Faking Cron with PEAR Cache and date()

If you don’t have access to cron on your server, but you want to run some php code periodically, this is a handy way of doing that using output caching and the date function. This assumes you’ll be using PEAR’s Cache module. Here’s the code, and and explanation. require_once( ‘Cache/Output.php’ );$cache = new Cache_output(‘file’, array(‘cache_dir’=>CACHE_DIR));$cache_id

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PHP Forms Threads

A number of posts out there today concern working with HTML forms in PHP (Paul M. Jones » Form Processing Questions). The debate seems to hinge mostly on whether a single monolithic, automatic form generation class/script should be preferred to an approach that separates the Model and View more cleanly. I have to agree with

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Syntax 1.1.0 Release

I didn’t want to let Sandy beat me to the punch this time so here goes. Over at Forum One, my employer, we released Syntax CMS version 1.1.0, which is the content management application that we’ve built and use. The code has come along way over the last few months in response to features requests

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Syntax Framework & CMS

The framework and content management system we develop and use at work has been nominally Open Source for over a year and a half. Over the last month, we’ve made substantial performance and feature improvements to it and are preparing to make an official 1.0 release very soon. We’ve set up a blog, initially for

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