Monthly Archives: February 2013

Quick install CakePHP 2.3.0 on Ubuntu 12.10

CakePHP is a most popular PHP framework. I have written a very simple step-by-step user guide how you can install it on Ubuntu 12.10. 1. Download and install CakePHP to your home folder: sudo git clone https://github.com/cakephp/cakephp.git 2. Create symlink: … Continue reading

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jQWidgets the awesome JavaScript framework

I’ve used some JavaScript frameworks (for example ExtJS) but I think jQWidgets is a special one. Why? Because it is very complex and well-designed but it is powerful and easy to use. It isn’t freeware framework but you want to use jQWidgets for … Continue reading

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Quick, easy, quick :: Slim, Twig, RedBean

I wanted to create one very quick and minimalist PHP environment what contain one PHP framework, one ORM and one template engine. My dream was that the selected framework should be quick, it must support Composer. I was looking for that ORM … Continue reading

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the Netzke project – RoR CRUD application

In the last few days I was searching RoR CRUD generators on the Internet because I wanted to compare them. I tried these CRUD generators: rails_admin – https://github.com/sferik/rails_admin puffer – https://github.com/puffer/puffer admin-assistant – http://fhwang.github.com/admin_assistant/ bowtie – https://github.com/tomas/bowtie admin-interface – https://github.com/joost/admin_interface netzke – http://netzke.org/ I think netzke became … Continue reading

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Node.JS MVC frameworks: Getting started with CompoundJS.

I’ve been looking for one framework written in Node.js and it is similar to Symfony. Yes, I know PHP and Node.js is different as well as them have completely different philosophy therefore any MVC framework written in PHP will be working a little bit different than … Continue reading

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Zombie.JS (the brilliant testing tool) and PHP

“Zombie.js is a lightweight framework for testing client-side JavaScript code in a simulated environment. No browser required.” Source: http://zombie.labnotes.org/ I think this quote is absolutely true. I’d like to show some examples how you can use Zombie.js and PHP together. You will need … Continue reading

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PHPUnit and PHPUnit_Selenium extension – simple Ajax test

I have used the PHPUnit 3.7.13 and selenium-server-standalone-2.28.0. 1. Install or refresh the PHPUnit and PHPUnit_Selenium sudo pear install pear.phpunit.de/PHPUnit sudo pear install pear.phpunit.de/PHPUnit_Selenium 2. Very, very simple PHP test page :))) <?php if (isset($_GET) && !empty($_GET)){ if (isset($_GET[‘param1’])) { … Continue reading

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