The ePub format is a publishing standard built on top of XHTML, CSS, and XML. And since PHP is well suited for working with HTML and friends, why not use it to build ebooks? In this article you’ll see how to build a tool for creating ePub packages. Maybe it’s your next best selling cyber-sci-fi novel or documentation for your latest code project… because we all write good documentation for our projects, don’t we?
Mozilla Persona is created and sponsored by the Mozilla Foundation and presents itself as an easier and more secure alternative to OpenID and OAuth. With just a few easy steps you can integrate this new, future-ready distributed authentication system today, even before it’s natively supported by both the browser and email providers.
Have you ever deployed your application to the cloud? It’s not really as scary as it sounds, and in this article you’ll see the best practices for developing a well-structured application with CakePHP and then deploy it instantly to the cloud with AppFog.
Elastic Load Balancer acts as a front end for one or many of your virtual servers. It accepts requests and distributes them among virtual servers. This article will show you how to use Amazon DynamoDB as a storage facility for PHP sessions.
Explore the Dropbox PHP API and see how to build a simple client for accessing files in your Dropbox account. The client will perform some basic operations, such as authentication, listing files, and uploading and downloading files, just like the official Python app.
In a previous article by Shameer C you gained a basic understanding of Phing. In this article by Vito Tardia you’ll use that knowledge to write your own boilerplate build file which can be customized and reused in your real-world applications.
One of the cooler features of the new PHP 5.4 release is a built-in web server designed specifically for development and testing. Now you can write and test your code without having to have a full-fledged LAMP configuration! In this article you’ll see how to bootstrap the server to make your very own portable web server.
CakePHP is a framework that provides a solid MVC base for PHP development, allowing users at all skill levels rapidly develop robust web applications. In this article you’ll learn about two of CakePHP’s most useful features: automatic code generation with Bake, and dynamic scaffolding.