Posted on 09 March 2005 by Demian Turner
Not suprisingly a host of developments have cropped up following Greg Beaver’s successful release of PEAR 1.4, including a number of channels, and now pearified.com, as described by Robert Peake’s article.
If you are one of the majority of people answering ‘I don’t know what the PEAR package manager is’ at the survey below, please read up on this exciting technology and help raise the bar for PHP application deployment.
Posted on 10 February 2005 by Demian Turner
If you need to run directory listings through various filters and transforms,
File_Util::listDir is your friend, especially with the recently added callback
Check out recent Seagull code updates to see the flexibility of the current approach,
we need to consolidate all Seagull directory methods in order for next step of
front controller to be implemented.
getAllNavDrivers() is the first converted method, it makes use of callbacks,
lambda fns and pass-by-ref to update filtered dir listings.
Posted on 09 February 2005 by Demian Turner
Our man Greg
Beaver has been working overtime getting the latest
version of the PEAR
package manager ready. He also has a blog which is a great
way to keep uptodate with all the latest PEAR package mgr
news. Some recent entries include:
If you really want to know everything that’s gone on with the package manager, you can read through the posts at http://news.php.net/php.pear.core.
And if you’ve read all this and you’re wonder "why is this guy always
going on about PEAR package mgr" (as indicated by the poll in the
bottom left corner 😉 then just keep in mind some of the following:
- one of the keys to the success of the Linux platform is tools like RPM, apt-get and more recently yum
- one of the pillars of Redhat’s success is the RHN or Redhat Network
- package management has a long history with other languages and a well-trodden track record with, eg, CPAN.
Posted on 23 January 2005 by Demian Turner
Thanks to Rares for this new Flexy plugins tutorial, check it out here and take advantage of this powerful aspect of the Flexy templating system.
Posted on 20 January 2005 by Demian Turner
| PEAR manual
| PEAR overview
| Getting started with PEAR
| Introduction to PEAR
| PEAR based Deployment
| Inside PHP and PEAR Development
| PEAR and PECL Packaging
| Web installer
| Web installer (*)
||* works with PHP 4.2.3