web development Archive

  • I am trying to start an open source GPL project, in Lua or C++, with these main goals: speed/performance, security, ease of development, and being embeddable. It would provide a CMS, forum, and cloud solution.

    Want to build a fast web app server, CMS, Cloud?

    I am trying to start an open source GPL project, in Lua or C++, with these main goals: speed/performance, security, ease of development, and being embeddable. It would provide a CMS, forum, and cloud solution.

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  • This article explains how to create a slug field in dotCMS that can be used as an SEO-friendly URL. This custom field script also makes each slug unique.

    Friendly Slug Custom Field for dotCMS

    This article explains how to create a slug field in dotCMS that can be used as an SEO-friendly URL. This custom field script also makes each slug unique.

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  • I spent countless hours writing Velocity code and hacking up some Lucene queries in dotCMS for the website, but this was only a needle in the haystack of preparations needed to make an 1800-people, 40-country+ event go smoothly...

    Worship Symposium Week Is Here!

    I spent countless hours writing Velocity code and hacking up some Lucene queries in dotCMS for the website, but this was only a needle in the haystack of preparations needed to make an 1800-people, 40-country+ event go smoothly...

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  • Widgets in dotCMS are nothing more than a special content structure. As a structure, everything in a widget, even the HTML and Velocity code, is stored in a field in the database, which means the code is in fact searchable.

    Searching through widget code in dotCMS

    Widgets in dotCMS are nothing more than a special content structure. As a structure, everything in a widget, even the HTML and Velocity code, is stored in a field in the database, which means the code is in fact searchable.

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  • This article is a compilation of common MIME types and their corresponding file extensions. Unlike MIME type lists commonly used in Apache and IIS, this list includes the now-popular Open Document Formats.

    List of MIME Types

    This article is a compilation of common MIME types and their corresponding file extensions. Unlike MIME type lists commonly used in Apache and IIS, this list includes the now-popular Open Document Formats.

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  • I have installed simple WordPress sites before, but I never had a chance to dig into the technicalities, plug-in writing, admin tricks, SEO optimization and such -- until now. It was fun!

    Infinimight.com is up and running!

    I have installed simple WordPress sites before, but I never had a chance to dig into the technicalities, plug-in writing, admin tricks, SEO optimization and such -- until now. It was fun!

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  • Elgg, with its countless plug-ins is a very good fit.  Functions like blogs, web pages and private groups, plus an easy infrastructure for widgets with family trees, video mail and photo sharing, make Elgg the ideal platform...

    Programming an Elgg: What Powers OakPages

    Elgg, with its countless plug-ins is a very good fit. Functions like blogs, web pages and private groups, plus an easy infrastructure for widgets with family trees, video mail and photo sharing, make Elgg the ideal platform...

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  • Experience the fruits of my pizza night programming.  The site is meant to be a social network for family and friends...

    OakPages is ready to rock & roll!

    Experience the fruits of my pizza night programming. The site is meant to be a social network for family and friends...

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  • Gadgets are cool little mini-programs that you can add to your web site, blog, Facebook, MySpace or iGoogle page. Google has designed some gadget templates that will enable you to make your very own gadget in just a few clicks!

    Easy gadgets for your blog, Facebook, MySpace, iGoogle or any web site

    Gadgets are cool little mini-programs that you can add to your web site, blog, Facebook, MySpace or iGoogle page. Google has designed some gadget templates that will enable you to make your very own gadget in just a few clicks!

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  • See, this widget is kind of evil.  With the default settings, a blog using this widget would only advertise five blogs at a time.  If a user clicks the tiny

    Widgetbox Blog Network: A spider web trap?

    See, this widget is kind of evil. With the default settings, a blog using this widget would only advertise five blogs at a time. If a user clicks the tiny "more" button (very unlikely), another five blogs would come up. So in total, only 10 blogs would ever be advertised. Did I say ever? Pretty much.

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