Migration of Zend Framework 1 PEAR channel

This post is old and probably out of date. The unofficial PEAR channel for Zend Framework 1 was hosted on Google Code at this location: ZF Pear, but since the closing of Google Code we were forced to move it. … Read More

Floating-Point Arithmetic – Why is (int)((0.7+0.1)*10) = 7 ?

This article applies to PHP 5.x but also to PHP 7 While using floating-point arithmetic you might have noticed that not all the calculus results are as expected, this can usually be observed when casting values. … Read More

Using PHP 7 Express in Zend Studio 13

This article will cover the steps needed in order to check the PHP7 compatibility, a small troubleshooter. This article will also contain a compatibility issue check on the latest Zend Framework 1 version. … Read More

GeoIP City Removed From DotKernel

In the newest version we have removed the GeoIP City integration. The City database on GeoIP 1.1.0 extension was causing a segmentation fault, which resulted in crashing or outputting an error instead of executing the PHP Code. … Read More

DotKernel Reserved Variable Names for Caching

This post refers to DotKernel 1, based on Zend Framework 1. If you are looking for DotKernel 3 related posts, go here. This article is related to: Caching in DotKernel with Zend Framework Cache The variables that DotKernel cache are … Read MoreRead More

Better Unicode Support in MySQL 5.5 UTF8MB4

Beginning with version 5.5 of MySQL , utf8mb4 character set was introduced, in order to better support Unicode. Further reading: MySQL and Unicode , also directly related to PHP Sample dk.sql file, part of DotKernel framework, was updated in revision … Read More

Welcome to the 10th Zend Certified Engineer in Dotboost Team

Today is a major milestone for our Dotboost Technologies Inc. Company. We are announcing the 10th member of the team passed the Zend Certified Engineer exam. Zend Yellow Pages This is part of our commitment to ensure that our clients … Read More

Codelobster PHP Edition – Free PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript editor (IDE)

Free PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript editor (IDE) – Codelobster PHP Edition For valuable work on creation of sites you need a good comfortable editor necessarily. There are many requiring paid products for this purpose, but we would like to select … Read More

Installing GeoIP extension in Zend Server 6 on Windows

As an update to the post Installing GeoIP extension in Zend Server 5.6 on Windows , for Zend Server 6.1 , you can do the following: Download the php_geoip-1.0.8-5.4-nts-vc9-x86.zip file from http://windows.php.net/downloads/pecl/releases/geoip/1.0.8/ From the archived file, copy the file php_geoip.dll to … Read More

Installing GeoIP extension in Zend Server 5.6 on Windows

To test if you have php_geoip extension on your Zend Server, create an php file and copy the following code. This will output true if extension is available or false if not. … Read More