p. Nexen.net has published the August stats for PHP. Click through to get a quick summary and the links to all the pretty details.
p. Earlier this month Jay Pipes posted an great articles on his blog. If you do a lot of hands-on work with PHP and MySQL, if you use WordPress, or if you are just one of those people who like to take things apart; this article is for you.
p. A few months ago, GenXDesign, released their “PHP Thumbnail Class”. Ok, so it’s not “hot” news, it’s still an interesting piece of code. Come on in and we’ll discuss it.
p. According to the Evans Data Corporation (no relation), Eastern Europe has the highest concentration of PHP developers in the world. Click [ more ] to get more info and the all important link.
p. Those wild code dogs over at spindrop.us have released an interesting and very thorough tutorial on integrating Zend_Search_Lucene into a Symfony application. Give me a page click and I’ll give you the whole story.
p. Peter Goodman has posted an interesting little tutorial on his blog titled “Observers and Dispatchers”. Like the recently released “Snakes on a Plane” it deliveres exactly what you would expect. Except the tutorial is actually entertaining, from what I’ve heard, the movie isn’t. Come on on and I’ll give you the rundown on the tutorial. (You’ll have to waste your own money on the movie)
p. In the wee hours of the morning this morning (at least the wee hours of CDT) the Seagull team announced the release of 0.6.0. Click [ more ] for the details I felt were pertinent.
p. There is no more perfect icon of Web 2.0 than the TagCloud. These days they are everywhere and while some see them as the new pink, they are still a valid navigational element. Jenny over at Prism-Perfect shows a quick way to build them.
p. Joshua Eichorn, programmer, author, blogger, Web 2.0 Renaissance Man has just announced the latest version of WebThumb. WebThumb is (as the name implies) a web service to create thumbnails of websites.