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...

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....

No-MVC Zend Framework: jQuery Star Rating code / Part IV

Now for the easy part: creating the page for our jQuery Star Rating plugin. It’s going to be just a bit of HTML, JavaScript with Ajax components, and PHP. If you want to integrate the Star Rating in an existing page, you can just copy the relevant parts into any...

No-MVC Zend Framework: Installing ZF & jQuery / Part II

My tutorial of utilizing Zend Framework without MVC will be a jQuery rating controller, with ZF used to query the database, spit out the view (the actual stars), and handle rating changes thru Ajax, updating the DB. Though I prefer not to use ZF as an application, I...