Posted on: 2008-10-09
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Posted on: 2008-03-31
Also related with the quest of getting better PHP jobs, the PHPClasses site is launching a new search engine with the goal to help employers finding PHP professionals by skill.
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Posted on: 2008-01-31
A real world example is presented to demonstrate how you can access messages in a POP3 mailbox and how it can be used to automatically process messages from the site users requesting support.
The article also presents more examples of cool stream handlers classes submitted to the PHPClasses site by several authors.
Unrelated to this topic, the PHPClasses site is announcing the availability of a Twitter activity stream that may be used to keep track in a single place of the submissions like: the latest classes, reviews, blog posts and trackbacks.
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Posted on: 2007-08-31
This post discusses tools like YSlow and other techniques to tune your Web servers performance, as well the results of using such tools and techniques in a busy site like PHPClasses.
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Posted on: 2007-06-20
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Posted on: 2007-05-29
This article also announces a new Web hosting comparison service available to the PHPClasses site users.
The participation of Borland/Codegear as sponsor of the PHP Programming Innovation Award is also covered on this article.
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Posted on: 2007-04-25
This message also explains recent changes that were made to the site newsletter user options to reduce the site bandwidth usage to keep the hosting costs on budget.
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Posted on: 2006-12-21
It also explains how to use a new plug-in of the Form Generation and Validation class to show an upload progress bar and live upload statistics using AJAX COMET requests.
The Forms Generation and Validation class is very important to the PHPClasses site since its beginning. This post tells about the story of the site and how this class motivated its creation.
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Posted on: 2006-09-27
It describes in detail how the AJAX COMET approach can be implemented in PHP.
It also discusses how HTTP compression and chunking affect AJAX response delays, as well aspects that may influence the choice between Apache 1.3.x with mod_gzip versus Apache 2.x with mod_deflate for AJAX COMET applications.
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