Youtube-Videos auf iPad und iPhone runterladen

Wer Youtube Videos auch offline auf iPad und iPhone genießen möchte, findet sich immer wieder mit der Frage konfrontiert, wie man die Videodateien auf das lokale System laden kann, ohne der Mac / PC hochzufahren und den Download über Programme zu erledigen. Die hier...

Fehlermeldung beim Shopabgleich

Seit fünf Tagen gleicht der Worker unseren Online-Shop Version 4.02 nicht mehr ab! Perfekter Zeitpunkt, da wir unseren B2B Bereich um die Kategorie Vororder SS17 erweitern müssen, damit unsere Händler die neue Ware bestellen können. Also Worker stoppen, manuell...

The misconception of „free internet“

Or: is Google really bad? Is Facebook? The successor of the medival ages´ witch hunt is up, make sure you don´t miss it! Information technology´s giants, like Google or Facebook, are about to be burned at the stake for gathering information about your preferences,...

Top 4 jQuery slideshow and gallery plugins

I recently came across 4 very nice jQuery plugins for slideshows and galleries. Actually, I found a lot more, but those are my favorites: Nivo Slider (slideshow) jqFancyTransitions (slideshow) jQuery Cycle Plugin (slideshow) Fancybox (gallery zoom) I decided on Nivo...

No-MVC Zend Framework: Filter Zend_Form input with HtmlPurifier

As my favorite Zend Framework guru Padraic Brady pointet out on his blog, most forms are just about an invitation for hackers and other subversive folks to (ab)use your forms, and PHPs „addslashes“ or „striptags“ just don´t get the job of...

No-MVC Zend Framework: Zend_Decorator and Zend_Validator

In the last article, we have already set some basic decorators for Zend_Form. The next one is a decorator for the label, appending an asterisk (*) to labels of required fields, and display error messages below the label instead of the field. In your „Form“...

No-MVC Zend Framework: Zend_Forms, Decorator, Validator and Filters

Managing Zend_Form in both MVC and no-MVC environments has a huge advantage, since Zend Framework comes with a load of decorators (HTML to display form fields), validators (functions to check user input) and filters (functions to filter user input). If you look for an...

Google Maps Geocoding with JSON and PHP

When using maps on a website, Google is clearly the service to go with. If you are using JavaScript only, parsing a JSON response from Google shouldn´t be difficult, but how to use the response in PHP? In this article, I´ll describe how to use Zend Framework...

Converting a MySQL database to UTF-8

I just spent about 2 days to convert my old MySQL database from latin1 / latin1_general_ci to UTF-8 character encoding. There are about a gazillion pitfalls, especially when you work on old PHP code mixed with ZF code, on a live site of a client. The first tip...

No-MVC Zend Framework: jQuery Ajax receiver / Part V

The jQuery JavaScript is up and running, but needs a PHP file to handle the Ajax data submitted by the rating script. This will be done with PHP in the receiver you defined in your JavaScript, named „rating.php“ in the „public/includes“ folder....