under the Apache webserver on a Fedora Core 13 box.  To get familiar with it, I've left SELinux enabled and, as they occur, I track down the issues it raises. One SELinux ... Read Full Article
  • Java EE Application Servers, Tomcat, Jboss - distinctions explained
    10/24/2010 6:34PM
    I came across this article today that makes some sense of the ridiculous alphabet soup present in the Java Enterprise Edition world: [http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-01-2008/jw-01-tomcat6.html ][1] [1]: http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-01-2008/jw-01-tomcat6.html%20 ... Read Full Article
  • Facebook API Links
    09/22/2010 9:54AM
    I am beginning to explore integrating the Facebook API's into formVista. This is just a placeholder for me to keep track of the various page: [http://developers.facebook.com/docs/api ][1] Reference: [http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/api/ ][2] Read Full Article
  • webinknow
    09/13/2010 12:30PM
    The blog of the author of the new rules. [http://www.webinknow.com/ ][1] [1]: http://www.webinknow.com/%20 ... Read Full Article
  • The New Rules of PR and Marketing
    09/13/2010 12:26PM
    [![marketing_new_rules.jpg][2]][2]As another step in my quest to understand why things that worked like a champ just a few years no longer do, I'm currently reading [The New Rules of Marketing and PR][2]![ir?t=personaltoolscom&l=as2&o=1&a=0470379286][3].  It's surprising to me that so many of the reasons why we origi ... Read Full Article
  • A very good marketing blog - doshdosh
    09/13/2010 12:23PM
  • "The Adjacency Model" - storing trees in SQL tables.
    09/13/2010 12:21PM
    Here's a link to an article that discusses a relatively simple way of handling trees in SQL tables. It's called "the adjacency model". [http://sqllessons.com/categories.html ][1] Using unions to retrieve entries in a fixed number of sub-categories: There is an ... Read Full Article
  • Google Releases a Web-App Case Study For Hackers
    05/06/2010 11:56AM
    As reported on slashdot: *"The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Google has released Jarlsberg, a 'small, cheesy' web application specifically [designed to be full of bugs and security flaws][1] as a security tutorial for coders, and encourages programmers to try their hands at exploiting weaknesses in Jarlsberg as ... Read Full Article
  • 7 Phases of a Project
    04/16/2010 8:37PM
    As more and more friends of mine move over to government work, I was reminded of the 7 phases of a government project: 1. Exultation 2. Disenchantment 3. Confusion 4. Search for the guilty 5. Punishment of the innocent 6. Accolades for the uninvolved Enjoy. ;) ... Read Full Article
  • Couple of business networking sites
    04/12/2010 2:52PM
    [http://econnect.entrepreneur.com/ ][1] [1]: http://econnect.entrepreneur.com/%20 ... Read Full Article
  • Google releases free security scanner tool.
    03/21/2010 12:56PM
    As reported on slashdot.org, Google has released a free web application security scanner called [SkipFish][1]. [1]: http://code.google.com/p/skipfish/wiki/SkipfishDoc ... Read Full Article
  • On Fedora Core 12, SELinux, Apache and formVista
    03/10/2010 6:10PM
    I tend to create my own directory heirarchies when I set up new websites.  I recently switched to the Fedora Core 12 desktop linux distribution for my development environment. When attempting to install formVista using the setup program I wrote, I kept running into weird permission denied errors.  It turned out to b ... Read Full Article
  • Google Push
    03/05/2010 5:04PM
    Something to keep an eye on: [http://code.google.com/p/pubsubhubbub/ ][1] [1]: http://code.google.com/p/pubsubhubbub/%20 ... Read Full Article
  • Free Website templates
    03/02/2010 1:26AM
    In order to expand the number of available themes, I'm considering integrating a few free website templates from sources like: [http://www.freelayouts.com/websites/html-templates/CSS?page=16 ][1] Read Full Article
  • CKEditor
    02/15/2010 4:25PM
    I am seriously considering biting the bullet and replacing the Xinha HTMLEditor with [CKEditor][1]. It seems the CKEditor folks are working on making their editor play nice with jQuery. Found list of links on the topic of building plugins for CKEditor: [http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1957156/ckeditor-how-to-a ... Read Full Article