Tags: php

Unfashionably profitable

Rachel talks about some of the old-fashioned technologies and business practices driving Perch.

This reminds of a talk by Marco Arment at Webstock a few years back when he described the advantages of not using cutting-edge technologies: most of the time, “boring” well-established technologies are simply more stable.

Craft a better web.

A new PHP-based content management system. It uses Twig for the templating, which I like.

Responsive HTML images

If you’re trying to retrofit an existing desktop-centric site for small screens, this server-side image-resizing technique might be useful but is definitely not the right tool for a content-out, small-screen-first approach.

Markdownify: The HTML to Markdown converter for PHP

This could be handy for the editing process in my home-grown blogging system: a PHP script to convert HTML back to Markdown.

Amazon® AWS HMAC signed request using PHP

Since Amazon decided to require signed requests for its API, I'm going to have to use this code to keep Huffduffer and The Session working. Grrrr... cool APIs don't change.

Let's make the web faster - Google Code

A whole heap of optimisation techniques from Google for faster CSS, JavaScript, markup and PHP.

PHP Typography 1.0 beta 3 • KINGdesk

A PHP script that adds nice typography to your markup.

PHP: goto - Manual

Wait... I thought this was considered harmful?

Welcome - Perch - A Really Little Content Management System (CMS)

Drew and Rachel's little CMS looks very nice indeed.

Daring Fireball: How to Block the DiggBar

John Gruber provides a PHP-based way of busting out of Digg's 90s-style framing. I shall be implementing this forthwith.

Adam Franco.com » Blog Archive » Twitter Export Script

Archive your Twitter updates with this PHP script.

flickr.simple.php

A super-simple lightweight PHP class by Kellan for calling the Flickr API and receiving back an array of results.

PHP Advent Calendar 2008

Like 24 Ways, this is an advent calendar for geeks. But this one is focused on PHP.

Cruciforum: crucially simple

A super simple lightweight piece of forum software from Stuart in just one PHP file. Drop it in a directory and you're done.

Digital Web Magazine - Hacking on Open APIs

The second part of Gareth's series for Digital Web on APIs. This time he's got some PHP code samples for parsing XML and JSON.

Sillyness Spelled Wrong Intentionally » Lifestream, ala WordPress

Chris J. Davis has turned my life stream thingy into a plug-in for Wordpress. Nice!

Code Igniter

An interesting looking lightweight framework for PHP.

The no-framework PHP MVC framework - Rasmus' Toys Page

The creator of PHP offers an antidote to the profusion of frameworks out there.

Samuel's Blog

The working example from Richard's chapter in Blog Design Solutions. It's a home-rolled PHP/MySQL blog for Samuel Pepys featuring beautiful typography... natch.

Make Your Site Mobile-Friendly in Two Minutes

Mike has a really nice stopgap technique for improving your site on mobile devices.

PHP Cheat Sheet

A very handy list of common functions and parameters. Print it out and keep it on your desk.