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Lucene Number Range Search – Integers & Floats (with Zend_Search_Lucene)

I came across an interesting problem this afternoon which took me about an hour to unravel.   Things aren’t quite as straight-forward as one would expect when using Lucene’s range search in Zend Framework against a number, integer or float. Ignoring

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Internationalization and Localization with PHP – Zend_Locale, Zend_Translate and Zend_Date

I’ve been working on a project in my spare time.  As part of the initial analysis I decided that this project would be suitable for a wider, multi-lingual, international audience but probably in 2 or 3 years time.   I

Posted in Internationalisation, PHP, Zend Framework, Zend_Locale, Zend_Translate

Considerations When Building an Authentication System (Part 3: Database)

Please read Part 1 and Part 2 of this series as it will give you some background thoughts.

Posted in PHP, Zend Framework

Considerations When Building an Authentication System (Part 2: Cookies)

Please read Part 1 as it will give you some background thoughts. Part 1 of this instalment covered the use of Sessions (cookies and data) and how to use them securely. This part will cover cookies and the importance cookies

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Considerations When Building an Authentication System (Part 1: Session)

This is a 3 part series. Background Over the past couple of months, I’ve been implementing an authentication system for a Zend Framework project I’m working on in my spare time.  This post is going to outline considerations when building

Posted in PHP, Zend Framework, Zend_Filter, Zend_Session