Posts Tagged ‘PHP’

PHPCron source code restored!

July 22, 2013 Leave a comment

I’ve had many requests in my email for the code to PHPCron, which was unfortunately lost long ago in a RAID array crash. Today I found a backup and I’m pleased to finally be able to share this oft-requested piece of software once again with you! Check out more details in the PHPCron article. Enjoy!

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AJAX JavaScript Control (2012 Update)

May 18, 2012 1 comment

AJAX Control lets you quickly embed AJAX controls using text, XML and XSLT in a variety of ways to your web pages. Read more…

Tutorial: Cross-platform background process forking without extensions in PHP

February 9, 2007 Leave a comment

There are plenty of ways to fork new processes in PHP. You can use shell functions like exec() or shell(), the pcntl_* function set in the Process Control extension or stream/filesystem functions such as popen(). In this article, we’re going to look at the latter of these, and learn:

  • How to make it work on both Windows and Linux
  • How to make the forked process run in the background
  • How to communicate with the forked process
  • How to fork more than one process
  • How to cleanly terminate the forked process from the parent script Read more…

PHPCron: Running scheduled tasks from PHP on a web server

October 17, 2006 7 comments

PHPCron is a simple PHP script which lets you run multiple tasks on a schedule or timer. It can be run either from the command-line or via a web browser. Its behaviour is very similar to the popular¬†cron¬†program for UNIX. Read more…

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PHP Test Chassis

July 26, 2006 1 comment

PHP Test is a very lightweight unit testing framework which allows you to unit or regression test applications using a variety of text, file, PHP, XML or XSL inputs and expected outputs, with configurable fail behaviour and overrideable success/fail comparison functions. Read more…

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