by Kevin Schroeder | 1:26 pm

Single User OAuth using Zend Framework’s Twitter Service Class

Michelangelo van Dam wrote a neat little article to help with single user Twitter access.  What that means is that you can set up a Twitter application and then start tweeting without having to

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by Kevin Schroeder | 2:03 pm

Would you want to participate in a project to build a ZF2-based WordPress-compatible blogging platform?

Don’t know if it’d happen.  Just curious at this point. The reason why I even asked the question was because WordPress, love it or hate it (I actually love it), is antiquated and, quite

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by Kevin Schroeder | 3:36 pm

Loading resources

Any time I start a new ZF MVC project I am inevitably left with the unenviable task of bootstrapping a resource.  I’m not particularly a fan of them but I’m still trying to drink

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by Kevin Schroeder | 11:40 am

Zend Framework 2 Event Manager

Yes, I know I work for Zend and that means that I should automatically be familiar with everything the company does.  Especially when it comes to Zend Framework 2.  But I have to confess

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by Kevin Schroeder | 4:03 pm

Authentication using Zend_Amf

I forget why, but a few days ago I started doing some digging around with authentication in Zend_Amf_Server.  I had figured that I would add an adapter to the Zend_Amf_Server::setAuth() method and that would

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by Kevin Schroeder | 12:16 pm

Passing typed ActionScript objects to Flex using PHP and a message queue

Last week I wrote up a few blog posts (here, here and here) about creating a Flex based dashboard that utilized message queues to pass data.  It was a really fun example to write

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by Kevin Schroeder | 9:24 am

Connecting PHP to ActionScript and Flex using Stomp

In yesterday’s post I talked a little bit about some of the details on how I used messaging to connect a front end on demand request to a back end scheduled data processing mechanism.

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by Kevin Schroeder | 5:59 pm

Building a Flex-based dashboard with a PHP backend

Today (June 1st) I got to give an online talk with Adobe on how to create a stunning analytics dashboard with Flex and PHP (recording here).  I’m a horrible graphic designer and so I

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by Kevin Schroeder | 12:00 am

Encrypted session handler

A little while ago I had come upon the problem of having to store sensitive data in a user session. The solution that I (and several others came upon) was creating a mechanism for storing encrypted data in a session. But what we wanted to do was build something that didn’t have a single point of failure. We also wanted to build something portable. What we built was a simple Zend Framework session handler for storing sensitive data.

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by Kevin Schroeder | 12:00 am

Debugging a mobile app

I’m working on an example of mobile detection with the new Zend Framework 1.11 beta that was just released when I came upon an interesting problem. That problem is; how do I debug requests coming in from the mobile phone? The answer is actually relatively easy. I’m doing this using a Zend Framework application, but the concepts that you’ll see here can be used quite easily across any type of framework.

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