Although PHP is well known for building web pages and applications, it can do more than that. This article presents a brief overview of the WAV file format and explains the Audero Wav Extractor library which can be used to extract snippets from WAV files.
Zend Framework 2 stable has been released. Apart from the name, version 2 is really a new project compared to the older version; ZF has been totally rewritten! Here’s a brief overview of some of the new features and changes that have been introduced to the framework.
Sending email is a common task we must deal with often. Although you can use PHP’s native functions, they can be too low-level, especially when you want to attach files to your messages. This article introduces you to Swift Mailer, a powerful, component-based library that let’s you send emails easily through an OOP interface.
There is no doubt: PHP is an easy, flexible, and forgiving language. But it can also exhibit some surprising behavior. See some “strange facts” in this article and learn why PHP gives the results it does.
An Easter egg is a hidden message or feature, completely unrelated to normal functionality, that developers put inside their software, website, or game. Such surprises are a fun way to sign your software and to prove paternity. This article guides you in creating your first Easter egg with PHP.
This beginner article discusses several different ways to achieve the same goal: retrieve and filter a list of files and directories. Some approaches use basic PHP functions for the absolute beginner, and other approaches use the more robust SPL Iterators for the more moderate beginners.
How do you mark a field of a Zend_Form form that is a Zend_Form_Element as invalid, showing one or more custom error messages? The question is mainly raised by the native counter-intuitive methods of the Zend_Form_Element class. Learn how to properly set custom error messages for your Zend_Form_Elements with this article.