Monthly Archives: February 2009

Where to Download PHP eBooks?


Publishing:Packt Publishing Birmingham-Mumbai

Authors:Ahsanul Bari, Anupom Syam Step-by-step introduction to rapid web development using the open-source MVC CakePHP framework

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Publisher:Zend Technologies

Authors:Stuart Herbert, Daniel Kushner, George Schlossnagle, Chris Shiflett, Björn Schotte The Zend PHP Certification Study Guide covers every topic that is part

of the exam. It was developed by some of the very same authors who designed the exam’s

questions and was thoroughly reviewed to ensure that it provides every bit of information required to cover each subject appropriately.
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Publisher:No Strach

Authors:William Steinmetz, Brian Ward Wicked Cool PHP contains a wide variety of scripts to process credit

cards, check the validity of email  addresses, template HTML, and serve dynamic images and text. The 76

easily implemented scripts will also teach you how to download and you will now
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Publisher: Apress

Authors:Francois Zaninotto,Fabien Potencier For this book, you need a basic understanding of PHP 5 and

object-oriented programming. Of course, having already developed web applications in PHP before reading

this book is a plus, for you will see this book as a collection of answers to the questions you regularly ask yourself
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Publisher: Friendsof an Apress company

Authors: Kevin Potts, Robert Sable, Nathan Smith Each one of this book’s authors has traversed the meandering road of open-source content manage-ment, arriving at Textpattern as a powerful tool to assist in rapid site development. The bookyou are now reading is one that we wanted to have when we first learned to use this system. It is the result of alabor of love for a methodology that has made our lives easier.
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Publisher: Sitepoint

Author: Harry Fuecks The PHP Anthology is, first and foremost, a compilation of the best solutions provided to common PHP questions that turn up at the SitePoint Forums on a regular basis, combined with the experiences and insights I’ve gained from my work with PHP on a daily basis over the last four years
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Publisher:WileyAuthor:Mohammed J.Kabir

This book is designed for intermediate-level to advanced-level PHP developers who can review the fifty PHP applications

developed for this book and deploy them as is or customize them as needed.
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Publisher:The Pragmatic BookshelfAuthor:Derek DeVries,Mike Naberezny

Rails embraces a general development philosophy that sets a high pri-ority on creating maintainable code. By following some simple guide-

lines, you should be able to keep a uniform pace of development and be free to change your code with little fear of breaking existing functional-ity.

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Publisher:O’ReillyAuthor:Rasmus Lerdorf, Peter Macintyre,Kevin Tatroe

Programming PHP, Second Edition is the authoritative guide to PHP 5 and
is filled with the unique knowledge of the creator of PHP (Rasmus
Lerdorf) and other PHP experts. When it comes to creating web sites, the
PHP scripting language is truly a red-hot property. In fact, PHP is
currently used on more than 19 million web sites, surpassing Microsoft’s
ASP .NET technology in popularity. Programmers love its flexibility and
speed; designers love its accessibility and convenience.

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Publisher:AppresAuthor:Kevin McArthur

This is an advanced book. I have needed to choose carefully which information to include and what readers should be expected to know already. Readers should have a

solid understanding of HTTP and PHP—that is, you should understand how to make web pages and build forms, and you should understand key concepts like the HTTP request cycle.
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Publisher:PACKET publishingAuthor:Shu-Wai Chow

Take advantage of the leading open source integrated development environment to develop,organize, and debug

your PHP web development projects.
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Publisher:PACKT publishingAuthor:Shu-Wai Chow Create practical mashuos in PHP,grabbing and mixing data from Google

Maps,Flickr,Amazon,YouTube, MSN Search,Yahoo!,, and
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Installing WordPress mu with Shell Access

1. IF you are windows user download Putty and Log in to your server via SSH protocol.
2. I expect you know how to use Putty!!
3. Download wordpress mu in your server


4. Execute the LS command to ensure that the file is there and ready to be unzipped.


5. Extract the archive with unzip


6. You’ll need to copy all the files from the “wordpress-mu” folder to the current directory. Because wordpress-mu comes packaged into a “wordpress-mu” folder.

cp -rf ./ wordpress-mu/* ./

This command will recursively copy all of the files and folders from the “wordpress-mu” directory into the current working directory.
Six easy steps will save your time especially if you are using dialup or any show connection.


How to Setup WordPress mu in local system?

As we all know WordPress mu normally require sub domain or domain to install in local system.
Here are steps to configure wordpress mu in local system xampp.


FCKeditor Plugins Repository – 2

Dynamic CSS Plugin

Combo plugin


Convert Tab-Stops from Word-Text



Local Storage for values

Sample OnKeyDown Event Capture Plug-in

Content Max Length for editor

Tagging Plugin


Required form elements

ProIframe 1.0 (iFrames support)

Open in new window V2

‘CMS Made Simple’ Content browser/insert link



Template Manager v1.0

iManager V 1.1 released

Cross-browser toggle table borders plugin

Plugin: Image Manager from Wei Zhuo


Flash plugin v2

SpanControl (merge/split cells in rows or cols)

HTML CleanUp Plugin

Plugin: Content length toolbar button

CssEditor plug-in for FCKEditor


FCKeditor Plugins Repository – 1

Installing and adding plugin


To install a new plugin, copy the unzipped plugin to your editor’s plugin directory ‘editor/plugins’ (e.g. for the placeholder plugin the path to its fckplugin.js file would be ‘editor/plugins/placeholder/fckplugin.js’). That’s all!


You can then add the plugin in your custom Configuration File. You can either change the default path, and add it, or use the third paramter to FCKConfig.Plugins.Add to specify the path to the plugin:

Some Useful FCKeditor Plugins you can download from here.

Pali Characters toolbar buttons plugin

Code Syntax Highlight Plugin

Swfobject plugin

Zoom plugin.

Skype status button

LaTeX Equation Plugin

GoogleMaps plugin



Spell Check Plugin for FCKeditor using pspell of PHP

FLV Player Plugin

Image Mapping (interactive areas)

GeSHiPro code highlighter for FCKeditor

Add simple delete to file browser window.

repeat button

MimeTex Editor Plugin

German file for Abbr-Plugin

Runtime toolbar switching: Switchtoolbar plugin

Advanced Fckeditor Ajax File/Image Manager

Inline Language Switcher for FCKeditor




Table Popup window replacement

RichSpecialChar for FCKeditor

Add HTML Code for 2.4

DbLink Plugin for phpnuke

Universal Keyboard for version 2.4

Transparent Plugin

Marquee Plugin

kfm 0.8 – file manager for fckeditor

Insert,Change, Delete Acronym-Title (Mouse-Popup-Text)

MODx site link plugin


Realtime Spellchecker (Firefox 2.0)

AA Inline Style Editor

EasyUpload plugin

Custom Characters plugin

AJAX Save Plugin and CTRL+S save option


CharsCounter (and MaxLength) plugin(VER 2.3 fix)

Custom XML tags support and Locked regions

BiDi support

ServerPreview: process the preview at the server

Formula Editor Plugin

Maximize In Dialog

eZ Publish Integration

Non-breaking Space Plugin

ImageManager Plugin for FCK

Extended nodepath