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Introducing Zend View Helpers
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

This video covers how to setup and user Zend View Helpers. I also cover how state is managed within the class. Next week I'll show you how you can use this technique with a bit of AJAX to make those View Helpers shine! I'll post the project code for both videos with part 2.

Making JSON Objects from Zend_Controllers (Using JQuery)
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

I started this video thinking it would be short and it ended up close to 30 minutes. If you find these videos too long, please let me know and I'll break them up.

In my own defense, this video covers a lot of ground. I introduce JQuery and immediately put it to work for sending and receivi...

Zend_Form Introduction, Part 2
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

This video is part 2 of my introduction to Zend_Form. These last two videos have been a bit long since Zend_Form has a lot of behavior.

I've also included the source code for this video. Hopefully this will help you follow along.

Zend_Form Introduction, part 1
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

This screencast ran a little long, and unfortunately I'll have to post the rest next week. We start with creating a DTO (Data Transfer Object) that will house our data as we pass it from the Controller, to the form and then back to the view. Zend_Form is used for validation and rendering

Managing Session with Zend_Session_Namespace
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

This video covers the Zend_Session_Namespace class. It's a short introduction to how we can use this object to simplify passing data from Zend_Controller action to another during a user's stay on our web application.

Building a Customized and Dynamic Ordering Form
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 31 Jul 09

Real-life clients have real-life needs for their websites. They don't care about your fancy RSS feeds and AJAX, they just want their website to do what...

Skinning phpBB
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 23 Jun 09

Creating a completely custom theme for the popular forums software phpBB would be a monster job. Fortunately, to get up and running quickly, we can sim...

Current Nav Highlighting: Using PHP to Set the Body ID
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 23 Jun 09

One of the more efficient ways to handle current navigation highlighting is to give each of your navigation items a unique class name. Then give each p...

Fun With CSS Shapes
Category: Web Development > Other      Posted: 06 Apr 09

I bet a bunch of you don't realize that we can create the illusion of shapes by using 100% CSS. By utilizing the border property in creative ways, we c...

The Easiest Way to Use Any Font You Wish
Category: Web Development > Other      Posted: 06 Apr 09

CSS 3 is on the horizon, and we're all getting excited. Thanks to the latest browser updates, developers can begin working with time-saving new propert...

How to Build a Super Duper News Scroller
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 06 Apr 09

This week, we'll learn how to combine PHP, SimplePie, and jQuery to build a simple news scroller widget for your website. It's much easier than you mig...

Extending SimplePie to Parse Unique RSS Feeds
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 06 Apr 09

A few days ago, as I prepared our Create a Slick Flickr Gallery with SimplePie tutorial, it occurred to me that we haven't posted many articles that co...