Previously, this blog was written atop the excellent Kohana HMVC framework, and worked perfectly well. Recently, a colleague directed me to Phalcon, which states it is “The fastest PHP Framework”. Bold claims indeed! Since I didn't have any new projects on the horizon, I decided to rewrite my (admittedly very simplistic) blog using Phalcon to see how fast it would run, and also to see how easy Phalcon was to pick up.Read more…
PHP 5.5 was released the other day, and I had a little repo set up to test out some of the new features. I thought I might as well share it, since it didn't take long and might help a few people out. You can view it on GitHub.Read more…
Lately, I've been working a lot with mail scripts, which may use PHP's
mail() function, or in some cases may even talk directly to sendmail. In order to make sure I don't accidentally email any customers, I use Rob Allen's script to reformat emails so they always go to my mailbox, and nowhere else.
I've previously written about absolute and relative paths in web development, and this follow-up post is here to show the method I've been using to get around the problem.
The secret sauce is the old HTML
<base> tag. Simply output this in the
<head> section of your template, with the