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SimpleMachines Forums: Open Source Forum Software

February 22nd, 2007

Taco HTML Edit: Freeware HTML Editor for Mac OS X

November 28th, 2006

Joomla! Gathers Steam as a Leading Open-Source CMS

November 25th, 2006

Prado PHP Framework: An Ajax-Powered Framework for PHP5

November 14th, 2006

HyperEdit: A PHP and HTML Editor with Live Previews

July 12th, 2006

MODx: Ajax-Enabled PHP-Powered CMS

July 10th, 2006

PHP Class To Convert MySQL to JSON

June 24th, 2006

Mint: Web Usage Stats Get Pretty and Tasty

June 10th, 2006

Building an Ajax “Back Button” in PHP

June 2nd, 2006

Applying Rails Database Strategy to PHP

May 14th, 2006

PHP-Aquarium: Learn and Test PHP Functions

May 9th, 2006

WebScripter: Mac OS X IDE for PHP, Perl and HTML

May 7th, 2006

Five Next-Gen PHP Frameworks

May 4th, 2006

Escaping Special Characters in PHP and JavaScript

May 3rd, 2006

Interesting Proposal for Speeding up AJAX Apps

April 27th, 2006

haXe: A New Open-Source Programming Language for the Web

April 12th, 2006

Web-Based Collaborative Editing: Twiki, Tiddly, or TikiWiki?

Wiki ExplosionI spent a few weeks in December 2005 investigating the universe of wiki software, and confirmed what I already suspected: It’s a very big universe with many wikis! It would be impossible to explore them all, so I first tried to come up with a short list of wiki engines to focus on. Fortunately, there are a number of excellent sites that attempt to provide matrices of wiki software functions and abilities. Here are a few I used and recommend:

After studying these various resources, I was able to narrow the list of wikis down to the following:

MediaWiki was the default choice, since I assumed it was probably the best of the lot, given its starring role in powering Wikipedia and just about every other high-profile wiki you encounter on the web. After a painless default installation of MediaWiki, I had the usual MediaWiki shell and did a few quick walk-throughs of the structure just to make sure all the plumbing was in place. It seemed to be, so I proceeded to install a few of the others from my short list.

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April 9th, 2006

Mambo: Best Open Source CMS?

March 21st, 2006

PHP Function Reference Widget

March 3rd, 2006

The no-framework PHP MVC Framework for Building a Web 2.0 App

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