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by Alex
Mon Jun 27, 2005 12:54 pm
Forum: PHP coding => General
Topic: Latex and PHP
Replies: 1
Views: 652

nm, the wonderful ways in which the exec function works has provided me with an answer to my question....
Thanks Zend developes for thinking in advance :)
by Alex
Mon Jun 27, 2005 12:12 pm
Forum: PHP coding => General
Topic: Latex and PHP
Replies: 1
Views: 652

Latex and PHP

Hey guys, I'm working on a program that will allow you to use latex math statements embedded in messages of bulletin boards say via a [tex] command. It then takes the contents puts it in a file, runs it throug latex and dvigif to get the gif of an equation and then ads the image in place of the equa...
by Alex
Tue Dec 14, 2004 8:45 am
Forum: Free time
Topic: NS7 vs IE6
Replies: 46
Views: 37513

Firefox is the best!
by Alex
Tue Dec 14, 2004 8:42 am
Forum: Free time
Topic: Operating System
Replies: 11
Views: 5633

This laptop is WinXP/Linux dual boot (although windows is there for games and Photoshop, used 1 out of 25 times), my server runs Linux (both run Gentoo).
by Alex
Tue Dec 14, 2004 8:39 am
Forum: PHP & MySQL Security
Topic: Looking for help
Replies: 2
Views: 3217

Use PHPNuke and you can do all that, have forums, full control and reasonable security...
by Alex
Tue Dec 14, 2004 8:36 am
Forum: mySQL & php coding
Topic: MySQL query
Replies: 2
Views: 1009

something like:

Code: Select all

select t1.name from t1, t2, t3 where t1.id1 = t2.id1 and t1.id2 != t3.id2
by Alex
Tue Dec 14, 2004 7:53 am
Forum: PHP coding => General
Topic: Dual list box
Replies: 3
Views: 1344

This is looking JavaScriptish, if you want something similar in PHP what you could do is display two tables with links for items in the first list that you could move to the other one, user will click on an item, information will be passed to the same script to put the value in a different array. th...
by Alex
Tue Dec 14, 2004 7:46 am
Forum: PHP Scripts
Topic: Need Auto-Sales Php Script
Replies: 2
Views: 2509

could you by any chance tell me what you are looking for in this software, plus you need to realize that if you want something to work exactly the way you want to, chances are you'd need to modify someone elses work, or write your own...
by Alex
Tue Dec 14, 2004 6:30 am
Forum: PHP General
Topic: Catch disconnection?
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

Depending on a website that you run, I'd change that to maybe 15 minutes, if you have lots of info on pages it may take users more than 5 minutes to read through it, so they will be idle for a while...
by Alex
Tue Dec 07, 2004 8:11 am
Forum: Free time
Topic: Software Patents
Replies: 0
Views: 1276

Software Patents

I havent posted here in a bit, been moderating this forum, improving it and so forth, but i thought this might spark a discussion here... anyways, software patents They have been approved by the European Union, and so far, as far as i know has only been appealed by Poland. Linus, Widenius and Lerdof...
by Alex
Tue Dec 07, 2004 7:36 am
Forum: PHP Scripts
Topic: Need Auto-Sales Php Script
Replies: 2
Views: 2509

by Alex
Tue Dec 07, 2004 7:33 am
Forum: PHP General
Topic: PHP with Tomcat?
Replies: 1
Views: 915

by Alex
Tue Dec 07, 2004 7:31 am
Forum: PHP General
Topic: Search engine for best Price
Replies: 0
Views: 667

There are many ways out of this, yes many will not be free and the ones that are will not be all you want them to be, there are many e-commerce programs out there (m), auctions (m), and classified ads (m) programs out there avilable for use, also check out ad management (m). That ought to do it for ...
by Alex
Mon Nov 29, 2004 9:39 am
Forum: PHP & MySQL Security
Topic: reading php files in the selection view source
Replies: 7
Views: 6890

