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Writing Yammer Bots

Published on July 30, 2010 By Arnoud ten Hoedt

After having written a Yammer Extension for mediawiki (http://code.google.com/p/mediawiki-yammer-tag-extension/) which I got some really good responses to, it was time to look around for new challenges. So on to the new plugins we write and are about to write; Just last week we decided it would be good to implement some reward and recognition model […]

Load Zend_Config_XML files using a cache

Published on October 5, 2009 By Arnoud ten Hoedt

In a recent project I noticed that my configuration files where taking some ms of processing speed while parsing the xml files into Zend_Config object To solve this problem, using a Cache is obvious, but there are more optimizations you need to consider when using Zend_Config Zend_Config uses lots of in_array calls at each level […]

Publishing your websites using Ant

Published on October 3, 2009 By Arnoud ten Hoedt

Are you into PHP development and curious how you can make your life easier when publishing your website? Do you sometimes worry you might forget to remove debug lines? Or you spend unnecessary time to double check you haven’t accidentally uploaded ‘phpinfo.php’ or some local development powerscripts that shouldn’t be online? A first step in […]

Fix Mod security plugin for wordpress

Published on August 16, 2009 By Arnoud ten Hoedt

Mod security can be a hassle when trying to work with wordpress or bbpress. The main problem is the forms using parameters in their action, which is blocked by mod_security with a nice error page. With some minor javascript and php you can however easily write yourself a widget to workaround and get the wordpress […]

A Session backend for Zend_Cache

Published on December 27, 2008 By Arnoud ten Hoedt

While building an intranet application I was in need for adding some performance to my user based queries and logic. After considering and discarding to write a stream_wrapper for the session:// space and use if with a File backend, I came across the registry backend by Sameer Parwani, and noticed how fairly easy it was […]