PHPs SimpleXML is great for parsing xml files. The downside is that it does not return the root node name. I wrote this function that gets the name.
I love the fact that you can autoload classes using the ZF. I was a little shocked at the depreciation errors when I updated to ZF 1.8. Apparently, there is a new way to use the autoload class. It took a little reading but I came up with this solution. Let me know what you … More New autoloading with Zend Framework 1.8
I decide to try my hand at creating a soap server using the Zend Framework. This was an exersice in getting me more familiar with ZF and web services. Hopefully this will help others. I think the code is pretty self explanitory but feel free to ask questions or provide comments. Basically the WSDL is … More Creating a Soap Server using the Zend Framework
So I decided I would try out Zend Server CE. I have tried the installation on a server running Windows 2003 and XP Professional with PHP already installed using ISAPI. The install goes fine, but when I try to access the web page I get an FastCGI Access Denied error. I have tried everything I … More Zend Server Community Edition Install
I found a nice simple way to do cross domain ajax calls reliably. I found this Yahoo page that gives a nice little tutorial on how to use php and curl to access other domains using a simple proxy. Simple and effective. The code that I tweeked for my own use is found here. Let … More Cross Domain Ajax