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Archive for the ‘PHP’ Category

I’m thankful that I not only have an interest in software development and programming in general, but also that I am pretty comfortable in most programming languages (even ones I don’t use on a regular basis).  Most of them are very similar and of common enough lineage, that if you need to do something simple […]

Friday, May 2nd, 2008 at 20:50 4 comments

A client asked me if I could get a hosted blog set up for his organization.  I’ve had WordPress blogs before but I’ve never gone through the installation process.  It was a piece of cake, so easy in fact that I set one up for myself while I was at it. The real reason I’ve […]

Monday, March 24th, 2008 at 22:51 0 comments

I was recently up at arms because of an error I was getting while iterating through the results of an HTTPService in my Flex application. The error would only present itself if there was exactly one result returned (the service was returning plaintext XML) but not when there were 0 or more than one. Stepping […]

Friday, February 29th, 2008 at 13:26 0 comments

I’d just like to document some of the final thoughts I’ve had about these labs that we’ve done this semester. This is more for the benefit of those taking the class in the future, specifically those who are doing the Amazon EC2 labs. One thing I did, which has saved me who-knows-how-much time was using […]

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007 at 20:26 0 comments

The only SOAP requests I’ve ever made were made on the .NET platform. They’re not that much of a beast on .NET, but it wasn’t exactly a cake walk either. So I had been bracing myself for the worst trying to implement it in PHP. I should explain that my lab 5 client connects to […]

Saturday, December 1st, 2007 at 14:05 1 comment

To get the queue length, as well as the visibility timeout, you make a request using the GetQueueAttributes action. The PHP library I’m using to make my calls to SQS doesn’t support this call (must have been written before the 2007-05-01 release of SQS) so my options are to find a new library, or to […]

Saturday, November 10th, 2007 at 15:20 0 comments