PHP

How to Clean Up Microsoft Word HTML Special Characters with PHP

If you’re like everyone else in programming you’ve learned to HATE Microsoft’s implementation of HTML and how badly they’ve screwed up the web. Here is a quick function to use to clear out a few common special characters and replace them with standard ones. This is quick and dirty, but it works great. If you …

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Key PHP Developer’s Tools

Development Tools Netbeans – http://www.netbeans.org Dreamweaver for UI http://www.adobe.com Flux is good too and much cheaper (OSX Only) http://www.theescapers.com/flux/ TextWrangler for just simple text stuff (OSX Only) http://www.barebones.com/products/textwrangler/ or if you’re a PC person go with Notepad++ http://notepad-plus-plus.org/ Filezilla FTP for uploading and downloading to servers http://filezilla-project.org Google Chrome‘s built in developer tools rock http://chrome.google.com or Firefox with Web Developer …

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Install Apache and PHP to do Secure h264 Pseudo Streaming

If you’ve ever wanted to stream MP4s securely over the internet while preventing hotlinking and stealing of your content, hopefully this helps. 1. Install Ubuntu Download and install Ubuntu from here 2. Install LAMPP settings Quick and dirty, just install MySQL Server: sudo apt-get install mysql-server Then install PHPMyAdmin – make sure to choose Apache2 …

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