Why bother with all of that, even if you disable view source, you can still view the source! You can use lynx hard request piped into text file and the code is all there, dont bother yourself with any kind of user-side disabling anything, just use a server-side language and who cares about the html ...
by Alex
Mon Nov 29, 2004 9:26 am
Forum: PHP Scripts
Topic: Form Submission/Mail To Script
Replies: 1
Views: 1471

I dont want to upset you in any way, but there is room for improvement. For example, you could check the validity of the email adress (in part) via reg exp and allow for attatchments (i beleive i wrote a class for that a while back, but there is lots of documentation and examples out there). Its a g...
by Alex
Mon Nov 29, 2004 9:14 am
Forum: PHP General
Topic: Hidden cookies ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2579

Yes, thats actually a very good idea (thats true about may swirlee's ideas), how come i dint think of it? probably brain slacking off... Email tracking, get a good email checking algorithm, and require people to answer the email to count their vote... (not may people will vote more than 4 times, but...
by Alex
Mon Nov 29, 2004 9:07 am
Forum: PHP General
Topic: Need a Book
Replies: 2
Views: 860

O'reily books tend to be great, and i recommend them over everything else, but they might be a touch too techy, so again as swirlee said it all depends on your current skill level, whether you programmed before, if yes what language(s) an so forth...
by Alex
Mon Nov 29, 2004 7:53 am
Forum: PHP General
Topic: Hidden cookies ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2579

Privoxy and Tor is the way to go for linux users who want their ip hidden. :)
Remember there is no such thing as secure poll, its not very easy to detect a dynamic IP, I'd just close the area off to registered users, and block their nicks from voting...
by Alex
Wed Nov 10, 2004 6:04 pm
Forum: Free time
Topic: Current Projects (what are you up to?)
Replies: 36
Views: 30976

BTW, WSDL support should make my task a whole lot easyer, but their developers toolkit only has Perl, Java and VS.net, no PHP... :eek:
by Alex
Wed Nov 10, 2004 5:16 pm
Forum: Free time
Topic: Current Projects (what are you up to?)
Replies: 36
Views: 30976

Oh, i was sure that that has been done, but noone suggested any good projects here and as i said i was bored, also wanted to play around with string functions and parsing; never had the time to actually play with strings before... I could do something productive, but there is nothing productive that...
by Alex
Wed Nov 10, 2004 7:50 am
Forum: Free time
Topic: Current Projects (what are you up to?)
Replies: 36
Views: 30976

Actually got really bored and started developing functions for a PHP interface for google, so you can display google-searches contents in a format you like... lol needs some serious string parsing, wish i knew perl...
by Alex
Wed Nov 10, 2004 7:38 am
Forum: PHP General
Topic: Content management advice
Replies: 0
Views: 687

Firstly, i would recommed using require or require_once() instead of include... and as to CMS, there are premade CMS systems out there that will allow you to do all of that, but you dont want to use one, do you have access to a database? If so then you can make all allignments to be stored in a data...
by Alex
Thu Nov 04, 2004 5:52 am
Forum: mySQL & php coding
Topic: How to use DES_ENCRYPT() ?
Replies: 1
Views: 1069

DES_ENCRYPT(str[,(key_num|key_str)]) Encrypts the string with the given key using the Triple-DES algorithm. On error, this function returns NULL. Note that this function works only if MySQL has been configured with SSL support. See section 5.6.7 Using Secure Connections. The encryption key to use is...
by Alex
Thu Nov 04, 2004 5:35 am
Forum: PHP coding => Mail
Topic: bounced mail ?
Replies: 12
Views: 5237

No idea what you are talking about here, but let me guess, you want to find out whether the string is contained within the message that is received? You can check for it using a regular expression and ereg() or eregi() function... but again if that is not what you are looking for, please explain som...
by Alex
Thu Nov 04, 2004 5:22 am
Forum: PHP coding => General
Topic: Which one is faster?
Replies: 10
Views: 2378

Oh, i know, i program mine too, big time... all the time spent in precalc making programs for anything and everything that we will be doing for the rest of the year, lol, dude i know how important it is there, but you are looking at a machine that is hundreds if not thoudands times faster, and a lan...