Open-source PHP spider and search engine review:...
Both applications are written in PHP, use MySQL for the database, have a password protected admin panel, are simple to setup (around 5 mins to install and configure) and best of all are open-source under the GNU/GPL license. As Sphider is loosly based on PhpDig and has many of its functions, but gives them a modern update including an Ajax search form that gives a dropmenu of previous searches by...
Updating web applications for Firefox 3 →
Setup PHP 5 and MySQL 5 on OS X
Here is a quick guide to setting up PHP 5 and MySQL on a Mac, which I have just had to do for a couple of test servers. If you enabled php4 already you need to make sure you comment it back out in the httpd.conf #php4_module libexec/httpd/libphp4.so and #AddModule mod_php4.c 1. Download the MySQL package for you chip type http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/5.0.html#macosx-dmg 2....
Show Hidden Files on OS X
Open up Terminal and typedefaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE killall Finder To turn off type again and change TRUE to FALSE
Transmit FTP for Mac OS X →
My new favourite FTP client. It also has a kool widget that allows you to make drop zones for quick FTP uploading.
Getting thickbox, jquery, and prototype to play... →
After calling jQuery.noConflict(), you can still use jQuery “$” functionality, but you have to call it using “jQuery(’foo’)” instead of $(’foo’)”. See also Using jQuery with Other Libraries
Darwin Streaming Server on Windows
First install ActivePerl if you haven’t got Perl installed. Download Darwin Streaming Server for Windows Extract the compressed file to your desktop. Double click Install.bat inside the extracted folder to install the server. Create a username and password and keep the prompt window open for the next step. Open the web administrative interface in your web browser by going to...
WeDigTV - Play classic TV games online →
Skip past the dodgy intro by clicking on network guide and you will find a range of classic TV game shows to play from Deal or No Deal to Blockbusters. Its free to play or you can pay a small amount to remove the real adverts between commercial breaks.
Tumblr API →
Just used the super easy Tumblr API with CIs Pagination class to pull though the posts to my main website.
Tumblr 3 + Vimeo →
Vimeo users can connect their account to Tumblr! Check out the other new features of Tumblr 3