Category: Web Development

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Win free copies of the new book “Laravel Application Development Blueprints” [UPDATED]

It’s been a while since the last (well.. one and only) contest held on my blog.  Meanwhile, I’ve been a regular Packt’s customer, looking for books about many different topics (not only PHP). Yes, talking about PHP framewroks I’m mainly a CakePHP guy, but, as already said, I’m curious about other frameworks, Laravel being the first choice. The Giveaway So, all...

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Books, books, books. And PHP frameworks

The world of php frameworks never stops. New frameworks arise, as well as new and (sometimes radically) different version of popular frameworks. I’ve always found good books a great asset when starting a project using a new framework; or improving the knowledge of a familiar one. While old school manuals are somewhat less needed today (as the pace of development...

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Bookmarklets for everyone

Ah, those nice javascript snippets that let some external site interact with our applications. Being a bridge for complex features or some simple functions, i was surprised how easy it is to make one. I am almost always looking for new ways to give admins and writers easier and faster way to do their job, and give common users a...

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This IS useful: email datasource by Kevin van Zonnerveld

Looking for a shortcut to insert contents in a cake based cms, i found Kevin van Zonnerveld’s email datasource. Originally taken from infinitas cms, although not 100% finished, it seems a great piece of code, and easy to use. Just follow the instructions on github to grab – install – configure and implement it, create your model, and use the...

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Your own cakephp file-browser for ckeditor: part 4 – flickr photos and slideshow

As we have seen in the previous post (Your own cakephp file-browser for ckeditor: part 3 – youtube videos), it’s not hard to implement a search/browser of external data sources, with the ability to embed the desired formatted media in ckeditor. Here’s a similar approach, interacting with Flickr’s API, with a catch. The ingredients are almost the same of a...

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Your own cakephp file-browser for ckeditor: part 3 – youtube videos

Here we are. The basics are still the same of the first part – making you own file explorer popup and using CKEditor.insertHtml to inject the desired generated code into ckeditor. Of course, the same may be applied to webservices; including data form external sources is not harder than inserting your uploaded files. At the times, I found this class...

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Listed on planet cakephp

The feed cakeph (english) of this blog is now listed on planet cakephp Many thanks to Derik NG for accepting this blog and (more  important) for running the place. Now it’s time to celebrate! Uhm, no, it’s time to feed the feed.  Coming soon the last parts of the “cake fileborwser for ckeditor” series, and something else. As I wrote...

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Your own cakephp file-browser for ckeditor: part 2 – images

In the previous post we have seen the magic of the CKEDITR.insertHtml method, and how we can use it to avoid the whole file manager thing. The first popup was used to insert files with links to download. Embedding images (thumbnails with link to full version) is easy too. The controller action is even simpler: The admin_index function is still...

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ORM Designer – an answer from Inventic and the route to beta cake support

Many thanks to František Tröster – from Inventic http://www.inventic.cz With his permission, parts of his answer to my previous post are published here, with my comments, as a follow-up. I appreciate the fast and detailed answer – it shows they really care about their product, and user feedback. I’m a little bit late for release 1.4.0, but hopefully some of...