Just installed the Google Reader for Snow Leopard extension and I have to say I like it. Give it a try here. An I really like being able to install and remove extensions with a browser restart.
My new favorite PHP IDE is Netbeans 6.9 . Netbeans is great for what I do, but your mileage may vary. First of all it uses a loss less ram then Eclipse which is great because I don’t have a lot. At work I have to use a very old Windows XP desktop, with only … More Netbeans 6.9
I needed to create a decision tree on a web page without refreshing or leaving the page. And, I needed a way to keep the data for the options selected so at the end I could send the data to a database. Since I have to write for IE 6 & 7, no html 5 … More Using jQuery data function for local storage
At work I use Smarty for PHP templating, I would prefer to use Zend MVC but our Sever 2003 boxes don’t have url rewriting. End of rant. But I had an issue that was odd and just wanted to post the solution I found, I hope it helps someone. The issue was I was trying … More Smarty templating issue
I needed a drop down list to be populated from a selection in another drop down list. Each select should change the options listed in the second list. Using Jquery it was easy to remove all the options and rebuild the list, but I wanted to keep the first option. I finally found the solution … More Remove all the items in a drop down list except the first using Jquery
I wanted to have a form with read only input boxes that were populated by Ajax calls. The problem is there was a border around the box in IE7 and FF 3.5. In IE6 border=0 solved the issue but not in the other browsers. Thanks to this site for the inspiration I was able to … More Hide borders for an input box
I updated my MacBook Pro to Apple’s latest operating system Snow Leopard 10.6. This is how I did it and my install went fine. First, check to make sure any programs that you need are compatible or have been updated to work with 10.6. The best place I have found was this wiki http://snowleopard.wikidot.com/. I … More Snow Leopard Install
To do some automated billing I needed to grab an email attachment off the exchange server. The Zend framework made it very easy to connect to the mail server and navigate files, and that part of the code came directly from the Zend Framework documentation. The issue that took the longest was saving the attachment. … More Save an email attachment using Zend Mail
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